Didier Martin is a partner at Bredin Prat and one of the leading specialists on French public tender offers, securities laws and privatisations. He also devotes a significant part of his time to litigation in various areas such as securities law and takeovers, white-collar crime and bankruptcy.

He is a member of several committees and associations, including the Financial Transactions Committee of the MEDEF (the French employers’ federation) and ANSA (a French business association), as well as the recently created Haut Comité Juridique de la Place Financière de Paris. He is also a founding member of the Observatoire de la Communication Financière and co-president of Commission Europe within the French legal think-tank, the Club des Juristes.

He has written numerous books and articles on corporate law and securities law, and has recently published Les Offres Publiques d’Acquisition, Les Sociétés Holdings, Mergers & Acquisitions in France and Le Code Monétaire et Financier.

Admitted to the Paris Bar in 1977, Didier Martin is a graduate of the University of Paris II Panthéon-Assas (DEA in private law, 1976; DEA in criminal law, 1977).