Fukokuseimei Building, 2-2-2 Uchisaiwaicho
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo 100-0011, Japan
Tel: +813 5501 1165 (direct)
Fax: +813 5501 2211
Current position: Senior partner
Practice area/industry focus: Competition & antitrust, compliance and corporate governance, trade law.
Career highlights: Setsuko Yufu heads the firm’s competition and antitrust team, advising on domestic and international cartel investigations, merger controls and dominant position issues. Recently, she and her team acted as a ’hub‘ for several clients in international cartel investigations involving more than ten jurisdictions. She also advises on antitrust compliance. She is a board member of the Japan Competition Law Forum. She has frequently been ranked as a leading individual in competition/antitrust in Japan by The Legal 500, Chambers Asia-Pacific and Best Lawyers. She has also been ’highly recommended‘ for competition law in Japan in the Global Competition Law Review.
She is well known for her extensive knowledge of EU law (competition and trade law) and has acted as a board member of the EU Studies Association in Japan. She has taught EU law in graduate law schools and published articles and books about EU law.
Asialaw Market Leading Lawyer 2016 in Competition & Antitrust.