Regulation of Japan's Capital Markets and the Battle of Control of Nippon Broadcasting System

19 Pages Posted: 7 Feb 2006

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Sadakazu Osaki

Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research

Abstract

The large-scale acquisition of Nippon Broadcasting shares by Livedoor in February 2005 sparked a battle over control of the broadcaster between Livedoor and the Fuji Sankei Group. The author analyses the process and concludes that the decision handed down by the courts was the correct one.

Keywords: acquisition, Nippon Broadcasting, livedoor, Fuji Sankei Group

JEL Classification: O53, K22, G34

Suggested Citation

Osaki, Sadakazu, Regulation of Japan's Capital Markets and the Battle of Control of Nippon Broadcasting System. Nomura Capital Market Review, Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 17-24, Summer 2005. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=872248

Sadakazu Osaki (Contact Author)

Nomura Institute of Capital Markets Research ( email )

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