More companies are considering paying their employees in tokens such as Bitcoin. The Japanese GMO group and the German Digitalmagazin t3n, for example, have announced that they plan to pay their employees in Bitcoin. This trend gives rise to the question: Are there restrictions under German employment law that companies must take into account?
Sebastian is a lawyer in our Düsseldorf office. He studied law at the university in Bonn. During his studies and his legal clerkship, he worked for the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (BaFin) and a number of international law firms in Bonn, Düsseldorf and London, in the areas of corporate, insolvency and financial law. Read Sebastian Keding's full bio.