KLC Consulting

KLC Consulting sLTD is the legal successor of the Department of International Projects of KLC Law Firm. KLC Consulting sLTD provides consultancy, strategic advisory and project management services to European Commission, International Financial Institutions and donors, regional organisations, national governments and private clients. 

KLC Consulting remains a reliable partner for clients and collaborators and continuously endeavours to expand the cooperation bases with other businesses and professionals.
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Project portfolio
Framework service contract with re-opening of competition "Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport policies" - Lot 4: "Legal assistance in the field of Mobility and Transport"
Country: EU Member States
Dates: June 2016 – June 2020
Financing: EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Framework budget: 3,000, 000 Euro (up to four years)
Partners: Milieu
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Framework service contract with re-opening of competition "Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport policies" - Lot 1: "Legal assistance in the field of Energy"
Country: EU Member States
Dates: June 2016 – June 2020
Financing: EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Framework budget: 3,000, 000 Euro (up to four years)
Partners: Milieu
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Evaluation of “Support to the Implementation of the Transport Sector Strategy of Ukraine”
Country: Ukraine
Dates: October 2017 – December 2017
Financing: European Commission, FWC BENEFICIARIES 2013 – LOT2: Transport and Infrastructures
Partners: ARS Progetti SA
Budget: 82,500 ˆ
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KLC Consulting wishes all consultants, associates, partners and clients a joyful winter holidays and a New Year full of success and prosperity!
KLC Consulting wishes all consultants, associates, partners and clients a joyful winter holidays and a New Year full of success and prosperity!
Radio broadcast
Today, on the 14th of December, the director of KLC Consulting's Branch in Tbilisi was the guest at Radio Liberty's morning broadcast, where the perspectives and implementation of EU-Georgia Association agreement, along with legal approximation and implementation of European and International agreements have been discussed.
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KLC Consulting wishes all consultants, associates, partners and clients a joyful winter holidays and a New Year full of success and prosperity!

KLC Consulting wishes all consultants, associates, partners and clients a joyful winter holidays and a New Year full of success and prosperity!

This year, KLC Consulting has decided to move to another central location of Sofia and has donated its office desks, computers, chairs and office facilities to the Municipality of Petrich for the kids and people in need. This is our modest contribution to bringing joy and smiles to the families in need and to the feeling that Santa Claus is everywhere!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! 

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Radio broadcast

Today, on the 14th of December, the director of KLC Consulting's Branch in Tbilisi was the guest at Radio Liberty's morning broadcast, where the perspectives and implementation of EU-Georgia Association agreement, along with legal approximation and implementation of European and International agreements have been discussed.

 

The interview (in Georgian language) can be viewed at the followng URL: http://www.radiotavisupleba.ge/a/giorgi-turdzeladze-tavisuplebis-dilashi/28175479.html

 

KLC Consulting has established a branch office in Tbilisi, Georgia
This presence in the center of the Caucasus region will bring about better proximity with the thriving markets of the area and will contribute to a broader regional reach of the Company
KLC Consulting in consortium with WYG International and GOPA Consultants have successfully completed the project “Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Albania”
KLC Consulting in consortium with WYG International and GOPA Consultants have successfully completed the project “Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Albania”
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KLC Consulting wishes all consultants, associates, partners and clients a joyful winter holidays and a New Year full of success and prosperity!

KLC Consulting wishes all consultants, associates, partners and clients a joyful winter holidays and a New Year full of success and prosperity!

This year, KLC Consulting has decided to move to another central location of Sofia and has donated its office desks, computers, chairs and office facilities to the Municipality of Petrich for the kids and people in need. This is our modest contribution to bringing joy and smiles to the families in need and to the feeling that Santa Claus is everywhere!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! 

Close 
Radio broadcast

Today, on the 14th of December, the director of KLC Consulting's Branch in Tbilisi was the guest at Radio Liberty's morning broadcast, where the perspectives and implementation of EU-Georgia Association agreement, along with legal approximation and implementation of European and International agreements have been discussed.

 

The interview (in Georgian language) can be viewed at the followng URL: http://www.radiotavisupleba.ge/a/giorgi-turdzeladze-tavisuplebis-dilashi/28175479.html

 

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KLC Consulting has established a branch office in Tbilisi, Georgia

KLC Consulting has established a branch office in Tbilisi, Georgia. This presence in the center of the Caucasus region will bring about better proximity with the thriving markets of the area and will contribute to a broader regional reach of the Company. Hence, public institutions and private organizations are now able to harness KLC’s accumulated international experience and expertise in local and regional contexts. A team of specialized consultants will support the operations of the Company out of the Georgian branch office. For more information, please contact Mr. Giorgi Turdzeladze at giorgi_turdzeladze@klcconsulting.eu, contact number +995 579 70 13 13

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KLC Consulting in consortium with WYG International and GOPA Consultants have successfully completed the project “Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Albania”

KLC Consulting in consortium with WYG International and GOPA Consultants have successfully completed the project “Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Albania”, funded by the European Union.

The closing conference of the technical assistance held in Tirana on 26th April, 2016,  hosted the representatives of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, the  Delegation of the EU to Albania, who expressed their satisfaction for the completed  activities on the legal approximation focusing on issue of dangerous goods’ transport, road safety, maritime safety, security and environmental protection, and the set-up of the railway sector frameworks in line with the priorities set up in the Stabilization and Association Agreement between European Union and Albania. The Project team has successfully provided capacity building to the implementing agencies on topics of maritime, rail and road.

KLC Consulting selected by European Investment Bank as Independent Expert
In the context of JESSICA (Joint European support for sustainable investment in city areas') initiative in Greece, KLC Consulting in partnership with Mazars Greece has been selected by European Investment Bank to act as one of the Independent Experts to provide an opinion to Urban Development Funds (UDF) on the reasonableness and appropriateness of the terms of investments proposed by UDF managers in compliance with the relevant State aid notification. JESSICA Holding Fund Greece supports investments through financial intermediaries (the UDFs) in urban regeneration projects to facilitate sustainable and integrated urban development in defined areas The list of the selected Independent Experts of EIB is valid until 30.6.2015 and can be extended until 30.12.2015.
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KLC Consulting wishes all consultants, associates, partners and clients a joyful winter holidays and a New Year full of success and prosperity!

KLC Consulting wishes all consultants, associates, partners and clients a joyful winter holidays and a New Year full of success and prosperity!

This year, KLC Consulting has decided to move to another central location of Sofia and has donated its office desks, computers, chairs and office facilities to the Municipality of Petrich for the kids and people in need. This is our modest contribution to bringing joy and smiles to the families in need and to the feeling that Santa Claus is everywhere!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! 

Close 
Radio broadcast

Today, on the 14th of December, the director of KLC Consulting's Branch in Tbilisi was the guest at Radio Liberty's morning broadcast, where the perspectives and implementation of EU-Georgia Association agreement, along with legal approximation and implementation of European and International agreements have been discussed.

 

The interview (in Georgian language) can be viewed at the followng URL: http://www.radiotavisupleba.ge/a/giorgi-turdzeladze-tavisuplebis-dilashi/28175479.html

 

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KLC Consulting has established a branch office in Tbilisi, Georgia

KLC Consulting has established a branch office in Tbilisi, Georgia. This presence in the center of the Caucasus region will bring about better proximity with the thriving markets of the area and will contribute to a broader regional reach of the Company. Hence, public institutions and private organizations are now able to harness KLC’s accumulated international experience and expertise in local and regional contexts. A team of specialized consultants will support the operations of the Company out of the Georgian branch office. For more information, please contact Mr. Giorgi Turdzeladze at giorgi_turdzeladze@klcconsulting.eu, contact number +995 579 70 13 13

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KLC Consulting in consortium with WYG International and GOPA Consultants have successfully completed the project “Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Albania”

KLC Consulting in consortium with WYG International and GOPA Consultants have successfully completed the project “Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Albania”, funded by the European Union.

