Local: Autonomous University of Lisbon – Online via Zoom


The Ratio Legis Research and Development Center in Legal Sciences linked to the Autonomous University of Lisbon (UAL) and the Baiano Research Center on Law, Education and Public Policies (Cidep) linked to UniFG – Centro Universitário, with institutional support from the University Institute of Rio de Janeiro (IURJ) and the Ethical and Compliance International Institute (ECII), invite the academic and scientific community to participate in the I International Congress on Governance, Ethics and Compliance.

With the aim of promoting reflection on the theory and practice of compliance within the scope of governance from the perspective of duties in current times, in the following terms:

Project Publication:

Submission of abstracts:
06/30/2021 to 08/13/2021

Communication on abstract acceptance:

Submission of the final text of the paper:
8/21/2021 to 10/20/2021

Congress Program

Congress Program


Interested parties, masters or doctors in Law, Sociology, Philosophy, Political Science or Anthropology, should send by e-mail (congress.gec@autonoma.pt) brief summary accompanied by a title for the final paper in Portuguese, English, Spanish, French or Italian, containing, between 350 and 500 words, the objective, the intended results, and the methodology to be adopted, with regard to compliance in the scope of governance from the perspective of duties in current times, until 08/13/2021.


Abstracts without authorship will be submitted for review by the analysis system by two experts on the subject, the result of which will be communicated, by email, to interested parties on 08/20/2021.


The paper must have between 10 and 15 pages (approximately between 7,000 and 10,000 words), including all textual elements (from the title to the bibliographic references) and respecting the editorial criteria.

The deadline for submission is 10/20/2021.


The paper must be presented in Times New Roman font, size 12 and spacing 1.5 in body text and size 10 and spacing 1 in footnotes.

The title of the collaboration will be presented at the beginning of the same in bold font, and it must be approved along with the abstract.

Underneath the title, the English translation must be presented.

Below the English translation of the title, on the right side, the name and surnames of the author will appear (Indicating in a footnote your academic degree and professional domain, in most important references, up to 3 lines).

The abstract approved in the first phase of the Congress must be reproduced below, with the respective translation into English (abstract), accompanied by the keywords, a maximum of three, in Portuguese and in English;

The collaboration is divided into different epigraphs, the first ones are presented in capital letters, with roman numerals in bold, followed by a period and the title in capital letters (I., II., II., etc.). Dots will not be used at the end of the epigraphs. Within the epigraphs, the new divisions will be made with capital letters followed by a period (A., B., C., etc.), these capital letters will be followed, if necessary, by lower case letters with parentheses [a), b), c), etc.], and, if necessary, the latter will be followed by numbers with parentheses [1), 2), 3), etc.].

The notes will always be made in the footer at the end of each page.

Upon completion, the bibliographic references must be presented, as follows:

a) Book: SURNAME, Name of the author(s) – Title of the Book. Edition. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year, page/s; SANTOS, António Carlos dos – L'Union européenne et la régulation de la concurrence fiscale [doctoral thesis with a preface by Jacques Malherbe]. Brussels / Paris: Bruylant / LGDJ, 2009, p. 15.

b) Book chapter: SURNAME, Name of author(s) – «Title of contribution/chapter». In: Coordinator or Organizer of the work. Book's title. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year, Page/s; SANTOS, António Carlos dos – “Interrelationships between Citizenship and Taxation. Citizenship and Fiscal Education in a Democratic Context”. In: PALMA, C. Clotilde (coord.). Citizenship Policies and Fiscal Education in Lusophony. Coimbra: Almedina, 2019, pp. 37-38.

c) Magazine article: ALNAME. Name of author(s) – «Article title». In: Title of the Journal. Place of Publication. ISSN. V., No., Year and Page/s; SANTOS, António Carlos dos – “War against terrorism and fundamental rights: The razor's edge”. In: Galileo – Journal of Economics and Law. Lisbon: UAL. ISSN: 0873-495X. XII, no. 2, 2008, pp. 11-24.

d) Websites: SURNAME, Name of the author(s) – Title of the document. [Consulted on: date of consultation]. Available at: Internet address. SANTOS, António Carlos dos – The concept of more favorable tax regimes. [Retrieved: December 04, 2020]. Available at: https://antoniocarlosdossantos.files.wordpress.com/2016/12/implicacoes-orcamentais-dosregimes-fiscais-mais-vantajosos.pdf.

e) The titles of the book, collective work, magazine and websites must be in italics.


Once the papers are presented, the Scientific Committee will distribute the themes over the three days of the event and respecting three categories:

  • a) Guest Speakers, with 15 minutes for the conference.
  • b) Speakers with time of 10 minutes to present the paper.
  • c) Speakers, with time of 5 minutes to present the abstract.
  • Professor Pedro Trovão do Rosário
  • Professor Doctor Ruben Bahamonde
  • Professor Doctor Alex Sander Pires
  • Professor Doctor Cláudio Carneiro
  • Professor Doctor Alex Sander Pires
  • Professor Doctor Anja Bohte
  • Professor Bruna Caparelli
  • Professor Doctor Cláudio Carneiro
  • Professor Doctor Fernando Cachafeira
  • Professor Doctor Francisco Hernandez
  • Professor Doctor Jónatas Machado
  • Professor Doctor Manuel Guedes Valente
  • Professor Doctor Manuel Pita
  • Professor Maria João Guia
  • Professor Paulo Nogueira da Costa
  • Professor Pedro Trovão do Rosário
  • Professor Doctor Ruben Bahamonde
  • Professor Thiago Rodrigues-Pereira
  • Professor Doctor Victoriano Darias de las Heras