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Japanese cartelists faced second-largest total fines in the last fiscal year by JFTC

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 17 Jun 2020 00:00
  • 16 Jun 2020 23:57
The Japan Fair Trade Commission imposed its second-largest total in fines in the year to March 2020, as companies involved with major collusion cases were sanctioned. The enforcer was also active in pursuing anti-competitive conduct among digital businesses, using new and old tools, according to the latest annual report on the regulator's

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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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