Henry Gabriel represents U.S. at international meetings on electronic commerce, risk management, and securitization
Elon Law professor Henry Gabriel, a United States delegate to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, recently represented the U.S. at a commission meeting on electronic commerce at the United Nations Center in Vienna, Austria. He also represented the U.S. at two symposia in Rome and delivered presentations in Washington, D.C. and Beijing, China.
Gabriel has been a U.S. delegate to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law since 2002. In addition to his representation of the U.S. in Austria, Gabriel represented the country at two recent symposia at UNIDROIT (the International Institute for the unification of Private Law) in Rome and presented a paper at each: “How a Developed GNSS System Deals with Risk Management” at the Colloquium on Risk Management in GNSS Malfunctioning, and “Warehouse Receipts and Securitization in Agricultural Finance” at the Symposium on Promoting Investment in Agricultural Production.
Gabriel presented a paper entitled, “The UNIDROIT Principles 2010: An American Perspective,” at a conference at Georgetown University Law Center which will be published in the Uniform Law Review.
At the request of the United States Department of State, Gabriel gave three presentations at the recent meeting of the State Department Advisory Committee on Private International Law:
- “UNICTRAL Project on Transferable Records: Current Domestic and International Practice”
- “Update on the Work and Working Methods of UNIDROIT”
- “UNIDROIT Project on Food Security.”
In addition, at the request of the Chinese Banker’s Association, Gabriel recently travelled to Beijing to speak to that organization on the rights and duties in a finance lease.
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