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REQUESTFOREXPRESSIONOFINTERESTFORSELECTION#1092839

ThisRequestforExpressionofInterestisforaFirmSelection.PleaseloginasavalidFirmUserifyouwish toexpressinterestinthisselection.

SelectionInformation
AssignmentTitle PublicationDate ExpressionofInterest Deadline LanguageofNotice SelectionforLegalConsultantsforPPPProjectsinLatinAmericaandthe Carribean(LAC) 19Dec2012 02Jan2013at11:59:59PM(EST) English

SelectionNotice
AssignmentCountry FundingSources Individual/Firm NoCountriesAssigned TheWorldBankintendstofinancetheassignment/servicesunderTrust Funds: BBBANKBUDGET Theconsultantwillbeafirm.

AssignmentDescription
SELECTIONFORCONSULTANTSBYTHEWORLDBANK REQUESTFOREXPRESSIONSOFINTEREST ElectronicSubmissionsthroughWorldBankGroupeConsultant2 https://wbgeconsult2.worldbank.org/wbgec/index.html ASSIGNMENTOVERVIEW AssignmentTitle:1092839SelectionforLegalConsultantsforPPPProjectsinLatinAmericaandtheCarribean(LAC) AssignmentCountries: CountriesinLAC ASSIGNMENTDESCRIPTION TheInternationalFinanceCorporation(IFC),theprivatesectorarmoftheWorldBankGroup,isaglobalinvestorandadvisor committedtopromotingprojectsinitsdevelopingmembercountriesthatareeconomicallybeneficial,financiallyand commerciallysound,andenvironmentallyandsociallysustainable.IFCfinancesprivatesectorinvestments,mobilizescapital intheinternationalfinancialmarkets,helpsclientsimprovesocialandenvironmentalsustainability,andprovidestechnical assistanceandadvicetogovernmentsandbusinessesinthedevelopingworld. IFCsPPPTransactionsAdvisoryDepartment(theTeam)isfocusedonassistinggovernments(Clients)todevelopandbring tomarketpublicprivatepartnershipsprimarilyininfrastructuresectors.TheTeamhaspartneredwithotherstakeholdersin undertakingPPPprojectsintheregion.InBrazilforexample,theTeamhasapartnershipwithBNDESandIDB(calledPrivate SectorPartnershipProgramPSP). IFCintendstoretainLegalConsultantstoassistIFCanditsClientsinthestructuringdifferentformsofPPPsintheregionfor publictransportutilitiesincluding,butnotlimitedto,concessions,BOTs,andprivatemanagementcontractsofairports,public transitsandthelike. TheLegalConsultantswillprovidethefollowingservices(Services),amongothers:

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Reviewthelegal,regulatoryandcontractualframeworkapplicabletoprojects Undertakeduediligenceofexistingcontracts,asapplicable. Identifyapprovals,licensesandauthorizationsthatshallberequiredfortheprojectaswellasidentifyingthekeylegalcontract andregulatoryissueswhichshallemergeinthecaseofexistingPPPs PrepareincoordinationwithIFCandtheClientthepreliminarytermsheetsforthebiddingrulesanddraftsofthecorresponding transactioncontracts. Draftofthetenderdocumentsandanyotherdocumentrequiredfortheprojectimplementation ParticipatewithIFCindiscussionsregardingthetransactiondocuments Carryoutlegalworkrequiredtoreviewanyadministrativeproceedingsand/orinjunctionsthatmaybeintroducedbythird parties ParticipatewithIFCandtheClientsinthetendertoselectthewinningbidder(s),includingreviewingthedocumentation submittedbybiddersifrequiredandassistingtheClientsandIFCinthestepsrequiredfortheexecutionofthetransaction contractfortheProjectwiththewinningbidder(s).

ELIGIBILITY Eligibilityrestrictionsapply: [Pleasetypelistofrestrictions] INDIVIDUAL/FIRMPROFILE Theconsultantwillbeafirm. SUBMISSIONREQUIREMENTS TheWorldBanknowinviteseligibleconsultantstoindicatetheirinterestinprovidingtheservices.Interestedconsultantsmust provideinformationindicatingthattheyarequalifiedtoperformtheservices(brochures,descriptionofsimilarassignments, experienceinsimilarconditions,availabilityofappropriateskillsamongstaff,etc.forfirmsCVandcoverletterforindividuals). Pleasenotethatthetotalsizeofallattachmentsshouldbelessthan5MB.Consultantsmayassociatetoenhancetheir qualifications. Interestedconsultantsareherebyinvitedtosubmitexpressionsofinterest. ExpressionsofInterestshouldbesubmitted,inEnglish,electronicallythroughWorldBankGroupeConsultant2 (https://wbgeconsult2.worldbank.org/wbgec/index.html) NOTES FollowingthisinvitationforExpressionofInterest,ashortlistofqualifiedfirmswillbeformallyinvitedtosubmitproposalsfor specificPPPprojects,asapplicable.Shortlistingandselectionwillbesubjecttotheavailabilityoffundingandtheofficial mandatefromtheClients.

QualificationCriteria
1.ExperienceinthelasttenyearsassistinggovernmententitiesintheregioninstructuringPPPprojects,including butnotlimitedto,concessionsandfullprivatizationsorprivateinvestorsand/orotherpublicentitiesparticipating insuchprojectsintheregion* 2.Dulylicensedorqualifiedseniorstaffwithatleast5yearsoflocallegalexperienceadvisingonthestructuring ofPPPs,includingbutnotlimitedtoconcessions(andotherformsofPPPsthatIFCdoes)andjuniorstaffwith least3yearsoflegalexperienceonPPPprojectsintheregion.* 3.Experienceinassistinggovernmententitiesorprivatesectorinvestorsparticipatinginpublicbiddingprocesses inBrazil 4.ExperienceinassistingprivateentitiesinthefinancingofinfrastructureprojectsunderPPPsorconcession structures 5.Experienceinassistingprivateentitiesincorporatelaw,includingshareholdersagreementsmatters.
*Mandatory

Selectionandcontractingwillnormallybemadefromresponsestothisrequestforexpressionofinterest.Theconsultantwillbe selectedfromashortlist,subjecttoavailabilityoffunding.

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