Madoka Shimada

Nishimura & Asahi (Tokyo)
Lawyer (Partner)

Madoka Shimada is a partner at Nishimura & Asahi and handles a broad range of matters pertaining to Japanese competition law, including domestic and international cartels, bid rigging, M&A transactions, cartel investigations, leniency applications and general competition law compliance. Ms. Shimada is especially active in cross-border matters such as international cartels and international merger control cases. She has represented clients in connection with international cartels on airline surcharges, air cargo forwarders, marine hoses, TFT-LCDs, bearings, and more. Ms Shimada graduated from the University of Tokyo (LLB) in 1997 and earned a Master of Laws degree from Harvard Law School in 2003 and a master’s degree in public administration from Harvard Kennedy School in 2005.

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Atsushi Oshima, Madoka Shimada The Tokyo District Court grants an injunction under article 24 of the Japanese Antimonopoly Act for the first time against anti-competitive practices (Dry ice)


On March 30, 2011, the Tokyo District Court granted a temporary injunction under Article 24 of the Act on Prohibition of Private Monopolization and Maintenance of Fair Trade (Act No. 54 of April 14, 1947) (the “Japanese Antimonopoly Act”) against a manufacturer of dry ice for anti-competitive (...)

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