Related to General Law
Provisions of General Application a) All accounting terms not specifically defined herein shall be construed in accordance with GAAP. (b) The terms defined in this Article include the plural as well as the singular. (c) The words "herein," "hereof" and "hereunder" and other words of similar import refer to this Agreement as a whole. All references to Articles and Sections shall be deemed to refer to Articles and Sections of this Agreement. (d) Any reference to statutes are to be construed as including all statutory provisions consolidating, amending or replacing the statute to which reference is made and all regulations promulgated pursuant to such statutes. (e) All calculations of interest (other than with respect to the Mortgage Loans) provided for herein shall be made on the basis of a 360-day year consisting of twelve 30-day months. All calculations of interest with respect to any Mortgage Loan provided for herein shall be made in accordance with the terms of the related Mortgage Note and Mortgage or, if such documents do not specify the basis upon which interest accrues thereon, on the basis of a 360-day year consisting of twelve 30-day months, to the extent permitted by applicable law. (f) Any Mortgage Loan payment is deemed to be received on the date such payment is actually received by the Servicer, provided, however, that for purposes of calculating distributions on the Certificates prepayments with respect to any Mortgage Loan are deemed to be received on the date they are applied in accordance with Accepted Servicing Practices consistent with the terms of the related Mortgage Note and Mortgage to reduce the outstanding principal balance of such Mortgage Loan on which interest accrues.
General Application The rules set forth below in this Article VI shall apply for the purpose of determining each Member’s allocable share of the items of income, gain, loss and expense of the Company comprising Net Income or Net Loss of the Company for each Fiscal Year, determining special allocations of other items of income, gain, loss and expense, and adjusting the balance of each Member’s Capital Account to reflect the aforementioned general and special allocations. For each Fiscal Year, the special allocations in Section 6.3 shall be made immediately prior to the general allocations of Section 6.2.
Interpretation; Rules of Construction When a reference is made in this Agreement to Exhibits, Sections or Articles, such reference shall be to an Exhibit to, Section of or Article of this Agreement, respectively, unless otherwise indicated. The words “include”, “includes” and “including” when used herein shall be deemed in each case to be followed by the words “without limitation”. The headings contained in this Agreement are for reference purposes only and shall not affect in any way the meaning or interpretation of this Agreement. The parties hereto agree that they have been represented by legal counsel during the negotiation and execution of this Agreement and, therefore, waive the application of any law, regulation, holding or rule of construction providing that ambiguities in an agreement or other document shall be construed against the party drafting such agreement or document.
Other Provisions of General Application SECTION 16.1 TRUST INDENTURE ACT CONTROLS. This Indenture is subject to the provisions of the TIA which are required to be part of this Indenture, and shall, to the extent applicable, be governed by such provisions. SECTION 16.2 NOTICES. Any notice or communication to the Issuer and/or the Company or the Trustee is duly given if in writing and delivered in person or mailed by first-class mail or by overnight delivery service to the address set forth below:
General Rules of Construction For all purposes of this Agreement: (i) the terms defined in this Agreement include the plural as well as the singular; (ii) all references in this Agreement to designated "Articles," "Sections" and other subdivisions are to the designated Articles, Sections and other subdivisions of the body of this Agreement; (iii) pronouns of either gender or neuter include, as appropriate, the other pronoun forms; (iv) the words "herein," "hereof" and "hereunder" and other words of similar import refer to this Agreement as a whole and not to any particular Article, Section or other subdivision; (v) "or" is not exclusive; (vi) "including" and "includes" will be deemed to be followed by "but not limited to" and "but is not limited to," respectively; (vii) any definition of or reference to any law, agreement, instrument or other document herein will be construed as referring to such law, agreement, instrument or other document as from time to time amended, supplemented or otherwise modified; and (viii) any definition of or reference to any statute will be construed as referring also to any rules and regulations promulgated thereunder.
Certain Rules of Construction No party shall be considered as being responsible for the drafting of this Agreement for the purpose of applying any rule construing ambiguities against the drafter or otherwise. No draft of this Agreement shall be taken into account in construing this Agreement. Any provision of this Agreement which requires an agreement in writing shall be deemed to require that the writing in question be signed by the Executive and an authorized representative of the Company.
