Andres “Andy” Fernandez
Partner, Holland & Knight Miami office
Mr. Fernandez is leader of the Holland & Knight’s Cuba Action Team. He practices in the area 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), 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 and Bitcoin). His fluency in Spanish helps clients in the United States as well as Central and South America. He is the Chair of the Florida International Bankers Association (FIBA), Sanctions Subcommittee. He is also a member of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Bank Secrecy Act Advisory Group. He received the designation “Power Leaders in Banking and Finance,” South Florida Business Journal, 2015, 2016.