Services - 404498-2018

18/09/2018    S179    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Study on EU payment accounts market

2018/S 179-404498

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission — Directorate General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
Postal address: SPA2, 07/029
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: EC-FISMA-CONTRACTS@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/financial-stability-financial-services-and-capital-markets-union_en

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=4043
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:

Study on EU payment accounts market

Reference number: FISMA/2018/037/D
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79310000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The general objective of the study is to provide qualitative and quantitative evidence about the evolution of the payment accounts market in the EU since January 2014, with a view to informing the Commission's review of the Payment Accounts Directive.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 580 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79311100
79311200
79311300
79311410
79311400
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor. A maximum of 3 coordination meetings with the Contracting Authority will be held in Brussels.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The study will provide the Commission with:

(i) a backward-looking analysis on the extent to which the objectives of the Payment Accounts Directive have been achieved;

(ii) an analysis of other aspects of the EU payment accounts market not presently covered in the Directive as well as of first impacts of the newly introduced fee transparency requirements and (iii) the identification of any further policy measures that should be envisaged in connection with the objectives of the Payment Accounts Directive, taking account of the changing technological and market context.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: — Relevance and breadth of the geographical coverage / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: — Quality and relevance of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 50
Quality criterion - Name: — Organisation of the work / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: — Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 580 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 11
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

See procurement documents.

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:

See 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.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:

See 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.1.4)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: yes
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: 29/10/2018
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: 11 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 06/11/2018
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Tenders will be opened in public session on 6.11.2018 at 14:00 — Meeting room 06/A030 — rue de Spa 2, B-1000 Brussels.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of 2 representatives per tender can attend the opening of tenders. For organisational and security reasons, the tenderer mus provide the full name and ID passport number of the representatives at least 3 working days in advance to: EC-FISMA-CONTRACTS@ec.europa.eu

Failing that, the contracting authority reserves the right to refuse access to its premises.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
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 Court of Justice 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 4303-2100

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 the absence thereof, of the day on which it came to knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend or to open a new period for lodging appeals.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11/09/2018