ABA Offers Advice On Japan’s Monopolization Rule

Law360, New York (August 21, 2009, 7:02 PM EDT) -- The American Bar Association has recommended that Japan’s proposed law to impose fines on companies for exclusionary conduct should focus on entities holding substantial market power.

The ABA’s antitrust law and international law sections submitted their suggestions Aug. 19 to the Japan Fair Trade Commission on its draft guidelines for its exclusionary private monopolization provision under the Antimonopoly Act.

The JFTC sought comments when it introduced in June its draft of the private monopolization rule, which would allow the antitrust regulator for the first time to...
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