[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 178 (Wednesday, September 14, 2011)]
[Page 56865]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-23667]



[Public Notice: 7586]

U.S. Department of State Advisory Committee on Private 
International Law (ACPIL): Public Meeting on Electronic Commerce

    The Department of State, Office of Legal Adviser, Office of Private 
International Law would like to give notice of a public meeting to 
discuss the future work of Working Group IV (international electronic 
commerce) of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law 
(UNCITRAL). Working Group IV will next meet October 10-14, 2011, and 
will undertake work in the field of electronic transferable records. 
Electronic records that are transferable may be used to transfer rights 
by computer or otherwise electronically, provided that applicable rules 
so permit. The Working Group is expected to focus on such rules and, in 
so doing, may address related aspects of electronic commerce.
    The report of the Forty-fourth session of UNCITRAL describes the 
future work of Group IV. That report, document A/66/17, may be accessed 
via the UNCITRAL Web site (http://www.uncitral.org). The proposed 
agenda for the October meeting is available at http://www.uncitral.org/uncitral/en/commission/working_groups/4Electronic_Commerce.html.
    Time and Place: The public meeting will take place on Friday, 
September 30, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT at the Office of the 
Assistant Legal Adviser for Private International Law, U.S. Department 
of State, Washington, DC. Participants attending in person should 
arrive by 9:45 a.m. at the C Street gate to Navy Hill, corner of C 
Street, NW., and 23rd Street, NW. If you are unable to attend the 
public meeting and would like to participate from a remote location, 
teleconferencing will be available.
    Public Participation: This meeting is open to the public, subject 
to the capacity of the meeting room. Access to the meeting building is 
controlled. Persons wishing to attend in person or telephonically 
should contact both Trisha Smeltzer ([email protected]) and Niesha 
Toms ([email protected]) of the Office of the Assistant Legal Adviser 
for Private International Law. If you would like to participate in 
person or telephonically, please provide your name, affiliation, e-mail 
address, and mailing address. If you would like to participate in 
person, please also provide your date of birth, citizenship, and 
driver's license or passport number for entry in the building. Members 
of the public who are not pre-cleared might encounter delays with 
security procedures. Data from the public is requested pursuant to 
Public Law 99-399 (Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 
1986), as amended; Public Law 107-56 (USA PATRIOT Act); and Executive 
Order 13356. The purpose of the collection is to validate the identity 
of individuals who enter Department facilities. The data will be 
entered into the Visitor Access Control System (VACS-D) database. 
Please see the Privacy Impact Assessment for VACS-D at http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/100305.pdf for additional 
information. A member of the public needing reasonable accommodation 
should advise either of the aforementioned contacts not later than 
September 20, 2011.

    Dated: September 8, 2011.
Michael S. Coffee,
Attorney-Adviser, Office of Private International Law.
[FR Doc. 2011-23667 Filed 9-13-11; 8:45 am]