GOOD REASON DEFINED definition

GOOD REASON DEFINED. Good Reason" shall mean:
GOOD REASON DEFINED. For the purposes of this Agreement, the voluntary termination by Executive of Executive's employment will be considered resignation for "Good Reason" if one or more of the following are undertaken by the Company without Executive's express written consent: (i) the assignment to Executive of any duties or responsibilities that results in a material diminution in Executive's position or function as in effect immediately prior to the effective date of the Change in Control; provided, however, that a mere change in Executive's reporting relationships will not provide the basis for a voluntary termination with Good Reason; (ii) a material reduction by the Company in Executive's Base Salary, as in effect on the effective date of the Change in Control or as increased thereafter; (iii) any failure by the Company to continue in effect any benefit plan or program, including incentive plans or plans with respect to the receipt of securities of the Company, in which Executive was participating immediately prior to the effective date of the Change in Control (hereinafter referred to as "Benefit Plans"), or the taking of any action by the Company that would adversely affect Executive's participation in or reduce Executive's benefits under the Benefit Plans or deprive Executive of any fringe benefit that Executive enjoyed immediately prior to the effective date of the Change in Control; provided, however, that Good Reason will not be deemed to have occurred if the Company provides for Executive's participation in benefit plans and programs that, taken as a whole, are comparable to the Benefit Plans; (iv) a relocation of the Executive's business office to a location more than one hundred (100) miles from the location at which Executive perform duties as of the effective date of the Change in Control, except for required travel by Executive on the
GOOD REASON DEFINED. Good Reason" shall mean (i) the assignment of the Employee to any duties materially inconsistent in any respect with the Employee's position (including status, offices, titles and reporting requirements), authority, duties or responsibilities as contemplated by Section 3(a) of this Agreement or any other action by the company which results in a material diminution in such position, authority, duties or responsibilities, excluding for this purpose an isolated, insubstantial and inadvertent action not taken in bad faith and which is remedied by the Company promptly after receipt of notice thereof given by the Employee; (ii) any termination or reduction of a material benefit under any benefits plan in which the Employee participates unless (1) there is substituted a comparable benefit prior to such termination or reduction or (2) benefits under such plan are terminated or reduced with respect to all Employees previously granted benefits thereunder; or (iii) without limiting the generality of the foregoing, any material breach of the Agreement by the Company or any successor thereto. In addition, Good Reason shall include any requirement by the Company that the Employee relocate to a principal place of business outside of the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

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GOOD REASON DEFINED. Good Reason" shall mean: (i) any reduction in Executive's compensation opportunity as set forth in Section 4 of this Agreement (including but not limited to Base Salary, Annual Bonus, LT Bonus, and Restricted Stock); (ii) the greater than de minimis reduction or material adverse modification of Executive's authority or duties, such as a substantial diminution or adverse modification in Executive's status or responsibilities, from the authorities being exercised and duties being performed by Executive as of the Effective Date (and as such authorities and duties may be increased from time to time thereafter), or (iii) any material breach by the Company of this Agreement which is not cured to Executive's reasonable satisfaction within 30 days after written notice thereof to the Board from Executive. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any of the circumstances described above may not serve as a basis for resignation for "Good Reason" by Executive unless Executive has provided written notice to the Company that such circumstance exists within 30 days of Executive's learning of such circumstance and the Company has failed to cure such circumstance, if curable, within 30 days following such notice; and provided further, that Executive did not previously consent in writing to the action leading to Executive's claim of resignation for "Good Reason." For the avoidance of doubt, the failure of the Company to meet or exceed EBITDA targets with respect to the vesting of Performance-Based Shares, or any percentage of either, shall be deemed not to be a reduction in Executive's compensation opportunity as set forth in Section 4 of this Agreement for the purpose of clause (i) of the first sentence of this Section 6(e).
GOOD REASON DEFINED. For the purposes of this Section 7, the term "Good Reason" shall have the same meaning set forth and defined in Section 9, below, of this Agreement in the event any of the events enumerated thereunder occur within the term of this Agreement prior to a Change in Control. Prior to Employee's termination of this Agreement for Good Reason, Employee shall provide written notice to Employer and an opportunity to cure of not less than ten (10) days.

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  • Good Reason Termination means a termination of employment or service initiated by the Participant upon or after a Change of Control upon one or more of the following events:

  • Good Reason Event means (i) a material adverse change in the responsibilities or duties of Executive as set forth in this Agreement without Executive’s prior consent at a time when there are no circumstances pending that would permit the Board to terminate Executive for Cause, (ii) any reduction in the Salary or a material reduction in Executive’s benefits (other than (x) a reduction in Salary that is the result of an administrative or clerical error, and which is cured within 15 business days after the Company receives notice of such failure or (y) a reduction in Salary or benefits that are generally applicable to all members of the Company’s senior management) or (iii) a material breach by the Company of this Agreement that is not cured within 30 days following the Company’s receipt of written notice of such breach from Executive.

