The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has taken steps to withdraw one of its attorneys from the ongoing Ripple XRP lawsuit. Ripple’s CEO has also hired a new attorney for the case. Meanwhile, Ripple has been expanding the use of XRP through partnerships with Triangle and BitPay, allowing for direct XRP payments by about 30 merchants. This article provides an update on the Ripple vs SEC lawsuit and the latest developments surrounding it.

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