General Prohibitions Subject to and except as permitted by Sections 6.3(b) and 6.3(h), until the earlier of the termination of this Agreement pursuant to Article VIII hereof and the Effective Time, the Company shall not, nor shall it authorize or permit any of its Subsidiaries or any of its or their respective directors, officers or employees to, and the Company shall use its reasonable best efforts to cause its investment bankers, financial advisors, attorneys, accountants or other advisors, agents or representatives (collectively, “Representatives”) to, directly or indirectly, (i) solicit, initiate, or knowingly encourage or facilitate, any inquiries with respect to or the making of any proposal that constitutes or is reasonably likely to lead to a Takeover Proposal or any public announcement by any Third Party of any Takeover Proposal or of any intention to make the same, (ii) enter into or participate in any discussions or negotiations regarding any Takeover Proposal, furnish to any Third Party any non-public information (whether orally or in writing) in response to or in furtherance of any Takeover Proposal (for avoidance of doubt, it being hereby acknowledged and agreed that the foregoing shall not prohibit the Company or any of its Representatives from making any Third Party aware of the provisions of this Section 6.3 in response to any Takeover Proposal, nor shall the foregoing prohibit the Company from engaging in discussions with its Representatives to the extent necessary to assist the Company in determining how to comply with the provisions of this Section 6.3 and applicable Law), or afford any Third Party access to the business, properties, assets, books or records of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, otherwise cooperate in any way with, or knowingly assist, participate in, facilitate or encourage any effort by, any Third Party that has made, or has informed the Company of any intention to make, or who has publicly announced an intention to make, a Takeover Proposal, (iii) recommend, adopt or approve, or publicly propose to recommend, adopt or approve, a Takeover Proposal, or fail to make in accordance with Section 6.1(a)(ii), withdraw or modify or resolve to take any action or make any public statement inconsistent with the Company Offer Recommendation or Company Merger Recommendation (any of the foregoing in this clause (iii), a “Company Adverse Recommendation Change”), (iv) take any action to make the provisions of any “fair price,” “moratorium,” “control share acquisition,” “business combination” or other similar anti-takeover statute or regulation (including approving any transaction for purposes of or approving a Third Party becoming an “interested stockholder” under Section 203 of the DGCL), or any restrictive provision of any applicable anti-takeover provision in the Company’s certificate of incorporation or bylaws, inapplicable to any transactions contemplated by a Takeover Proposal, (v) enter into any Takeover Proposal (other than a confidentiality agreement of the type referred to in Section 6.3(b)) or (vi) grant any Third Party any waiver or release under any standstill or similar agreement with respect to any class of equity securities of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries. Without limiting the foregoing, it is agreed that any violation of the restrictions on the Company set forth in the preceding sentence by any Representative of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries shall be a breach of this Section 6.3.
References and Rules of Construction All references in this Agreement to Exhibits, Appendices, Articles, Sections, subsections and other subdivisions refer to the corresponding Exhibits, Appendices, Articles, Sections, subsections and other subdivisions of or to this Agreement unless expressly provided otherwise. Titles appearing at the beginning of any Articles, Sections, subsections and other subdivisions of this Agreement are for convenience only, do not constitute any part of this Agreement, and shall be disregarded in construing the language hereof. The words “this Agreement”, “herein”, “hereby”, “hereunder” and “hereof”, and words of similar import, refer to this Agreement as a whole and not to any particular Article, Section, subsection or other subdivision unless expressly so limited. The word “including” (in its various forms) means “including without limitation”. All references to “$” or “dollars” shall be deemed references to “United States dollars”. Each accounting term not defined herein will have the meaning given to it under generally accepted accounting principles. Pronouns in masculine, feminine or neuter genders shall be construed to state and include any other gender, and words, terms and titles (including terms defined herein) in the singular form shall be construed to include the plural and vice versa, unless the context otherwise requires. References to any Law means such Law as it may be amended from time to time.
Laws Applicable to Construction The interpretation, performance and enforcement of this Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Delaware as applied to contracts executed in and performed wholly within the State of Delaware, without reference to principles of conflict of laws.
General Allegations Ecological alleges that Apex manufactured and/or distributed and/or offered for sale in the State of California socket rails and pliers containing Di(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate (“DEHP”) and that such sales have not included warnings pursuant to the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, California Health & Safety Code sections 25249.6 et seq. ("Proposition 65"). California has identified and listed DEHP under Proposition 65 as a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.