• Ripple thriving Asia Pacific
    Regulation,  Ripple,  XRP

    Despite SEC lawsuit, Ripple thriving in Asia Pacific: Brad Garlinghouse

    Ripple’s CEO says the company has signed up 15 new clients since the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued it for illegal securities sales

    Outside the U.S., Ripple has “been able to continue to grow the business in Asia and Japan because we’ve had regulatory clarity in those markets,” Garlinghouse added. “We’re seeing the activity of XRP liquidity has grown outside the United States and continue to grow in Asia, certainly in Japan.”

  • Elon Musk trolls SEC again
    Alt coins,  Bitcoin,  People,  Regulation

    Elon Musk trolls SEC… again

    A week after saying he thinks it ‘would be great’ if he were investigated for his Dogecoin tweets, Tesla’s chairman posted a meme taking credit for shoring up DOGE’s price

    Elon Musk seems serious about angering the SEC with his memes. Despite the rumors about the regulators investigating his Dogecoin-promoting tweets, he posted another relevant meme on March 1, claiming that his memes have protected DOGE’s price.

  • MoneyGram suspends RippleNet
    Regulation,  Ripple,  XRP

    Citing SEC suit MoneyGram suspends use of Ripple ODL

    The money transfer company is a high-profile user of Ripple’s international payments network as well as its XRP-based On-Demand Liquidity product

    In it’s Q4 and full year financial results released today MoneyGram International revealed that it has suspended trading in XRP due to uncertainty over the Securities and Exchange Commission’s lawsuit. The agency has said XRP is an unregistered security illegally sold by Ripple over the past eight years.