Jack Ma pulls anti-counterfeiting keynote amid backlash

Alibaba director general Jack Ma has pulled out of a planned appearance at the International Anti-Counterfeiting Coalition’s (IACC) spring conference after a group of members objected to the Chinese online retail giant’s admission to a newly formed ‘general membership’ category. The IACC has also responded to the backlash from its members by promising an independent review into allegations of mismanagement.

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