Fedor Poskriakov


Fedor Poskriakov

Attorney at Law




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 structuringand protection for business and private assets. His other practice areas include compliance advisory, internal investigations and private clients. 

Practice Areas
  • Banking and Finance
  • Investment Management
  • Collective Investment Schemes
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Commercial and Contracts
  • Investigations
  • Private Clients
Education and Professional Experience
  • 2001: University of Geneva (lic. iur.)
  • 2003: Admission to Geneva Bar
  • 2003: Joined Lenz & Staehelin
  • 2012: Partner at Lenz & Staehelin
  • 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
Publications (Selection) 
  • du Pasquier, S., Breitenstein, S., Poskriakov, F., Chiriaeva, M., Private Banking & Wealth Management 2016 - Switzerland (Contributing editors), Getting the Deal Through, October 2016, 97–104
  • Gaberthüel, T., Frey, H., Oural, M., Poskriakov, F., Revised Swiss anti-bribery and corruption law – Increased duties for companies and boards of Directors, in: International Enforcement Law Reporter, volume 32, issue 7, July 2016, 274–276
  • du Pasquier, S., Poskriakov, F., Proposals in the pipeline, in: HedgeFund Intelligence, Special Report, 2011
  • Poskriakov, F., Enforcement of security interests in banking transactions, Switzerland, in: IBA Banking Committee Multi-jurisdictional survey, May 2010
  • du Pasquier, S., Poskriakov, F., International Guide to Hedge Fund Regulation, 2009
  • du Pasquier, S., Poskriakov, F., Collective Investment Schemes Act, Art. 98-109, in: Basler Kommentar zum Kollektivanlagengesetz, Basel 2009
  • Stahler, O., Poskriakov, F., Financial Services Regulation in Europe, 2nd edition, chapter 39 – Switzerland, Oxford University Press, 2008
  • Breitenstein, S., Poskriakov, F., International Acquisition Finance in Switzerland, in: International Acquisition Finance: Law and Practice, Oxford University Press 2006, 563–600
  • du Pasquier, S., Poskriakov, F., Current Structural and Legal Issues and the Draft Collective Capital Investment Act, in: Alternative Investment Quarterly, ISI publication, fourth quarter 2004, 25–31 / in: Private Capital Journal, vol. 2 issue 11, 2004, 4 et seqq.