Senior Advisor

Tokyo + 81.3.6744.1680

Akio Yamada has in-depth knowledge of practices relating to the Japanese Antimonopoly Act. Between 1967 and 2008, Akio held a number of key positions at the Japan Fair Trade Commission, notably as secretary-general from 2000 to 2003 and as a commissioner from 2003 to 2008. Also he is currently chairman of Fair Trade Institute (public interest foundation).

Akio has an extensive academic background as well. He was an adjunct instructor at the Chuo University Graduate School of Law from 1996 to 2003 and an affiliated professor at the Kyoto University Graduate School of Law from 2003 to 2004. From April 2009 to March 2012, he was an affiliated professor at Doshisha University Faculty of Law and its Graduate School of Law.

Speaking Engagements

  • October 2017
    ジョーンズ・デイ 独占禁止法セミナー: 日本・中国・EUの垂直的制限規制(2回シリーズ)
  • April 2015
  • November 2014
  • March 2014
  • November 2013
    ジョーンズ・デイ独占禁止法セミナー:最近の米国における反トラスト法民事訴訟の動向 ~日本企業が認識すべき実務対応と留意点~
  • September 2013
    ジョーンズ・デイ独占禁止法セミナー:カルテル規制の強化と企業の実務対応 ~我が国及び海外の競争政策・法執行の最近の動向を踏まえて~
  • July 2012
    独占禁止法セミナー:独占禁止法コンプライアンス - 国際カルテルの摘発強化・厳罰化の傾向を踏まえて -
  • July 2011
    独占禁止法セミナー: 新たな企業結合審査の実務~事前相談の廃止を伴う企業結合規制の見直しを踏まえて~
  • November 2010
  • September 2010
    (社)企業研究会主催セミナー: 競争法に関する具体的事例検討と最新動向
  • May 2010
  • August 24, 2009
    New Business Combination Rule and its Impact on M&A Transaction, Practical Tips and Caveat, Jones Day Tokyo
  • December 2009
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