COMMERCIAL AND CORPORATE LAW DEPARTMENT - PORTUGAL
New Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing prevention rules
Important changes to the legal scheme against money laundering and terrorist financing, starting with a change in the very own definition of the concept and the broadening of the number of entities obliged.
Moreover, relevant changes were also made to the legal system for the Central Registration of Beneficial Owners
Opening a Bank Account in Portugal for foreigner that do not have residency in Portugal
Opening a bank account in Portugal is one of the first steps to be taken by a non-resident wishing to live, acquire a property or open a business in our country.
The increase of the Electronic Signature demand in Portugal
Given the current situation of uncertainty and instability, incompatible with the common procedure to physical sign agreements, contracts, documents, or other acts, it becomes increasingly urgent and imperative for companies and individuals to adjust and access to the digital transformation and, in particular, to use the electronic signature instrument.