As FDUNL's objective is the training of lawyers for society 4.0, digital and international, the main objective of this course is to provide students with the fundamental basis for understanding the digital market ( AI and robotics, big data, internet of things and digital content, blockchain, cryptocurrencies and smart contracts, personal data, digital platforms) and identifying the legal problems that result from it.

General characterization





Responsible teacher

Jorge Morais Carvalho


Weekly - 1.5

Total - Available soon

Teaching language



Available soon


AAVV, FinTech ¿ Desafios da Tecnologia Financeira, Almedina, Coimbra, 2017

AAVV, European Contract Law and the Digital Single Market ¿ The Implications of the Digital Revolution, Intersentia, Cambridge, 2016

Satoshi Nakamoto, Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System, 2008

AAVV, The Sharing Economy, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018

Teaching method

Theoretical-practical classes.

Evaluation method

Final exam.

Subject matter

The syllabus reflects the concern to embrace the main aspects of the ongoing technological revolution, allowing students to understand the problems and work on the resolution of some legal issues resulting from them. The importance and timeliness of the topic go beyond the borders of our country, so the approach will essentially be based on international sources.


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