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Recently, the litigation between Ripple and the SEC was buzzed by the latest developments when Judge Netburn ordered both parties to submit additional case notes by December 8 at the Defendants’ duress petition, citing a November 29 U.S. Court of Appeals ruling in an unrelated case. regarding DPP.
As attorney Jeremy Hogan explains, the Court of Appeals (which is in charge of the Ripple Court and the SEC) has just issued an opinion that slightly changes the law regarding what is protected by the deliberative process privilege (DPP). As the law has changed, the parties are given the opportunity to re-briefing in accordance with the new law. Hogan himself believes that this may worsen the position of Ripple in the case, but not significantly.
The community expects this to be another landmark event for the process, but it is not yet clear if we will know the content of these documents.
Besides, December 6, 2021 there was a time limit for the SEC to comply with most aspects of the court order (read this link) of October 21, 2021. concerning two disputes related to the procedure of pre-trial disclosure of evidence. However, according to experts following the process, these results are unlikely to become public knowledge.
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