The closing conference of the technical assistance held in Tirana on 26th April, 2016,  hosted the representatives of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, the  Delegation of the EU to Albania, who expressed their satisfaction for the completed  activities on the legal approximation focusing on issue of dangerous goods’ transport, road safety, maritime safety, security and environmental protection, and the set-up of the railway sector frameworks in line with the priorities set up in the Stabilization and Association Agreement between European Union and Albania. The Project team has successfully provided capacity building to the implementing agencies on topics of maritime, rail and road.

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KLC Consulting selected by European Investment Bank as Independent Expert

JESSICA (Joint European Support for Sustainable Investment in City Areas) is an initiative of the European Commission, supported by the European Investment Bank (the EIB) and the Council of Europe Development Bank. The initiative is designed to help Member States in using financial engineering mechanisms to support investments in sustainable urban development in the context of EU Cohesion Policy for the programming period 2007-2013. The initiative uses ERDF and national funds to invest in projects on a repayable basis by way of debt and equity. It therefore represents a more financially sustainable mechanism for investing public resources to achieve economic development objectives.

KLC Consulting sLTD as Service Provider has been integrated in a list of independent experts following a Call for tenders (2012/S 213-351106 ) by the EIB as Holding Fund manager. It provides its services based on a concrete offer submitted to the specific UDFs. The result of the investments assessment is the State Aid Certification Report. 

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KLC Consulting wishes all consultants, associates, partners and clients a joyful winter holidays and a New Year full of success and prosperity!

KLC Consulting wishes all consultants, associates, partners and clients a joyful winter holidays and a New Year full of success and prosperity!

This year, KLC Consulting has decided to move to another central location of Sofia and has donated its office desks, computers, chairs and office facilities to the Municipality of Petrich for the kids and people in need. This is our modest contribution to bringing joy and smiles to the families in need and to the feeling that Santa Claus is everywhere!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! 

Close 
Radio broadcast

Today, on the 14th of December, the director of KLC Consulting's Branch in Tbilisi was the guest at Radio Liberty's morning broadcast, where the perspectives and implementation of EU-Georgia Association agreement, along with legal approximation and implementation of European and International agreements have been discussed.

 

The interview (in Georgian language) can be viewed at the followng URL: http://www.radiotavisupleba.ge/a/giorgi-turdzeladze-tavisuplebis-dilashi/28175479.html

 

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KLC Consulting has established a branch office in Tbilisi, Georgia

KLC Consulting has established a branch office in Tbilisi, Georgia. This presence in the center of the Caucasus region will bring about better proximity with the thriving markets of the area and will contribute to a broader regional reach of the Company. Hence, public institutions and private organizations are now able to harness KLC’s accumulated international experience and expertise in local and regional contexts. A team of specialized consultants will support the operations of the Company out of the Georgian branch office. For more information, please contact Mr. Giorgi Turdzeladze at giorgi_turdzeladze@klcconsulting.eu, contact number +995 579 70 13 13

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KLC Consulting in consortium with WYG International and GOPA Consultants have successfully completed the project “Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Albania”

KLC Consulting in consortium with WYG International and GOPA Consultants have successfully completed the project “Technical Assistance to the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure of Albania”, funded by the European Union.

The closing conference of the technical assistance held in Tirana on 26th April, 2016,  hosted the representatives of the Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure, the  Delegation of the EU to Albania, who expressed their satisfaction for the completed  activities on the legal approximation focusing on issue of dangerous goods’ transport, road safety, maritime safety, security and environmental protection, and the set-up of the railway sector frameworks in line with the priorities set up in the Stabilization and Association Agreement between European Union and Albania. The Project team has successfully provided capacity building to the implementing agencies on topics of maritime, rail and road.

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KLC Consulting selected by European Investment Bank as Independent Expert

JESSICA (Joint European Support for Sustainable Investment in City Areas) is an initiative of the European Commission, supported by the European Investment Bank (the EIB) and the Council of Europe Development Bank. The initiative is designed to help Member States in using financial engineering mechanisms to support investments in sustainable urban development in the context of EU Cohesion Policy for the programming period 2007-2013. The initiative uses ERDF and national funds to invest in projects on a repayable basis by way of debt and equity. It therefore represents a more financially sustainable mechanism for investing public resources to achieve economic development objectives.

KLC Consulting sLTD as Service Provider has been integrated in a list of independent experts following a Call for tenders (2012/S 213-351106 ) by the EIB as Holding Fund manager. It provides its services based on a concrete offer submitted to the specific UDFs. The result of the investments assessment is the State Aid Certification Report. 

About us

KLC Consulting sLTD is the legal successor of the Department of International Projects of KLC Law Firm. KLC Consulting sLTD provides consultancy, strategic advisory and project management services to European Commission, International Financial Institutions and donors, regional organisations, national governments and private clients.

KLC Consulting incorporates and builds upon the expertise of the Department of International Projects of KLC Law Firm, which operated in Europe, the Balkans, and NIS.. The experience accumulated by the Department over the years of operation, coupled with the growing demand for services offered, necessitated the separation of the consulting segment from the legal services provided by KLC Law Firm into a distinct entity – KLC Consulting. 

KLC Consulting is committed to continual improvement of its services by employing a process-based approach to the project lifecycle management, whilst ensuring active engagement of partners and clients alike. The company maintains a quality management system in line with international standard, certified by RINA (see certificate). Annex V

The company is operated by a team of specialised management consultants with outstanding expertise in project management and procurement rules of the European Commission, international financial institutions and donors. Specific projects are implemented by in-house professionals and through the vast network of associated external experts.

KLC Consulting remains a reliable partner for clients and collaborators and continuously endeavours to expand the cooperation bases with other businesses and professionals.
 

History

KLC Bulgaria sLTD is present in Bulgaria since 2005 serving public and private clients in Bulgaria with specific focus on providing legal and consulting services.

Since 2012, KLC Bulgaria overtook all international consulting activities of the Department of International Projects of KLC Law Firm and was named KLC Consulting. Hence, KLC Consulting inherited all the expertise, capability and experience gained in 30 successful assignments in Newly Independent States, Eastern Europe and Balkans countries implemented by Department of the International Projects of KLC Law Firm during the last 20 years.  As a result, KLC Consulting has a broad and deep capacity in providing management consulting services for international projects in numerous industries and disciplines.
 

Services

KLC Consulting provides a wide range of services to public and private clients active in the fields of energy, transport, trade facilitation, public administration, environment, and investment.

Project Management
Project management lies at the heart of services provided by KLC Consulting. While every project is unique in terms of its objectives and constraints, the framework approach to solve any business case is built around the principles of problem analysis, planning, implementation, control, and evaluation.
KLC Consulting seeks active involvement of the project stakeholders from the outset of the project, ensuring the complete understanding of the business case and the appropriate management of client expectations. The guiding principle in all our project management services is the creation of value with due consideration of client’s needs and requirements.



