Termination for Cause means termination because of Executive's personal dishonesty, incompetence, willful misconduct, any 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. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Executive shall not be deemed to have been Terminated for Cause unless and until there shall have been delivered to him a Notice of Termination which shall include a copy of a resolution duly adopted by the affirmative vote of not less than a majority of the members of the Board at a meeting of the Board called and held for that purpose (after reasonable notice to Executive and an opportunity for him, together with counsel, to be heard before the Board), finding that in the good faith opinion of the Board, Executive was guilty of conduct justifying Termination for Cause and specifying the particulars thereof in detail. Executive shall not have the right to receive compensation or other benefits for any period after the Date of Termination for Cause. During the period beginning on the date of the Notice of Termination for Cause pursuant to Section 8 hereof through the Date of Termination for Cause, stock options and related limited rights granted to Executive under any stock option plan shall not be exercisable nor shall any unvested awards granted to Executive under any stock benefit plan of the Bank, the Holding Company or any subsidiary or affiliate thereof, vest. At the Date of Termination for Cause, such stock options and related limited rights and any unvested awards shall become null and void and shall not be exercisable by or delivered to Executive at any time subsequent to such Termination for Cause.
Termination Upon a Change in Control means (i) a termination by the Employee of the Employee’s employment with the Employer or Avocent within six (6) months following any “Change in Control” or (ii) any termination by the Employer or Avocent Corporation of the Employee’s employment with the Employer or Avocent(other than a Termination for Cause) within eighteen (18) months following any “Change in Control.”
Termination for Just Cause means termination because of Executive’s personal dishonesty, incompetence, willful misconduct, breach of fiduciary duty involving personal profit, material breach of the Bank’s Code of Ethics, material violation of the Sarbanes-Oxley requirements for officers of public companies that in the reasonable opinion of the Chief Executive Officer of the Bank or the Board will likely cause substantial financial harm or substantial injury to the reputation of the Bank, willfully engaging in actions that in the reasonable opinion of the Chief Executive Officer of the Bank or the Board will likely cause substantial financial harm or substantial injury to the business reputation of the Bank, intentional failure to perform stated duties, willful violation of any law, rule or regulation (other than routine traffic violations or similar offenses) or final cease-and-desist order, or material breach of any provision of the contract.
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.
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.
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.
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
Disability Termination means termination by the Company of the Executive’s employment by reason of the Executive’s incapacitation due to disability. The Executive will be deemed to be incapacitated due to disability if at the end of any month the Executive is unable to perform substantially all of the Executive’s duties under this Agreement in the normal and regular manner due to illness, injury or mental or physical incapacity, and has been unable so to perform for either (i) three consecutive full calendar months then ending, or (ii) 90 or more of the normal working days during the 12 consecutive full calendar months then ending. Nothing in this paragraph alters the Company’s obligations under applicable law, which may, in certain circumstances, result in the suspension or alteration of the foregoing time periods.
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).
Termination With Cause means the termination of the Executive’s employment by act of the Board for any of the following reasons:
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.
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.
Employment Termination means that a Participant has ceased, for any reason and with or without cause, to be an employee or Director of, or a consultant to, the Company, the Advisor or any Affiliate of the Company. However, the term “Employment Termination” shall not include a transfer of a Participant from the Company to the Advisor or any Affiliate of the Company or the Advisor or vice versa, or from any such Affiliate to another, or a leave of absence duly authorized by the Company unless the Board has provided otherwise.
Termination due to Disability means a termination of the Executive’s employment by the Company because the Executive has been incapable, after reasonable accommodation, of substantially fulfilling the positions, duties, responsibilities and obligations set forth in this Agreement because of physical, mental or emotional incapacity resulting from injury, sickness or disease for a period of (A) six (6) consecutive months or (B) an aggregate of nine (9) months (whether or not consecutive) in any twelve (12) month period. Any question as to the existence, extent or potentiality of the Executive’s disability shall be determined by a qualified physician selected by the Company with the consent of the Executive, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld. The Executive or the Executive’s legal representatives or any adult member of the Executive’s immediate family shall have the right to present to such physician such information and arguments as to the Executive’s disability as he, she or they deem appropriate, including the opinion of the Executive’s personal physician.
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):
Employment Termination Date means, with respect to a Participant, the first day upon which the Participant no longer has an employment or service relationship with the Company or any Related Company.
Termination Upon Change of Control shall not include any termination of the employment of the Executive (a) by the Company for Cause; (b) as a result of the Permanent Disability of the Executive; (c) as a result of the death of the Executive; or (d) as a result of the voluntary termination of employment by the Executive for reasons other than Good Reason.
Constructively Terminated means, unless otherwise specified by the Committee in the Award Agreement, a voluntary termination of employment by an Employee within ten (10) business days after any of the following actions by the Company, an Affiliate, or a person acting on behalf of either:
Qualifying Termination means any of the events described in Section 3.2 herein, the occurrence of which triggers the payment of Severance Benefits hereunder.
Child with a disability means a child with a disability as
Death If the Executive shall die during the term of this Agreement.
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.
Due Cause means any of the following events:
Termination Without Cause has the meaning set forth in Section 10(b) hereof.
Termination of Employment means the time when the employee-employer relationship between the Optionee and the Company or any Subsidiary is terminated for any reason, including, but not by way of limitation, a termination by resignation, discharge, death, disability or retirement; but excluding (i) terminations where there is a simultaneous reemployment, continuing employment of an Optionee by the Company or any Subsidiary, (ii) at the discretion of the Committee, terminations which result in a temporary severance of the employee-employer relationship, and (iii) at the discretion of the Committee, terminations which are followed by the simultaneous establishment of a consulting relationship by the Company or a Subsidiary with the former employee. The Committee, in its absolute discretion, shall determine the effect of all matters and questions relating to Termination of Employment, including, but not by way of limitation, the question of whether a Termination of Employment resulted from a discharge for good cause, and all questions of whether particular leaves of absence constitute Terminations of Employment. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Plan, the Company or any Subsidiary has an absolute and unrestricted right to terminate an Employee's employment at any time for any reason whatsoever, with or without cause, except to the extent expressly provided otherwise in writing.
Company Termination shall have the meaning set forth in Section 2.3.12.