The Rights Agreement Sample Clauses

The Rights Agreement. The Rights Agreement has been duly authorized, executed and delivered by the Company and constitutes a valid and legally binding obligation of the Company enforceable against the Company in accordance with its terms, except as enforceability may be limited by applicable bankruptcy, insolvency or similar laws affecting the enforcement of creditors’ rights generally or by equitable principles relating to enforceability.
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The Rights Agreement. The Rights Agreement is hereby reaffirmed in all respects and shall remain in full force and effect in accordance with its terms except as amended by this Amendment.
The Rights Agreement. A copy of the Rights Agreement is available free of charge from the Company or VES. This summary description of the Rights does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Rights Agreement, which is hereby incorporated herein by reference. EXHIBIT C [Form of Right Certificate] Certificate No. R- ___________ Rights This Certificate is Transferable in Dallas, Texas or New York, New York NOT EXERCISABLE AFTER MAY 15, 2007 OR EARLIER IF REDEEMED OR EXCHANGED BY THE COMPANY. THE RIGHTS ARE SUBJECT TO REDEMPTION AT $.001 PER RIGHT AND TO EXCHANGE ON THE TERMS SET FORTH IN THE RIGHTS AGREEMENT. IF THE RIGHTS REPRESENTED BY THIS RIGHT CERTIFICATE ARE OR WERE BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY A PERSON WHO WAS OR BECAME AN ACQUIRING PERSON OR AN AFFILIATE OR AN ASSOCIATE OF AN ACQUIRING PERSON (AS SUCH TERMS ARE DEFINED IN THE RIGHTS AGREEMENT), THIS RIGHT CERTIFICATE AND THE RIGHTS REPRESENTED HEREBY MAY BECOME OR MAY HAVE BECOME NULL AND VOID IN THE CIRCUMSTANCES SPECIFIED IN SECTION 7(e) OF THE RIGHTS AGREEMENT. RIGHT CERTIFICATE This certifies that _________________, or registered assigns, is the registered owner of the number of Rights set forth above, each of which entitles the owner thereof, subject to the terms, provisions and conditions of the Rights Agreement dated as of May 15, 1997 (the "Rights Agreement") between Veritas DGC Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), and ChaseMellon Shareholder Services, L.L.C., a New Jersey limited liability company (the "Rights Agent"), to purchase from the Company at any time after the Distribution Date and prior to the Expiration Date at the office or offices of the Rights Agent designated for such purpose, or its successors as Rights Agent, one one-thousandth (1/1,000th) of a fully paid, nonassessable share of Preferred Stock--Junior Participating Series A, par value $.01 per share, (the "Preferred Stock") of the Company, at a cash purchase price of $100 per one one-thousandth (1/1,000th) of a share (the "Purchase Price"), payable in cash upon presentation and surrender of this Right Certificate with the Form of Election to Purchase and the related Certificate duly executed. Terms used herein and not otherwise defined have the meanings assigned to them in the Rights Agreement. The number of rights evidenced by this Right Certificate, the Purchase Price and the number and kind of shares which may be purchased upon exercise thereof are the number of Rights, Purchase Price, and the number an...
The Rights Agreement. The Company shall give notice to the Rights Agent promptly after it becomes aware of the existence and identity of any Acquiring Person or any Associate or Affiliate thereof. The Company shall instruct the Rights Agent in writing of the Rights which should be so legended. The failure to print the foregoing legend on any such Right Certificate or any defect therein shall not affect in any manner whatsoever the application or interpretation of the provisions of Section 7(e) hereof.
