Yusuke Takamiya


Yusuke Takamiya

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Yusuke Takamiya provides a wide range of legal advice on competition laws such as merger controls, cartel/leniency matters, unilateral conducts and unfair trade practices. Mr. Takamiya also has significant expertise on cases which require multilateral responses (e.g. EU, US and China). Mr. Takamiya serves as a member of leadership of the ABA SAL, and with his broad backgrounds, he focuses and provides advice on emerging issues such as big data and algorithmic cartel.

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Yusuke Takamiya:Awards

Top Rankings Received in The Nikkei's "Corporate Legal Tax Affairs and Lawyer Survey 2022"
Top Rankings Received from Chambers Asia-Pacific 2023
High evaluation received from " Who’s Who Legal: Global Guide 2022"

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Yusuke Takamiya:News

Public Service
Yusuke Takamiya became a member of the Study Group on Guidelines for Activities by Business Operators to Achieve a Green Society, Japan Fair Trade Commission
Public Service
Yusuke Takamiya invited as an expert to the Research Commission on Market Competitiveness Policy organized by the Policy Research Council of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan, where he gave a lecture
Public Service
Yusuke Takamiya became a member of Study Group on Competition Policy for Achieving a Green Society, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry

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Yusuke Takamiya:Seminars

Sep. 29, 2022External Seminars
『17th East Asia Top Officials’ Meeting on Competition Policy and 14th East Asia Conference on Competition Policy "The Effect of Sustainability Regulations on Competition Policy"』
Aug. 3, 2022 - Aug. 3, 2023External Seminars
『The Institute of Competition Law of Renmin University of China, LexisNexis and AnJie "The Present and Future of Antitrust Law in East Asia - Japan: Latest Developments"』
Jul. 28, 2022External Seminars
『USC Gould School of Law Center "New Developments for Antitrust Enforcement in Asia and the EU - Japan: Overview of Highlights and Key Points for "Coordinating and Strengthening Advocacy and Enforcement"』

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Yusuke Takamiya:Publications

Book Article
"Initial Responses to Fraud and Misconduct by Category"
”Comprehensive Analysis of M&A Laws of Japan, 2nd edition”
Magazine Other
"GCR Digital Markets Guide - Second Edition CHAPTER 18 Japan"

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Yusuke Takamiya:Research Reports

Contributed to a research report (on recent trends in competition environment and competition policies, etc.) sponsored by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (a research project related to economic and industrial policy and the fourth industrial revolution) (managed by Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.) (March 2021)

Yusuke Takamiya:Other


  • The University of Tokyo (LL.B., 2005)
  • The University of Tokyo, School of Law (J.D., 2007)
  • New York University, School of Law (LL.M., 2016)
  • Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Washington D.C. (2016-2017)
  • King's College London (PG Diploma in EU Competition Law) (2017)
  • U.S. Federal Trade Commission (2017)

Major Activities

  • Member of Japan Competition Law Forum (2011-)
  • Researcher, Research Study Commissioned by the Ministry of Justice (Commissioned Party: Shojihomu Co., Ltd.): Research Study on Trends in Judicial Precedents Regarding New Types of Agreements (2010-2011)
  • Member of EU Competition Law Workshop (2013-)
  • Member of the committee of experts relating to the operation of Tokyo emissions trading (2014-2015)
  • Research Assistant of International Competition Law to Professor Eleanor M. Fox at the New York University, School of Law (2015-2016)
  • Non-U.S. Young Lawyer Representative, International Committee, Section of Antitrust Law, American Bar Association (2017-2018)
  • Visiting Researcher at Competition Policy Research Center, Japan Fair Trade Commission(2017-2019)
  • Observer for "Council on Utilization of Beaches for Tourism Resources," Japan Tourism Agency (2018-2019)
  • Young Lawyer Representative of the International Task Force, American Bar Association Section of Antitrust Law (2018-2019)
  • Member of "Globalization, Innovation, and Competition Policy Project," Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (2018-)
  • Member of Study Group on Competition Policy for Achieving a Green Society, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (2022-)
  • Member of the Study Group on Guidelines for Activities by Business Operators to Achieve a Green Society, Japan Fair Trade Commission (2022-)

Practice Group

  • Competition/Antitrust Practice Group
  • Tourism Practice Group
  • International Trade Practice Group
  • Healthcare Practice Group

Bar Admissions

admitted in Japan, 2008; New York, 2017
Daini-Tokyo Bar Association
New York State Bar Association