Holland & Knight LLP

Andres A Fernandez

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Practice Areas

Banking Law

Financial Services

Anti-Money Laundering

Cuba Action Team

Latin America Practice

Risk and Crisis Management

Consumer Protection Defense and Compliance

International Financial Regulations

Financial Services Regulations

Professional Memberships

Center for Financial Training, Board of Directors

Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA), Board of Directors 

U.S. Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group, Member


Treasury Designates Additional Maduro Officials, Provides Additional Guidance; Holland & Knight Alert, February 19, 2019

OFAC Designates Petroleos de Venezuela S.A.; U.S. Expands Sanctions on Venezuelan Government; Holland & Knight Alert, January 30, 2019


Andres "Andy" Fernandez co-leads Holland & Knight's Financial Services Regulatory Team, and leader of the firm's Cuba Action Team. He practices in the areas of banking law and financial services, with a focus on licensing, regulatory and compliance matters.

With an emphasis on issues pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA), anti-money laundering (AML) and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), including recent sanctions issued under the Magnitsky Act, Mr. Fernandez counsels a broad range of clients such as domestic community banks, foreign banks, broker dealers and money service businesses (including virtual/digital currency). His fluency in Spanish helps clients in the U.S. as well as Central and South America.

Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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Panama Papers Fallout: A Push for Transparency and Regulatory Reform

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FinCEN Proposal Extends AML Requirements to Banks Without a Federal Functional Regulator

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