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Senior Correspondent, Tokyo
Toko is a senior correspondent in Tokyo covering antitrust, anti-bribery & corruption, financial services and regulatory issues in Japan. Before joining MLex, she has worked as a journalist for The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones News, Bloomberg News and Time Magazine.
Selected Insights by Toko
Amid inflation worries elsewhere, Japan's competition watchdog takes on unusual role to assist price increasesJFTC helping smaller companies pass on increased costs to their larger trading partners, and ultimately, to consumers
Japan Fair Trade Commission has played the central role, with the courts trailing behind in alignment
Furuya dismisses claims JFTC has been sidelined, sees central role for agency overseeing competition in JapanJFTC Chairman Furuya dismissed as “nonsense” claims that the JFTC’s enforcement endeavors against Big Tech have been sidelined
Japan court decision on ranking algorithm pushes digital-platform ball forward, ahead of antitrust regulatorJapanese court verdict on restaurant-review platform’s interference with its search-engine algorithm to alter its ranking results
More than one year since allegations emerged that Chinese online gambling company 500.com had paid bribes in Japan.