Antitrust Antitrust

Japan’s former tax commissioner Kazuyuki Furuya nominated as new antitrust chief

By Toko Sekiguchi
  • 16 Mar 2020 22:01
  • 16 Mar 2020 22:01
Japan’s former national tax agency commissioner was nominated to head the Japan Fair Trade Commission today, MLex has learned.
Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary Kazuyuki Furuya was nominated to succeed JFTC Chairman Kazuyuki Sugimoto after he reaches the retirement age of 70 this September, a parliamentary official told MLex.

The government

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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.

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