Jennifer Correa Riera

Associate

Overview

Jennifer Correa Riera is an attorney in Holland & Knight's Miami office and a member of the firm's Financial Services Team. Ms. Correa Riera concentrates her practice on the representation of domestic and multinational banks, broker-dealers, money services businesses, other financial institutions, investment companies, fund managers and private equity groups. She advises those clients on a broad range of business, licensing, regulatory and compliance matters, including representation relating to Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) issues and anti-money laundering (AML) issues.

Ms. Correa Riera's practice also involves representation before various federal and state regulatory and enforcement agencies such as the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA), U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) and the Florida Office of Financial Regulation (OFR). Additionally, Ms. Correa Riera's practice involves the drafting and negotiating of complex corporate agreements and advising on corporate governance issues. She is fluent in Spanish, enabling her to effectively represent Spanish-speaking clients.

Prior to joining Holland & Knight, Ms. Correa Riera was a tax attorney representing individuals and businesses before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB) and various state taxing authorities. Ms. Correa Riera's practice also involved advising clients on issues involving IRS collections, IRS audits, Controlled Foreign Corporations (CFCs), Passive Foreign Investment Companies (PFICs), transfer pricing, treaty benefits, Subpart F income pitfalls, Global Intangible Low-Taxed Income (GILTI) and U.S. reporting obligations (FinCEN Form 114, etc.), including those prompted by the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA).

Credentials

Education
  • University of Miami School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Miami, B.A., cum laude
Bar Admissions/Licenses
  • Florida
Court Admissions
  • U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida
  • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
  • U.S. Tax Court
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims
Memberships
  • Cuban America Bar Association (CABA), 2009
Honors & Awards
  • Top Up and Comer, South Florida Legal Guide, 2018-2020
  • Female Attorneys You Admire, Law360, March 6, 2015
Spoken Languages
  • Spanish

Publications

Speaking Engagements