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Chubu Electric, Toho Gas raided again by Japan regulator for suspected gas, electricity cartel

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 05 Oct 2021 00:55
  • 05 Oct 2021 00:55
Chubu Electric Power, its subsidiary Chubu Electric Power Miraiz and Toho Gas were today raided again by the Japan Fair Trade Commission, or JFTC,  on suspicion of collusion. As a result of the second raid, the competition enforcer’s probe into the Nagoya-based utilities has expanded from a suspected cartel impacting general

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Sachiko Sakamaki

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo

Sachiko covers antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, privacy and data security, as well as patent disputes related to connected cars. She has an undergraduate degree from Waseda University in Tokyo and a master's degree in communications from United States International (now Alliant International) University in California. She previously worked as a journalist for Time magazine, the Far Eastern Economic Review, Bloomberg News, and the Washington Post in Japan.

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