Services - 634286-2021

13/12/2021    S241

Belgium-Brussels: Feasibility Study for a European Asset Registry in the Context of the Fight Against AML and Tax Evasion

2021/S 241-634286

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, FISMA - Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union, FISMA.D.2 - Financial Crime
Postal address: The Pavilion (SPA2), Rue de Spa 2
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1000
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.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:

Feasibility Study for a European Asset Registry in the Context of the Fight Against AML and Tax Evasion

Reference number: FISMA/2021/OP/0001
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79314000 Feasibility study
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Collection of data and interconnection of registers is a key instrument under EU law to speed up access for competent authorities to financial information and facilitate cross-border cooperation. This project shall look into various possibilities for collecting information to set up an asset registry which may afterwards feed into a future policy initiative. It shall aim at exploring how to collect and link information available from various sources on asset ownership (e.g. land registries, company registers, trusts and foundations registers, central depositories of securities ownership, etc.) and analyse the design, scope, and challenges for such a Union asset registry. The possibility to include in the registry data related to the ownership of other assets such as cryptocurrencies, works of art, real estate, and gold, shall also be considered.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79314000 Feasibility study
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

The Pavilion (SPA2), Rue de Spa 2, 1000 Brussels, BELGIUM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Feasibility study for a European asset registry in the context of the fight against AML and tax evasion.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 70
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and resources / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 30
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: yes
Identification of the project:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

II.2.14)Additional information

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2021/S 136-358265
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: FISMA-2021-OP-0001
Title:

Feasibility Study for a European Asset Registry in the Context of the Fight Against AML and Tax Evasion

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 6
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Centre for European Policy Studies
National registration number: BE0424123986
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: VVA Brussels
National registration number: BE0597770616
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE Belgique / België
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Infeurope SA
National registration number: LU15292018
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU Luxembourg
Country: Luxembourg
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 400 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 379 900.00 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 3 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3). In case of unavailability or disruptions in the functioning of the electronic means of communication provided in Section I.3) in the last five calendar days before the time limit for receipt indicated in Section IV.2.2), the contracting authority reserves the right to extend this time limit and publish the extension at the Internet address provided in Section I.3), without a preceding publication of a corrigendum to this notice. Economic operators interested in this procurement are invited to subscribe to the call for tenders at the address in Section I.3) in order to get notified when new information or documents are published.

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: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/12/2021