Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Posted by D. Daniel Sokol
Simon Vande Walle, University of Tokyo - Graduate Schools for Law and Politics and Tadashi Shiraishi, University of Tokyo - Graduate Schools for Law and Politics discuss Competition Law in Japan.
ABSTRACT: This article gives an overview of competition law in Japan, with a particular focus on recent case law and developments. We have attempted to touch upon most major aspects of competition law in Japan, including its historical background, substantive rules, and enforcement mechanisms. We also discuss the application of Japanese competition law to cross-border cases. Finally, we reflect on the role and awareness of competition law in Japan and conclude.