MANAGEMENT OF THE BUSINESS Pursuant to Section 15-1 of the Act, and as stated in its Articles, the Company’s day to day affairs are managed by the Member. The Member is responsible for the daily operations of the business.
Management of the Company The Company's business and affairs shall be conducted and managed by the Member(s) in accordance with this Agreement and the laws of the State of the Formation. Single-Member (Applies ONLY if Single-Member): The Member(s) of the Company has sole authority and power to act for or on behalf of the Company, to do any act that would be binding on the Company or incur any expenditures on behalf of the Company. The Member(s) shall not be liable for the debts, obligations, or liabilities of the Company, including under a judgment, decree, or order of a court. The Company is organized as a “member-managed” limited liability company. The Member(s) is designated as the initial managing Member(s). Multi-Member (Applies ONLY if Multi-Member): Except as expressly provided elsewhere in this Agreement, all decisions respecting the management, operation, and control of the business and affairs of the Company and all determinations made in accordance with this Agreement shall be made by the affirmative vote or consent of Member(s) holding a majority of the Members’ Percentage Interests. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, the Member shall not, without the prior written consent of the unanimous vote or consent of the Member(s), sell, exchange, lease, assign or otherwise transfer all or substantially all of the assets of the Company; sell, exchange, lease (other than space leases in the ordinary course of business), assign or transfer the Company’s assets; mortgage, pledge or encumber the Company’s assets other than is expressly authorized by this Agreement; prepay, refinance, modify, extend or consolidate any existing mortgages or encumbrances; borrow money on behalf of the Company; lend any Company funds or other assets to any person or entity; establish any reserves for working capital repairs, replacements, improvements or any other purpose; confess a judgment against the Company; settle, compromise or release, discharge or pay any claim, demand or debt, including claims for insurance; approve a merger or consolidation of the Company with or into any other limited liability company, corporation, partnership or other entity; or change the nature or character of the business of the Company. The Member(s) shall receive such sums for compensation as Member(s) of the Company as may be determined from time to time by the affirmative vote or consent of Member(s) holding a majority of the Member(s)’ Percentage Interests.
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 its business in the usual, regular and ordinary course in substantially the same manner as heretofore conducted, to pay debts and Taxes when due, to pay or perform other obligations when due, and, to the extent consistent with such business, use all reasonable efforts consistent with past practice and policies to preserve intact the Company's present business organization, keep available the services of present officers and key employees and preserve 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, the Company shall not, without the prior written consent of Parent:
Interim Operations of the Company (a) During the period from the Agreement Date to the Share Acceptance Time or the date, if any, on which this Agreement is earlier terminated pursuant to Section 8.1 (except (i) as may be required by Law, (ii) with the prior written consent of the Parent, (iii) as contemplated or permitted by this Agreement or (iv) as set forth in the Company Disclosure Schedule), the business of the Company and its Subsidiaries shall be conducted only in the ordinary and usual course of business in all material respects consistent with past practice, and, to the extent consistent therewith, the Company and its Subsidiaries shall use reasonable best efforts to (1) preserve intact their current business organization, (2) maintain their relationships with customers, suppliers and others having business dealings with them, (3) notify and consult with Parent promptly (A) after receipt of any material communication from any Governmental Entity or inspections of any manufacturing or clinical trial site and before giving any material submission to a Governmental Entity and (B) prior to making any material change to a study protocol, adding new trials, making any material change to a manufacturing plan or process, or making a material change to the development timeline for any of its product candidates or programs, (4) preserve intact and keep available the services of present employees of the Company and its Subsidiaries, (5) keep in effect casualty, product liability, workers’ compensation and other insurance policies in coverage amounts substantially similar to those in effect at the date of this Agreement, and (6) preserve and protect the Intellectual Property owned by the Company and its Subsidiaries; provided, however, that no action by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries with respect to matters addressed specifically by any provision of this Section 6.1(a) shall be deemed a breach of this sentence unless such action would constitute a breach of such specific provision. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, except (A) as may be required by Law, (B) with the prior written consent of the Parent, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld, delayed or conditioned or (C) as set forth in the Company Disclosure Schedule, prior to the time when, pursuant to Section 1.3(a), the Parent’s designees for director constitute the majority of the Company Board, the Company shall not, and shall not permit any of its Subsidiaries to, do any of the following:
Operation of the Company’s Business (a) During the Pre-Closing Period: (i) the Company shall ensure that each of the Acquired Corporations conducts its business and operations (A) in the ordinary course and in accordance with past practices or the operating plan previously delivered by the Company to Parent and (B) in compliance with all applicable Legal Requirements and the requirements of all Acquired Company Contracts that constitute Material Contracts; (ii) the Company shall use all reasonable efforts to ensure that each of the Acquired Corporations preserves intact its current business organization, keeps available the services of its current officers and employees and maintains its relations and goodwill with all suppliers, customers, landlords, creditors, licensors, licensees, employees and other Persons having business relationships with the respective Acquired Corporations; (iii) the Company shall keep in full force all insurance policies referred to in Section 2.18 or replace any such policies that terminate with comparable or superior policies; (iv) the Company shall provide all notices, assurances and support required by any Acquired Corporation Contract relating to any Proprietary Asset in order to ensure that no condition under such Acquired Corporation Contract occurs which could result in, or could increase the likelihood of, any transfer or public disclosure by any Acquired Corporation of any Proprietary Asset; and (v) the Company shall (to the extent requested by Parent) cause its officers to report regularly to Parent concerning the status of the Company's business.
No Control of the Company’s Business Nothing contained in this Agreement is intended to give Parent, directly or indirectly, the right to control or direct the Company’s or its subsidiaries’ operations prior to the Effective Time. Prior to the Effective Time, the Company shall exercise, consistent with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, complete control and supervision over its and its subsidiaries’ operations.