Pursuant to Sanctions Board Decision No. 112 issued in Sanctions Case No. 454, the Sanctions Board imposes sanctions of debarment on Kuvasoy Tamir Kurlish LLC and on Juydam-Tamirchi LLC (respectively, the “First Respondent Firm” and the “Second Respondent Firm” and collectively, the “Respondents”) with the possibility of conditional release after a minimum period of ineligibility of four (4) years and nine (9) months for each of the Respondents.
These sanctions are imposed on the Respondents for fraudulent and collusive practices as defined in Paragraphs 1.16(a)(ii) and 1.16(a)(iii), respectively, of the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works, and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits and Grants by World Bank Borrowers (January 2011).
Capsule Summary of Findings:
The Respondents were found liable for participating in an arrangement to share information across their bids on the same Bank-financed contract. The Respondents were additionally found liable for misrepresenting information in their bids relating to the educational backgrounds of proposed staff. In selecting the appropriate sanction for each of the Respondents, the Sanctions Board took into account all relevant aggravating and mitigating factors. Full discussion of the facts, allegations, and the Sanctions Board’s analysis can be found in the published decision.