Asia Employment, Pensions and Incentives Update November 2019

This month’s update looks at: The rise of “patahara” (paternity related harassment) in Japan, in particular the most recent legal challenge considering this issue; In Singapore, the Government’s upcoming plans to increase the retirement age and re-employment age and what employers need to do to prepare; The Indonesian government’s proposal to reform the existing labour …

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Ontario Court of Appeal: Upon termination, employee’s shareholder rights distinct from common law entitlements

In Mikelsteins v Morrison Hershfield Limited, the Ontario Court of Appeal held that an employee was not entitled to compensation over his common law notice period in connection with shares he had purchased under a shareholders agreement.

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Making Life-Saving Medical Treatments More Affordable

That is the title of an article by my colleagues Anupam B. Jena, Rebecca Kee, James R. Baumgardner and others in an article published this month in Harvard Business Review. While the FDA has created “Breakthrough” designations for drug approvals, getting innovative, but high-priced drugs to patients is often delayed by hurdles in coverage and…

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