European Commission — Directorate General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
Contract notice

Study on the costs of compliance for the financial sector.

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Official name
European Commission — Directorate General for Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
National registration number
-
Postal address
SPA2, 07/029
Town
Brussels
Postal code
1049
NUTS code
BE100 - Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Country
BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Contact person
-
Telephone
-
E-mail
[email protected]
Fax
-

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile:   -

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement:   no

In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:   -

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body:   no

I.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from

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Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:   https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=3115

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted

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National registration number
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electronically via:   -

Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: -

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 costs of compliance for the financial sector.

Reference number:   FISMA/2017/091/B

II.1.2) Main CPV code

Main CPV code:   79311000 - Survey services

Supplementary CPV code:   -

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The overall objective of the study is to obtain estimates of the cost of compliance with legislative measures in scope for a cross-industry and cross-country sample of EU financial services companies. More specifically, the study will provide a clear understanding of the scale and nature of the incremental costs of complying with financial regulations that were either introduced (new) or significantly amended after 2007, and of the main drivers of these costs.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT:   500.000,00

Currency:   EUR

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots:   no

II.2) Description

II.2.1) Title

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Lot No:   -

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

Main CPV code:   79311100 - Survey design services

Supplementary CPV code:   -

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:   00 - N/A

Main site or place of performance:   The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor. A maximum of 3 co-ordination meetings with the contracting authority will be held in Brussels.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The study will analyse the costs of compliance with the EU financial acquis for a sample of companies appropriately representing the various EU financial sectors.

The main tasks to be carried out are:

1. literature, legal and data review;

2. identification of survey and interview candidates;

3. initial development of counterfactual;

4. survey design and execution;

5. questionnaire design and interviews with selected stakeholders;

6. data analysis and reporting of results.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below

Price - Weighting:   40

Quality criterion - Name:   Quality and relevance of the proposed methodology  / Weighting:   50

Quality criterion - Name:   Organisation of the work  / Weighting:   30

Quality criterion - Name:   Quality control measures  / Weighting:   20

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT:   500.000,00

Currency:   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

Description of renewals:   -

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:   -

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted:   no

II.2.11) Information about options

Options:   no

Description of options:   -

II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue:   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

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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 selection criteria:

See tender specifications.

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents:   yes

List and brief description of selection criteria:

-

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

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III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents:   yes

List and brief description of selection criteria:

-

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

-

III.1.5 Information about reserved contracts

The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons:   no

The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes:   no

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession:   -

Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:   -

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

See procurement documents.

III.2.2) 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:   yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement:   no

In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:   -

The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system:   no

The dynamic purchasing system might be used by additional purchasers:   no

IV.1.4) Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated:   no

IV.1.5) Information about negotiation

The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations:   no

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used:   no

Additional 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

Notice number in the OJ S:   -

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date:   16-01-2018

Local time:   -

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

BG, CS, DA, DE, EL, EN, ES, ET, FI, FR, GA, HR, HU, IT, LT, LV, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, SV

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months:   9

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date:   26-01-2018

Local time:   14:00

Place:   Tenders will be opened in public session on 26.1.2018 at 14:00 — Meeting room 06/A030 — rue de Spa, nº 2 — B-1000 Bruxelles.

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 must provide the full name and ID or passport number of the representatives at least 3 working days in advance to: [email protected] 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

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:   -

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used:   no

Electronic invoicing will be accepted:   no

Electronic payment will be used:   no

VI.3) Additional information

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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 Luxembourg
Country
LUXEMBOURG
Telephone
+352 4303-1
E-mail
[email protected]
Fax
+352 4303-2100
Internet address
http://curia.europa.eu/

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name
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Postal address
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Town
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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

Official name
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VI.4.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

01-12-2017