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Furuya dismisses claims JFTC has been sidelined, sees central role for agency overseeing competition in Japan

Standing nearly at the half-way point of his five-year tenure, Japan Fair Trade Commission Chairman Kazuyuki Furuya dismissed as “nonsense” claims that the Japan Fair Trade Commission’s enforcement endeavors against Big Tech have been sidelined and insists the regulator is playing a central role in making rules and enforcing competition law in

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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.

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.

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