Henry Gabriel advances uniform state law and private international law
Elon Law Professor Henry Gabriel represented the State of North Carolina at the annual meeting of the Uniform Law Commission. He was also a U.S. Delegate to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law, Working Group on Electronic Commerce. In addition, he was reappointed by the U.S. State Department to another term as a member of the State Department Advisory Committee for Private International Law.
Gabriel is one of more than 350 uniform law commissioners in the United States who collaborate to provide “states with non-partisan, well conceived, and well drafted legislation that brings clarity and stability to critical areas of state statutory law,” the Uniform Law Commission (ULC) website states. At the ULC’s annual meeting, held July 11 to 17 in Seattle, Wash., members of the ULC approved four new acts, including a new act governing access to digital assets. Gabriel is a commissioner from North Carolina and a life member of the ULC. He has served in the ULC representing Louisiana and North Carolina for twenty-three years.
Gabriel is one of 45 nationally prominent experts in private international law who form the State Department Advisory Committee for Private International Law. The Advisory Committee advises the federal government on private international law policy. Recently re-appointed to another two-year term, Gabriel has served on the Advisory Committee since 2002.
In April, Gabriel was a United States Delegate to the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law Working Group on Electronic Commerce at the United Nations in New York. Gabriel has represented the United States at the United Nations Commission since 2002.