Judge orders SEC to turn Hinman documents over to Ripple Labs after months of dispute By Cointelegraph
Judge orders SEC to turn Hinman documents over to Ripple Labs after months of dispute
Labs scored a victory in its continuing legal battle with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Sept. 29 as U.S. District Court Judge Analisa Torres ruled to release the documents written by former SEC Corporation Finance Division Director William Hinman. The documents predominantly relate to a speech Hinman delivered at the Yahoo Finance All Markets Summit in June 2018.
Hinman stated in his speech that Ether (ETH) was not a security. Ripple Labs considers the speech a key piece of evidence the case the SEC has brought against it alleging that sales of Ripple’s XRP violated U.S. securities laws — though time has yet to tell whether the language used in the speech will be as meaningful as the company suggests. The circumstances surrounding the speech and Hinman’s actions leading up to it are a source of considerable confusion.
Continue Reading on Coin Telegraph