White & Case (Tokyo)

Takako Onoki

White & Case (Tokyo)
Lawyer (Associate)

Takako Onoki is an associate in White & Case’s Antitrust practice group. She specializes in Antitrust/Competition matters including advising clients in relation to Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) investigations and on the antitrust aspects of merger and acquisition transactions. She also provides antitrust counseling and compliance advice to multinational corporations and trade associations. Ms. Onoki joined White & Case in January 2008. Prior to joining White & Case, Ms. Onoki worked in Japanese law firms from 2004 to 2007 and has experience with general corporate, labor law and litigation matters. She also taught at the law faculty of Sophia University from 2008 to 2011. Ms. Onoki was educated in Japan and the United States, and speaks Japanese and English.


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Takako Onoki, Hideo Nakajima, Toshio Dokei The Japanese FTC and the Government propose draft guidelines for business collaboration between large companies and startups for the purpose of promoting open innovation and ensuring fair and free competitive environments


On December 23, 2020, the Japan Fair Trade Commission ("JFTC") and Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry ("METI") proposed a draft of Guidelines for Business Collaboration with Startups ("Guidelines") for the purpose of promoting open innovation and ensuring fair and free competitive (...)

Toshio Dokei, Hideo Nakajima, Takako Onoki The Japanese FTC issues a draft of amendments on the calculation of fines and reformation of the leniency system and seeks comments from the public


On June 29, 2020, the Japan Fair Trade Commission (“JFTC”) issued a draft of amendments to relevant cabinet orders and rules (“Drafts”) in accordance with the amendments to the Anti-Monopoly Act (“AMA”) previously passed in June 2019 (“2019 AMA Amendments” or “Amendments”). The JFTC is seeking (...)

Hideo Nakajima, Takako Onoki, Toshio Dokei The Japanese FTC amends the guidelines on the application of the antimonopoly act concerning review of business combination and the policies concerning procedures of review of business combination


The Japan Fair Trade Commission ("JFTC") amended the "Guidelines to Application of the Antimonopoly Act Concerning Review of Business Combination" ("Guidelines") and the "Policies Concerning Procedures of Review of Business Combination" ("Policies") on December 17, 2019. The Guidelines were (...)

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