Luxembourg delegation calls for greater international finance cooperation with Singapore

Published on 7th July 2014

UPDATE FROM FINANCIAL MISSION TO THE FAR EAST Luxembourg delegation calls for greater international finance cooperation with Singapore

Luxembourg for Finance hosted a seminar in Singapore for bankers and fund managers aimed at driving greater strategic cooperation with the country in the field of international finance. Titled “Luxembourg and Singapore, combining excellence in international finance”, the event was led by H.E. Pierre Gramegna, Minister of Finance for the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, who spoke about how the unique strengths and similarities of the two countries can be leveraged to mutual benefit… click here for the full press release

Financial Mission to the Far East

Published on 16th June 2014

Financial Mission to Beijing, Shanghai and Singapore

Luxembourg for Finance are organising a financial mission to Beijing, Shanghai and Singapore from 30 June to 4 July lead by Mr Pierre Gramegna, Minister of Finance and Chairman of Luxembourg for Finance.

Charles Oakes & Co. is pleased to be taking part in the mission, and we will report further shortly afterwards.

Charles Oakes & Co. wins deal with European Statistical Office

Published on 12th November 2013

EUROSTAT has awarded Charles Oakes & Co a place in the cascade for a contract providing “Methodological support” in all statistical areas from process design to data dissemination.

Objectives also cover support to the quality assessment exercise, optimisation and integration of statistical production processes, evaluation of realisation and benefits of different ESS- wide projects (European Statistical Services), and awareness rising and trainings on current and new statistical methods and tools.

Charles Oakes & Co. will service the contract in consortium with our partners ICON Institute in Cologne in Germany and Quantos S.A. in Greece.

Mr. Charles Oakes , Owner and Managing Director of Charles Oakes & Co. commented: “The latest award with our valued partners ICON Institute and Quantos is particularly pleasing as the consortium is in a position to work in a particularly challenging area of specialisation.  We are confident of a long and successful partnership.”

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Charles Oakes & Co. certified ISO9001 compliant by LRQA

Published on 11th September 2013

Charles Oakes & Co. has been certified ISO9001 compliant by LRQA (Lloyds Register of Quality Assurance). This globally recognised certification demonstrates the strength of the management structure in place, along with the quality of the internal processes that allow the delivery of high quality services to our clients. ISO 9001 is a quality management standard designed to help an organisation focus on clients and drive continuous improvement of its internal processes.

Mr. Charles Oakes, Owner and Managing Director of Charles Oakes & Co. commented: “This certification confirms the effectiveness of the procedures developed and refined since the founding of our organisation, providing a solid basis for our continued growth and expansion while maintaining and improving on the excellent service we provide to our clients.”

For more information, please contact:

Matthew Turner

Partnership with Novitech for OPOCE

Published on 23rd July 2013

Charles Oakes & Co. in partnership with Novitech a.s. awarded second position in cascade for AO 10513 with the PUBLICATIONS OFFICE in Luxembourg.

The consortium of Charles Oakes & Co. and Novitech a.s. has been awarded the second position in the cascade multiple framework service contract AO 10513 at the PUBLICATIONS OFFICE based in Luxembourg. The overall value of the contract is EUR 3,000,000.00 over a period of 4 years.

This award covers the provision of consultancy and assistance services regarding management of information technology projects. Other related services to be provided include studies and analysis, support, testing, elaboration of documentation and follow-up of deliverables and applications.

The PUBLICATIONS OFFICE publishes the Official Journal of the European Union daily in all official languages of the union — a unique phenomenon in the publishing world. It interacts on a continuous basis with all the EU institutions, agencies and bodies to guarantee the transparency of the legislative process and of European policies as well as to facilitate public access to the entire body of European legislation and information published in its Official Journal and on the related EUR-Lex and TED websites.

Mr. Charles Oakes, Owner and Managing Director of Charles Oakes & Co. commented: “This latest award alongside our partner Novitech is not only a welcome addition to our growing list of successes in Luxembourg during 2013, it is also an inspiring opportunity to be able to be part of a PUBLICATIONS OFFICE process that helps bring the European Union closer to its citizens”.

For more information, please contact:
Matthew Turner

Charles Oakes & Co. wins contract to deliver SharePoint Desktop solution at major Intergovernmental Organisation located in Luxembourg.

Published on 14th May 2013

PRESS RELEASE Charles Oakes & Co. wins contract to deliver SharePoint Desktop solution at major Intergovernmental Organisation located in Luxembourg

Charles Oakes & Co. has won an open tender to design and perform organisation-wide rollout of a SharePoint based unified desktop and internal corporate portal.

