24) “Person means an individual, a general partnership, a limited partnership, a domestic or foreign limited liability company, a trust, an estate, an association, a corporation, or any other legal or commercial entity.
24) “Person means any individual, corporation, general partnership, limited partnership, limited liability partnership, joint venture, association, joint-stock company, trust, limited liability company, unincorporated organization or government or any agency or political subdivision thereof. (25) “Purchase Agreement” shall mean that certain Purchase Agreement with respect to the Preferred Stock, dated February 27, 2003, among the Company, Credit Suisse First Boston LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, Salomon Smith Barney Inc. and the other initial purchasers named therein. (26) “Registration Rights Agreement” means the Registration Rights Agreement dated March 5, 2003, among the Company, Credit Suisse First Boston LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. Incorporated, Salomon Smith Barney Inc. and the other initial purchasers named in the Purchase Agreement, with respect to the Preferred Stock. (27) “SEC” or “Commission” shall mean the Securities and Exchange Commission. (28) “Securities Act” means the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. (29) “Senior Stock” shall mean each class of capital stock or series of preferred stock established after the Issue Date by the Board of Directors, the terms of which expressly provide that such class or series will rank senior to the Preferred Stock as to dividend rights or rights upon the liquidation, winding-up or dissolution of the Company. (30) “Shelf Registration Statement” shall mean a shelf registration statement filed with the SEC to cover resales of Transfer Restricted Securities by holders thereof, as required by the Registration Rights Agreement. (31) “6.75% Preferred Stock” shall mean the series of preferred stock, par value $0.01 per share, of the Company designated as the “6.75% Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock.” (32) “Transfer Agent” shall mean UMB Bank, N.A., the Company’s duly appointed transfer agent, registrar and conversion and dividend disbursing agent for the Preferred Stock. The Company may, in its sole discretion, remove the Transfer Agent with 10 days’ prior notice to the Transfer Agent; provided, that the Company shall appoint a successor Transfer Agent who shall accept such appointment prior to the effectiveness or such removal.
24) “Person means any individual, trust, firm, joint stock company or corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association, any representative appointed by order of a court, the state, any municipality, county, school district or other political subdivision or agency of the state, or any interstate body. The term also includes a consortium, a joint venture, a commercial entity, the United States Government, a federal agency, including a government corporation, or any other legal entity;