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Akinori Uesugi

Akinori Uesugi
Office:
Akasaka Biz Tower 36F
5-3-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku
107-6336
City:
Tokyo
Country:
Japan
Tel:
+81 3 3584 8500
Fax:
+81 3 3584 8501

Biography:

Who's Who Legal Competition: Lawyers

Akinori Uesugi is a senior consultant in Freshfields’ antitrust, competition and trade group, based in the Tokyo office. He joined the firm in July 2006. 

Akinori started his career at the Fair Trade Commission of Japan in 1970. He held positions as deputy secretary general, director general of the investigation bureau and director general of economic affairs, before his appointment in June 2003 as secretary general. He held that position until the end of June 2006. During his time as secretary general, he played a key role in making significant amendments to Japan's Antimonopoly Act, changes that have led directly to stricter antitrust enforcement in Japan.

Akinori was educated at both the University of Tokyo and the Law School of the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated in 1973 (LLM). He is vice chair of the Japan Competition Law Forum and the author of numerous books and articles in Japanese and English. He speaks English and Japanese. He is not registered as a bengoshi in Japan.

Freshfields’ antitrust competition and trade practice comprises more than 50 partners and over 210 other specialists working worldwide to support our clients wherever and whenever they need us.

WWL says: Akinori Uesugi is extremely well respected in the Japanese market as a former Secretary General of the Fair Trade Commission

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