Advisor Keiko Unotoro

(Not admitted to the bar)

Location : Tokyo Office

Professional Summary

Ms. Unotoro graduated from the Faculty of Economics of the University of Tokyo in 1977.
She joined the Japan Fair Trade Commission in 1977. Prior to her retirement from the organization in 2012 as Director General of the Economic Affairs Bureau, she was involved in various investigations and hearings of cases of violations of the Antimonopoly Act, reviews of mergers and acquisitions, and enforcement of the Subcontract Act and the Premiums and Representations Act. She was also in charge of the amendments of the Antimonopoly Act, issuance of guidelines, fact-finding surveys of economic conditions, negotiations for the conclusion of cooperation agreements with the United States and the European Union, and the like.
Ms. Unotoro has been serving as a part-time lecturer of the Graduate School of Senshu University since 2000 and a professor of the Faculty of Business Administration of Toyo Gakuen University since 2013. She was also a part-time lecturer of the College of Law and Politics of the Rikkyo University in 2005.

Education & Professional Experience

2013
Professor, Faculty of Business Administration of Toyo Gakuen University

2012
Retired from the Japan Fair Trade Commission

2011
Director General, Economic Affairs Bureau

2008
Senior Deputy Secretary General, Secretariat

2007
Director General, Trade Practices Department, Economic Affairs Bureau

2004
Chief Hearing Examiner

2002
Hearing Examiner

2001
Director, Chubu Office

2000
Director, Management and Planning Division, Investigation Bureau

1998
Director, International Affairs Division, Secretariat

1996
Director, Mergers and Acquisitions Division, Economic Affairs Bureau

1994
Director, Premiums and Representations Inspection Division, Trade Practices Department

1992
Director, Industry Research Office, Economic Department

1990
Director, Surcharge Affairs Office, Investigation Department

1977
Joined the Japan Fair Trade Commission

1977
Graduated from the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Economics

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