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The regulation of nascent industries can favor incumbents, senior Japanese official warns

By Toko Sekiguchi
  • 15 Sep 2021 00:11
  • 15 Sep 2021 00:11
Regulating industries or technologies that are burgeoning can be challenging and places authorities at risk of harming the overall progress of innovation by siding with incumbents, according to a senior official with the Japan Fair Trade Commission, or JFTC.

Speaking in an online antitrust symposium*, JFTC Commissioner Reiko Aoki said that it’s

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