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Jones Day

Competition/Antitrust

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What the team is known for

Jones Day is active in global merger filings and cartel investigations before the JFTC, the US DOJ and FTC, the European Commission and a number of regulatory bodies across the Asia-Pacific region. Client base includes large corporations active in sectors such as automotive parts, chemicals and manufacturing. Areas of focus include bid-rigging and price-fixing investigations and US civil litigation. Works in conjunction with its outstanding US antitrust team and impressive competition groups in Brussels and China, to provide global assistance on multi-jurisdictional issues. Its key clients include Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma and Furukawa Electric.

Work highlights

Jones Day advised Furukawa Electric on the antitrust aspects of its global joint venture with Superior Essex in the magnet wire business.

Notable practitioners

Hiromitsu Miyakawa is frequently instructed by multinational corporations looking to secure transactional clearance from the JFTC and other foreign regulators. His practice also encompasses behavioural work, offering compliance advice as well as defence from inquiries into allegations of antitrust violations. One source finds he is a "most excellent lawyer in the field of international competition law," who is "entrusted with the highest of responsibilities by the client."

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Competition/Antitrust

Jones Day

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Location

The Okura Prestige Tower

2-10-4 Toranomon

Minato-ku

Tokyo

Tokyo

Japan

105-0001

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Japan

Competition/Antitrust


Hiromitsu Miyakawa
Band 3