Anna Maria Annino

Associate - Boston

Anna Annino
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Anna Annino is an associate in the firm’s Business Department.  As a member of the Trade Sanctions & Export Controls practice group, Anna assists clients with a wide range of cross-border compliance matters, including the development of export controls and sanctions compliance policies and procedures, compliance requirements for both domestic and international entities regarding sanctions, guidance on foreign investment, and obtaining licenses from the Department of State and the Department of Commerce.

Anna is also a member of the Global Business and Human Rights practice group, where she advises clients on supply chain due diligence and best practices regarding the prevention of forced labor and other human rights violations.  In addition to her international trade practice, Anna assists with the formation of onshore and offshore private investment funds and advises investment managers as to their regulatory and compliance obligations under federal securities laws.


  • Tufts University, B.A., 2014
  • Northeastern University School of Law, J.D., 2019



Representative Experience

  • Advise on and prepare declarations and notices for submission to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS)
  • Draft comprehensive export controls, sanctions compliance, and anti-corruption policies and procedures
  • Prepare submissions to the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), including license applications and blocked transaction reports
  • Review and compile materials for the preparation of OFAC voluntary disclosures
  • Conduct transaction-related due diligence regarding export controls, sanctions compliance, and foreign investment 
  • Prepare submissions to the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS), including license applications and commodity classification requests
  • Advise on best practices for supply chain due diligence regarding forced labor risks, including providing guidance on withhold release orders (WROs) issued by Customs and Border


  • Northeastern University Law Review, Symposium Editor
  • Program on Human Rights in the Global Economy (PHRGE) Fellowship, 2018


  • Boston Bar Association, Member
  • Massachusetts LGBTQ Bar Association, Member
  • ABA Young Lawyers Division International Law Committee, Member
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Access Guide Volunteer
  • Panelist, Massachusetts Export Center’s Export Expo, “Human Rights Issues in Your Supply Chain: Compliance Risks from Withhold Release Orders and the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act,” January 27, 2022
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