Strategic Advice
Strategic planning remains an issue of importance in a multitude of cases, such as business expansion, investment planning, or infrastructure network development. In providing strategic advice to our public and private clients we aim to produce effective and efficient strategies, supplemented by achievable, measurable, and time-bound action plans, striking a balance between the ultimate goals, the intermediate steps, and available resources.
KLC Consulting has provided strategic advisory services on local, national and regional levels on numerous occasions, both as discrete assignments or within broader project contexts in areas such as policy formulation, infrastructure master-planning, transport network development and investment planning.
KLC has been involved in regional cooperation initiatives, alignment of policies and legislation in NIS region and acted as facilitator between the IFIs and the national governments. 



Feasibility Studies
KLC Consulting has deep and varied experience in coordinating feasibility studies in the fields of transport (infrastructure, operations) and energy (oil, gas, renewables). In light of major investments feasibility studies serve as a decision support tool for project developers, sponsors and financiers. In this respect, such studies provide a comprehensive insight into all technical, legal and regulatory, socio-economic (related to public and society), financial-economic (cost-benefit analysis) and environmental aspects pertinent to the potential investment.
KLC Consulting maintains partnerships with leading European engineering and financial companies in transport and energy industries; backed by in-house legal expertise and international presence, KLC Consulting is well positioned to undertake complex and challenging feasibility studies.



Legal approximation
The body of EU legislation is developing continuously, entailing alignment of legislation within the EU Member States’ legal orders. KLC Consulting has a solid track record in conformity assessment and approximation of national legislation to that of the EU in Member States, as well as accession candidates and in countries neighbouring the EU.
KLC Consulting has also a longstanding experience in approximation of legal and regulatory frameworks to the requirements of international agreements and conventions, which often require adjustment in legal, regulatory and institutional structures of the signatory parties. KLC Consulting has amassed vast expertise in assisting governmental bodies and institutions in their aspirations to comply with international agreements and conventions on transport, energy, and environment.
KLC Consulting has been acting as advisor for the governmental bodies and public institutions in the implementation of the Partnership and Cooperation Agreements and Association Agreements between EU and neighbouring countries.



Capacity Building
Many of the previous assignments of KLC, and especially those for technical assistance, included a capacity building component for the beneficiaries. The experts of KLC have on numerous occasions participated in the planning and implementation of capacity building measures and events, such as trainings, national and regional workshops, study tours and roundtables for a variety of subjects in the countries of operation. Close bonds with the academic society and professional industries allow KLC Consulting to harness the best available expertise from all over Europe and introduce contemporary concepts in the developing economies hence bolstering the capacities of local stakeholders. KLC Consulting possesses in-house capacity for preparation of multi-language training curricula and other materials.

Areas of expertise

Energy
KLC Consulting provides services in virtually all segments of the energy sector, such as oil and gas, renewables (photovoltaic, hydro, thermal) sources, power generation and transmission. These services cover a wide range of upstream, midstream and downstream activities which may relate to production and transmission infrastructure development, to interstate cooperation, as well as to the marketing.
For large scale energy investment projects, KLC Consulting provides advisory services throughout the entire project life cycle, from conceptualisation, pre-/feasibility studies, environmental impact assessment, licensing and permitting, project finance, construction, to operation and maintenance.
KLC Consulting stays abreast of the developments in the European energy sector and continuously monitors the implementation of TEN-E policy in Europe and its neighbouring countries.
KLC Consulting has played a significant role in the elaboration and introduction of the regulatory framework on energy within the former Soviet Union and Southeastern Europe.



Transport

KLC Consulting is active in road, rail, maritime, aviation, and multimodal transport sectors for both passenger and freight. KLC has developed expertise in, among others, transport infrastructure investments and projects, transport programmes and policies evaluation/assessments, Public Private Partnerships in transport projects, modelling and forecasting,  KLC expertise covers urban transport, as well interurban (national and international), and transport logistics. Closely related to the transport sector are the fields of trade facilitation, cross-border cooperation, and the interoperability of transport networks and assessment and measurement of attractiveness of transportation routes (corridors) – all of which are key competence areas of KLC Consulting.    
KLC Consulting stays abreast of the developments in the European transport sector and continuously monitors the implementation of TEN-T policy in Europe and its neighbouring countries, as well as other related initiatives by UNECE, ECA, UNESCAP, ESCWA and regional organisations.
KLC Consulting has implemented EU-funded programs relating to laying down the institutional, legal and regulatory framework for international transportation within the former Soviet Union and South-East Europe (TRACECA programme).



Public Private Partnerships
Public-private partnerships, or PPPs, are gaining increasing popularity as a finance scheme in large infrastructure development projects. KLC Consulting provides its clients with a range of services connected with PPPs, either as concessions/joint ventures or as PFIs, from formulation of legal and financial structures up to the successful signature for project granting, including all intermediary negotiations. Needless to say that KLC has developed close relationship with Banks specialized for this.



Environment
KLC Consulting provides services related to environment either as discrete project (e.g. waste management) or as cross-cutting issues (e.g. environmental and social impact assessment) in infrastructure projects. Given the past experience and expertise, KLC Consulting is well positioned to expedite projects in terms of required environmental protection measures, right of way requirements  and licensing and permitting.
KLC Consulting has successfully performed Environmental and Social Impact Assessment, including public consultations, for energy infrastructure projects in line with EBRD and EU environmental policy.



Public Administration
KLC Consulting has a broad expertise in providing services to the public sector institutions. The range of these services encompasses institutional reform programme formulation, capacity building of public organisations and civil servants, assistance in public procurement in the European context.
Furthermore, owing to past experience, KLC has an intimate knowledge and understanding of public administration systems in the region of Newly Independent States .  KLC’s experts have participated in a multitude of studies and surveys aimed at developing the legal and institutional reform programmes in the countries wishing to align to the European practices of public administration.

 

Regions
KLC has delivered projects in EU, Eastern and Southeast Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia.
Currently, KLC intends to further expand its consulting services activities in Western Balkans and Africa.

 

Project portfolio
Framework service contract with re-opening of competition "Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport policies" - Lot 4: "Legal assistance in the field of Mobility and Transport"
Country: EU Member States
Dates: June 2016 – June 2020
Financing: EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Framework budget: 3,000, 000 Euro (up to four years)
Partners: Milieu
Framework service contract with re-opening of competition "Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport policies" - Lot 1: "Legal assistance in the field of Energy"
Country: EU Member States
Dates: June 2016 – June 2020
Financing: EUROPEAN COMMISSION
Framework budget: 3,000, 000 Euro (up to four years)
Partners: Milieu
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Framework service contract with re-opening of competition "Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport policies" - Lot 4: "Legal assistance in the field of Mobility and Transport"

The services required under the framework contract are of intellectual nature in the areas of legal assistance in the field of transport. The purpose of the framework contract is to provide the Contracting Authority with reports, analyses and other deliverables to be used in decision-making.

 

The Consultant is expected to provide:

·         Analysis and studies concerning the completion and smooth operation of the internal market in transport, including aspects relating to public services and sector-specific regulation;

·         Systematic transposition check and systematic conformity check of the Member States legislation, regulatory or administrative provisions with EU rules in the field of and transport (including the possibility to request translations of the national legislation). Analysis of the application of these rules;

·         Analysis of specific cases in order to check their compatibility with EU law;

·         Studies on questions likely to be raised in the context of EU legislative initiatives, the application of directives with a view to their adaptation, and an examination of the relevant aspects of national, EU and international law;

·         Studies and analysis of the legal or de facto national, international or EU situation relating to a particular sector of transport or companies, and covering questions relating to market liberalization with regard to the freedom of establishment of companies and freedom to provide services;

·         Assessment and preparation of rules applicable to the transport sector relating to security, safety, interoperability and environmental protection;

·         Analysis and studies of the legal aspects of  transit or interconnection issues, questions relating to legal certainty, regulatory coordination, dispute-settlement procedures, guarantee and risk-coverage mechanisms and partnership agreements;

·         Analysis, studies and assessments to support exchange with third countries of legal, regulatory and economic best practices in transport policies;

·         Assistance in the examination of certain legal dossiers relating to transport; analysis and studies of the relationship between EU legislative initiatives and the particular international legal system governing international aviation and other transport modes;

·         Analyses and studies concerning regulatory simplification for the transport sector as well as simplification of transport documentation in the area of freight transport logistics;

·         State aid in the fields of mobility and transport (legal aspects).

