Senior Associate, Miller & Chevalier
Caroline Watson is a senior associate in the international department. She focuses her practice on international trade, with emphasis on export and import controls, economic sanctions and customs.
Growing up in the Middle and Far East and traveling extensively around the world, Ms Watson brings a keen understanding of international issues and cross-cultural communication to serve clients in international trade-related matters. She counsels clients concerning issues related to imports and exports (including International Traffic in Arms Regulations and Export Administration Regulations), the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, customs, free-trade zones, economic sanctions, and defence article operations. Ms Watson has experience developing compliance programmes, conducting internal investigations and regulatory compliance audits and representing clients in government inspections and investigations. She also advocates clients’ interests regarding compliance issues in submissions to and conferences with various government agencies, including the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, the Office of Foreign Assets Control, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau, the Bureau of Industry and Security, US Customs and Border Protection and the US Department of Justice