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National Leader

Switzerland - Banking 2021

Professional Biography

WWL Ranking: Recommended

WWL says

Fedor Poskriakov possesses “tremendous knowledge of the regulatory and business environments around all things crypto in Switzerland and finds pragmatic solutions to the toughest regulatory challenges”.


Fedor Poskriakov is a partner at Lenz & Staehelin in the banking and regulatory group in Geneva and specialises 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.

Fedor Poskriakov graduated from University of Geneva (2001) and was admitted to the Geneva Bar (2003). He joined Lenz & Staehelin in 2003 and has been a partner since 2012. He speaks French, English and Russian.

Fedor Poskriakov is a member of the Geneva Bar Association (OdA), the Swiss Bar Association (SAV), the International Bar Association (IBA) and the Willem C Vis Moot Alumni Association (MAA), Joint Chamber of Commerce Switzerland-CIS and Georgia (JCC), the Swiss-Russia & CIS Chamber of Commerce and the Swiss FinTech association.

He is the general secretary of the Capital Markets and Technology Association (CMTA), a not-for-profit, non-governmental Swiss organisation formed by leading players from Switzerland's financial, technological, academic and legal sectors to facilitate the use of the blockchain technology in financial markets.

Lenz & Staehelin is the largest Swiss law firm with over 200 lawyers and with offices in Geneva, Zurich and Lausanne. Lenz & Staehelin's scope of activities covers all areas of business law for Swiss and international clients.

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