Garlinghouse: Ripple would still thrive even if XRP were declared a security

Garlinghouse: Ripple would still thrive even if XRP were declared a security

The CEO thinks his company will be just fine, even in this hypothetical scenario. Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse believes his company can still thrive under a hypothetical scenario where XRP is declared a security by U.S. lawmakers. Appearing on episode 439 of the Pomp Podcast, Garlinghouse talked about the implications of XRP being declared a security by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC. He said such a position would run contrary to the prevailing view among G20 markets. While acknowledging that “it’s very hard to look at XRP as a security,” Garlinghouse said:“You know if....

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