Independent Director Sample Clauses

Independent Director. A Director who is not, and within the last two years has not been, directly or indirectly associated with the Sponsor or the Advisor by virtue of (i) ownership of an interest in the Sponsor, the Advisor or any of their Affiliates, other than the Company, (ii) employment by the Sponsor, the Advisor or any of their Affiliates, (iii) service as an officer or director of the Sponsor, the Advisor or any of their Affiliates, other than as a Director of the Company or as a director of any other real estate investment trust organized by the Sponsor or advised by the Advisor, (iv) performance of services, other than as a Director, for the Company, (v) service as a director or trustee of more than three real estate investment trusts organized by the Sponsor or advised by the Advisor or (vi) maintenance of a material business or professional relationship with the Sponsor, the Advisor or any of their Affiliates. A business or professional relationship is considered “material” per se if the aggregate gross revenue derived by the Director from the Sponsor, the Advisor and their Affiliates exceeds 5.0% of either the Director’s annual gross revenue during either of the last two years or the Director’s net worth on a fair market value basis. An indirect association with the Sponsor or the Advisor shall include circumstances in which a Director’s spouse, parent, child, sibling, mother- or father-in-law, son- or daughter-in-law, or brother- or sister-in-law is or has been associated with the Sponsor, the Advisor, any of their Affiliates or the Company.
Independent Director. As long as any Obligation is outstanding, the Member shall cause the Company at all times to have at least two Independent Directors who will be appointed by the Member. To the fullest extent permitted by law, including Section 18-1101(c) of the Act, the Independent Directors shall consider only the interests of the Company, including its respective creditors, in acting or otherwise voting on the matters referred to in Section 9(j)(iii). No resignation or removal of an Independent Director, and no appointment of a successor Independent Director, shall be effective until such successor (i) shall have accepted his or her appointment as an Independent Director by a written instrument, which may be a counterpart signature page to the Management Agreement, and (ii) shall have executed a counterpart to this Agreement as required by Section 5(c). In the event of a vacancy in the position of Independent Director, the Member shall, as soon as practicable, appoint a successor Independent Director. All right, power and authority of the Independent Directors shall be limited to the extent necessary to exercise those rights and perform those duties specifically set forth in this Agreement. Except as provided in the second sentence of this Section 10, in exercising their rights and performing their duties under this Agreement, any Independent Director shall have a fiduciary duty of loyalty and care similar to that of a director of a business corporation organized under the General Corporation Law of the State of Delaware. No Independent Director shall at any time serve as trustee in bankruptcy for any Affiliate of the Company.
Independent Director. (a) The organizational documents of Borrower (to the extent Borrower is a corporation or an Acceptable LLC) or the SPE Component Entity, as applicable, shall provide that at all times there shall be at least two duly appointed independent directors or managers of such entity (each, an “Independent Director”) who each shall (I) not have been at the time of each such individual’s initial appointment, and shall not have been at any time during the preceding five years, and shall not be at any time while serving as Independent Director, either (i) a shareholder (or other equity owner) of, or an officer, director (other than in its capacity as Independent Director), partner, member or employee of, Borrower or any of its respective shareholders, partners, members, subsidiaries or Affiliates, (ii) a customer of, or supplier to, or other Person who derives any of its purchases or revenues from its activities with, Borrower or any of its respective shareholders, partners, members, subsidiaries or Affiliates, (iii) a Person who Controls or is under common Control with any such shareholder, officer, director, partner, member, employee supplier, customer or other Person, or (iv) a member of the immediate family of any such shareholder, officer, director, partner, member, employee, supplier, customer or other Person (II) shall have, at the time of their appointment, had at least three (3) years experience in serving as an independent director and (III) be employed by, in good standing with and engaged by Borrower in connection with, in each case, an Approved ID Provider (provided that, if the Approved ID Provider that employs an Independent Director is disapproved by the Rating Agencies, such Independent Director shall be deemed to satisfy this clause (III) unless and until Borrower fails to replace such Independent Director within five (5) Business Days after receiving notice of such disapproval from Lender).
Independent Director. For purposes of this Agreement, “Independent Director” means a member of the Board who is not a party to the Proceeding for which a claim is made under this Agreement.
Independent Director. Independent Director shall have the meaning set forth in the Articles of Incorporation.
