Mori Hamada & Matsumoto

Competition/Antitrust Department

Japan
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Overview

Our competition/antitrust practice is widely recognized both locally and internationally and has received the highest recognition in Japan.  We have a track record of successfully representing both domestic and international clients in all aspects of competition/antitrust matter including the most high-profile, challenging global transactions and international cartels which require multiple leniency/amnesty applications in many jurisdictions.  In recent years, competition law enforcement is increasingly dynamic and involving cross-border coordination and sophisticated investigative approach.  In addition, new issues are constantly debated in the international arena against the backdrop of technological innovations.  Our group consists of highly qualified lawyers some of who have prior experience working for the Japan Fair Trade Commission and advising the Commission on various competition policies, and have strong relationships with many of the leading law firms in major jurisdictions which enable us to provide the best legal service to the clients based on the latest trends both in Japan and abroad.

Merger Control Practice

Government Investigation Defense

Antitrust Litigation

Counseling on competition law and consumer protection law

Members

Ito, Kenji

Kagami, Aruto

Utsunomiya, Hideki