Is it legal to own XRP? While it’s challenging to buy XRP in the U.S., you can still technically buy it with U.S. dollars (USD). CoinMarketCap lists which exchanges allow you to trade USD (as well as other fiat or cryptocurrencies) for XRP, but note that these won’t all allow you to buy it in the U.S.
Is XRP a real cryptocurrency? Ripple is a money transfer network designed to serve the needs of the financial services industry. XRP is the native cryptocurrency on the Ripple network, and it consistently lists among the top 10 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization.
Is the XRP lawsuit almost over? The lawsuit has been going on for nearly 15 months and Ripple expects it to end this year. After that, the company will look into a public listing.
What happens if XRP loses lawsuit? Major crypto exchanges in the U.S., like Coinbase for example, suspended the listing of Ripple’s XRP token due to the ongoing legal case. If it loses its lawsuit, Ripple will focus outside the country — effectively how it’s been operating since the SEC sued the company in 2020.