Kristin Lyaskova, LL.M. Finance


PwC Legal

Friedrich-Ebert-Anlage 35-37

60327 Frankfurt am Main


Tel.  +49 69 9585-3020

Mobile  +49 151 50691934

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  • Registered European Lawyer (Frankfurt)
  • Solicitor (Ireland) since 2022
  • Solicitor (England & Wales) since 2021
  • Attorney at Law (New York) since 2020


  • EU and international financial service providers (banks, investment service providers, asset managers)
  • FinTech firms, including crypto-asset service providers
  • Financial market infrastructure providers
  • Capital market transactions


  • English
  • Bulgarian
  • German
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About me

Kristin Lyaskova has experience advising international clients on corporate governance topics as well as on cross-border capital markets and banking transactions. She also advises on regulatory and supervisory priorities of the European Supervisory Authorities as well as assists financial services firms and non-financial corporates with drafting policy documents and required corporate disclosures as well as banks, MiFID firms and payment service providers with their license applications. As a New York Attorney as well as an English and Irish Solicitor she also advises on structured finance issuances, in particular securitisations as well as capital markets transactions in particular securities financing transactions and derivatives, with a particular focus on ISDA documentation. She advises as well as frequently publishes on issues in a cross-comparative law and regulatory compliance practice context in relation to financial markets transactions and supervisory policymaking.


  • Member, Frankfurt am Main Bar Association
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of England & Wales
  • Member, Law Society of Ireland
  • Since 2021: PwC Legal, Frankfurt am Main
  • Until 2021: Trainee at a global law firm, Frankfurt am Main
  • Until 2018: LL.M. Finance, Institute for Law and Finance, Frankfurt am Main
  • 2017: Intern at a global law firm, Frankfurt am Main
  • Until 2016: Intern at the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)
  • Until 2014: LL.B. Law with European Legal Studies, King’s College London, UK, with Erasmus year abroad at Heidelberg University, Germany
  • Co-author, “EU Update: Report on Recent Developments in EU Law”, Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, 2022
  • Co-author, “What Are US Opportunity Zones (OZs) and Could They Be a Catalyst for the EU’s Efforts on the Capital Markets Union (CMU), the European Green Deal and the Covid-19 Recovery?”, Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, 2021
  • Co-author, “What never lived cannot be put to rest? Advocate General Bobek’s Opinion on the Status of “soft law” in the EU”, Butterworths Journal of International Banking and Financial Law, 2021
  • Co-author, “SBBS Regulation Proposal under Way: Will the Eurozone’s Sovereign Bond-backed Securities Come into Existence?”, Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, 2019
  • Co-author, “Bundling Bonds as Safe Assets: An Update on the Eurozone’s Sovereign Bond-backed Securities Proposal”, Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation, 2018