Momo-o Matsuo & Namba

Competition/Antitrust Department

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What the team is known for Respected team highlighted for its prowess in antitrust compliance issues and often mandated as lead counsel in investigations. Frequently represents Japanese corporates in reviews into anti-competitive conduct by the JFTC as well as in conjunction with international co-counsel in other jurisdictions.

Notable practitioners

Nobuaki Mukai
enjoys a strong representation for his representation of Japanese corporates and individual defendants in investigations and follow-on litigation concerning anti-competitive behaviour. Commentators single him out as a "strong candidate on cartels investigations," reporting he finds it "easy to work with large clients and has good relationships regionally." Another source describes him as a "respected" and "balanced" practitioner, identifiable for his role in Japanese policy discussion committees.