Independent Director. Not fewer than one member of the Borrower’s board of directors (the “Independent Director”) shall be a natural person who (i) has never been, and shall at no time be, an equityholder, director, officer, manager, member, partner, officer, employee or associate, or any relative of the foregoing, of any member of the Parent Group (as hereinafter defined) (other than his or her service as an Independent Director of the Borrower or an independent director of any other bankruptcy-remote special purpose entity formed for the sole purpose of securitizing, or facilitating the securitization of, financial assets of any member or members of the Parent Group), (ii) is not a customer or supplier of any member of the Parent Group (other than his or her service as an Independent Director of the Borrower or an independent director of any other bankruptcy-remote special purpose entity formed for the sole purpose of securitizing, or facilitating the securitization of, financial assets of any member or members of the Parent Group), (iii) is not any member of the immediate family of a person described in (i) or (ii) above, and (iv) has (x) prior experience as an independent director for a corporation or limited liability company whose organizational or charter documents required the unanimous consent of all independent directors thereof before such corporation or limited liability company could consent to the institution of bankruptcy or insolvency proceedings against it or could file a petition seeking relief under any applicable federal or state law relating to bankruptcy and (y) at least three years of employment experience with one or more entities that provide, in the ordinary course of their respective businesses, advisory, management or placement services to issuers of securitization or structured finance instruments, agreements or securities. For purposes of this clause (c), “Parent Group” shall mean (i) the Parent, the Servicer and each Originator, (ii) each person that directly or indirectly, owns or controls, whether beneficially, or as a trustee, guardian or other fiduciary, five percent (5%) or more of the membership interests in the Parent, (iii) each person that controls, is controlled by or is under common control with the Parent and (iv) each of such person’s officers, directors, managers, joint venturers and partners. For the purposes of this definition, “control” of a person means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the d...
Independent Director. The organizational documents of Borrower (where Borrower is an Acceptable DE LLC) or SPE Component Entity, as applicable, shall include the following provisions: (a) at all times there shall be, and Borrower or SPE Component Entity, as applicable, shall cause there to be, at least two (2) Independent Directors; (b) the board of directors or managers of Borrower or SPE Component Entity, as applicable, shall not take any Material Action which, under the terms of any certificate of incorporation, by-laws, voting trust agreement with respect to any common stock, articles of organization or operating agreement requires unanimous vote of the board of directors or managers of Borrower or SPE Component Entity, as applicable, unless at the time of such action there shall be at least two members of the board of directors or managers who are Independent Directors; (c) Borrower or SPE Component Entity, as applicable, shall not, without the unanimous written consent of its board of directors or managers, including the Independent Directors, on behalf of itself or Borrower, as the case may be, take any Material Action or any action that might cause such entity to become insolvent, and when voting with respect to such matters, the Independent Directors shall, to the fullest extent permitted by law, including Section 18-1101(c) of the Act, and notwithstanding any duty otherwise existing at law or in equity, consider only the interests of Borrower and the SPE Component Entity (including their respective creditors), and except for its duties to Borrower and the SPE Component Entity with respect to voting on matters as set forth immediately above (which duties shall extend to the constituent equity owners of Borrower and the SPE Component Entity solely to the extent of their respective economic interests in Borrower or the SPE Component Entity but shall exclude (i) all other interests of such constituent equity owners, (ii) the interests of other affiliates of Borrower or the SPE Component Entity, and (iii) the interests of any group of affiliates of which Borrower and the SPE Component Entity are a part), the Independent Directors shall not have any fiduciary duties to such constituent equity owners, any officer or any other Person; provided, however, the foregoing shall not eliminate the implied contractual covenant of good faith and fair dealing; and (d) no Independent Director of Borrower or SPE Component Entity may be removed or replaced other than as a result of an Ind...
Independent Director. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in the Depositor’s Formation Documents, the Depositor shall ensure that at least one director of the Depositor shall be an Independent Director.
Independent Director. Each of the Ultimate Parent and the Borrower shall cause the board of directors, board of managers, or other equivalent governing body of each License Subsidiary to include at least two special, independent directors or members (or equivalent thereof), pursuant to documentation reasonably satisfactory to the Administrative Agent, whose consent shall be required for (i) any filing of a petition for bankruptcy by the relevant License Subsidiary, (ii) the transfer of any membership or other equity interests therein (other than the sale or other transfer of such membership or equity interests in a transaction permitted under the Loan Documents) and (iii) encumbering any asset owned by such License Subsidiary with a real property mortgage or deed of trust, as applicable, or a security agreement, pledge agreement or any similar agreement creating a Lien in respect thereof, except as permitted under the Loan Documents (including as a result of any consent, amendment, waiver or other modification obtained in accordance with the terms of the Loan Documents).
Independent Director. A Director of the Company who meets the criteria for an Independent Director specified in the Bylaws.