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Framework service contract with re-opening of competition "Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport policies" - Lot 1: "Legal assistance in the field of Energy"

The services required under the framework contract are of intellectual nature in the areas of legal assistance in the field of energy. The purpose of the framework contract is to provide the Contracting Authority with reports, analyses and other deliverables to be used in decision-making.

 

The Consultant is expected to provide:

·         Analysis and studies concerning the completion and smooth operation of the internal market in energy, including aspects relating to public services and sector specific regulation;

·         Systematic transposition check and systematic conformity check of the Member States legislation, regulatory or administrative provisions with EU rules in the field of energy (including the possibility to request translations of the national legislation).

·         Analysis of the application of these rules;

·         Analysis of specific cases in order to check their compatibility with EU law;

·         Studies on questions likely to be raised in the context of EU legislative initiatives, the application of directives with a view to their adaptation, and an examination of the relevant aspects of national, EU and international law;

·         Studies and analysis of the legal or de facto national, international or EU situation relating to a particular sector of energy and covering questions relating to market liberalization with regard to the freedom of establishment of companies and freedom to provide services;

·         Assessment and preparation of rules applicable to the energy sector relating to security, safety, interoperability and environmental protection;

·         Analysis and studies of the legal aspects of EU external energy relations, including protecting and promoting investment in third countries, on production, transit or interconnection issues and in particular, questions relating to legal certainty, regulatory coordination, dispute-settlement procedures, guarantee and risk-coverage mechanisms, the European Energy Charter

·         Analysis, studies and assessments to support exchange with third countries of legal, regulatory and economic best practices in energy policies;

·         Assistance in the examination of certain legal dossiers relating to energy;

·         Analyses and studies concerning regulatory simplification for the energy sector

·         State aid in the fields of energy (legal aspects).

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Evaluation of “Support to the Implementation of the Transport Sector Strategy of Ukraine”
Country: Ukraine
Dates: October 2017 – December 2017
Financing: European Commission, FWC BENEFICIARIES 2013 – LOT2: Transport and Infrastructures
Partners: ARS Progetti SA
Budget: 82,500 ˆ
Elaboration of the Strategy of Establishment of the Supplier Development Service and Technical Assistance to Stakeholders
Country: Kazakhstan
Dates: March 2017 – August 2017
Financing: World Bank / International Bank for Reconstruction & Development
Partners: Planet S.A.; KLC Consulting Ltd.; VK Premium - Business Consultants Ltd.; AERC
Budget: 332,000.00 USD
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Framework service contract with re-opening of competition "Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport policies" - Lot 4: "Legal assistance in the field of Mobility and Transport"

The services required under the framework contract are of intellectual nature in the areas of legal assistance in the field of transport. The purpose of the framework contract is to provide the Contracting Authority with reports, analyses and other deliverables to be used in decision-making.

 

The Consultant is expected to provide:

·         Analysis and studies concerning the completion and smooth operation of the internal market in transport, including aspects relating to public services and sector-specific regulation;

·         Systematic transposition check and systematic conformity check of the Member States legislation, regulatory or administrative provisions with EU rules in the field of and transport (including the possibility to request translations of the national legislation). Analysis of the application of these rules;

·         Analysis of specific cases in order to check their compatibility with EU law;

·         Studies on questions likely to be raised in the context of EU legislative initiatives, the application of directives with a view to their adaptation, and an examination of the relevant aspects of national, EU and international law;

·         Studies and analysis of the legal or de facto national, international or EU situation relating to a particular sector of transport or companies, and covering questions relating to market liberalization with regard to the freedom of establishment of companies and freedom to provide services;

·         Assessment and preparation of rules applicable to the transport sector relating to security, safety, interoperability and environmental protection;

·         Analysis and studies of the legal aspects of  transit or interconnection issues, questions relating to legal certainty, regulatory coordination, dispute-settlement procedures, guarantee and risk-coverage mechanisms and partnership agreements;

·         Analysis, studies and assessments to support exchange with third countries of legal, regulatory and economic best practices in transport policies;

·         Assistance in the examination of certain legal dossiers relating to transport; analysis and studies of the relationship between EU legislative initiatives and the particular international legal system governing international aviation and other transport modes;

·         Analyses and studies concerning regulatory simplification for the transport sector as well as simplification of transport documentation in the area of freight transport logistics;

·         State aid in the fields of mobility and transport (legal aspects).

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Framework service contract with re-opening of competition "Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport policies" - Lot 1: "Legal assistance in the field of Energy"

The services required under the framework contract are of intellectual nature in the areas of legal assistance in the field of energy. The purpose of the framework contract is to provide the Contracting Authority with reports, analyses and other deliverables to be used in decision-making.

 

The Consultant is expected to provide:

·         Analysis and studies concerning the completion and smooth operation of the internal market in energy, including aspects relating to public services and sector specific regulation;

·         Systematic transposition check and systematic conformity check of the Member States legislation, regulatory or administrative provisions with EU rules in the field of energy (including the possibility to request translations of the national legislation).

·         Analysis of the application of these rules;

·         Analysis of specific cases in order to check their compatibility with EU law;

·         Studies on questions likely to be raised in the context of EU legislative initiatives, the application of directives with a view to their adaptation, and an examination of the relevant aspects of national, EU and international law;

·         Studies and analysis of the legal or de facto national, international or EU situation relating to a particular sector of energy and covering questions relating to market liberalization with regard to the freedom of establishment of companies and freedom to provide services;

·         Assessment and preparation of rules applicable to the energy sector relating to security, safety, interoperability and environmental protection;

·         Analysis and studies of the legal aspects of EU external energy relations, including protecting and promoting investment in third countries, on production, transit or interconnection issues and in particular, questions relating to legal certainty, regulatory coordination, dispute-settlement procedures, guarantee and risk-coverage mechanisms, the European Energy Charter

·         Analysis, studies and assessments to support exchange with third countries of legal, regulatory and economic best practices in energy policies;

·         Assistance in the examination of certain legal dossiers relating to energy;

·         Analyses and studies concerning regulatory simplification for the energy sector

·         State aid in the fields of energy (legal aspects).

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Evaluation of “Support to the Implementation of the Transport Sector Strategy of Ukraine”

The project scope is the evaluation of the "Support to the Implementation of the Transport Sector Strategy of Ukraine" as well as complementary measures provided by the technical assistance project "Support the Implementation of the Transport Strategy of Ukraine".

 

The purpose of the evaluation is to provide evidence on the extent to which SBS has contributed to the achievement of its intended objectives, to identify key lessons and to produce recommendations to improve current and inform future choices on the sector reform contracts in Ukraine and on the cooperation between the EU in Ukraine in the transport sector.

