Limitation of Engagement to the Company
Limitation of Engagement to the Company. The Company acknowledges that Rodman and Roth have been retained only by the Company, that each Placement Agent is providing services hereunder as an independent contractor (and not in any fiduciary or agency capacity) and that the Company's engagement of the Placement Agents is not deemed to be on behalf of, and is not intended to confer rights upon, any shareholder, owner or partner of the Company or any other person not a party hereto as against Rodman, Roth, or any of their respective affiliates, or any of its or their respective officers, directors, controlling persons (within the meaning of Section 15 of the Act or Section 20 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934), employees or agents. Unless otherwise expressly agreed in writing by Rodman and Roth, no one other than the Company is authorized to rely upon this Agreement or any other statements or conduct of the Placement Agents, and no one other than the Company is intended to be a beneficiary of this Agreement. The Company acknowledges that any recommendation or advice, written or oral, given by either Placement Agent to the Company in connection with the engagement of the Placement Agents is intended solely for the benefit and use of the Company's management and directors in considering a possible Offering, and any such recommendation or advice is not on behalf of, and shall not confer any rights or remedies upon, any other person or be used or relied upon for any other purpose. Neither Placement Agent shall have the authority to make any commitment binding on the Company. The Company, in its sole discretion, shall have the right to reject any investor introduced to it by either Placement Agent. The Company agrees that it will perform and comply with the covenants and other obligations set forth in the purchase agreement and related transaction documents between the Company and the investors in the Offering, and that either Placement Agent will be entitled to rely on the representations, warranties, agreements and covenants of the Company contained in such purchase agreement and related transaction documents as if such representations, warranties, agreements and covenants were made directly to such Placement Agent by the Company.