XRP has once again lost its place as the fourth-largest cryptocurrency, with lawsuits mounting against Ripple after one of its major investors followed the SEC in filing a complaint against the project.
According to a Jan. 6 report from Bloomberg, Tetragon, one of the lead investors in a $200 million Series C funding round for Ripple in 2019, has filed a complaint against the firm in the Delaware Chancery Court.
The investment company claims it is seeking a court to “enforce its contractual right to require Ripple to redeem” Series C preferred stock held by Tetragon. In addition, the firm is petitioning the court to stop Ripple from using “any cash or other liquid assets” until the matter is settled.
Ripple has responded to the allegations, claiming the lawsuit has “no merit” and accusing Tetragon of taking advantage of “the lack of regulatory clarity” in the United States in filing the suit.
The firm’s executives have previously criticized regulators