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White & Case LLP

Competition/Antitrust

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What the team is known for

White & Case is regularly mandated by domestic and international clients in cartel and unfair trade investigations and ensuing class actions, as well as Phase I and II merger reviews. Leverages its notable US antitrust team to represent Japanese corporations in overseas investigations and also works closely with its offices elsewhere in Asia as well as Europe to obtain clearance for large-cap M&A deals. Its key clients include Panasonic, Canon Medical Systems Corporation, and GlobalWafers.

Strengths

"The White & Case competition team can be trusted," explains one interviewee, going on to praise the team's "very good knowledge" and "great experience."

Work highlights

White & Case represented Panasonic in the merger notification for its USD8.5 billion acquisition of the capital stock interests of Blue Yonder.

Notable practitioners

Takako Onoki is an active counsel, supporting clients on a wide range of antitrust transactions. She is an emerging name in the field of competition and antitrust, focusing on cross-border mandates. She is also endorsed by an impressed client as being "very good and knowledgeable," while another adds: "She  accurately identifies many diverse concerns and risks."

Toshio Dokei is an experienced practitioner offering advice in relation to cross-border merger control and behavioural investigations. Clients appreciate that "he understands our needs and expectations as well as leading the legal team."

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Competition/Antitrust

White & Case LLP

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Location

Marunouchi Trust Tower Main, 26th Floor

1-8-3 Marunouchi

Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo

Tokyo-to

Japan

100-0005

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Japan

Competition/Antitrust


Takako Onoki
Up and Coming
Toshio Dokei
Band 3