MdME Strengthens Financial Services and Insurance Practices with New Hire

News | 08 February 2024

MdME announced today that António Tam, former in-house legal adviser to the Macau Monetary Authority, has joined the firm as a senior associate in the Macau office. António started his career in Macau at MdME and returns to the firm after 5 years working for the financial sector regulator.  


Rui Pinto Proença, MdME's Managing Partner, said: "António has been at the forefront of of Macau’s financial sector reform and regulatory oversight, his experience in this field is invaluable. We are delighted to welcome him back to the firm, he will no doubt contribute to further enhance our capabilities in the financial services and insurance sectors. 


Upon returning to the firm António said "MdME has market-leading Financial Services and Insurance practices, creating an exciting opportunity for me to leverage my experience in these areas and to help clients explore new opportunities opening up in modern finance and the greater bay area. I am thrilled to be back to private practice and working alongside familiar and new faces at the firm.” 


António has ample experience representing banks, insurance companies, financial assets exchanges, fund managers, intermediaries, payment providers, and wealth management firms in a broad range of licensing and regulatory matters, both on the advisory and infringement side.  


He has received his law degree from the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra and his master's in international business law from the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau. He is also a part-time lecturer and Ph.D. candidate at the Faculty of Law of the University of Macau; his research mainly focuses on trust, investment funds, and insurance law.