Services - 47122-2019

31/01/2019    S22

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: EIB - Provision of "Know Your Customer" (KYC) and other Operational Compliance Support 2019-2022

2019/S 022-047122

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Investment Bank
Postal address: 98-100 boulevard Konrad Adenauer
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2950
Country: Luxembourg
Contact person: CS Procurement
E-mail: CS-procurement@eib.org
Telephone: +352 43791
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.eib.org
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.eib.org/about/procurement/index.htm
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=4376
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Provision of "Know Your Customer" (KYC) and other Operational Compliance Support 2019-2022

Reference number: LZ-1527
II.1.2)Main CPV code
66171000 Financial consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Consistent with its Statute, the EIB shall conform to Best Banking Practice (“BBP”) and on that basis regulatory and market developments are therefore monitored closely.

In lot 1, the EIB wishes to select multiple Providers assisting the EIB TMR/KYC Unit staff in their daily work on KYC Analysis and other preliminary compliance-related checks (such as on integrity and sanctions) for new operations during the period of 2019-2022.

In lot 2, the EIB wishes to select multiple providers supporting the Transactions Management and Restructurings Directorate (TMR) in assessing tax issues in projects currently monitored by the Bank.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 600 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

KYC/Compliance Process

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66171000 Financial consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Main site or place of performance:

EIB premises in Luxembourg.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EIB is looking for external expertise to assist the EIB TMR/KYC Unit staff in their daily work on KYC Analysis and other preliminary compliance-related checks (such as on integrity and sanctions) for new operations during the period of 2019-2022. This period includes also peak years when the regular KYC review for certain EIB counterparts is due for update (on a risk-based approach).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 300 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Tax Analysis

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66171000 Financial consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Main site or place of performance:

EIB premises in Luxembourg.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In lot 2, the EIB wishes to select multiple providers supporting the Transactions Management and Restructurings Directorate (TMR) in assessing tax issues in projects currently monitored by the Bank.

Issues can be related to tax fraud, tax evasion, tax avoidance, harmful tax practices and/or aggressive tax planning practices in the context of the initiatives launched by the European Commission under the EU Anti-Tax Avoidance Package (ATAP) and the approach taken by international standard-setting organisations such as the FATF and OECD Global Forum (“Tax Concerns”).

Against this background, TMR/KYC Unit is looking for external expertise to assist the EIB staff in analysing the impact the various tax issues may have to the monitoring of the ongoing projects.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 29/03/2019
Local time: 23:59
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 01/04/2019
Local time: 14:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Upon request, the written record of the opening of the tenders will be provided to economic operators who submitted a tender.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 43031
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
24/01/2019