Ripple gets full support at Uphold

Financial services provider Uphold is expanding its crypto assets portfolio and will enable full support of XRP that goes live on May 24
21 May 2018   611

The former digital money platform known as BitReserve – currently branded as Uphold is looking forward to expanding its crypto offering even more. This time a full support of Ripple's XRP is rolling out on the platform on May 24. Back in March a member poll was conducted to decide the next token to support on the platform.

Ripple won with an overwhelming majority and was enabled to be traded by Uphold users from the corresponding wallets. There was even a zero-fee campaign for the first 5 mln XRP purchased to celebrate the launch. Now the full support is incoming with clients being able to trade using any wallets.

We are thrilled to announce that starting today Uphold members have access to buy and sell XRP right from their Uphold wallet. For a limited time and in celebration of this launch, Uphold is offering ZERO fees for the first 5M XRP purchased*.

This is another important milestone for our members and for Uphold as XRP is one of the fastest growing digital assets and the third most valuable cryptocurrency with a market cap of $24,838,048,184.

 

Uphold statement from March 30

Uphold serves 184+ countries with 30+ currencies (both traditional and crypto) and commodities providing frictionless foreign exchange and cross-border remittance around the world. The service combines a platform app model with payment connectivity to offer financial services to a global market.

Court to Refuse to Return XRP Case to the Lower Instance

The case by XRP investor alleged that Ripple used dishonest and illegal tactics to control the price of XRP
13 August 2018   125

The Court of the Northern District of California rejected the claim to return the lawsuit against Ripple Labs to a lower court initially formed by investor Ryan Coffey in the San Francisco court on May 3, 2018. Coffey wanted the trial to continue in lower courts in California and not be carried out by federal courts, Bitcoinist reports.

With his suit, Coffey claims to recover the losses he incurred as a result of investing in XRP. He claims that Ripple is manipulating the XRP course with unreasonable statements about the future price of the crypto currency, while violating California Corporate Law and "hiding the role of the security."

He also accuses Ripple CEO Bred Garlinghouse of misleading investors with statements aimed at promoting and enhancing the market rate of XRP. The plaintiff believes that XRP is not a fully decentralized crypto currency, which leads to the conclusion that Ripple may violate securities laws by distributing it.

Having read the papers filed by the parties and carefully considered their arguments and the relevant legal authority, and good cause appearing, the court hereby DENIES plaintiff’s motion.
 

Court's Statement

Meanwhile, two lawsuits against Ripple have already been transferred to federal courts in the United States. One of them was issued by a group of investors in late May. Its organizers also claim that they lost money, because they invested them in XRP under the influence of the company's statements, and assume that it can distribute unregistered securities. A third lawsuit with similar applications was filed in early July.