Oracle Corporation Uses in Purpose Clause

Purpose from Equity Incentive Plan

Purpose. This Amended and Restated 2000 Long-Term Equity Incentive Plan (Plan) is established as a compensatory plan to enable Oracle Corporation (the Company) to provide an incentive to eligible employees, officers, independent consultants, directors who are also employees or consultants, and advisers whose present and potential contributions are important to the continued success of the Company; to afford such persons an opportunity to acquire a proprietary interest in the Company, and to enable the Company to continue to enlist and retain in its employ the best available talent for the successful conduct of its business. It is intended that this purpose will be effected through the granting of (a) stock options, (b) stock purchase rights, (c) stock appreciation rights and (d) long-term stock awards.

Purpose from Equity Incentive Plan

Purpose. This Amended and Restated 2000 Long-Term Equity Incentive Plan (Plan) is established as a compensatory plan to enable Oracle Corporation (the Company) to provide an incentive to eligible employees, officers, independent consultants, directors who are also employees or consultants, and advisers whose present and potential contributions are important to the continued success of the Company; to afford such persons an opportunity to acquire a proprietary interest in the Company, and to enable the Company to continue to enlist and retain in its employ the best available talent for the successful conduct of its business. It is intended that this purpose will be effected through the granting of (a) stock options, (b) stock purchase rights, (c) stock appreciation rights and (d) long-term stock awards.

Purpose from Equity Incentive Plan

Purpose. This Amended and Restated 2000 Long-Term Equity Incentive Plan (Plan) is established as a compensatory plan to enable Oracle Corporation (the Company) to provide an incentive to eligible employees, officers, independent consultants, directors who are also employees or consultants, and advisers whose present and potential contributions are important to the continued success of the Company; to afford such persons an opportunity to acquire a proprietary interest in the Company, and to enable the Company to continue to enlist and retain in its employ the best available talent for the successful conduct of its business. It is intended that this purpose will be effected through the granting of (a) stock options, (b) stock purchase rights, (c) stock appreciation rights and (d) long-term stock awards.

PURPOSE from Employee Stock Purchase Plan

PURPOSE. This Employee Stock Purchase Plan (the Plan) is established to provide employees of Oracle Corporation, a Delaware corporation (Oracle), and Participating Subsidiaries and Participating Affiliates, as hereinafter defined (together, the Company), with an opportunity to purchase Common Stock, $0.01 par value, of Oracle through accumulated payroll deductions. It is the intention of Oracle to have the Plan qualify as an Employee Stock Purchase Plan under Section 423 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the Code). The provisions of the Plan shall, accordingly, be construed so as to extend and limit participation in a manner consistent with the requirements of that section of the Code. In addition, this Plan document authorizes the grant of options under a non-423 plan which do not qualify under Section 423 of the Code pursuant to rules, procedures or sub-plans adopted by the Company designed to achieve desired tax or other objectives in particular locations outside the United States. The term Plan used herein applies to both the Section 423 plan and the non-423 plan.

Purpose from Equity Incentive Plan

Purpose. This Amended and Restated 2000 Long-Term Equity Incentive Plan (Plan") is established as a compensatory plan to enable Oracle Corporation (the Company") to provide an incentive to eligible employees, officers, independent consultants, directors who are also employees or consultants, and advisers whose present and potential contributions are important to the continued success of the Company; to afford such persons an opportunity to acquire a proprietary interest in the Company, and to enable the Company to continue to enlist and retain in its employ the best available talent for the successful conduct of its business. It is intended that this purpose will be effected through the granting of (a) stock options, (b) stock purchase rights, (c) stock appreciation rights and (d) long-term stock awards.