Decennial Liability: Is the Risk Worth It?
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With a slowdown in domestic design and construction, an increasing number of architects and engineers are looking overseas for potential projects. Many are finding that operating in a foreign country presents both exciting opportunities and daunting challenges. In addition to facing language barriers, unfamiliar customs and extensive travel, A/E firms are also discovering that foreign countries can have dramatically different laws and regulations applied to their professional work. One of the most disconcerting issues when it comes to overseas risk is so-called “decennial liability.”