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The JFTC Holds the 21th Training Course for Developing Countries on Competition Law and Policy

August 19, 2015
Japan Fair Trade Commission

The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) will hold the 21th training course for developing countries on competition law and policy from August 20th to September 18th in Tokyo and Kobe, in cooperation with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).

In recent years, many developing countries have introduced competition legislations or enhanced their law enforcements. Under such circumstances, this training course provides officials in competition and competition-related agencies with the opportunity to obtain the knowledge and expertise on Japanese competition law and policy, so as to help their efforts for achieving effective law enforcement; reviewing the existing competition laws and policies; and introducing/amending competition legislations, and thereby to promote competitive environments in the developing countries.

The JFTC, in cooperation with JICA, has implemented the training course since 1994 in response to the request from the governments of the developing countries.

1. Period: August 20 to September 18, 2015
2. Venue: JFTC headquarters (Tokyo) and JICA Kansai International Center (Kobe)
3. Organizers: JFTC and JICA
4. Participants: 14 officials from competition authorities and competition related authorities in 12 countries
5. Contents: Lectures by academians and lawyers on the Antimonopoly Act and competition policies; lectures by JFTC officials on investigation procedures and merger reviews, etc.

List of participants (Alphabetical order)
Country Number of Participants
Cameroon 1
China 1
Indonesia 1
Iraq 2
Kosovo 1
Lebanon 2
Mongolia 1
Myanmar 1
Pakistan 1
Sudan 1
Uzbekistan 1
Vietnam 1
Total 14

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



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