The CNH Board of Directors, acting through its unconflicted directors, will support and unanimously recommend the CNH Merger to the CNH shareholders and will recommend voting in favor of the CNH Shareholder Approval and any ancillary resolutions submitted to the CNH Shareholders' Meeting.
CNH shall have received an opinion of McDermott Will & Emery LLP or other nationally recognized Tax counsel (the choice of such other Tax counsel must have been approved by the Special Committee of the Board of Directors of CNH in its reasonable discretion) and FI shall have received an opinion of Sullivan & Cromwell LLP or other nationally recognized Tax counsel, in each case as of the Closing Date, to the effect that the CNH Merger will qualify for the Intended Tax Treatment.
CNH shall cause E&Y, the independent auditing firm of CNH, to issue a report regarding the CNH Merger Consideration (the CNH Expert Report (as defined in Section 5.1(i))), and FI shall cause E&Y, the independent auditing firm of DutchCo, or, if required by mandatory provision of Dutch Law, another reputable accounting firm appointed by DutchCo, to issue a report regarding the CNH Merger Consideration, each in accordance with applicable provisions of Dutch Law.
CNH and DutchCo shall each use reasonable best efforts to cause the CNH Merger Proposal to be filed with the Amsterdam Chamber of Commerce on or before the date that is thirty (30) days prior to the date of the CNH Shareholders' Meeting.
CNH shall use reasonable best efforts to cooperate with E&Y in order to obtain a favorable report on the CNH Merger Consideration and, in the event that E&Y provides, or indicates an intention to provide, an unfavorable report, work in good faith with E&Y to seek to address the auditors' concerns with a view to obtaining a favorable report for a period of at least thirty (30) days unless E&Y has advised the parties finally that it will be unable to provide a favorable report.