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The JFTC holds the 33rd Bilateral Meeting with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Justice and the 10th Bilateral Meeting with the Canadian Competition Bureau

September 10/2013
Japan Fair Trade Commission

The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) has regularly held the bilateral meetings on competition law and policy with the competition authorities in other jurisdictions for the purpose of building the cooperative relationship as well as developing the mutual understanding.

The JFTC holds the 33rd meeting with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (USFTC) and the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division (USDOJ) and the 10th meeting with the Canadian Competition Bureau (CCB) as follows.

The meetings between the JFTC and the USFTC/USDOJ have taken place since 1977, and the meetings between the JFTC and the CCB have been organized since 1987.

1. The bilateral meeting with the USFTC and the USDOJ

(1) Date: September 10, 2013

(2) Venue: Washington D.C. , the United States

(3)Participants:
JFTC Chairman Kazuyuki Sugimoto and other officials
USFTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez and other officials
USDOJ Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division William J. Baer and other   officials

(4) Agenda:
Enforcement Developments and Priorities
Merger Review
Interaction with Other Government Agencies
Cooperation

2. The bilateral meeting with the CCB

(1) Date: September 12, 2013

(2) Venue: Ottawa, Canada

(3)Participants:
JFTC Chairman Kazuyuki Sugimoto and other officials
CCB Commissioner John Pecman and other officials

(4) Agenda:
Priorities and Recent Key Developments
Competition Policy
Mergers
Civil Matters
Cartels / Bid-Rigging

*Every announcement is tentative translation. Please refer to the original text written in Japanese.



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