Kaori Yamada

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Tokyo)
Lawyer (Counsel)

Kaori Yamada is a counsel based in the Tokyo office, specialised in competition law. She has practiced in both London and Tokyo. She advises on all areas of competition law, including cartel defence, merger reviews, investigations on unilateral conducts, and various vertical issues across a broad range of industries. Her publications include a number of books and magazine articles on a broad range of competition law matters. She worked for the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs between 1999 and 2005 (Treaties Bureau, Economic Affairs Bureau, etc). Kaori was educated at the University of Tokyo (Bachelor of Law), Oxford University (The Queen’s College, MJuris), and London school of Economics (LLM). She is a member of the Dai-ni Tokyo Bar Association.

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Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Tokyo)
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Tokyo)

Articles

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Joel Rheuben, Jenny Connolly, Kaori Yamada The Japan Anti-Monopoly Act grants new powers to the Japanese Fair Trade Commission when accepting voluntary commitments from companies suspected of having infringed the Act

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Recent amendments to Japan’s Anti-Monopoly Act (AMA) that came into effect on 1 January 2019 give the country’s competition regulator, the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC), powers to accept voluntary commitments from companies suspected of having infringed the AMA. This will allow the JFTC to (...)

Kaori Yamada The Japan Fair Trade Commission issues its decision against music broadcasting providers for the allegation of private monopolisation (Usen and Nippon Network Vision)

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The JFTC issued a decision to Usen Corporation and Nippon Network Vision Corporation The JFTC issued a decision to Usen Corporation and Nippon Network Vision Corporation, Japanese companies which are active in music broadcasting business for shops, hotels and other commercial users, to take (...)

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