Attorney at Law
Russian, French, English
Fedor Poskriakov is a partner at Lenz & Staehelin in the Banking and Finance group in Geneva and specializes in banking, securities and finance law with a focus on Fintech. He regularly advises on various regulatory, contractual and corporate matters. His practice covers banking, investment management and alternative investments, including private equity and hedge funds. He also advises on complex asset structuring and protection for business and private assets. His other practice areas include compliance advisory, internal investigations and private clients.
Fedor Poskriakov co-heads the Geneva FinTech practice and is the secretary general of the Capital Markets and Technology Association (CMTA). He has developed expertise in advising on new technologies, including distributed ledger (and blockchain), as well as novel FinTech business models.
Fedor Poskriakov is a frequent speaker on Swiss financial market regulation at domestic and international events.
Highlighted as a "Next Generation Lawyer" (Legal 500, 2019), "the "excellent" Fedor Poskriakov enjoys a superb reputation in the Swiss market and is known for his sophisticated expertise in banking transactions and regulatory matters" (Who’s Who Legal, 2018). He is recognized for his "impressive expertise in the Fintech space" (Who's Who Legal, 2019), and "his great understanding of the blockchain technology itself, combined with his concrete experience in translating this into practice" (Chambers, 2019).
Banking and Finance, Investment Management, Collective Investment Schemes, Corporate and M&A, Commercial and Contracts, Investigations, Private Clients