Antitrust Antitrust

Japanese antitrust enforcement beset by difficult challenges, JFTC commissioner says in interview

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 21 Jan 2022 02:50
  • 21 Jan 2022 02:50
Antitrust enforcement in Japan is beset with a host of challenges, including a cultural tendency to seek error-free enforcement rather than expecting courts to render a final verdict, as well as investigative methods that are reliant on interviews, according to an exclusive interview by MLex with a commissioner at the Japan Fair

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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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