Mr Fedor Poskriakov > Lenz & Staehelin > Geneva, Switzerland > Lawyer Profile

Lenz & Staehelin
ROUTE DE CHÊNE 30
1211 GENEVA 6
Switzerland

Work Department

Banking and Finance, Investment Management, Collective Investment Schemes, Corporate and M&A, Commercial and Contracts, Investigations, Private Clients

Position

Partner

Career

Admission to Geneva Bar (2003), Associate at Lenz & Staehelin (2003), Partner at Lenz & Staehelin (2012)

Languages

Russian, French, English

Memberships

International Bar Association (IBA), Swiss Bar Association (FSA), Geneva Bar Association (OdA), Willem C. Vis Moot Alumni Association (MAA), Joint Chamber of Commerce Switzerland-CIS / Georgia (JCC), Chambre de commerce Suisse-Russie & CEI, Swiss FinTech association

Education

University of Geneva (lic. iur., 2001)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Banking and finance: Geneva

The Geneva banking and finance team of Lenz & Staehelin, headed by Shelby du Pasquier, offers the full array of legal services to its domestic and international clients, ranging from traditional market participants such as established international banks to non-traditional players, such as alternative lenders. Recently the unit, which includes key lawyers François Rayroux, Olivier Stahler, David Ledermann, Fedor Poskriakov, Laurence Vogt Scholler and Valérie Menoud, has seen increased activity in leveraged finance, project finance, regulatory proceedings and regulatory advice. Clients appreciate that ‘partners and associates alike are deeply committed to providing the best to their clients‘.

Switzerland > Fintech

Lenz & Staehelin acts for start-ups, established technology companies, investors and financial institutions on all legal issues regarding fintech. Clients appreciate that the unit is ‘well connected in the industry and within authorities‘ as the team is regularly active in FINMA authorisation and non-action matters as well as regulatory and compliance issues. Typical types of fintech projects which the ‘outstanding‘ team advises on concern distributed ledger technology, crypto finance, digital assets, tokenisations, robo-advisors and crowd-funding, among others. Fedor Poskriakov is ‘very knowledgeable about fintech matters‘ and heads the team together with Marcel Tranchet and Lukas Morscher.