Antitrust Antitrust

JFTC's new commissioner Yoshida brings experience as prosecutor previously seconded to commission

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 06 Jul 2022 08:24
  • 06 Jul 2022 08:24
Yasushi Yoshida became a new commissioner at the Japan Fair Trade Commission on July 1 —  one of the JFTC's four commissioners — a senior JFTC official said today.
Yoshida, 61, who was the chief public prosecutor at the Saitama District Public Prosecutors Office, replaced Yoshiharu Ojima, who was also a former

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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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