That majority partner shall be designated as the director of the joint venture; they will propose a project manager empowered to represent the joint venture to the employer and third parties and to assume responsibility for the overall coordination of the project. However, the powers of the project manager are usually closely controlled by a steering committee composed of a representative of each member and his role will be to implement the guidelines of such a steering committee. Contract joint venture versus registered joint venture There are alternatives to entering into a joint venture, such as: For more information on joint venture disputes, see our article Co-Venture Disputes: Why They Arise and How You Can Resolve Them. . . .