Participant See Section 7(a) hereof.
Eligible Employee For purposes of the SIMPLE 401(k) Plan provisions, any Employee who is entitled to make Elective Deferrals under the terms of the SIMPLE 401(k) Plan.
Plan Administrator Employees must elect a plan administrator during their initial enrollment in Advantage and may change their plan administrator election only during the annual open enrollment and when permitted under Section 5. Dependents must be enrolled through the same plan administrator as the employee.
GRANTEE Grantee will be in default under this Grant upon the occurrence of any of the following events:
Participants The Lender and its participants, if any, are not partners or joint venturers, and the Lender shall not have any liability or responsibility for any obligation, act or omission of any of its participants. All rights and powers specifically conferred upon the Lender may be transferred or delegated to any of the Lender's participants, successors or assigns.
Named Fiduciary and Plan Administrator The “Named Fiduciary and Plan Administrator” of this Director Plan shall be Heritage Bank of Commerce until its resignation or removal by the Board. As Named Fiduciary and Plan Administrator, the Bank shall be responsible for the management, control and administration of the Director Plan. The Named Fiduciary may delegate to others certain aspects of the management and operation responsibilities of the Director Plan including the employment of advisors and the delegation of ministerial duties to qualified individuals.
Death of Participant Any distribution or delivery to be made to Participant under this Award Agreement will, if Participant is then deceased, be made to Participant’s designated beneficiary, or if no beneficiary survives Participant, the administrator or executor of Participant’s estate. Any such transferee must furnish the Company with (a) written notice of his or her status as transferee, and (b) evidence satisfactory to the Company to establish the validity of the transfer and compliance with any laws or regulations pertaining to said transfer.
Status of Participant The Participant hereby represents, covenants and warrants that (i) with respect to orders for the creation or redemption of Creation Units by means of the Trust’s Clearing Process, it is a member of NSCC and a participant in the CNS System of NSCC (as defined in the Trust’s Prospectus, a “Participating Party”); and (ii) with respect to orders for the creation or redemption of Creation Units by means of the Fed Book Entry System or DTC, it is eligible to utilize the Fed Book Entry System and/or DTC and it is a DTC Participant (as defined in the Trust’s Prospectus, a “DTC Participant”). The Participant may place orders for the creation or redemption of Creation Units through the Trust’s Clearing Process, the Fed Book-Entry System and/or DTC or Euroclear, subject to the procedures for creation and redemption referred to in Sections 2 and 3 of this Agreement and the procedures described in Attachments A and A-1 hereto. Any change in the foregoing status of the Participant shall terminate this Agreement, and the Participant shall give prompt notice to the Distributor and the Transfer Agent of such change. Transfers of securities settling through Euroclear or other foreign depositories may require Participant access to such facilities. The Participant further represents that it is a broker-dealer registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) or is exempt from or otherwise not required to be licensed as a broker-dealer or a member of FINRA. The Participant is qualified, registered and/or licensed to act as a broker or dealer, or is otherwise exempt, as required according to all applicable laws of the state(s) in which the Participant conducts its activities as defined hereunder. The Participant is a qualified institutional buyer as defined in Rule 144A under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “1933 Act”). The Participant agrees to conform to the rules of FINRA (if it is a member of FINRA) and the securities laws of any jurisdiction to the extent such laws, rules and regulations relate to the Participant’s transactions in, and activities with respect to, the Shares.
Participating Employers (a) With the consent of the Employer and Trustee, and by duly authorized action, any Affiliated Employer may adopt this Plan and become a Participating Employer.
Deferral Election A Participant may elect to defer all or a specified percentage of the Compensation earned in a Plan Year by such Participant for serving as a member of the Board of any Participating Fund or as a member of any committee or subcommittee thereof. Reimbursement of expenses of attending meetings of the Board, committees of the Board or subcommittees of such committees may not be deferred. Such election shall be made by executing before the first day of such Plan Year such election notice as the Administrator may prescribe; provided, however, that upon first becoming eligible to participate in the Plan by reason of appointment to a Board, a Participant may file a Deferral Election not later than 30 days after the effective date of such appointment, which election shall apply to Compensation earned in the portion of the Plan Year commencing the day after such election is filed and ending on the last day of such Plan Year.