A crypto legal expert is predicting that Ripple’s native token XRP may face a supply shock if the San Francisco-based firm settles its lawsuit with the U.S Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
In a new video, lawyer and XRP supporter Jeremy Hogan discusses a scenario in which Ripple is able to settle its legal battle with the SEC and how that turn of events could impact XRP.
“I believe that a settlement agreement would likely include Ripple paying a penalty, but a penalty specifically limited to dates pre-lawsuit. A settlement would likely not include disgorgement of profits to purchasers because of the impossibility of figuring out how to disperse the funds. A settlement could also very well contain a term which includes limitations on the sales of XRP released from escrow.”
Hogan also posits that a settlement would likely include an agreement that would limit the sale of XRP to private sales for companies and clients, shrinking the