CFTC commissioner visits Ripple offices as decision in SEC case looms

CFTC commissioner visits Ripple offices as decision in SEC case looms


Caroline Pham, one of five commissioners at the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission, or CFTC, met with Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse ahead of a court decision which could affect how regulators handle XRP tokens.

In a Monday tweet, Pham said she visited Ripple Labs’ offices as part of a “learning tour” involving crypto and blockchain. Garlinghouse later tweeted that the commissioner’s visit was related to “public-private engagement” — likely referring to a privately funded company like Ripple engaging with U.S. regulators.

The next stop on my learning tour was visiting @Ripple Labs. Thanks @bgarlinghouse! #XRP #crypto #blockchain pic.twitter.com/ICr8H2ZE3q

— Caroline D. Pham (@CarolineDPham) September 19, 2022

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The timing of Pham’s visit had many on social media reacting to the CFTC’s approach in engaging with crypto firms and

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