Tomás Cano Binder, CT wrote:
Would it be any different if the company was based in Australia? You would have the same difficulty in case of default.
Does the company have a record in the Blueboard?
In any case, if you have doubts about the reliability of the company, for this first job ask for an advance payment of part of the money, or agree upon payment of parts of the project upon delivery, so that you get paid work as you complete it. So just like with a company in your same city.
I have a wonderful client in the West Indies. I wish they would finally invite me to their beautiful Caribbean island.