Status as Independent Contractor The Advisor shall perform its services as an independent contractor and not as an employee of the Company or affiliate thereof. It is expressly understood and agreed to by the parties that the Advisor shall have no authority to act for, represent or bind the Company or any affiliate thereof in any manner, except as may be expressly agreed to by the Company in writing. In rendering such services, the Advisor will be acting solely pursuant to a contractual relationship on an arm’s-length basis. This Agreement is not intended to create a fiduciary relationship between the parties and neither the Advisor nor any of the Advisor’s officers, directors or personnel will owe any fiduciary duty to the Company or any other person in connection with any of the matters contemplated by this Agreement.
Status as a Well-Known Seasoned Issuer (A) At the time of filing the Original Registration Statement, (B) at the time of the most recent amendment thereto for the purposes of complying with Section 10(a)(3) of the 1933 Act (whether such amendment was by post-effective amendment, incorporated report filed pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the 1934 Act or form of prospectus), (C) at the time the Company or any person acting on its behalf (within the meaning, for this clause only, of Rule 163(c) of the 1933 Act Regulations) made any offer relating to the Securities in reliance on the exemption of Rule 163 of the 1933 Act Regulations and (D) at the date hereof, the Company was and is a “well-known seasoned issuer” as defined in Rule 405 of the 1933 Act Regulations (“Rule 405”), including not having been and not being an “ineligible issuer” as defined in Rule 405. The Registration Statement is an “automatic shelf registration statement,” as defined in Rule 405, and the Securities, since their registration on the Registration Statement, have been and remain eligible for registration by the Company on a Rule 405 “automatic shelf registration statement.” The Company has not received from the Commission any notice pursuant to Rule 401(g)(2) of the 1933 Act Regulations objecting to the use of the automatic shelf registration statement form. At the time of filing the Original Registration Statement, at the earliest time thereafter that the Company or another offering participant made a bona fide offer (within the meaning of Rule 164(h)(2) of the 1933 Act Regulations) of the Securities and at the date hereof, the Company was not and is not an “ineligible issuer,” as defined in Rule 405.
Limitation on Status as Investment Company Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries shall become an "investment company" (as that term is defined in the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended), or otherwise become subject to regulation under the Investment Company Act.
Status as Business Development Company The Borrower is an “investment company” that has elected to be regulated as a “business development company” within the meaning of the Investment Company Act and qualifies as a RIC.
Termination of Continuous Service 5.1 Except as otherwise expressly provided in this Agreement, if the Grantee's Continuous Service terminates for any reason at any time before all of his or her PSUs have vested, the Grantee's unvested PSUs shall be automatically forfeited upon such termination of Continuous Service and neither the Company nor any Affiliate shall have any further obligations to the Grantee under this Agreement.
Status It is duly organised and validly existing under the laws of the jurisdiction of its organisation or incorporation and, if relevant under such laws, in good standing;
Continuous Service The Parties shall continue providing services to each other during the pendency of any dispute resolution procedure, and the Parties shall continue to perform their obligations (including making payments in accordance with Article IV, Section 4) in accordance with this Agreement.
Employment Deemed Continuous The service of an employee who is absent from work in accordance with this article shall be considered continuous for the purpose of Articles 18 (Vacation Entitlement) and 25 (Health Care Plans). The Employer shall continue to make payments to Health and Welfare Plans, in the same manner as if the employee were not absent where the employee elects to pay his or her share of the cost of the plans.
Involuntary Termination Other Than for Cause If Executive's employment is terminated as a result of an Involuntary Termination other than for Cause, then the following severance benefits shall be paid or otherwise provided to Executive: (A) the Company shall pay to Executive in the form of a lump sum payment, in cash, a severance payment equal to the lesser of (I) three (3) times Executive's Base Salary or (II) Executive's Base Salary multiplied by the sum of (x) the number of years (or any portion thereof, calculated on a daily basis) remaining under this Agreement had Executive's employment not been terminated, plus (y) an additional one-half year, however, in no event shall such payment equal less than 100% of Executive's Base Salary, which shall be paid to Executive within ten (10) days after the date of termination; (B) until the earlier of (I) the date this Agreement would otherwise have terminated had Executive's employment not been terminated (the 'Remaining Term') or (II) the expiration of the three (3) year period measured from the date of Executive's termination of employment. The Company shall at its sole cost and expense provide Executive (and Executive's eligible dependents, if any) with life, disability, and medical insurance benefits substantially similar to those benefits that Executive (and Executive's dependents) were receiving immediately prior to Executive's termination of employment; provided, however, that the benefits otherwise receivable by Executive pursuant to this Section 9(a)(ii)(B) shall be reduced to the extent comparable benefits are concurrently received by Executive (or Executive's dependents) pursuant to a similar plan or program of another employer, and any such other benefits actually received by Executive (or Executive's dependents) must be reported to the Company; and provided further, however, that the insurance coverage provided by the Company pursuant to this Section 9(a)(ii)(B) shall be in lieu of any other continued coverage to which Executive or Executive's dependents would otherwise, at Executive's own expense, be entitled in accordance with the requirements of Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended ('Code'), Section 4980B ('COBRA'), by reason of Executive's termination of employment; (C) all stock options, warrants, rights and other Company stock-related awards granted to Executive by the Company that would otherwise have vested or become exercisable at any time in the future shall become fully vested and nonforfeitable upon the date of Executive's termination of employment, the Company's repurchase rights, if any, with respect to those vested shares shall immediately lapse, and each such stock option, to the extent vested, shall remain exercisable for the vested option shares until the expiration or sooner termination of the option term in accordance with the provisions of the agreement evidencing such option; and (D) the Company shall pay or reimburse Executive for any and all expenses incurred by Executive for outplacement services selected by the Executive and approved by the Company, which approval will not be unreasonably withheld, until the earlier of (I) the first anniversary of the date of termination of employment or (II) the date on which Executive commences employment with another employer.
Death or Disability of Optionee In the event of the death or Disability (as that term is defined in the Plan) of Optionee within a period during which the Option, or any part thereof, could have been exercised by Optionee, including 90 days after termination of employment or service (the “Option Period”), the Option shall lapse unless it is exercised within the Option Period and in no event later than 12 months after the date of Optionee’s death or Disability by Optionee or Optionee’s legal representative or representatives in the case of a Disability or, in the case of death, by the person or persons entitled to do so under Optionee’s last will and testament or if Optionee fails to make a testamentary disposition of such Option or shall die intestate, by the person or persons entitled to receive such Option under the applicable laws of descent and distribution. An Option may be exercised following the death or Disability of Optionee only if the Option was exercisable by Optionee immediately prior to his death or Disability. In no event shall the Option be exercisable after the Expiration Date. The Board shall have the right to require evidence satisfactory to it of the rights of any person or persons seeking to exercise the Option under this paragraph 8 to exercise the Option.