Tender: Capacity Building of Ukrainian Anti-Monopoly Committee
Ukraine, 30 October 2015
Anti-monopoly policy, legislation and regulation are taking centre stage in the ongoing reform efforts in Ukraine. Legislation has been introduced to break up gas monopolies and increase energy sector competition. In addition, more transparent and better regulated competition is mandated by the Association Agreement signed in 2014 between the European Union and its Member States on one side,, and Ukraine on the other which put forward recommendations to improve the functionality of the AMCU, now captured in the new draft law: On changes in legislative acts safeguarding transparency of Anti-Monopoly Committee of Ukraine. Hence the AMCU has been under immense pressure to undergo structural, personnel and regulatory reforms, which would lead to creating a platform for effective competition.
The Bank now intends to engage a consulting company (the Consultant) to assist with the implementation of these activities (the Assignment).
The selected Consultant is expected to provide the following services:
Prepare legal instruments that would help unify competition practice in Ukraine
Prepare a substantive commentary on the Law of Ukraine: On the Protection of Economic Competition; and On the Protection against Unfair Competition;
Develop new tools to enable the AMCU fulfil the requirements of the European Commission Regulations, as requested by the government; and
Prepare an analysis of relevant judicial practice.
Provide high quality professionally-relevant training to members of the AMCU
Design a skill-based curriculum;
Carry out the training; and
Carry out an evaluation of the training.
Submission Deadline: 11 November 2015
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