The CEO of Ripple, which is the issuer of the eponymous cryptocurrency XRP USD /zigman2/quotes/108573966/realtime XRPUSD -1.92% , will weigh a potential initial public offering after its lawsuit with the Securities and Exchange Commission ends, the CEO of the company told CNBC-TV at Davos. Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse said the company is now "at a point in scale" where an initial public offering is a "possibility." In November, Ripple said it's making progress and expects a suit by the SEC to resolve by the end of 2022. The SEC has charged Ripple with selling $1.3 billion in XRP cryptocurrency in an unregistered securities offering, but Ripple maintains that the XRP is not a security. XRP is currently one of the largest cryptocurrencies in the world.