While, to our knowledge, there are no determinations made public by the JFTC
nor court precedents addressing the definition of the relevant market for broadcasting rights in Japan, the product/service market may be defined according to the category of programs primarily focusing on the users' perceptions, such as sport game programs or possibly even narrower categories, such as baseball or football based on the perception of the audience.
Additionally, in that year, the JFTC
adopted a new set of merger review guidelines that harmonized and clarified its enforcement goals.
With that in the background, JFTC
had decided to amend the "Fair Competition Rules Concerning the Labeling of Meats," a commission official said.
raided the four companies in January 2010 over the pricing cartel.
investigative staff will then decide whether to issue a formal order reflecting the terms of the draft order, modify it in some respect, or decline to issue a formal order.
LPL's press release also verified that KFTC has investigated its Seoul office and meanwhile, JFTC
has informed LPL's Tokyo office for a cooperative investigation.
9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- QUALCOMM Incorporated , a leading developer and innovator of Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA) and other advanced wireless technologies, reported that the Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC
) has notified its Japanese subsidiary, QUALCOMM Japan, that the JFTC
may investigate QUALCOMM's licensing and chip business practices in Japan.
, an association of trading companies, had previously forecast a surplus of 14,280 billion yen for the fiscal year ending next March, in an estimate made last December.
Chairman Minoru Murofushi said major Japanese exporters like automakers and household appliance manufacturers will suffer if the dollar falls below 110 yen.
ruled that Intel conditioned deals with Japanese PC OEMs based on excluding competition.
The ruling was issued at the conclusion of a hearing in which counsel for both AMD Japan and Intel addressed the production of documents collected by the JFTC
during its year-long investigation into Intel for violating Japan's Antimonopoly Act.
In Japan, NEC received from the Tokyo High Court a judgment to annul a decision by the Fair Trade Commission of Japan, or the JFTC
to issue a cease and desist order with respect to NEC's bids for automatic letter processing systems ordered by the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (currently, Japan Post).