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Akinori Uesugi


Antitrust and competition |

Akinori Uesugi is commended for his “fantastic experience” and “well-regarded position within the market.” He previously held the position of Secretary General at the JFTC and was actively involved in the development of antitrust legislation

Chambers Asia 2012

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About Akinori Uesugi

Akinori Uesugi is a senior consultant working in the Tokyo office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. He joined Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in July 2006. 

He is a councilor of the Asia Competition Association (ACA). He is the author of numerous books and articles in Japanese and English.



He was educated at both the University of Tokyo and the Law School of the University of Pennsylvania where he graduated in 1973 (LLM). 

He is not registered as a bengoshi in Japan.