Christina Zanette is an experienced Senior Manager within Deloitte Tax LLP’s Global Export Controls and Sanctions practice.
Christina has over 13 years of experience in a broad array of international regulatory compliance and trade matters. She advises clients from a wide range of industries, including life sciences, aerospace and defense and the energy sector on export controls, economic sanctions, anti-corruption laws, and trade compliance within government contracts. She works closely with clients to align trade compliance requirements and export/import strategies with each company’s unique business footprint and focuses on multijurisdictional global trade services.
Prior to joining Deloitte, Christina served as an export control and sanctions officer within several defense companies. In these roles, she supported business operations through development of international trade compliance strategy, US and non-US licensing and authorisations, and export controls audits and assessments with corrective action implementation guidance.
Christina also previously served as an Associate within the International Trade practice of a large law firm in Washington DC, where she counselled clients in the regulatory areas involving the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, Export Administration Regulations, Office of Foreign Assets Controls Regulations, and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Christina utilised her broad experience in international regulatory compliance and trade matters to develop integrated internal compliance programs focused on leading practice methodologies, conducted compliance audits and assessments, drafted licences, agreements, voluntary disclosures, and commodity jurisdictions, among other related filings with US Government agencies.
Christina holds a BA in Political Science and International Affairs from James Madison University, and a JD from The George Washington University Law School. Christina is also a frequent speaker on international trade matters, and serves as Secretary of the Virginia State Bar International Practice Section, and on the steering committees of the American Bar Association International Trade Committee and National Security Committee.