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Digital advertising is Japan's next big competition target, senior official says

By Toko Sekiguchi and Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 03 Feb 2020 04:47
  • 17 Aug 2020 02:27

Establishing a firm grasp of Japan's online ad industry is one of the main targets of the country's antitrust watchdog in the coming year, a senior competition official told MLex. 

As the Japan Fair Trade Commission – with a big push from the Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's digital market competition

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Toko Sekiguchi

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.

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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