Back to E-590 Joint Venture Agreement for Professional Services (Download)
Prepared by the Engineers Joint Contract Documents Committee (EJCDC).
Standard Form of Joint Venture Agreement for Porfessional Services between two or more parties to join together to provide specific professional services to a third party.
EJCDC® E-590 addresses core business issues such as capital and property contributions to the joint venture, responsibility for liabilities, entitlement to profits, and management of the joint venture, as well as design-specific issues such as ownership of jointly prepared design documents. This document is not meant for joint ventures between parties that are not design professional firms or individuals.
EJCDC includes the American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Council of Engineering Companies, the Professional Engineers in Private Practice Division of the National Society of Professional Engineers, the Associated General Contractors of America, and the participation of more than fifteen other professional engineering design, construction, owner, legal, and risk management organizations.
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