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Georgy T. Mzhavanadze

Georgy Mzhavanadze is an associate in the Moscow office of Baker McKenzie. He joined the Employment practice group as a student in 2011 and was promoted to the position of trainee lawyer in 2013 and then to the position of associate in 2014.

On 22 November 2021, significant changes to the Russian Labor Code came into force regarding the use of electronic documents in labor relations. Now, employers have the right to use an electronic workflow in relation with employees without duplicating personnel documents on paper. With regard to distant employees (for whom an electronic workflow was introduced on 1 January 2021), employers can either continue to use the previously introduced workflow procedure (including the exchange of documents by email) or apply the rules established by the new law.