Definition of Tender Offer Commencement Date

  1. Tender Offer Commencement Date means the date that a tender or exchange offer or other transaction by any Person (other than an Exempt Person) is first published or sent or given within the meaning of Rule 14d-2(a) of the General Rules and Regulations under the Exchange Act, if, upon consummation thereof, such Person would become an Acquiring Person. (aa) "Treasury Regulations" shall mean final, temporary and proposed regulation of the Department of Treasury under the Code and any successor regulation, including any amendments thereto. (bb) "Triggering Event" shall mean any Section 11(a)(ii) Event or any Section 13 Event. (cc) The following terms shall have the meanings defined for such terms in the Sections set forth below:

Definition of Tender Offer Commencement Date in Rights Agreement

Tender Offer Commencement Date means the date that a tender or exchange offer or other transaction by any Person (other than an Exempt Person) is first published or sent or given within the meaning of Rule 14d-2(a) of the General Rules and Regulations under the Exchange Act, if, upon consummation thereof, such Person would become an Acquiring Person. (aa) "Treasury Regulations" shall mean final, temporary and proposed regulation of the Department of Treasury under the Code and any successor regulation, including any amendments thereto. (bb) "Triggering Event" shall mean any Section 11(a)(ii) Event or any Section 13 Event. (cc) The following terms shall have the meanings defined for such terms in the Sections set forth below: