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Jack Ma got the trouble that was coming to him

Western financial regulators could learn from China's handling of Ant Group

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Jack Ma in Beijing in March 2016: If he said something about not fearing regulation, it would have been disingenuous.   © AP

From Nan Li, an associate professor of finance at the Antai College of Economics and Management at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and John D. Van Fleet, director of corporate globalization at Antai.

We note with both interest and concern the column "Jack Ma flees tech crackdown to Tokyo in twilight of neoliberalism" published by Nikkei Asia on Dec. 16. We take issue with several aspects of the article.

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