Ripple’s CEO, Brad Garlinghouse, has strengthened his legal team with the representation of two prominent lawyers from Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP. Attorney Michael A. Schulman has formally requested permission to represent Garlinghouse in a court case against the SEC, while Attorney Caleb J. Robertson has also entered to represent him. This move highlights the significance and complexity of the case, as Garlinghouse faces charges related to the sale and offering of the XRP digital asset. The judge presiding over the SEC’s civil case against Ripple Labs plans to schedule a jury trial in Q2 2024.

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