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Yahoo Japan's Z Holdings, LINE merger approved by JFTC on condition of monitoring of smartphone payment services

By Sachiko Sakamaki
  • 04 Aug 2020 06:20
  • 04 Aug 2020 06:20
The merger between Yahoo Japan’s parent company Z Holdings and social media company LINE, two of the nation's most powerful digital platforms, won conditional approval today from the Japan Fair Trade Commission.

The regulator approved the merger after the companies offered to receive JFTC monitoring of their smartphone payment services.

The tie-up between

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