Services - 249596-2020

29/05/2020    S104

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: EIB - Multiple Framework Agreement for Legal Services — French Law

2020/S 104-249596

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

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.eib.org

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.eib.org/about/procurement/index.htm

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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=6427
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=6427
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

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

Multiple Framework Agreement for Legal Services — French Law

Reference number: CFT-1591
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79110000 Legal advisory and representation services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The European Investment Bank is conducting an open procurement procedure in order to establish multi-operator framework agreements for the provision of legal services within the meaning of Annex XIV of Directive 2014/24/EU concerning French Law in six distinct lots covering various operational areas of work for the Bank.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 12 700 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 6
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Project Finance/PPP and Others Form of Limited Recourse Financings

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79110000 Legal advisory and representation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Main site or place of performance:

Framework members will work from their usual professional premises. The EIB may require their participation in meetings and negotiations, mainly in Luxembourg and possibly in other jurisdictions.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Project finance/PPP and others form of limited recourse financings as further described in Annex A — Technical specifications.

Multiple framework agreement with seven economic operators.

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: 4 000 000.00 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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

EIB may, during the 3 years following the award of the original procedure of the original (initial) framework agreement, have recourse to a negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice for new services consisting in the repetition of similar services entrusted to the parties awarded this framework agreement.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Risk Sharing/Contingent Loan/Guarantees (EIB Acting as Guarantor)

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79110000 Legal advisory and representation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Main site or place of performance:

Framework members will work from their usual professional premises. The EIB may require their participation in meetings and negotiations, mainly in Luxembourg and possibly in other jurisdictions.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Risk sharing/contingent loan/Guarantees (EIB acting as guarantor) as further described in Annex A — Technical specifications.

Multiple framework agreement with five economic operators.

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: 3 000 000.00 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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

EIB may, during the 3 years following the award of the original procedure of the original (initial) framework agreement, have recourse to a negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice for new services consisting in the repetition of similar services entrusted to the parties awarded this framework agreement.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Corporate Loans and Bilateral Financings/Intermediated Loans/General Advice including in Public Law (Institutional and Administrative Law Aspects)

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79110000 Legal advisory and representation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Main site or place of performance:

Framework members will work from their usual professional premises. The EIB may require their participation in meetings and negotiations, mainly in Luxembourg and possibly in other jurisdictions.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Corporate loans and bilateral financings/intermediated loans/general advice including in in public law (institutional and administrative law aspects) as further described in Annex A — Technical specifications.

Multiple framework agreement with five economic operators.

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: 2 000 000.00 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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

EIB may, during the 3 years following the award of the original procedure of the original (initial) framework agreement, have recourse to a negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice for new services consisting in the repetition of similar services entrusted to the parties awarded this framework agreement.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Investment Funds and Related Legal Issues

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79110000 Legal advisory and representation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Main site or place of performance:

Framework members will work from their usual professional premises. The EIB may require their participation in meetings and negotiations, mainly in Luxembourg and possibly in other jurisdictions.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Investment funds and related legal issues as further described in Annex A — Technical specifications.

Multiple framework agreement with three economic operators.

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: 1 200 000.00 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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

EIB may, during the 3 years following the award of the original procedure of the original (initial) framework agreement, have recourse to a negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice for new services consisting in the repetition of similar services entrusted to the parties awarded this framework agreement.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Capital Market, Securitisation, Derivatives, Bond Issues, Hybrid Instruments and Money Market Instruments

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79110000 Legal advisory and representation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Main site or place of performance:

Framework members will work from their usual professional premises. The EIB may require their participation in meetings and negotiations, mainly in Luxembourg and possibly in other jurisdictions.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Capital market, securitisation, derivatives, bond issues, hybrid instruments and money market instruments as further described in Annex A — Technical specifications

Multiple framework agreement with five economic operators.

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: 1 000 000.00 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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

EIB may, during the 3 years following the award of the original procedure of the original (initial) framework agreement, have recourse to a negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice for new services consisting in the repetition of similar services entrusted to the parties awarded this framework agreement.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Quasi-equity

Lot No: 6
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79110000 Legal advisory and representation services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg
Main site or place of performance:

Framework members will work from their usual professional premises. The EIB may require their participation in meetings and negotiations, mainly in Luxembourg and possibly in other jurisdictions.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Quasi-equity as further described in Annex A — Technical specifications.

Multiple framework agreement with five economic operators.

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: 1 500 000.00 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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

EIB may, during the 3 years following the award of the original procedure of the original (initial) framework agreement, have recourse to a negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice for new services consisting in the repetition of similar services entrusted to the parties awarded this framework agreement.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
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
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 30/06/2020
Local time: 15:00
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: 01/07/2020
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Tenders will be opened in a non-public procedure. Upon written request to the EIB (see section I.1)), the written record of the opening of tenders will be provided to economic operators who submitted a tender.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenders will be opened in a non-public procedure. Upon written request to the EIB (see section I.1)), the written record of the opening of 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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

4 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
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: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 43031
Fax: +352 43032100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff or, in absence thereof, on the day on which it came to the knowledge.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/05/2020