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Jorge Godinho

  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Professor
  • University of Macau
  • 26PublicationsNumber of items in Jorge's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 31Followers


Jorge is an associate professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau, where he serves as coordinator of the Master and postgraduate program in International Business Law, and as coordinator of the legal subjects taught in the Faculty of Business Administration. Jorge is a Portuguese national and permanent resident of the Macau SAR. He holds a PhD from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy, with a thesis on patrimonial strategies of crime control (financing of terrorism, money laundering, confiscation, asset freezing, and associated detection mechanisms), and a Master degree in Law at the University of Macau, with a thesis on the crime of money laundering. He is a law graduate of the Faculty of Law of the University of Lisbon (1989). Jorge has been a part-time lecturer at the University of Macau from 1993 to 2000. Prior to embarking on an academic career, he has practiced law in Portugal and Macau, and has worked in the Government in Macau, in the Legal Affairs dept and in the Monetary Authority. Jorge was in Italy from 2000 to 2004 and returned to Macau to join the Faculty of Law as full-time assistant professor. He became an associate professor on September 2009. His current academic interests include general features and constituional aspects of Macau law, gaming law, civil and commercial law, criminal law, international and EU law. Jorge has a number of books and academic publications in Portuguese, English and French. He has published in 2007 the first major treatment of Macau law in English (Macau business law and legal system, LexisNexis, Hong Kong, 2007). He is a member of the board of editors of the Gaming Law Review and Economics.

Recent publications

  • Jorge A F Godinho Estratégias patrimoniais de combate à criminalidade o estado actual na Região Administrativa Especial de Macau rev.pdf

  • Jorge A F Godinho Estratégias patrimoniais.pdf


Professional experience

Associate Professor

University of Macau

September 2009 - Present

Assistant Professor

University of Macau

September 2004 - August 2009(5 years)



European University Institute

September 2000 - September 2006(6 years)


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