Rosanne Jacuzzi’s practice focuses on advising U.S. and non-U.S. companies on compliance with import regulations, as well as export controls and international trade law. Her practice focuses on U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Controls (OFAC) regulations, Customs regulations and similar requirements of other countries.
Prior to joining Williams Mullen, Rosanne spent over 10 years as in-house counsel for mid-size and Fortune 500 companies, managing all aspects of their international trade and tax strategies. She facilitated the implementation of import, export and sanctions compliance programs. She also provided advice and training to global business units on compliance with the laws and regulations governing their global import and export activities.
Rosanne brought that experience to bear since joining Williams Mullen, where she advises clients in a broad range of industries, including aerospace, defense, distribution, technology and industrial manufacturing.
She assists companies in understanding whether products and technology are subject to U.S. export controls administered by the Department of State or the Department of Commerce, and the impact of OFAC sanctions on proposed business transactions.
She advises companies on the compliance requirements and landed cost of importing product into the U.S. Rosanne also regularly conducts risk assessments and advises on strategy for import/export risk mitigation.
Rosanne is active in the American Association of Importers and Exporters (AAEI) and currently serves as co-chair of the Export and Facilitation Committee. She is a frequent speaker and routinely provides training on export controls, economic sanctions and import compliance.
She earned her Juris Doctor degree in international business, trade and tax law from the William Mitchell College of Law and her M.S. in business administration from California State University. She also obtained her CPA license in California. While her license is currently inactive, her experience as a CPA helps her identify and mitigate potential trade-related financial consequences for clients.
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