Antitrust Antitrust

Open up data use in banking and health to stimulate competition, JFTC’s Sugimoto says

By Toko Sekiguchi
  • 05 Feb 2020 21:46
  • 17 Aug 2020 03:27

As companies across industries and borders struggle to digitize their businesses, opening data access in certain industries should be considered a public good, according to Japan's top antitrust official.
Speaking in Tokyo on Wednesday, Japan Fair Trade Commission Chairman Kazuyuki Sugimoto said sector-specific commonization of data — or the practice

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Toko Sekiguchi

Senior Correspondent, Tokyo

Toko is a senior correspondent in Tokyo covering antitrust, anti-bribery & corruption, financial services and regulatory issues in Japan. Before joining MLex, she has worked as a journalist for The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones News, Bloomberg News and Time Magazine.

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