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Japanese cooperatives urged to improve antitrust compliance amid frequent farm co-op punishments

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 26 Jun 2020 02:38
  • 26 Jun 2020 02:38
The Japanese competition regulator has found that fewer than half of the country's cooperatives, including agricultural and fisheries co-ops, have any antitrust compliance program at all, and urged them to beef up their compliance efforts, amid frequent enforcement against agricultural cooperatives.
According to a report published by The Japan Fair Trade

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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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