  • Constructive Termination means Executive’s resignation from employment with the Company that is effective within one-hundred twenty (120) days after the occurrence, without Executive’s written consent, of any of the following: (i) a material diminution in Executive’s base compensation that is not proportionately applicable to other officers and key employees of the Company generally; (ii) a material diminution in Executive’s job responsibilities or duties inconsistent in any material respect with Executive’s position, authority or responsibilities in effect immediately prior to such change, provided, that any change made solely as the result of the Company becoming a subsidiary or business unit of a larger company in a Change in Control shall not provide for Executive’s Constructive Termination hereunder; or (iii) the failure by any successor entity or corporation following a Change in Control to assume the obligations under this Agreement. Notwithstanding the foregoing, a resignation shall not constitute a “Constructive Termination” unless the condition giving rise to such resignation continues uncured by the Company more than thirty (30) days following Executive’s written notice of such condition provided to the Company within ninety (90) days of the first occurrence of such condition and such resignation is effective within thirty (30) days following the end of such notice period.

  • Good Reason Process means that (i) the Executive reasonably determines in good faith that a “Good Reason” condition has occurred; (ii) the Executive notifies the Company in writing of the first occurrence of the Good Reason condition within 60 days of the first occurrence of such condition; (iii) the Executive cooperates in good faith with the Company’s efforts, for a period not less than 30 days following such notice (the “Cure Period”), to remedy the condition; (iv) notwithstanding such efforts, the Good Reason condition continues to exist; and (v) the Executive terminates his employment within 60 days after the end of the Cure Period. If the Company cures the Good Reason condition during the Cure Period, Good Reason shall be deemed not to have occurred.

  • Good Reason means:

  • Voluntary Termination for Good Reason means the Employee voluntarily resigns after the occurrence of any of the following (i) without the Employee’s express written consent, a material reduction of the Employee’s duties, title, authority or responsibilities, relative to the Employee’s duties, title, authority or responsibilities as in effect immediately prior to such reduction, or the assignment to Employee of such reduced duties, title, authority or responsibilities; provided, however, that a reduction in duties, title, authority or responsibilities solely by virtue of the Company being acquired and made part of a larger entity (as, for example, when the Senior Vice-President of a business unit of the Company remains as such following a Change of Control) shall not by itself constitute grounds for a “Voluntary Termination for Good Reason;” (ii) without the Employee’s express written consent, a material reduction, without good business reasons, of the facilities and perquisites (including office space and location) available to the Employee immediately prior to such reduction; (iii) a reduction by the Company in the base salary of the Employee as in effect immediately prior to such reduction; (iv) a material reduction by the Company in the aggregate level of employee benefits, including bonuses, to which the Employee was entitled immediately prior to such reduction with the result that the Employee’s aggregate benefits package is materially reduced (other than a reduction that generally applies to Company employees); (v) the relocation of the Employee to a facility or a location more than thirty-five (35) miles from the Employee’s then present location, without the Employee’s express written consent; (vi) the failure of the Company to obtain the assumption of this agreement by any successors contemplated in Section 7(a) below; or (vii) any act or set of facts or circumstances which would, under California case law or statute constitute a constructive termination of the Employee.

  • For Good Reason as defined in Section 6.4.

  • Without Good Reason shall have the meaning set forth in Section 4.5 herein.

  • Constructive Termination Without Cause means a termination of the Executive's employment at his initiative as provided in this Section 10(c) following the occurrence, without the Executive's written consent, of one or more of the following events (except as a result of a prior termination):

  • Termination for Good Reason means a termination of Executive's employment by Executive within 90 days following (i) a material diminution in Executive's positions, duties and responsibilities from those described in Paragraph 2 hereof, (ii) the removal of Executive from, or the failure to re-elect Executive as a member of, the Board, (iii) a reduction in Executive's annual Base Salary, (iv) a material reduction in the aggregate value of the retirement, profit sharing and welfare benefits provided to Executive from those in effect as of the Commencement Date (other than a reduction which is proportionate to the reductions applicable to other senior executives pursuant to a cost-saving plan that includes all senior executives). Notwithstanding the foregoing, a termination shall not be treated as a Termination for Good Reason (i) if Executive shall have consented in writing to the occurrence of the event giving rise to the claim of Termination for Good Reason or (ii) unless Executive first shall have delivered a written notice to the Company within 30 days of his having actual knowledge of the occurrence of one of such events stating that he intends to terminate his employment for Good Reason and specifying the factual basis for such termination, and such event, if capable of being cured, shall not have been cured within 30 days of the receipt of such notice.

  • CIC Qualifying Termination means a Separation (A) within twelve (12) months following a Change in Control or (B) within three (3) months preceding a Change in Control (but as to part (B), only if the Separation occurs after a Potential Change in Control) resulting, in either case (A) or (B), from (i) the Company terminating the Executive’s employment for any reason other than Cause or (ii) the Executive resigning his or her employment for Good Reason. A termination or resignation due to the Executive’s death or disability shall not constitute a CIC Qualifying Termination. A “Potential Change in Control” means the date of execution of a legally binding and definitive agreement for a corporate transaction which, if consummated, would constitute the applicable Change in Control (which for the avoidance of doubt, would include, for example, a merger agreement, but not a term sheet for a merger agreement). In the case of a termination following a Potential Change in Control and before a Change in Control, solely for purposes of benefits under this Agreement, the date of Separation will be deemed the date the Change in Control is consummated.

