Martin Dietrich Brauch
Martin Dietrich Brauch is a law advisor and associate with IISD, based in Brazil. He works on international investment law and policy, and is editor-in-chief of IISD’s Investment Treaty News (ITN). Previously as an NYU International Law Fellow with IISD's Investment Program in Geneva and a consultant for Trade Knowledge Network, he conducted research for IISD on climate-friendly investment and on sustainable public procurement.
Prior to joining IISD as an associate, Martin was Senior Attorney for the media conglomerate Grupo RBS (Brazil), responsible for regulatory and contracts matters, and Associate Attorney at the Brazilian law firm Lippert Advogados, focusing on contract, international, environmental, and real estate law. As a graduate student, he undertook an internship with the Legal Affairs Programme of the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC). Martin is qualified to practice law in Brazil and in New York.
- Developing a Progressive Agenda for Reform of International Investment Law: Canadian perspectives This report presents the ideas posited by various Canadian stakeholders in an IISD expert meeting on a progressive agenda on investment, held in Ottawa, Canada, June 13, 2018.
- Contracts for Sustainable Infrastructure: Ensuring the economic, social and environmental co-benefits of infrastructure investment projectsThis report defines sustainable infrastructure, outlines its expected characteristics and co-benefits, and presents why governments must and how they can integrate sustainability into public–private partnerships (PPP) and other infrastructure contracts.
- Investment-Related Dispute Settlement: Lessons from international accountability mechanismsWorking toward elements of a new mechanism for investment-related disputes, the expert meeting held in Washington, D.C., United States, on April 11, 2017 focused on ways forward on a compliance structure to hold companies accountable.
- Mining a Mirage? Reassessing the shared-value paradigm in light of the technological advances in the mining sectorThis report uses real-world mining data to estimate the impacts of new technologies on employment and employment-related procurement, which drive major benefits in host countries.
- Investment-Related Dispute Settlement: Towards an inclusive multilateral approachThis document outlines results from an IISD expert meeting discussing investment-related dispute settlement which was held in Montreux, Switzerland, May 23–24, 2016.