The Rights Agreement. Until the earlier to occur of (i) the close of business on the tenth business day after a public announcement that a person or group of affiliated or associated persons (with certain exceptions, an “Acquiring Person”) has acquired beneficial ownership of 4.95% or more of the outstanding shares of Common Stock and (ii) the close of business on the tenth business day after the commencement by any person of, or of the first public announcement of the intention of any person to commence, a tender or exchange offer the consummation of which would result in such person becoming the beneficial owner of 4.95% or more of the outstanding shares of Common Stock (the earlier of such dates being called the “Distribution Date”) (provided, however, that if such tender or exchange offer is terminated prior to the occurrence of the Distribution Date, then no Distribution Date will occur as a result of such tender or exchange offer), the Rights will be evidenced, with respect to any of the Common Stock certificates (or book entry shares) outstanding as of the Record Date, by such Common Stock certificate (or book entry shares) together with this Summary of Rights. The Rights Agreement provides that, until the Distribution Date (or earlier expiration or redemption of the Rights), the Rights will be transferred with and only with the Common Stock. Until the Distribution Date (or earlier expiration or redemption of the Rights), new Common Stock certificates issued after the Record Date upon transfer or new issuances of Common Stock will contain a legend incorporating the Rights Agreement by reference, and notice of such legend will be furnished to holders of book entry shares. Until the Distribution Date (or earlier expiration or redemption of the Rights), the surrender for transfer of any certificates for shares of Common Stock (or book entry shares of Common Stock) outstanding as of the Record Date, even without such legend or a copy of this Summary of Rights, will also constitute the transfer of the Rights associated with the shares of Common Stock represented by such certificate or registered in book entry form. As soon as practicable following the Distribution Date, separate certificates evidencing the Rights (“Rights Certificates”) will be mailed to holders of record of the Common Stock as of the Close of Business on the Distribution Date and such separate Rights Certificates alone will evidence the Rights. The Rights are not exercisable until the Distribution Date and w...
The Rights Agreement. Section 29 of the Rights Agreement is hereby amended to read in its entirety as follows: For all purposes of this Agreement, any calculation of the number of shares of Common Stock outstanding at any particular time, including for purposes of determining the particular percentage of such outstanding shares of Common Stock of which any Person is the Beneficial Owner, shall be made in accordance with the last sentence of Rule 13d-3(d)(1)(i) of the Rules and Regulations under the Exchange Act. The Board shall have the exclusive power and authority to administer this Agreement and to exercise all rights and powers specifically granted to the Board or to the Company, or as may be necessary or advisable in the administration of this Agreement, including, without limitation, the right and power to (i) interpret the provisions of this Agreement, and (ii) make all determinations deemed necessary or advisable for the administration of this Agreement (including a determination to redeem or not redeem the Rights or to amend this Agreement). All such actions, calculations, interpretations and determinations (including, for purposes of clause (y) below, all omissions with respect to the foregoing) that are done or made by the Board (or, where specifically provided for herein, certain specified members thereof) in good faith, shall (x) be final, conclusive and binding on the Company, the Rights Agent, the holders of the Rights and all other parties, and (y) not subject the Board to any liability to the holders of the Rights. The fact that any determination or failure to make a determination hereunder may provide or fail to provide benefits to stockholders, to holders of Rights or to members of the Board shall not in itself be deemed an absence of good faith on the part of the Board. No member of the Board shall be personally liable for any act or omission in the making or not making of any determination under this Agreement.
The Rights Agreement. Section 21 of the Rights Agreement is hereby amended by adding thereto, after the end of the first sentence of Section 21, the following: "If the Rights Agent shall no longer serve as the transfer agent for the Common Shares, the Rights Agent shall be deemed to have resigned as such effective as of the date on which the Rights Agent no longer serves as such transfer agent."
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The Rights Agreement. Section 26 of the Rights Agreement is hereby amended (a) to change the Attention: line under the address to which notices or demands to be given to the Rights Agent must be sent to "Client Administration" and (b) to change the firm and address to which copies of notices or demands to be given to the Company must be sent to: Sidley Austin Brown & Wood Xxxx Xne Xxxxa 10 S. Dearborn Street Xxxxxxx, Illinois 60603 Attention: Steven Sutherland
The Rights Agreement. 3.1 Section 3.5 of the Rights Agreement shall be deleted in its entirety and the following substituted in lieu thereof:
The Rights Agreement. The Company's Board of Directors has approved, and the Company agrees within two business days of the date hereof to enter into
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