  • Voluntary Termination means, subject to the provisions of Section 11 hereof, the Executive’s voluntary termination of his employment hereunder, which may be effected by the Executive giving the Board not less than sixty (60) days’ prior written notice of the Executive’s desire to terminate his employment as of a specified date or the Executive’s failure to provide the services described in Section 3 hereof for a period greater than four consecutive weeks by reason of the Executive’s voluntary refusal to perform such services as determined by the Board. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the Executive gives notice of Voluntary Termination and, prior to the expiration of the notice period, the Executive voluntarily refuses or fails to provide the services described in Section 3 hereof for a period greater than two consecutive weeks, the Company may, in its discretion, accelerate the Voluntary Termination effective the date on which the Executive so ceases to carry out his duties as determined by the Board. For purposes of this Section 8, voluntary refusal to perform services shall not include taking vacation otherwise permitted, the Executive’s failure to perform services on account of his illness or the illness of a member of his immediate family (provided such illness is adequately substantiated at the reasonable request of the Company), or any other absence from service with the written consent of the Board. A Voluntary Termination shall not include the Executive’s resignation with Good Reason following a Change in Control (as defined below).

  • Effective Termination Date has the meaning set forth in Section 10(b) hereof.

  • Automatic Termination shall have the meaning set forth in Section 2.3.2.

  • Notice of Termination for Good Reason means a notice that shall indicate the specific termination provision or provisions relied upon and shall set forth in reasonable detail the facts and circumstances claimed to provide a basis for Termination for Good Reason. The Notice of Termination for Good Reason shall provide for a date of termination not less than thirty (30) nor more than sixty (60) days after the date such Notice of Termination for Good Reason is given, provided that in the case of the events set forth in Sections 5(d)(i)(A) or (B), the date may be twenty (20) days after the giving of such notice.

  • Involuntary Termination means (i) without the Employee's express written consent, the significant reduction of the Employee's duties or responsibilities relative to the Employee's duties or responsibilities in effect immediately prior to such reduction; provided, however, that a reduction in duties or responsibilities solely by virtue of the Company being acquired and made part of a larger entity (as, for example, when the Chief Financial Officer of Company remains as such following a Change of Control and is not made the Chief Financial Officer of the acquiring corporation) shall not constitute an "Involuntary Termination"; (ii) without the Employee's express written consent, a substantial reduction, without good business reasons, of the facilities and perquisites (including office space and location) available to the Employee immediately prior to such reduction; (iii) without the Employee's express written consent, a material reduction by the Company in the Base Compensation or Target Incentive of the Employee as in effect immediately prior to such reduction, or the ineligibility of the Employee to continue to participate in any long-term incentive plan of the Company; (iv) a material reduction by the Company in the kind or level of

  • Change in Control Period means the period commencing on the date hereof and ending on the third anniversary of the date hereof; provided, however, that, commencing on the date one year after the date hereof, and on each annual anniversary of such date (such date and each annual anniversary thereof, the “Renewal Date”), unless previously terminated, the Change in Control Period shall be automatically extended so as to terminate three years from such Renewal Date, unless, at least 60 days prior to the Renewal Date, the Company shall give notice to the Executive that the Change in Control Period shall not be so extended.

  • Resignation for Good Reason means a Separation as a result of your resignation within 12 months after one of the following conditions has come into existence without your consent:

  • Just Cause means, in the good faith determination of the Bank's Board of Directors, the Employee's personal dishonesty, incompetence, willful misconduct, breach of fiduciary duty involving personal profit, intentional failure to perform stated duties, willful violation of any law, rule or regulation (other than traffic violations or similar offenses) or final cease-and-desist order, or material breach of any provision of this Agreement. The Employee shall have no right to receive compensation or other benefits for any period after termination for Just Cause. No act, or failure to act, on the Employee's part shall be considered "willful" unless he has acted, or failed to act, with an absence of good faith and without a reasonable belief that his action or failure to act was in the best interest of the Bank and the Company.

  • Good cause exception means the issuance of a fingerprint

  • Qualified Termination means

  • Involuntary Termination of Employment means the Termination of Service by the Company or Subsidiary other than a termination for Cause, or termination of employment by a Participant Employee for Good Reason.

  • Qualifying Termination of Employment means a Participant’s Termination of Employment (i) by the Company without Cause or (ii) by the Participant with or without Good Reason or by reason of Retirement.

  • Involuntary Termination Without Cause means Executive’s dismissal or discharge other than for Cause. The termination of Executive’s employment as a result of Executive’s death or disability will not be deemed to be an Involuntary Termination Without Cause.

  • Good Cause means:

  • Protected Period means the period that begins on the date six months before a Change in Control and ends on the later of the first annual anniversary of the Change in Control or the expiration date of this Agreement.