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25/07/2019    S142

Belgium-Brussels: Study on the Risks of Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Fraud Inherent in the Union Registry and Data Protection Impact Assessment

2019/S 142-348685

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Climate Action
Postal address: CLIMA A.4 –Planning, Financial Resources and HR Business Correspondent BU-24 00/061
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: clima-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/clima/tenders/index_en.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=5226
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=5226
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:

Study on the Risks of Money Laundering, Terrorist Financing and Fraud Inherent in the Union Registry and Data Protection Impact Assessment

Reference number: CLIMA.B2ETU/2019/0012
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) is a cornerstone of the European Union's policy to combat climate change and is its key tool for reducing industrial greenhouse gas emissions. It covers more than 11 000 power stations, industrial plants and aircraft operators in 31 countries. The Union Registry and the European Union Transaction Log (EUTL) track the ownership of allowances by recording the amounts owned in the accounts and the transactions between accounts.

The general objective of this study is to assess the risks related to fraud, money laundering and terrorist financing inherent in the EU ETS and the Union Registry, to propose mitigation measures for the identified risks and to perform a data protection impact assessment in case the implementation of the proposed measures would require that.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Extra muros.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Open call for tender — study, single contract of 12 months.

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: 200 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Please refer to procurement documents.

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.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please refer to procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 23/09/2019
Local time: 16:00
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, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 25/09/2019
Local time: 15:00
Place:

Avenue de Beaulieu 24, 1160 Brussels, Belgium. Room 00/036.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See information in Invitation document, Section I.3.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

In line with Annex I, Article 11.1 (e) of the Financial Regulation No 2018/1046 of 18.7.2018, during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the Contracting Authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a Contract Notice) for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same Contracting Authority awarded an original contract, provided that these services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a Contract Notice, subject to the conditions set out in Annex I, Article 11.4.

Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under Heading I.3. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under Heading I.1.

If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http:// www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time-limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.

Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/07/2019