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

Lenz & Staehelin
1211 GENEVA 6

Work Department

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


Fedor Poskriakov is a partner at Lenz & Staehelin in the Banking and Regulatory group in Geneva and specializes in banking, securities and finance law. 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.


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


Russian, French, English


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


University of Geneva (lic. iur., 2001)

Lawyer Rankings

Switzerland > Fintech

The ‘well-informed‘ team at Lenz & Staehelin has a ‘unique ability and willingness to challenge the status quo‘. It is a popular choice for matters relating to digitalisation, ICO set-up and token-generating projects, as well as for Finma and regulatory licensing cases. Highlights included advising Mt Pelerin Group SA on its launch of public tokenised shares, and assisting a New York financial institution with the Swiss roll-out of its services for digital assets. Financial specialists Lukas Morscher and Marcel Tranchet head the Zurich practice, while Shelby du Pasquier and Fedor Poskriakov, who has an ‘excellent network‘ and ‘international view and understanding‘ of fintech regulations, lead in Geneva.

Switzerland > Banking and finance: Geneva

The banking and finance team at Lenz & Staehelin has an excellent reputation in the market. It handles the full gamut of transactional and regulatory matters and is routinely instructed by global banks and financial institutions. Practice head Shelby du Pasquier has longstanding experience in the field and is also a key contact for offshore private equity houses and investment funds. François Rayroux is an expert in fund management and derivative instruments, while Olivier Stahler focuses his practice entirely on regulatory matters. Fedor Poskriakov is noted for his expertise in fintech matters and David Ledermann is skilled in multiple kinds of debt financings. Counsel Laurence Vogt Scholler is able to advise on various aspects of regulatory, contractual and corporate law.