Hong Kong - Part E - Arbitration in Asia - 2nd Edition

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Christopher W. To
Michael J. Moser
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66 pages
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Christopher To holds qualifications in computing, engineering and law. He is a recognized authority on alternative dispute resolution techniques and has over twenty years of extensive experience in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution (“ADR”) including adjudication and mediation. He has acted as arbitrator, mediator and adjudicator in a variety of international business disputes ranging from construction, infrastructure projects, insurance, finance, aircraft maintenance, mining and energy transactions, investment, information technology, intellectual property, technology licensing, manufacturing of integrated circuit technology, and mergers and acquisitions and was previously the Secretary-General of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre. He is a chartered arbitrator, chartered engineer, chartered information technology professional, an accredited mediator and a barrister at law. Dr. To currently teaches at leading universities on the subjects of Alternative Dispute Resolution, International Construction Law, International Arbitration, Commercial Contracts and Mediation and has written extensively on the subject. He is the general editor of the textbook, “Wolters Kluwer Construction Arbitration in Hong Kong: A Practical Guide,” and the author of the leading textbooks “Butterworths Hong Kong Arbitration Law Handbook” and “Wolters Kluwer Mediation in Hong Kong: Law and Practice.”  Dr. To is currently the Co-Chairperson of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association Corporate Council Committee and the Chairperson of the Hong Kong Institute of Directors.

Michael J. Moser is a leading foreign specialist in Chinese business law. A member of the New York Bar, he has practiced law in China for more than 30 years and has advised on a number of ground-breaking commercial transactions. As a leading expert on the resolution of Chinese-foreign business disputes, he frequently acts as arbitrator in disputes between Asian parties and multinational corporations. He was the first foreign national to be appointed as an arbitrator in China; he is Honorary Chairman of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), Vice President of the Asia Pacific Regional Arbitration Group (APRAG), Co-Chair of the China Arbitration Forum and a former Vice Chair of the IBA Committee on Arbitration. He is also a Court Member of the London Court of International Arbitration, a Board Member of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce and a Commission Member of CIETAC.

Prior to his retirement in 2006, Michael Moser was China Managing Partner of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer. His extensive publications include the following: Investor-State Arbitration—Lessons for Asia; Duelling with Dragons: Managing Business Disputes in Today’s China; Hong Kong Arbitration: A User’s Guide; Arbitration in Asia; Hong Kong and China Arbitration; and International Arbitration in the People’s Republic of China: Commentary, Cases and Materials.  He is a graduate of the Harvard Law School and holds a Ph.D. from Columbia University. Michael Moser is an arbitrator member of 20 Essex Street Chambers in London and Singapore and is based in Hong Kong.

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