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Flexible interpretation of antitrust law is not desirable to regulate Japan's digital markets, Keidanren says

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 25 May 2022 09:48
  • 25 May 2022 09:48
When Japan considers further steps to regulate big technology companies in the digital markets, flexible interpretations of the existing Antimonopoly Act should be avoided, said the Japan Business Federation, the nation’s largest business lobby. The group, also known as Keidanren, told MLex in a recent interview that it is open to the

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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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