Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University School of Law, on the Japan Fair Trade Commission's Consultation on the Administrative Surcharge System

16 Pages Posted: 11 Aug 2016 Last revised: 15 Aug 2016

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Joshua D. Wright

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Koren Wong-Ervin

Antitrust Partner at Axinn, Veltrop, & Harkrider LLP

Douglas H. Ginsburg

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty; U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit

Bruce H. Kobayashi

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School

Date Written: August 6, 2016

Abstract

This comment is submitted in response to the Japan Fair Trade Commission’s request for comments on its Summary of Issues Concerning the Modality of the Administrative Surcharge System. The Global Antitrust Institute's Competition Advocacy Program provides a wide-range of recommendations to facilitate adoption of economically sound competition policy.

Keywords: Japan Fair Trade Commission, Antimonopoly Act, Surcharges, Penalties, Due Process, Settlement, Leniency

JEL Classification: K21, L4, L5

Suggested Citation

Wright, Joshua D. and Wong-Ervin, Koren and Ginsburg, Douglas H. and Kobayashi, Bruce H., Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, George Mason University School of Law, on the Japan Fair Trade Commission's Consultation on the Administrative Surcharge System (August 6, 2016). George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 16-31, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2819571 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2819571

Joshua D. Wright

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty ( email )

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Koren Wong-Ervin (Contact Author)

Antitrust Partner at Axinn, Veltrop, & Harkrider LLP ( email )

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Douglas H. Ginsburg

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty ( email )

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U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ( email )

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Bruce H. Kobayashi

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School ( email )

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703-993-8088 (Fax)

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