Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners

Competition/Antitrust Department

Japan
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What the team is known for Maintains a distinguished reputation for acting on abuse of dominance cases, and also ably handles merger filings. Also well equipped to advise clients following dawn raids. Represents a solid client base of electronic and telecommunications companies in the Kansai region and beyond. Roster of work includes assisting with JFTC investigations concerning bid rigging and violation of the Antimonopoly Act.

Strengths Market commentators describe the team as "very practical" and "strong," noting that it is a "meaningful, full-size antitrust team."

Work highlights Advised Sanyo Marunaka on a hearing before the JFTC regarding allegations of misuse of a superior bargaining position.

Advised TOYOBO and Chikuma following a dawn raid carried out by the JFTC following suspicion of bid rigging.

Notable practitioners

Tetsuya Nagasawa is held in high regard by market sources who label him a "great lawyer" and commend his knowledge and experience of abuse of dominance mandates. His practice encompasses a range of JFTC disputes and investigations, including cartel and bid-rigging matters.