Alibaba Group Holding (BABA)  affiliate Ant Financial resubmitted its regulatory application to receive approval for its proposed $1.25 billion purchase of money transferring service MoneyGram International Inc. (MGI) . 

Ant Financial is petitioning the Committee on Foreign Investment again after its original application passed the 75-day mark that is awarded for assessing applications, Reuters reported. 

"We are not commenting on the CFIUS process, but we are continuing to work with the various regulatory agencies and remain focused on closing the transaction by the end of the year," Ant Financial said in a statement, according to Reuters. 

Editor's note: story has been corrected to reflect that Ant financial is an affiliate of Alibaba, not a subsidiary. 

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