Moscow the FAS initiated a case against the Bolshoi theatre

MOSCOW, December 21. Moscow Department of the FAS Russia initiated proceedings in relation to the State academic Bolshoi theatre on the grounds of irregularities in the auction for the repair work on the New stage. About it reported in a press-release Agency.

“In relation to the State academic Bolshoi theatre criminal case on signs of violation of part 1 article 17 of the Law on protection of competition. Earlier in the Office had received the complaint of LLC “Phoenix-M”. According to the applicant, in 2014, the Grand theatre has announced an auction for the repair work to improve performance and acoustic indicators of the spectator areas New theatre, the initial (maximum) contract price amounted to 27 million rubles in accordance with the notice of the application could be submitted from 27 December 2014 to 12 January 2015″, – stated in the message.

According to the position of the applicant, the specified period for submission of applications was insufficient and resulted in a restriction of competition because, in fact, was equal to three working days (29, 30 and 31 December 2014). The training within the specified period of bids by tenderers not informed of the auction before placing a notice was not possible.

In addition, applications for participation in the auction can be filed only by persons who have received accreditation on an electronic platform. However, three days actually provided by the customer were insufficient to carry out the accreditation, which has restricted competition.

A meeting of the Commission UFAS on business will take place on December 25.