June 2022

Impact of the EU sanctions against Russia on employers in Germany


Keep an eye on the developments.

Early in 2022, the European Union enacted several Regulations in quick succession to impose far-reaching sanctions on Russia as a reaction to the conflict with Ukraine. These sanctions can also have an impact on employment relationships in Germany which involve any activities that are prohibited. This article gives an overview of the sanctions, the consequences of a violation, and the options for action for employers in Germany if they are affected by the EU Regulations.