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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Work Highlights

  • Sale of Hitachi Power Devices by Hitachi to MinebeaMitsumi (November 2023)

Yusuke Takamiya:Awards

An article written by two of the firm's lawyers, Yusuke Takamiya and Kohei Shiozaki, has been nominated for the Antitrust Writing Awards 2024
The Best Lawyers in Japan™ and Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Japan™ (2025 edition)
Top rankings received from Chambers Asia-Pacific 2024

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Yusuke Takamiya:News

Public Service
Yusuke Takamiya becomes a lecturer at Rikkyo University, College of Law and Politics (Economic Law)
Interview of Yusuke Takamiya was published in the Asia Law Portal in an article titled "Exploring cutting edge legal issues from Japan to the world"
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

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Yusuke Takamiya:Seminars

Feb. 22, 2024External Seminars
"Quarterly Bay Area Antitrust Discussion: Lunar New Year Event - Antitrust Trends and Hot Topics in Asia"
Dec. 8, 2023External Seminars
"Intellectual Property & Antitrust: A Regional Perspective and Enforcement Update"
Oct. 18, 2023External Seminars
"Competition and ESG: Challenges and Perspectives"

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Yusuke Takamiya:Publications

Magazine Article
"Cross-Sector Cybersecurity Laws (Vol. 6): Cybersecurity x Antitrust and Competition Laws - Matters to be Considered under Antitrust and Competition Laws in Efforts to Improve Cybersecurity"
Magazine Article
"Outline of Global Seminar (Tokyo) by Antitrust Law Section of American Bar Association"
Magazine Other
"Legal Practice Points to Note Associated with the Introduction of Regulations on Stealth Marketing"

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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)
  • Report for the 2021 Industrial Economy Research Project (Research for Summary of Issues Concerning Realization of a Green Society and Competition Policy) (2022)

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)
  • Doctoral Program of Department of Law and Politics, Graduate School of Law, Kobe University (Ph.D., 2023)
  • Lecturer at Rikkyo University, College of Law and Politics (Economic Law) (2023-)

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