Martin In de Braekt

I am Martin In de Braekt Energy specialist

Martin In de Braekt

As the head of our energy and industry group, Martin has proven experience and understanding of the legal and business aspects in the energy and industry sectors.

Martin has acted as counsel to many energy and industrial companies in business and financial matters, creating tailored legal solutions. Furthermore, he has handled matters for sponsors, developers, contractors, lenders and other parties in energy and industrial projects, including project finance and litigation.

Martin has been admitted to both the Bar of Amsterdam (1988) and the Bar of Paris (1992), becoming a partner with our Amsterdam office in 1995.

He has a master’s in civil law and tax law from Leiden University.

  • Languages: Dutch, English, French, German
  • Admitted to the Amsterdam Bar: 1988
  • Partner since: 1995

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21.03.2019 NL law
15 aspects of Brexit you did not know

Short Reads - A Brexit without a deal, or with a deal that does not cover all relevant aspects, is still a potential scenario. We have highlighted a number of unexpected legal consequences of Brexit in such a no deal or incomplete deal scenario.

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06.04.2018 NL law
Dutch offshore wind roadmap 2024-2030

Short Reads - The Dutch government has announced plans to realise new wind farms in the North Sea with a total additional capacity of 7 GW during the period 2024 to 2030. In addition to the 4.5 GW which will be installed up to and including 2023, this would increase the total installed capacity of offshore wind farms in the Dutch North Sea to 11.5 GW in 2030.

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17.07.2018 EU law
Proposal for the main features of the Climate Agreement published

Short Reads - After four months of negotiations involving approximately 100 parties, the proposal for the main features of the Climate Agreement (voorstel voor hoofdlijnen van een Klimaatakkoord – the "Proposal") was published on 10 July 2018. This blog outlines the background of the current negotiations in respect of the Climate Agreement in the Netherlands and describes several measures included in the Proposal.

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05.04.2018 NL law
Dutch Government announces termination of natural gas extraction in Groningen

Short Reads - In a letter to the Dutch House of Representatives dated 29 March 2018, Minister Wiebes of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate announced that natural gas extraction from the Groningen gas field will be terminated entirely in the coming years. No later than 2022 and possibly one year sooner, the natural gas extraction level will be reduced to below 12 billion Nm3. In subsequent years, it will gradually be reduced to zero.

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20.04.2018 NL law
Impact of the Energy Transition Act (wet VET) on the activities of system operators and energy suppliers

Short Reads - Legislative background On 22 December 2015, the Dutch Senate rejected the legislative proposal "STROOM", which included provisions to effectuate the Dutch Energy Agreement (Energieakkoord), by the narrowest of margins. Subsequently, a substantively similar legislative proposal, the Energy Transition Act (wet VET) was tabled and then shelved, as it was declared "controversial" by the Dutch House of Representatives, meaning that debate on the proposal was postponed until the new Dutch government was in office.

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