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Japanese academic Fumio Sensui wins parliamentary approval to become JFTC commissioner

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 10 Mar 2023 03:15
  • 10 Mar 2023 03:15
Kobe University professor Fumio Sensui won parliamentary approval today to become a new commissioner for the Japan Fair Trade Commission.
Following unanimous approval at the lower house yesterday, Sensui’s nomination as one of the four commissioners of the JFTC won unanimous support from the upper house of the Diet today.

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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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