 

The specific purpose for undertaking this evaluation is three-fold:

  • To evaluate the SBS Transport according to the standard OECD criteria;

  • Provide well-grounded evidence on the extent to which: a) the Budget Support aid modality is relevant and efficient to steer transition process in Ukraine, the extent to which the sector reform contract as an aid delivery method provided an added value; b) the SBS ENV enabled the Government of Ukraine to implement the relevant sector strategy and to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the National Transport Strategy (NTS); c) the SBS contributed to achieve sustainable results in the implementation of the NTS; d) indicators were chosen appropriately and achieved; e) the preconditions of budget support were in place before, during and after the implementation phase; 
    Assess the overall impact of the programme and lessons learned; formulate recommendation for a similar initiative in the future.

  • Study of the effects of EU-funded complementary measures (TA project ""Support the Implementation of the Transport Strategy of Ukraine"") to increase the capacity building as well as strengthening of the MoI role in streamlining of the transport component in sectorial policies and other EU-funded programmes on the subject.

KLC Consulting is involved in the implementation of all above-mentioned activities, capitalizing on the previous experience in Ukraine and providing the key expert 2- Giorgi Turdzeladze.

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Elaboration of the Strategy of Establishment of the Supplier Development Service and Technical Assistance to Stakeholders

This project aims at the implementation of subcomponent 2.1. “Supplier Development Program”, a part of “Small and Medium Enterprises Competitiveness in Kazakhstan” project implemented by the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, with main objective to improve competitiveness of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and capacity of their management.

The goal of subcomponent 2.1. “Supplier Development Program” is to improve competitiveness of selected SME by providing recommendations and technical assistance on the strategy, institutional and regulatory framework, and implementation approach for the establishment and operation of Supplier Development Service.

This project includes the following key activities:

  • elaboration of draft Strategy of SDS establishment, including the institutional and regulatory framework;
  • elaboration of SDS Action Plan for implementation in 2017-2020;
  • elaboration of draft Regulation and organizational structure of SDS;
Technical assistance to stakeholders / workshops and study tour

Mapping the legal and regulatory framework for residential prosumers in Romania
Country: Romania
Dates: November 2016 – May 2017
Financing: European Commission
Partner: Milieu Ltd.
“Consultancy Service for the Identification, Feasibility Study and Preliminary Design for the "Rehabilitation of the District and Community Access Roads" Component of the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda
Country: Uganda
Dates: September 2016 – March 2017
Financing: European Commission, FWC BENEFICIARIES 2013 – LOT2: Transport and Infrastructures
Partners: ARS Progetti SA/KLC Law Firm
Budget: 298,695 ˆ
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Framework service contract with re-opening of competition "Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport policies" - Lot 4: "Legal assistance in the field of Mobility and Transport"

The services required under the framework contract are of intellectual nature in the areas of legal assistance in the field of transport. The purpose of the framework contract is to provide the Contracting Authority with reports, analyses and other deliverables to be used in decision-making.

 

The Consultant is expected to provide:

·         Analysis and studies concerning the completion and smooth operation of the internal market in transport, including aspects relating to public services and sector-specific regulation;

·         Systematic transposition check and systematic conformity check of the Member States legislation, regulatory or administrative provisions with EU rules in the field of and transport (including the possibility to request translations of the national legislation). Analysis of the application of these rules;

·         Analysis of specific cases in order to check their compatibility with EU law;

·         Studies on questions likely to be raised in the context of EU legislative initiatives, the application of directives with a view to their adaptation, and an examination of the relevant aspects of national, EU and international law;

·         Studies and analysis of the legal or de facto national, international or EU situation relating to a particular sector of transport or companies, and covering questions relating to market liberalization with regard to the freedom of establishment of companies and freedom to provide services;

·         Assessment and preparation of rules applicable to the transport sector relating to security, safety, interoperability and environmental protection;

·         Analysis and studies of the legal aspects of  transit or interconnection issues, questions relating to legal certainty, regulatory coordination, dispute-settlement procedures, guarantee and risk-coverage mechanisms and partnership agreements;

·         Analysis, studies and assessments to support exchange with third countries of legal, regulatory and economic best practices in transport policies;

·         Assistance in the examination of certain legal dossiers relating to transport; analysis and studies of the relationship between EU legislative initiatives and the particular international legal system governing international aviation and other transport modes;

·         Analyses and studies concerning regulatory simplification for the transport sector as well as simplification of transport documentation in the area of freight transport logistics;

·         State aid in the fields of mobility and transport (legal aspects).

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Framework service contract with re-opening of competition "Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport policies" - Lot 1: "Legal assistance in the field of Energy"

The services required under the framework contract are of intellectual nature in the areas of legal assistance in the field of energy. The purpose of the framework contract is to provide the Contracting Authority with reports, analyses and other deliverables to be used in decision-making.

 

The Consultant is expected to provide:

·         Analysis and studies concerning the completion and smooth operation of the internal market in energy, including aspects relating to public services and sector specific regulation;

·         Systematic transposition check and systematic conformity check of the Member States legislation, regulatory or administrative provisions with EU rules in the field of energy (including the possibility to request translations of the national legislation).

·         Analysis of the application of these rules;

·         Analysis of specific cases in order to check their compatibility with EU law;

·         Studies on questions likely to be raised in the context of EU legislative initiatives, the application of directives with a view to their adaptation, and an examination of the relevant aspects of national, EU and international law;

·         Studies and analysis of the legal or de facto national, international or EU situation relating to a particular sector of energy and covering questions relating to market liberalization with regard to the freedom of establishment of companies and freedom to provide services;

·         Assessment and preparation of rules applicable to the energy sector relating to security, safety, interoperability and environmental protection;

·         Analysis and studies of the legal aspects of EU external energy relations, including protecting and promoting investment in third countries, on production, transit or interconnection issues and in particular, questions relating to legal certainty, regulatory coordination, dispute-settlement procedures, guarantee and risk-coverage mechanisms, the European Energy Charter

·         Analysis, studies and assessments to support exchange with third countries of legal, regulatory and economic best practices in energy policies;

·         Assistance in the examination of certain legal dossiers relating to energy;

·         Analyses and studies concerning regulatory simplification for the energy sector

·         State aid in the fields of energy (legal aspects).

·

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Evaluation of “Support to the Implementation of the Transport Sector Strategy of Ukraine”

The project scope is the evaluation of the "Support to the Implementation of the Transport Sector Strategy of Ukraine" as well as complementary measures provided by the technical assistance project "Support the Implementation of the Transport Strategy of Ukraine".

 

The purpose of the evaluation is to provide evidence on the extent to which SBS has contributed to the achievement of its intended objectives, to identify key lessons and to produce recommendations to improve current and inform future choices on the sector reform contracts in Ukraine and on the cooperation between the EU in Ukraine in the transport sector.

 

The specific purpose for undertaking this evaluation is three-fold:

  • To evaluate the SBS Transport according to the standard OECD criteria;

  • Provide well-grounded evidence on the extent to which: a) the Budget Support aid modality is relevant and efficient to steer transition process in Ukraine, the extent to which the sector reform contract as an aid delivery method provided an added value; b) the SBS ENV enabled the Government of Ukraine to implement the relevant sector strategy and to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the National Transport Strategy (NTS); c) the SBS contributed to achieve sustainable results in the implementation of the NTS; d) indicators were chosen appropriately and achieved; e) the preconditions of budget support were in place before, during and after the implementation phase; 
    Assess the overall impact of the programme and lessons learned; formulate recommendation for a similar initiative in the future.

