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Retrospective merger analysis will help design better enforcement, key Japanese official says

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 21 Sep 2022 07:39
  • 21 Sep 2022 07:46
Japan’s competition regulator is launching an ongoing, retrospective study of past merger reviews to assess the results of its decision to achieve better policy planning and more effective enforcement, a senior official has said.
A senior official with the Japan Fair Trade Commission, or JFTC, said the cleared merger between

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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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