Mr. Charles Oakes , Owner and Managing Director of Charles Oakes & Co. commented: “This award won against the strongest competition in the market allows us to leverage our broad and deep knowledge of both SharePoint technologies, and analysis and implementation in complex organisational environments.  We look forward to this significant challenge and are confident of a long and successful partnership.”

For more information, please contact Mr. Roland Haber, Director of Pre-sales at Roland@Charlesoakes.com

Partnership with CRI and Quantos for SDMX Lot 4

Published on 19th September 2012

Charles Oakes & Co. in Partnership with CRI and Quantos awarded second place in cascade for SDMX Lot 4 with EUROSTAT in Luxembourg.

The consortium of Charles Oakes & Co., Quantos and CRI has been awarded second place in the cascade for Lot 4 of the SDMX project at EUROSTAT based in Luxembourg. This covers the provision of system and user support for Eurostat statistical production applications, which are highly specialised and tailored towards the equally specialised nature of EUROSTAT’s activities. The agreement is for a duration of 4 years.

EUROSTAT is a Directorate-General of the European Commission. It’s main responsibilities are to provide statistical information to the institutions of the European Union (EU) and to promote the harmonisation of statistical methods across its member states and candidates for accession as well as EFTA countries.

Mr. Charles Oakes , Owner and Managing Director of Charles Oakes & Co. commented: “The latest award with our business partners CRI and Quantos is a welcome addition to what is already becoming a long list of successes during 2012. For a change we will be delivering services on our own doorstep in Luxembourg. We look forward to a long and successful partnership.”

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Declared Sole Subcontractor for STIS III Lots 1 & 2

Published on 3rd July 2012

Charles Oakes & Co. Declared Sole Subcontractor for €8M Contract with European Commission, STIS III Lots 1 & 2

Charles Oakes & Co. has won the place of Declared Subcontractor to the winning consortium for a major framework contract with the European Commission, namely STIS III Lots 1 & 2. STIS is an acronym for Support and consulting services for Technical Informatics Staff. The total value of the contract is approximately €8 Million. The end-client within the Commission are the Directorate-General for Informatics; Resources and Logistics Directorate; Finance and Contracts Unit.

The winning consortium comprises Intrasoft, Unisys and I.R.I.S.

Services will mainly be delivered in Brussels and Luxembourg. For Charles Oakes & Co. the work involves the provision of a wide range of expert resources. The contract has a duration of 4 years.

Mr. Charles Oakes , Owner and Managing Director of Charles Oakes & Co. commented: “Once again we are very proud to be supporting the main consortium partners in such a major initiative. This latest share in the EU administration ICT market further enhances our international activity and increases our presence in the UK.”

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Partnership with Unisystems for ECDC Stockholm

Published on 1st July 2012

Charles Oakes & Co. in Partnership with Unisystems wins €20M deal with ECDC Stockholm

The consortium of Charles Oakes & Co. and Unisystems has been selected for two lots in a parallel framework contract with a value of €20 Million for ECDC, the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control.  The lots are for the provision of ICT Operations, and ICT Development and Maintenance and will run for 4 years.

The European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) is an independent agency of the European Union (EU) aimed at strengthening Europe’s defences against infectious diseases. It was established in 2005 and is located near Stockholm, Sweden

For Charles Oakes & Co. the work involves the provision of expert resources on a time and material basis across the organisation.

Mr. Charles Oakes , Owner and Managing Director of Charles Oakes & Co. commented: “We are very excited about the award from ECDC with our business partner Unisystems.  This latest share in the EU administration and public sector ICT market enhances our international activity and increases our presence in Sweden.”

For more information, please contact us via:

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Charles Oakes & Co. & Unisys win deal with OHIM Alicante

Published on 26th June 2012

Charles Oakes & Co. in Partnership with Unisys wins €13M deal with OHIM Alicante.

The consortium of Charles Oakes & Co. and Unisys has been selected to be the first priority contractor in a cascading framework contract with a value of €13 million for the provision of programme and project management and technical consultancy in the field of Information Technologies for OHIM, the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (Trade Marks and Designs). The contract runs for 4 years.

OHIM located in Alicante, has the tasks of promoting and managing Community Trade Marks and Community Designs within the European Union. It carries out registration procedures for titles to EU industrial property and keeps public registers of these titles. It shares with the courts in Member States of the European Union the task of pronouncing judgment on requests for invalidation of registered titles.

For Charles Oakes & Co. the work involves the provision of expert resources on a time and material basis across the organisation.

Mr. Charles Oakes, Owner and Managing Director of Charles Oakes & Co. commented: “We are delighted about this latest award with OHIM, confirming our growing share in the EU administration and public sector ICT market. Our collaboration with the Alicante-based agency with our business-partner Unisys, an established giant in the industry, further enhances our international activity and strengthens our company’s presence across Europe.”

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