  • Study of the effects of EU-funded complementary measures (TA project ""Support the Implementation of the Transport Strategy of Ukraine"") to increase the capacity building as well as strengthening of the MoI role in streamlining of the transport component in sectorial policies and other EU-funded programmes on the subject.

KLC Consulting is involved in the implementation of all above-mentioned activities, capitalizing on the previous experience in Ukraine and providing the key expert 2- Giorgi Turdzeladze.

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Elaboration of the Strategy of Establishment of the Supplier Development Service and Technical Assistance to Stakeholders

This project aims at the implementation of subcomponent 2.1. “Supplier Development Program”, a part of “Small and Medium Enterprises Competitiveness in Kazakhstan” project implemented by the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, with main objective to improve competitiveness of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and capacity of their management.

The goal of subcomponent 2.1. “Supplier Development Program” is to improve competitiveness of selected SME by providing recommendations and technical assistance on the strategy, institutional and regulatory framework, and implementation approach for the establishment and operation of Supplier Development Service.

This project includes the following key activities:

  • elaboration of draft Strategy of SDS establishment, including the institutional and regulatory framework;
  • elaboration of SDS Action Plan for implementation in 2017-2020;
  • elaboration of draft Regulation and organizational structure of SDS;
Technical assistance to stakeholders / workshops and study tour

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Mapping the legal and regulatory framework for residential prosumers in Romania

This project aims to provide an overview of the situation of residential prosumers, considered as regular households that consume and produce their own energy from renewable sources, in the EU. Under Task 1 of this project, KLC Consulting has been subcontracted by Milieu Ltd. to perform the legal analysis regarding residential prosumers in Romania.

This assignment includes the following tasks:

  • Development of a national report mapping the regulatory framework in Romania, describing and assessing the legal and regulatory context regarding the conditions for residential prosumer generating the energy based on RES. The analysis covers all measures acting as incentives or obstacles for the take up of prosumers, framework for access to the grid and grid interconnectivity, types of residential prosumers, prevailing methods and systems for metering and billing applied to all types of residential prosumers.

The study will be instrumental in providing additional information to the European Commission about the drivers of self-consumption, the obstacles and incentives, the costs and benefits, the conditions for permitting, interconnecting, feeding power back into the grid, metering, billing (taking into account any feed-in-tariffs and subsidies) and applying taxes and network charges.

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“Consultancy Service for the Identification, Feasibility Study and Preliminary Design for the "Rehabilitation of the District and Community Access Roads" Component of the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda

Country: Uganda
Dates: September 2016 – March 2017
Financing: European Commission, FWC BENEFICIARIES 2013 – LOT2: Transport and Infrastructures
Partners: ARS Progetti SA/KLC Law Firm
Budget: 298,695 €

Description:
The global objective for this assignment is the support in the identification, prioritization as well the feasibility and preliminary design studies for the district and community access road sections, to be rehabilitated within the selected districts of Abim, Adjumani, Amudat, Moyo in Northern Uganda.
The required activities are:
Phase A) Confirmation of the list of the roads sections to be area of further studies for potential inclusion in the rehabilitation program and the level of service expected from the rehabilitated roads sections;
Phase B) Studies (Feasibility Study and Preliminary Design)

KLC Consulting will inspect the selected roads and conduct the visual and topographic survey covering:
•    Reconnaissance survey of the road sections, with the assessment of the existing alignments and road conditions, drainage structures, bridges, intersections and other features;
•    Nature of surrounding terrains, materials, potential availability of the constructions materials, adjacent use of land and vegetation, level and  nature of traffic on the roads;
•    The environmental and social factors which could have a bearing on the assignment;
•    Year round - existence of dry and wet seasons rupture points;
•    Major problems likely to arise from side slopes, fills and cuts areas and other areas of potential land slide.
Further detailed survey will be carried out for the identified critical sections of the roads, bridges, culverts, and other drainage elements, in order make a thorough assessment of their technical condition, determine the rehabilitation needs, identify the critical areas and bottlenecks. The topographic survey is to be carried out at 100 m intervals for the road cross sections.

Feasibility study for the most optimal solution for intelligent monitoring of oil pipelines and associated facilities with the use of UAV’s
Country: Kazakhstan
Dates: 25.11.2013- 30.03.2014
Financing: National Oil Transportation Company “KazTransOil” (KTO)
Budget: 240,000 Euro
Partners: Europa Energy LTD
“Road Safety Audit and Design Review of “Ukraine Road Rehabilitation and Safety Project”
Country: Ukraine
Dates: April 2016 – December 2017
Financing: EIB
Budget: 24.000ˆ
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Framework service contract with re-opening of competition "Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport policies" - Lot 4: "Legal assistance in the field of Mobility and Transport"

The services required under the framework contract are of intellectual nature in the areas of legal assistance in the field of transport. The purpose of the framework contract is to provide the Contracting Authority with reports, analyses and other deliverables to be used in decision-making.

 

The Consultant is expected to provide:

·         Analysis and studies concerning the completion and smooth operation of the internal market in transport, including aspects relating to public services and sector-specific regulation;

·         Systematic transposition check and systematic conformity check of the Member States legislation, regulatory or administrative provisions with EU rules in the field of and transport (including the possibility to request translations of the national legislation). Analysis of the application of these rules;

·         Analysis of specific cases in order to check their compatibility with EU law;

·         Studies on questions likely to be raised in the context of EU legislative initiatives, the application of directives with a view to their adaptation, and an examination of the relevant aspects of national, EU and international law;

·         Studies and analysis of the legal or de facto national, international or EU situation relating to a particular sector of transport or companies, and covering questions relating to market liberalization with regard to the freedom of establishment of companies and freedom to provide services;

·         Assessment and preparation of rules applicable to the transport sector relating to security, safety, interoperability and environmental protection;

·         Analysis and studies of the legal aspects of  transit or interconnection issues, questions relating to legal certainty, regulatory coordination, dispute-settlement procedures, guarantee and risk-coverage mechanisms and partnership agreements;

·         Analysis, studies and assessments to support exchange with third countries of legal, regulatory and economic best practices in transport policies;

·         Assistance in the examination of certain legal dossiers relating to transport; analysis and studies of the relationship between EU legislative initiatives and the particular international legal system governing international aviation and other transport modes;

·         Analyses and studies concerning regulatory simplification for the transport sector as well as simplification of transport documentation in the area of freight transport logistics;

·         State aid in the fields of mobility and transport (legal aspects).

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Framework service contract with re-opening of competition "Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport policies" - Lot 1: "Legal assistance in the field of Energy"

The services required under the framework contract are of intellectual nature in the areas of legal assistance in the field of energy. The purpose of the framework contract is to provide the Contracting Authority with reports, analyses and other deliverables to be used in decision-making.

 

The Consultant is expected to provide:

·         Analysis and studies concerning the completion and smooth operation of the internal market in energy, including aspects relating to public services and sector specific regulation;

·         Systematic transposition check and systematic conformity check of the Member States legislation, regulatory or administrative provisions with EU rules in the field of energy (including the possibility to request translations of the national legislation).

