Crypto lawyer says $20M settlement is 99.9% win for Ripple

Prominent cryptocurrency attorney John E. Deaton has offered insights into the Ripple Labs XRP lawsuit against the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). He contends that a settlement valued at $20 million or less would constitute a significant legal triumph for the company.

In a recent X social media post, Deaton strongly refuted the idea that the lawsuit’s result was an even 50-50 outcome for the SEC, asserting that it leaned closer to a 90-10 advantage in favor of Ripple. Deaton’s remarks were prompted by a post from Stuart Alderoty, Ripple’s Chief Legal Officer, highlighting another legal setback for the SEC.

Deaton’s viewpoint resonates with the sentiment in the…

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