Pair must pay out after cartel ruling
- 'Cartel' firms raided by Japan fair trade officers. Kovac, Matt; Yokomura, Tomomi // ICIS Chemical Business;11/20/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 44, p13
The article reports on the raid of eight chemical firms last week, by Japan's Fair Trade Commission, on suspicion of forming a price cartel for polyethylene pipes, a contravention of the anti-monopoly act. Mitsui Chemicals, Hitachi Metals, Mitsubishi Plastics, Nippon Chutetsukan, Sekisui...
- FTC Raids Polypropylene Producers Suspected of Price Fixing. Young, Ian // Chemical Week;6/7/2000, Vol. 162 Issue 22, p25
Deals with the investigation made by Japan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) into the country's seven polypropylene (PP) producers for allegedly operating a cartel. Offices raided by FTC officials; Details on the PP capacities of the companies under investigation; Price hikes of the companies;...
- Japanese Board Makers Investigated. // Official Board Markets;6/16/2012, Vol. 88 Issue 24, p6
The article reports on the investigation conducted by the Japan Fair Trade Commission (FTC) on the 40 offices of dozens of corrugated board makers suspected of forming an illegal price cartel over the sale of their products in eastern Japan.
- Japan Body Rules in Coach Versus LVMH Case. Chabbott, Sophia // WWD: Women's Wear Daily;9/2/2005, Vol. 190 Issue 48, p2
Reports on the ruling of the Japanese Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) on a case regarding the alleged use of anticompetitive practices filed by Coach Inc. against LVMH MoÃ«t Hennessy Loius Vuitton. Facts of the case; Reasons behind the ruling of the JFTC; Arguments presented by LVMH.
- Japan FTC sends out notice over cartel. Yokomura, Tomomi // ICIS Chemical Business;6/4/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 69, p7
This article states that Mitsui Chemicals has received a letter of notice from the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) demanding it pay a surcharge in relation to the price cartel for quake-resistant polyethylene (PE) pipes it was suspected of making. The company did not disclose the content of...
- Abuse of Superior Bargaining Position: the Japanese Experience. Takizawa, Sayako; Arai, Koki // Journal of European Competition Law & Practice;Oct2014, Vol. 5 Issue 8, p557
Some time ago, Japan introduced a surcharge system to Abuse of Superior Bargaining Position, which prohibits exploitation by the counterparty in relatively stronger bargaining position.This approach has given rise to case law in various sectors of the economy and, on that basis, there is a...
- Japan Steps Up Enforcement of the Antimonopoly Law Against Cartels. // Venulex Legal Summaries;2009 Q1, Special section p1
The article reports on the initiative taken by the Japanese government to heighten the enforcement of its Antimonopoly Law. It mentions that the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) has imposed a total of Â¥11.7 billion to two companies engaged in the domestic polyvinyl chloride (PVC) pipe...
- Japan Okays Mitsui-ldemitsu JV. // Chemical Week;12/22/2004, Vol. 166 Issue 42, p13
Reports that Japan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) has given conditional approval to the proposed polyolefins merger between Mitsui Chemicals and Idemitsu Petrochemical. Condition laid by the FTC on the merger.
- WRAP UP. // Chemical Week;1/10/2001, Vol. 163 Issue 2, p18
Provides updates on the chemical industry in Asia as of January 10, 2001. Plan of the Fair Trade Commission of Japan to file a criminal complaint against a group of polypropylene makers for price fixing; Plan of Mitsui Chemicals to build a bisphenol-A plant in Singapore.