·         Analysis of the application of these rules;

·         Analysis of specific cases in order to check their compatibility with EU law;

·         Studies on questions likely to be raised in the context of EU legislative initiatives, the application of directives with a view to their adaptation, and an examination of the relevant aspects of national, EU and international law;

·         Studies and analysis of the legal or de facto national, international or EU situation relating to a particular sector of energy and covering questions relating to market liberalization with regard to the freedom of establishment of companies and freedom to provide services;

·         Assessment and preparation of rules applicable to the energy sector relating to security, safety, interoperability and environmental protection;

·         Analysis and studies of the legal aspects of EU external energy relations, including protecting and promoting investment in third countries, on production, transit or interconnection issues and in particular, questions relating to legal certainty, regulatory coordination, dispute-settlement procedures, guarantee and risk-coverage mechanisms, the European Energy Charter

·         Analysis, studies and assessments to support exchange with third countries of legal, regulatory and economic best practices in energy policies;

·         Assistance in the examination of certain legal dossiers relating to energy;

·         Analyses and studies concerning regulatory simplification for the energy sector

·         State aid in the fields of energy (legal aspects).

·

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Evaluation of “Support to the Implementation of the Transport Sector Strategy of Ukraine”

The project scope is the evaluation of the "Support to the Implementation of the Transport Sector Strategy of Ukraine" as well as complementary measures provided by the technical assistance project "Support the Implementation of the Transport Strategy of Ukraine".

 

The purpose of the evaluation is to provide evidence on the extent to which SBS has contributed to the achievement of its intended objectives, to identify key lessons and to produce recommendations to improve current and inform future choices on the sector reform contracts in Ukraine and on the cooperation between the EU in Ukraine in the transport sector.

 

The specific purpose for undertaking this evaluation is three-fold:

  • To evaluate the SBS Transport according to the standard OECD criteria;

  • Provide well-grounded evidence on the extent to which: a) the Budget Support aid modality is relevant and efficient to steer transition process in Ukraine, the extent to which the sector reform contract as an aid delivery method provided an added value; b) the SBS ENV enabled the Government of Ukraine to implement the relevant sector strategy and to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the National Transport Strategy (NTS); c) the SBS contributed to achieve sustainable results in the implementation of the NTS; d) indicators were chosen appropriately and achieved; e) the preconditions of budget support were in place before, during and after the implementation phase; 
    Assess the overall impact of the programme and lessons learned; formulate recommendation for a similar initiative in the future.

  • Study of the effects of EU-funded complementary measures (TA project ""Support the Implementation of the Transport Strategy of Ukraine"") to increase the capacity building as well as strengthening of the MoI role in streamlining of the transport component in sectorial policies and other EU-funded programmes on the subject.

KLC Consulting is involved in the implementation of all above-mentioned activities, capitalizing on the previous experience in Ukraine and providing the key expert 2- Giorgi Turdzeladze.

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Elaboration of the Strategy of Establishment of the Supplier Development Service and Technical Assistance to Stakeholders

This project aims at the implementation of subcomponent 2.1. “Supplier Development Program”, a part of “Small and Medium Enterprises Competitiveness in Kazakhstan” project implemented by the Ministry of National Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan, with main objective to improve competitiveness of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and capacity of their management.

The goal of subcomponent 2.1. “Supplier Development Program” is to improve competitiveness of selected SME by providing recommendations and technical assistance on the strategy, institutional and regulatory framework, and implementation approach for the establishment and operation of Supplier Development Service.

This project includes the following key activities:

  • elaboration of draft Strategy of SDS establishment, including the institutional and regulatory framework;
  • elaboration of SDS Action Plan for implementation in 2017-2020;
  • elaboration of draft Regulation and organizational structure of SDS;
Technical assistance to stakeholders / workshops and study tour

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Mapping the legal and regulatory framework for residential prosumers in Romania

This project aims to provide an overview of the situation of residential prosumers, considered as regular households that consume and produce their own energy from renewable sources, in the EU. Under Task 1 of this project, KLC Consulting has been subcontracted by Milieu Ltd. to perform the legal analysis regarding residential prosumers in Romania.

This assignment includes the following tasks:

  • Development of a national report mapping the regulatory framework in Romania, describing and assessing the legal and regulatory context regarding the conditions for residential prosumer generating the energy based on RES. The analysis covers all measures acting as incentives or obstacles for the take up of prosumers, framework for access to the grid and grid interconnectivity, types of residential prosumers, prevailing methods and systems for metering and billing applied to all types of residential prosumers.

The study will be instrumental in providing additional information to the European Commission about the drivers of self-consumption, the obstacles and incentives, the costs and benefits, the conditions for permitting, interconnecting, feeding power back into the grid, metering, billing (taking into account any feed-in-tariffs and subsidies) and applying taxes and network charges.

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“Consultancy Service for the Identification, Feasibility Study and Preliminary Design for the "Rehabilitation of the District and Community Access Roads" Component of the Development Initiative for Northern Uganda

Country: Uganda
Dates: September 2016 – March 2017
Financing: European Commission, FWC BENEFICIARIES 2013 – LOT2: Transport and Infrastructures
Partners: ARS Progetti SA/KLC Law Firm
Budget: 298,695 €

Description:
The global objective for this assignment is the support in the identification, prioritization as well the feasibility and preliminary design studies for the district and community access road sections, to be rehabilitated within the selected districts of Abim, Adjumani, Amudat, Moyo in Northern Uganda.
The required activities are:
Phase A) Confirmation of the list of the roads sections to be area of further studies for potential inclusion in the rehabilitation program and the level of service expected from the rehabilitated roads sections;
Phase B) Studies (Feasibility Study and Preliminary Design)

KLC Consulting will inspect the selected roads and conduct the visual and topographic survey covering:
•    Reconnaissance survey of the road sections, with the assessment of the existing alignments and road conditions, drainage structures, bridges, intersections and other features;
•    Nature of surrounding terrains, materials, potential availability of the constructions materials, adjacent use of land and vegetation, level and  nature of traffic on the roads;
•    The environmental and social factors which could have a bearing on the assignment;
•    Year round - existence of dry and wet seasons rupture points;
•    Major problems likely to arise from side slopes, fills and cuts areas and other areas of potential land slide.
Further detailed survey will be carried out for the identified critical sections of the roads, bridges, culverts, and other drainage elements, in order make a thorough assessment of their technical condition, determine the rehabilitation needs, identify the critical areas and bottlenecks. The topographic survey is to be carried out at 100 m intervals for the road cross sections.

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Feasibility study for the most optimal solution for intelligent monitoring of oil pipelines and associated facilities with the use of UAV’s

Country: Kazakhstan
Dates: 25.11.2013- 30.03.2014
Financing: National Oil Transportation Company “KazTransOil” (KTO)
Budget: 240,000 Euro
Partners: Europa Energy LTD

Description:
The overall objective of the project is conduct a feasibility study and elaboration of a techno-economic justification (Feasibility Study) for the implementation of an intellectual monitoring system of oil pipelines and associated facilities using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) in accordance with standard ÑÏ ÐÊ 1.02-21-2007, regulatory and legal acts in force in Kazakhstan.

The Feasibility study included market analysis of UAVs, Technical/technological analysis, financial and economic analysis, environmental and social analysis, risk analysis, legal and institutional analysis and proposal of an optimum solution to implement an intellectual monitoring system of oil pipelines and associated facilities of KTO using UAV.

