ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Politics

Japan can go after foreign cartels, Supreme Court rules

The law applies whenever domestic competition is hindered, the top court says

Japan's Supreme Court in Tokyo.

TOKYO -- Japan's antitrust authorities may punish foreign price cartels if their activities harm free and fair competition back home, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday, upholding a fine against a Malaysian unit of battery and electronic materials maker Samsung SDI.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more