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Japan antitrust chief looks to courts as partner to restore fair competition

While competition laws are generally enforced by competition regulators and courts in most countries, in litigation-averse Japan, the Japan Fair Trade Commission has played the central role, with the courts trailing behind in alignment. But in the wake of a recent court ruling that suggests a change in the Japanese model, JFTC

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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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