KLC Consulting undertook the following services:
•    Financial and economic analysis (CBA) taking into account the existing oil price as well as the existing security system expenditure
•    Legal and institutional analysis in aviation sector including the flight of UAVs in Kazakhstan
•    Legal review of the legislation of Kazakhstan, requirements for licensing and permitting
•    Project management schemes for the whole project life cycle, with definition of legal basis, information on all participants of the project and their functions, as well as management structure including the assessment of financial expenditure indicating alternative options
•    Schemes of interaction with the security organization of the client and legal structures of Kazakhstan for rapid response to situations occurring on oil pipelines and associated facilities of the client
•    Analysis of the current situation in the oil transportation industry drafting of executive summary, initial report, final report
•    Market analysis of the UAVs and payloads
•    SWOT analysis
•    Risk assessment (Quantitative and qualitative analysis in the field of security of oil pipelines) as well as quantitative and qualitative impact of the Project on minimization of existing risks
•    Preparation of presentations to the client in English and Russian languages

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“Road Safety Audit and Design Review of “Ukraine Road Rehabilitation and Safety Project”

Country: Ukraine
Dates: April 2016 – December 2017
Financing: EIB
Budget: 24.000€

Description:
The project has two main objectives. Firstly, to provide advisory services to PJ to ensure fulfilment of EIB’s requirements to road safety audits in line with the principles of Directive 2008/96/EC on road infrastructure safety management on road projects co-financed by EIB and EBRD on M01, N01, M05 and M06 in Ukraine under the European Roads Ukraine II project. The second objective is to review tender documents on projects co-financed by EIB on M01, M05 and M06 in Ukraine to ensure they provide adequate project documentation, including the general and detailed specifications, design drawings and documentation, bills of quantities and cost financing schedule, and provide hands-on assistance to the Promoter if any improvements or changes are needed to reach EIB’s requirements.


KLC Consulting, acting as sub-contractor of COWI and PPM consortium, provides the Ukrainian procurement services for the review of the tender documents of the road safety project.
 

“Review of International Legislative Base and Legislation of Foreign Countries Concerning OSR”
Country: Kazakhstan
Dates: December 2015
Financing: LLP KMG Systems & Services
Budget: 20,000 Euro
“Strengthening road safety by supporting the introduction of the digital tachograph and upgrading the administrative and technical investigations of fatal accidents methodologies in Morocco”
Country: Morocco
Dates: June 2015 – June 2016
Financing: EC
Budget: 177,961 Euro
Partners: ARS Progetti (leader), KLC Law Firm
Contract number: n. 2014/351901
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Framework service contract with re-opening of competition "Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport policies" - Lot 4: "Legal assistance in the field of Mobility and Transport"

The services required under the framework contract are of intellectual nature in the areas of legal assistance in the field of transport. The purpose of the framework contract is to provide the Contracting Authority with reports, analyses and other deliverables to be used in decision-making.

 

The Consultant is expected to provide:

·         Analysis and studies concerning the completion and smooth operation of the internal market in transport, including aspects relating to public services and sector-specific regulation;

·         Systematic transposition check and systematic conformity check of the Member States legislation, regulatory or administrative provisions with EU rules in the field of and transport (including the possibility to request translations of the national legislation). Analysis of the application of these rules;

·         Analysis of specific cases in order to check their compatibility with EU law;

·         Studies on questions likely to be raised in the context of EU legislative initiatives, the application of directives with a view to their adaptation, and an examination of the relevant aspects of national, EU and international law;

·         Studies and analysis of the legal or de facto national, international or EU situation relating to a particular sector of transport or companies, and covering questions relating to market liberalization with regard to the freedom of establishment of companies and freedom to provide services;

·         Assessment and preparation of rules applicable to the transport sector relating to security, safety, interoperability and environmental protection;

·         Analysis and studies of the legal aspects of  transit or interconnection issues, questions relating to legal certainty, regulatory coordination, dispute-settlement procedures, guarantee and risk-coverage mechanisms and partnership agreements;

·         Analysis, studies and assessments to support exchange with third countries of legal, regulatory and economic best practices in transport policies;

·         Assistance in the examination of certain legal dossiers relating to transport; analysis and studies of the relationship between EU legislative initiatives and the particular international legal system governing international aviation and other transport modes;

·         Analyses and studies concerning regulatory simplification for the transport sector as well as simplification of transport documentation in the area of freight transport logistics;

·         State aid in the fields of mobility and transport (legal aspects).

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Framework service contract with re-opening of competition "Legal, economic and technical assistance in the fields of energy and mobility and transport policies" - Lot 1: "Legal assistance in the field of Energy"

The services required under the framework contract are of intellectual nature in the areas of legal assistance in the field of energy. The purpose of the framework contract is to provide the Contracting Authority with reports, analyses and other deliverables to be used in decision-making.

 

The Consultant is expected to provide:

·         Analysis and studies concerning the completion and smooth operation of the internal market in energy, including aspects relating to public services and sector specific regulation;

·         Systematic transposition check and systematic conformity check of the Member States legislation, regulatory or administrative provisions with EU rules in the field of energy (including the possibility to request translations of the national legislation).

·         Analysis of the application of these rules;

·         Analysis of specific cases in order to check their compatibility with EU law;

·         Studies on questions likely to be raised in the context of EU legislative initiatives, the application of directives with a view to their adaptation, and an examination of the relevant aspects of national, EU and international law;

·         Studies and analysis of the legal or de facto national, international or EU situation relating to a particular sector of energy and covering questions relating to market liberalization with regard to the freedom of establishment of companies and freedom to provide services;

·         Assessment and preparation of rules applicable to the energy sector relating to security, safety, interoperability and environmental protection;

·         Analysis and studies of the legal aspects of EU external energy relations, including protecting and promoting investment in third countries, on production, transit or interconnection issues and in particular, questions relating to legal certainty, regulatory coordination, dispute-settlement procedures, guarantee and risk-coverage mechanisms, the European Energy Charter

·         Analysis, studies and assessments to support exchange with third countries of legal, regulatory and economic best practices in energy policies;

·         Assistance in the examination of certain legal dossiers relating to energy;

·         Analyses and studies concerning regulatory simplification for the energy sector

·         State aid in the fields of energy (legal aspects).

·

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Evaluation of “Support to the Implementation of the Transport Sector Strategy of Ukraine”

The project scope is the evaluation of the "Support to the Implementation of the Transport Sector Strategy of Ukraine" as well as complementary measures provided by the technical assistance project "Support the Implementation of the Transport Strategy of Ukraine".

 

The purpose of the evaluation is to provide evidence on the extent to which SBS has contributed to the achievement of its intended objectives, to identify key lessons and to produce recommendations to improve current and inform future choices on the sector reform contracts in Ukraine and on the cooperation between the EU in Ukraine in the transport sector.

 

The specific purpose for undertaking this evaluation is three-fold:

  • To evaluate the SBS Transport according to the standard OECD criteria;

  • Provide well-grounded evidence on the extent to which: a) the Budget Support aid modality is relevant and efficient to steer transition process in Ukraine, the extent to which the sector reform contract as an aid delivery method provided an added value; b) the SBS ENV enabled the Government of Ukraine to implement the relevant sector strategy and to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the National Transport Strategy (NTS); c) the SBS contributed to achieve sustainable results in the implementation of the NTS; d) indicators were chosen appropriately and achieved; e) the preconditions of budget support were in place before, during and after the implementation phase; 
    Assess the overall impact of the programme and lessons learned; formulate recommendation for a similar initiative in the future.

  • Study of the effects of EU-funded complementary measures (TA project ""Support the Implementation of the Transport Strategy of Ukraine"") to increase the capacity building as well as strengthening of the MoI role in streamlining of the transport component in sectorial policies and other EU-funded programmes on the subject.

KLC Consulting is involved in the implementation of all above-mentioned activities, capitalizing on the previous experience in Ukraine and providing the key expert 2- Giorgi Turdzeladze.

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Elaboration of the Strategy of Establishment of the Supplier Development Service and Technical Assistance to Stakeholders