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06 November 2018
Margarida Lima Rego Portugal Finlab – innovation hub for insurtech

Portugal - Morais Leitão, Galvão Teles, Soares da Silva & Associados

The Portuguese insurance regulator recently entered into an agreement with Portugal Fintech – a network focused on start-ups that connects fintech founders, investors, academics, consultants and legal advisers – to establish Portugal Finlab. From an insurance regulatory perspective, Portugal Finlab will be a useful tool to ensure an appropriate balance between innovation and consumer protection in the insurance sector.

Authors: Margarida Lima Rego, Nuno Sobreira
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Upcoming event

ABA International Conference 2018

7-9 November – Mexico City

You are cordially invited to attend the Section of International Law’s annual Fall Conference in Mexico City. The conference, to be held at the InterContinental Presidente, presents an excellent opportunity to network and engage with a wide range of industry experts. If you conduct business in Latin America, this is a must-attend event. In addition to a fantastic programme covering hot topics and recent developments in international trade and investment, this conference will feature several evening events, including receptions at Castillo de Chapultepec and Museo Rufino Tamayo – locations which are sure to highlight Mexico’s culture and history. Stay around for tours or participate in our engagement day comprising a range of volunteer activities. Attendees are invited to join an opening plenary session on international ethics, plus more than 60+ CLE programmes on topics such as trade, dispute resolution, business, investigations and corporate matters, as well as other sector-specific topics.

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