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Procurement of security services for Kosovo Energy Corporation (Security Code)

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Introduction

In March 2012, the Kosovo Energy Corporation (KEC) published a call for tenders to provide security services at its premises under a two-year contract worth approximately 6 million euros. Five companies participated in the tender. The main selection criteria were offering the lowest price and having a sufficient number of employees. The company Security Code, together with a partner, was awarded the contract. However, the prosecution claimed that this company did not meet the criteria as set out in the tender specifications.

Country
Kosovo
Sector
Public procurement
Offence
Abuse of official position or authority
Phase
1st instance verdict

Case Overview

In March 2012, the Kosovo Energy Corporation (KEC) published a call for tenders to provide security services at its premises under a two-year contract worth approximately 6 million euros. Five companies participated in the tender. The main selection criteria were offering the lowest price and having a sufficient number of employees. The company Security Code, together with a partner, was awarded the contract. However, the prosecution claimed that this company did not meet the criteria as set out in the tender specifications.