Lear has been appointed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to provide technical assistance to the Armenian Competition Protection Commission (“CPC RA”). Lear supported the CPC in numerous initiatives, such as conducting three market studies and drafting four guidelines, alongside planning a new advocacy strategy.
In addition, in collaboration with Armenian and European external experts, Lear delivered over 200 hours of training to the staff. Within the project framework, Lear also organized study visits to four European competition authorities, enabling the CPC to lay out the foundations for potential future collaborations with them, and arranged the CPC’s staff participation to two renowned international event in the competition law and economics field. The project was concluded with the organization of advocacy seminars by Lear and the CPC, which were held in Yerevan in July 2023.