Michael serves as arbitrator in high-value, complex international disputes. His specialties include foreign investments, energy/oil and gas, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder disputes, intellectual property, major projects/construction and investor-state disputes.
He has served as arbitrator in more than 300 cases sited in Asia, Europe and North America under both ad hoc and institutional rules. He is an accredited arbitrator of the major international arbitration institutions worldwide.
Resident in Asia (Beijing/Hong Kong/Japan) for over 40 years, Mr Moser has special expertise in relation to disputes involving Asian sovereigns and commercial parties.
Mr Moser has served as Chairman of the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), Board member of the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chambers of Commerce (SCC) and Court member of the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA). He currently sits as a member of the Board of the Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) the Vienna International Arbitration Centre (VIAC) and the Governing Board of the International Council of Commercial Arbitration (ICCA).
The Austrian Government has awarded Mr Moser the Grand Decoration of Honour (Grosses Ehrenzeichen/Grand Insigne d’Honneur) and the Officer’s Cross (Offizierskreuz/Croix d’Officier). The Hong Kong Government has awarded him the title Justice of the Peace. Chambers has awarded him a Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to arbitration in Asia.
Mr Moser is sought after for his “very sensible” and “very well prepared and fair-minded approach” (Chambers and Partners). Legal directories have described him as “arbitrator of choice”, “a star pick”, “really brilliant”, and “highly skilled” (Chambers and Partners; Who’s Who Legal).Privacy notice