RFP: BO and CT legal review
Publication Type: 
Call for tenders
Published Date: 
October, 2020

Request for proposal for Beneficial Ownership and Contract Transparency legal review

Nathan Associates Inc. (Nathan), through the USAID-funded Transparency and Inclusive Growth Activity, Task Order Contract No. 720-OAA-18D-00014, invites eligible firms to submit proposals for Beneficial Ownership and Contract Transparency Legal Review.

Working through the Myanmar Extractives Industries and Transparency Initiative’s National Coordination Secretariat (MEITI-NCS), Nathan seeks proposal from qualified firms to produce a legal review study for Beneficial Ownership and Contract Transparency and draft legislation for embedding Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) disclosures in Myanmar’s government and corporate systems. 

Nathan intends to award a fixed price contract for this activity with an estimated start date of December 20, 2020. The cost proposals must be submitted in USD.

The proposal should include the following components:
1. Technical Proposal. The technical proposal should be no more than 10 pages, single spaced, 12-point Times New Roman type with 1-inch margins on A4 paper. It should include a description of the bidder’s proposed solutions as well as the names and qualifications of the key staff who will be conducting the legal review. The technical proposal should include:

  1. Details of the technical proposal (limited to 10 pages)
  2. CVs of all staff expected to work on the proposal (submitted as annexes to the technical proposal which do not count against the 10 pages limit)
  3. Examples of Past Performance (submitted as annexes to the technical proposal which do not count against the 10 pages limit)

2. Cost proposal. The resulting contract will be a fixed price purchase order. Bidders must includeall costs required to submit the deliverables. The cost proposal shall also include a budget narrative that explains the basis for the estimate of every cost element or line item. Cost proposals shall be broken out into the following areas:

  1. Labor costs related to completing the Beneficial Ownership and Contract Transparency Legal Review study. Bidders should break out the labor costs to provide details on the level of effort needed to complete the work and the proposed rates of staff;
  2. Travel costs (if appropriate);
  3. Other costs as required by the bidder’s proposal.

3. Administrative documents. (These will be used to determine eligibility of the company).

  1. Company registration
  2. Three professional references
  3. List of company owners/beneficiaries

Proposals must be submitted via e-mail to: tigaops@nathanin.com no later than 17:00 Myanmar local time on Thursday, 19 November 2020.