Nonstatutory Stock Option Uses in Restrictions on Transfer Clause

Restrictions on Transfer from Stock Incentive Plan

Restrictions on Transfer. Each option granted under the Plan by its terms shall be nonassignable and nontransferable by the optionee, either voluntarily or by operation of law, except by will or by the laws of descent and distribution of the state or country of the optionees domicile at the time of death, and each option by its terms shall be exercisable during the optionees lifetime only by the optionee; provided, however, that, with the consent of the Committee, which consent may be withheld in its sole discretion or conditioned on such requirements as the Committee shall deem appropriate, an officer or director of the Company who is subject to Section 16(b) of the Exchange Act may assign or transfer without consideration all or any portion of a Nonstatutory Stock Option granted under the Plan to such officers or directors spouse (or former spouse) pursuant to a qualified domestic relations order. The holder of any Nonstatutory Stock Option that has been transferred pursuant to this paragraph 6(e) may be subject to treatment under tax and securities laws with respect to the transferred option which differs from the treatment to which the applicable officer or director was subject with respect to the option prior to the transfer.

Restrictions on Transfer from Stock Incentive Plan

Restrictions on Transfer. Each option granted under the Plan by its terms shall be nonassignable and nontransferable by the optionee, either voluntarily or by operation of law, except by will or by the laws of descent and distribution of the state or country of the optionees domicile at the time of death, and each option by its terms shall be exercisable during the optionees lifetime only by the optionee; provided, however, that, with the consent of the Committee, which consent may be withheld in its sole discretion or conditioned on such requirements as the Committee shall deem appropriate, an officer or director of the Company who is subject to Section 16(b) of the Exchange Act may assign or transfer without consideration all or any portion of a Nonstatutory Stock Option granted under the Plan to such officers or directors spouse (or former spouse) pursuant to a qualified domestic relations order. The holder of any Nonstatutory Stock Option that has been transferred pursuant to this paragraph 6(e) may be subject to treatment under tax and securities laws with respect to the transferred option which