PURPOSES OF THIS AGREEMENT. The purposes of this Agreement are to promote the settlement of labor disagreements by conference, to prevent strikes and lockouts, and to prevent avoidable delays and expense. Both parties pledge their efforts to these purposes.
PURPOSES OF THIS AGREEMENT. Employee understands that the Company is engaged in a continuous program of research, development, production and marketing in connection with the Company’s business and that it is critical for the Company to preserve and protect the Company’s Proprietary Information (as defined in this Agreement), the Company’s rights in Inventions (as defined in this Agreement) and all related intellectual property rights of the Company. Accordingly, Employee is entering into this Agreement as a condition of Employee’s employment with the Company, whether or not Employee is expected to, or does, create Inventions (as defined in this Agreement) of value for the Company. Employee understands and agrees that the Company’s remedies for Employee’s breach of this Agreement include, without limitation, termination of Employee’s employment with the Company. The parties acknowledge and agree that a breach of this Agreement does not and shall not nullify this Agreement.
PURPOSES OF THIS AGREEMENT. This Agreement will govern the distribution arrangements between the Buyer, the Buyer Insurers, and their Affiliates on the one hand and the Seller and the Seller Affiliates on the other with respect to (i) the life insurance and annuity products of the Companies sold through the Merrill Lynch Global Private Client Network in the United States prior to the Acquisition, excluding the Merrill Lynch Investor Choice Annuity (“Legacy Products”) as set forth on Exhibit 1.1; (ii) the Merrill Lynch Investor Choice Annuity, including any amendment or enhancement thereto during the Term (the “Investor Choice Annuity”, and together with the Legacy Products, “Products”) and (iii) new life insurance or annuity products and product features, including insurance products providing income guarantees to be used with mutual funds and similar investment products held outside an insurance company (“Income Guarantee Products”) and any amendment or enhancement or successor product to the Merrill Lynch Consults Annuity, that may be jointly developed by the Seller and the Buyer Insurers for distribution either (A) in the general marketplace either domestically, internationally, or both, or (B) through the Merrill Lynch Global Private Client Network (“New Products”). Without limiting the specific provisions of this Agreement, the purpose of this Agreement is to establish, govern and foster a cooperative and mutually supportive relationship between the parties and their respective Affiliates to promote the distribution of the Investor Choice Annuity and New Products through the Merrill Lynch Global Private Client Network by, among other things, affording to the Buyer Insurers the level of support by the Seller and its Affiliates and the access to the District Annuity Specialists (“DAS”) and the Sales Force that is consistent with that afforded to the Companies prior to the Acquisition, as is set forth more fully herein.
PURPOSES OF THIS AGREEMENT. The purposes of this Agreement are to promote the settlement of labor disagreements by conference, in accordance with Article 32 Jurisdictional Disputes and Article 33 Settlement of Non- Jurisdictional Disputes procedures, to prevent strikes and lockouts, to prevent avoidable delays and expense. Both parties pledge their efforts to these purposes.
PURPOSES OF THIS AGREEMENT. The Parties hereby enter into this Agreement for the term provided and for the purpose of setting forth their respective rights and obligations in connection with investing in and owning, holding, operating, maintaining, altering, improving, leasing, mortgaging, transferring, or otherwise disposing of or encumbering the Property or any part thereof.
PURPOSES OF THIS AGREEMENT. The parties wish to establish the Board as a joint Committee under the Local Government Act 1972 as amended and hereby enter into this Agreement in order to:
PURPOSES OF THIS AGREEMENT. The purposes of this Agreement are (1) to establish a collaborative process to implement conservation measures and to achieve a net conservation benefit for the Oregon chub (Oregonichthys crameri) (“Oregon chub”) by protecting existing populations on private lands and reducing risks of loss of existing natural populations (donor sources) through the establishment of new populations at refugia sites with no or minimal threats; and (2) to establish a legal basis for the issuance of an “Enhancement of Survival” permit that will authorize incidental take of Oregon chub (as defined in Section 2, below) that may result from implementation of the conservation actions and other activities provided in this Agreement for the duration of the Agreement, and from activities that may occur after the Agreement has expired, provided that the latter incidental take does not lower the baseline condition of the Enrolled Properties (see definition of Enrolled Properties below).
PURPOSES OF THIS AGREEMENT. The purposes of this Agreement are: (i) to set forth the terms and conditions on which the Employer shall employ the Employee and the Employee shall serve as an employee of the Employer and/or its successors in interest; (ii) to set forth terms to which Employee agrees and which Employee agrees will survive the termination of this Agreement; and (iii) protect the interests of BOKF and BOKF NA with respect to the Merger and their investments in goodwill, management and executive personnel, trade secrets, confidential information and inventions which BOKF and BOKF NA are acquiring as a result of the Merger.