Region: Japan

Judging antitrust in Asia

Of all the contrasts one can observe on the world’s largest continent, those among different jurisdictions’ judicial review of competition decisions are probably among the least remarked upon. Nonetheless, they are striking, particularly given that the constant refrain in antitrust is for global convergence rather than contradiction.

02 March 2017

Hitachi Automotive fights antitrust probation in US

Arguing that it already has an effective compliance programme, Hitachi Automotive is opposing the US Department of Justice’s recommendation that the auto parts maker be placed on probation for two years to ensure its compliance goes beyond a paper policy.

13 February 2017

Japan fines fire rescue digital radio cartel

Japan’s Fair Trade Commission today issued 6.35 billion yen (€52.3 million) in administrative fines to a bid-rigging cartel affecting the emergency digital radio manufacturing sector.

02 February 2017


Featured in GCR 100 - 17th Edition

12 December 2016

White & Case promotes seven across three continents

White & Case has promoted three local partners and four counsel in six countries.

02 December 2016

US thinktank advises JFTC to fine-tune sanctions regime

09 August 2016

MoFo and Slaughters take the lead on Softbank/ ARM deal

18 July 2016

DoJ issues second ceramic substrates fine

17 May 2016

Japan breaks up capacitors cartel

30 March 2016

Japan’s competition bar

17 March 2016

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