XRP Lawyer John Deaton Gets ‘Crypto’ Freedom Award

XRP Lawyer John Deaton Gets ‘Crypto’ Freedom Award

XRP attorney John Deaton, who represents the 75,000 token holders in the Ripple vs the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been awarded with the Defender of Freedom Award. This comes after the lawyer’s recent claims of gaining access to documents that show irregularities in the Ethereum initial coin offering (ICO).

Also Read: Chainlink (LINK) Price Heavy Correlated With Bitcoin; What It Means

XRP Lawyer Honored

The International Congress of Blockchain Legal Advisors has announced that Deaton was the receiver of inauguaral Defender of Freedom Award. The award is to celebrate individuals and entities that have gone above and beyond in their quest to uphold freedom in the crypto community, the organization said in a statement. It explained further,

“Deaton’s visionary strategy enabled digital asset owners to intercede against SEC enforcement actions, a pioneering approach that served as a protective shield against the SEC’s overreaching tactics.”

The recognition comes in the context of the recent victory in the XRP lawsuit with the Summary Judgment, wherein the retail buyers’ position has been safeguarded in the ruling by US Judge Analisa Torres. The ruling meant that the long running legal battle between the SEC and Ripple Labs paved way for a push for clear regulatory framework in the United States.

Ripple Executives Meet Lawmakers

Recently, a team of company executives led by Ripple chief executive officer Brad Garlinghouse visited Washington D.C. to meet US Congress members to discuss the proposed crypto bills. The development shows sharp contrast to the Ripple stance about regulatory stance in the United States before and after the Summary Judgment was delivered in July 2023.

Also Read: On-Chain Data Shows Bitcoin Shark Holdings Peak; BTC Price At $30K Soon?

✓ Share:

Anvesh reports major crypto updates around U.S. regulation and market moving trends. Published over 1,200 articles so far on crypto and blockchain. A proud dropout of University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Can be reached at anvesh@coingape.com or twitter.com/BitcoinReddy or linkedin.com/in/anveshreddybtc/

The presented content may include the personal opinion of the author and is subject to market condition. Do your market research before investing in cryptocurrencies. The author or the publication does not hold any responsibility for your personal financial loss.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

error: Content is protected !!