Ripple to Buy New York Crypto Trust Company to Expand U.S. Options

Ripple is known in the U.S. for going toe-to-toe with the SEC in federal court over the regulator’s accusations that XRP was a security. Though one judge has largely ruled on Ripples’ side, the case will continue to be fought in higher courts. Long said the company’s hesitation about the U.S. isn’t as much about that specific clash as it’s about the regulatory uncertainty over digital assets.