The Effective Time Upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in this Agreement, on the Closing Date, Parent, Merger Sub and the Company will cause the Merger to be consummated pursuant to the DGCL by filing a certificate of merger in customary form and substance (the “Certificate of Merger”) with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware in accordance with the applicable provisions of the DGCL (the time of such filing and acceptance for record by the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware, or such later time as may be agreed in writing by Parent, Merger Sub and the Company and specified in the Certificate of Merger, being referred to herein as the “Effective Time”).
Merger Effective Time At the Effective Time and subject to and upon the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Merger Sub shall, and ASAP shall cause Merger Sub to, merge with and into Yili Oil in accordance with the provisions of the DGCL, the separate corporate existence of Merger Sub shall cease and Yili Oil shall continue as the Surviving Entity. The Effective Time shall occur upon the filing with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware of a Certificate of Merger, executed in accordance with the applicable provisions of the DGCL (the “Effective Time”). The date on which the Effective Time occurs is referred to as the “Effective Date.” Provided that this Agreement has not been terminated pursuant to Article VI, the Parties will cause the Certificate of Merger to be filed as soon as practicable after the Closing.
Conditions to the Effective Date The occurrence of the Effective Date and the obligation of the Banks to make Loans and the Issuing Bank to issue Letters of Credit on the Initial Borrowing Date are subject to the receipt by the Administrative Agent prior to or concurrently with the occurrence of the Effective Date and the making of Loans and the issuance of Letters of Credit on the Initial Borrowing Date of each of the items set forth in this Section 5.01 in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent and the Banks and in sufficient copies for each Bank:
Conduct of Businesses Prior to the Effective Time Except as expressly contemplated by or permitted by this Agreement or with the prior written consent of the other party, during the period from the date of this Agreement to the Effective Time, each of Company and Parent shall, and shall cause each of its respective Subsidiaries to, (a) conduct its business in the ordinary course in all material respects, (b) use reasonable best efforts to maintain and preserve intact its business organization and advantageous business relationships and retain the services of its key officers and key employees and (c) take no action that would reasonably be expected to adversely affect or materially delay the ability of Company, Parent or Merger Sub to obtain any necessary approvals of any Regulatory Agency or other Governmental Entity required for the transactions contemplated hereby or to perform its covenants and agreements under this Agreement or to consummate the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby.
Conduct Prior to the Effective Time 4.1 Conduct of Business of the Company. During the period from the date of this Agreement and continuing until the earlier of the termination of this Agreement or the Effective Time, the Company agrees (except to the extent that Parent shall otherwise consent in writing), to carry on the Company's business in the usual, regular and ordinary course in substantially the same manner as heretofore conducted, to pay the debts and Taxes of the Company when due, to pay or perform other obligations when due, and, to the extent consistent with such business, use their reasonable best efforts consistent with past practice and policies to preserve intact the Company's present business organizations, keep available the services of the Company's present officers and key employees and preserve the Company's relationships with customers, suppliers, distributors, licensors, licensees, and others having business dealings with it, all with the goal of preserving unimpaired the Company's goodwill and ongoing businesses at the Effective Time. The Company shall promptly notify Parent of any event or occurrence or emergency not in the ordinary course of business of the Company and any material event involving the Company. Except as expressly contemplated by this Agreement as set forth in Section 4.1 of the Disclosure Schedule, the Company shall not, without the prior written consent of Parent:
Conduct of Business Prior to the Effective Time Except as otherwise expressly contemplated or permitted by this Agreement or with the prior written consent of TD Banknorth, during the period from the date of this Agreement to the Effective Time, Hudson United shall, and shall cause each of its Subsidiaries to, (i) conduct its business in the usual, regular and ordinary course consistent with past practice, (ii) use reasonable best efforts to maintain and preserve intact its business organization, and its rights, authorizations, franchises and other authorizations issued by Governmental Entities, preserve its advantageous business relationships with customers, vendors and others doing business with it and retain the services of its officers and key employees and (iii) take no action which would reasonably be expected to adversely affect the receipt of any approvals of any Governmental Entity required to consummate the transactions contemplated hereby or to consummate the transactions contemplated hereby or delay the receipt of such approvals subsequent to the date set forth in Section 9.1(c).
Capitalization of Merger Sub The authorized capital stock of Merger Sub consists of 1,000 shares of common stock, par value $0.01 per share, all of which are validly issued and outstanding. All of the issued and outstanding capital stock of Merger Sub is, and at the Effective Time will be, owned by Parent or a direct or indirect subsidiary of Parent. Merger Sub has outstanding no option, warrant, right, or any other agreement pursuant to which any person other than Parent may acquire any equity security of Merger Sub. Merger Sub has not conducted any business prior to the date hereof and has, and prior to the Effective Time will have, no assets, liabilities or obligations of any nature other than those incident to its formation and pursuant to this Agreement and the Merger and the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement.
Effective Time Subject to the provisions of this Agreement, at the Closing, the Company will cause a certificate of merger (the “Certificate of Merger”) to be executed, acknowledged and filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware in accordance with Section 251 of the DGCL. The Merger will become effective at such time as the Certificate of Merger has been duly filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware or at such later date or time as may be agreed by the Company and Merger Sub in writing and specified in the Certificate of Merger in accordance with the DGCL (the effective time of the Merger being hereinafter referred to as the “Effective Time”).
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Termination of Merger Agreement This Agreement shall be binding upon each party upon such party’s execution and delivery of this Agreement, but this Agreement shall only become effective upon the Closing. In the event that the Merger Agreement is validly terminated in accordance with its terms prior to the Closing, this Agreement shall automatically terminate and become null and void and be of no further force or effect, and the parties shall have no obligations hereunder.