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 also advises a range of clients operating in the energy, chemicals and heavy industries sectors. Roster of work includes assisting with JFTC investigations concerning bid rigging and violation of the Antimonopoly Act. Handles cartel issues, including criminal antitrust investigations by the JFTC.

Work highlights Represented Sanyo Marunaka in anti-competitive conduct proceedings before the JFTC, in connection with allegations of misuse of a superior bargaining position.

Notable practitioners

Tetsuya Nagasawa is held in high esteem by market sources, who describe him as a "smart and well-reputed lawyer" who is "very active in this area." He advises clients in investigations and litigation arising out of allegations of bid-rigging and market misconduct.