Dechert (Paris)

Laurent Martinet

Dechert (Paris)
Lawyer (Partner)

Laurent Martinet practices in the area of corporate and commercial litigation, advising French and international clients, and often in multijurisdictional proceedings. His practice has covered numerous substantive areas of law, including product liability, energy regulation, sales and distribution regulation, corporate and shareholder disputes, directors and officers liability, and compliance. His clients come from industry sectors such as chemical, energy, IT, transportation, aviation, automotive and steel. Mr. Martinet is recognized among the leading litigation lawyers in France by Best Lawyers 2019. He is recommended in Chambers Global and Chambers Europe 2019 for his work in dispute resolution in France. In addition, he is recommended for his work in commercial litigation in France in The Legal 500 EMEA 2019. Laurent Martinet has been re-elected co-Chairman of the Paris Bar Law School (EFB). He previously served as vice chair of the Paris Bar and chairman of the Paris Bar Law School (2014 – 2015), member of the Paris Bar Council (2008 – 2010), secretary for the International Commission of the Paris Bar (2010) and advisor of the chair of the Paris Bar on the international matters (2011). Mr. Martinet is also involved in victim support. He advised Juliette Méadel, secretary of state to the prime minister in charge of victim support, particularly on the issues of compensation for victims of terrorist acts and access to law and justice. Prior to joining Dechert, Mr. Martinet served as partner and head of the corporate and commercial litigation practice of the Paris office at Jones Day.

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Karen Coppens, Timothy Bowden, Roger A. Burlingame, Laurent Martinet, Jacques Sivignon The French Parquet National Financier and the Anti-Corruption Agency publish procedural guidelines on the steps that need to be taken by companies that wish to enter into deferred prosecution agreements


Navigating French Internal Investigations and Self-Reporting - French Authorities Issue New Guidance* France is off to a strong start enforcing Sapin II, its December 2016 anti-corruption legislation. Since the enactment of the statute, the lead French investigating and prosecuting agencies, (...)

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