Didier Martin is one of the leading specialists on French public tender offers, securities law and privatisations. He devotes a significant part of his time to litigation in various areas such as securities law and takeovers, white-collar crime and bankruptcy.
He has published numerous books and articles on a wide variety of corporate law subjects, with a particular emphasis on French tender offers, including the reference works Les Offres Publiques d’Acquisition, Les Sociétés Holdings and Mergers & Acquisitions in France. He is also responsible for the drafting and publication of the commentaries on the French Monetary and Financial Code (updated each year).
He is a member of various committees and associations, including the Financial Transactions Committee of the MEDEF and ANSA (a major French business association), as well as the Haut Comité de Place, chaired by the French Minister for the Economy and the Legal High Advisory Committee for Financial Markets of Paris, created by the AMF and the Bank of France.
Mr Martin is also co-president of the Europe Commission (within the Club des Juristes – a leading French legal think tank), which makes proposals for improving company law and stock exchange regulations.
He is also a founding member of the Observatoire de la Communication Financière, an organisation that seeks to promote best practices in financial communication through the publication of guidelines and the organisation of conferences and workshops.