United States Uses in Administration Clause

Administration from Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Administration. The Plan will be administered by the Compensation Committee of the Board or by the Board (either referred to herein as the Committee). Subject to the provisions of this Plan and the limitations of Section 423 of the Code or any successor provision in the Code, all questions of interpretation or application of this Plan will be determined by the Committee and its decisions will be final and binding upon all Participants. The Committee will have full and exclusive discretionary authority to construe, interpret and apply the terms of the Plan, to determine eligibility and decide upon any and all claims filed under the Plan. Every finding, decision and determination made by the Committee will, to the full extent permitted by law, be final and binding upon all parties. Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in this Plan, the Committee may adopt rules and/or procedures relating to the operation and administration of the Plan to accommodate requirements of local law and procedures outside of the United States. The Committee will have the authority to determine the Fair Market Value of the Common Stock (which determination will be final, binding and conclusive for all purposes) in accordance with Section 8 below and to interpret Section 8 of the Plan in connection with circumstances that impact the Fair Market Value. Members of the Committee will receive no compensation for their services in connection with the administration of this Plan, other than standard fees as established from time to time by the Board for services rendered by Board members serving on the Board or its committees. All expenses incurred in connection with the administration of this Plan will be paid by Redfin. For purposes of this Plan, the Committee may designate separate offerings under the Plan (the terms of which need not be identical) in which eligible employees of one or more Participating Corporations will participate, even if the dates of the applicable Offering Periods of each such offering are identical.

Administration from Employee Stock Purchase Plan

The following constitute the provisions of the 2000 Employee Stock Purchase Plan of DURECT Corporation, as amended and restated effective as of the Restatement Effective Date (as defined below).

Administration. The Plan shall be administered by the Administrator which shall have full and exclusive discretionary authority to construe, interpret and apply the terms of the Plan, to determine eligibility and to adjudicate all disputed claims filed under the Plan. Every finding, decision and determination made by the Administrator shall, to the full extent permitted by Applicable Law, be final and binding upon all persons. Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in this Plan, the Administrator may adopt rules or procedures relating to the operation and administration of the Plan to accommodate the specific requirements of local laws and procedures for jurisdictions outside of the United States. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Administrator is specifically authorized to adopt rules and procedures regarding eligibility to participate, pa-1783693 the definition of Compensation, handling of payroll deductions, making of contributions to the Plan (including, without limitation, in forms other than payroll deductions), establishment of bank or trust accounts to hold payroll deductions, payment of interest, conversion of local currency, obligations to pay payroll tax, determination of beneficiary designation requirements, withholding procedures and handling of stock certificates which vary with local requirements.

ADMINISTRATION from Employee Stock Purchase Plan

The Board of Directors of Ciena Corporation (the "Company") has adopted this Amended and Restated 2003 Employee Stock Purchase Plan (the "Plan") to enable eligible employees of the Company and its participating Affiliates (as defined below), through payroll deductions, to purchase shares of the Company's common stock, par value $0.01 per share (the "Common Stock"). The Plan is for the benefit of the employees of the Company and any participating Affiliates. The Plan is intended to benefit the Company by increasing the employees' interest in the Company's growth and success and encouraging employees to remain in the employ of the Company or its participating Affiliates. The provisions of the Plan are set forth below:

ADMINISTRATION. The Plan shall be administered under the direction of the Compensation Committee of the Board (the "Committee"). The Committee shall have the power to make, amend and repeal rules and regulations for the interpretation and administration of the Plan, which shall include the power to designate Affiliates to participate in the Plan. In particular, the Committee may adopt rules or procedures, including sub-plans, relating to the operation and administration of the Plan to accommodate the specific requirements of local laws and procedures for jurisdictions outside the United States. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Committee is authorized to determine, among other items, eligibility requirements, earnings definitions, how payroll deductions are taken, whether payroll deductions are held in a financial institution or trust account, payment of interest on payroll deductions, procedures for conversion of local currency, beneficiary designation requirements, restrictions on shares of Common Stock and tax withholding and reporting requirements.

Administration from Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Administration. The Plan will be administered by the Board or a Committee appointed by the Board, which Committee will be constituted to comply with Applicable Laws. The Administrator will have full and exclusive discretionary authority to construe, interpret and apply the terms of the Plan, to determine eligibility and to adjudicate all disputed claims filed under the Plan. Every finding, decision and determination made by the Administrator will, to the full extent permitted by law, be final and binding upon all parties. Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in this Plan, and, with respect to the Section 423(b) Plan, to the extent permissible under Code Section 423 and proposed or final Treasury Regulations promulgated thereunder (and other Internal Revenue Service guidance), the Administrator may adopt rules or procedures relating to the operation and administration of the Plan to accommodate the specific requirements of local laws and procedures for jurisdictions outside of the United States. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Administrator is specifically authorized to adopt rules and procedures regarding handling payroll deductions, making of contributions to the Plan, defining eligible Compensation, establishment of bank or trust accounts to hold payroll deductions, conversion of local currency, obligations to pay payroll tax, determination of beneficiary designation requirements, withholding procedures and handling of stock certificates which vary with local requirements. The Administrator may also adopt rules, procedures or sub-plans applicable to particular Subsidiaries or locations, which sub-plans may be designed to be outside the scope of Code Section 423. The rules of such sub-plans may take precedence over other provisions of this Plan, but unless otherwise superseded by the terms of such sub-plan, the provisions of this Plan shall govern the operation of such sub-plan. To the extent inconsistent with the requirements of Section 423, such sub-plan shall be considered part of the Non-Section 423(b) Plan, and rights granted thereunder shall not be considered to comply with Code Section 423.

Administration from Employee Stock Purchase Plan

The following constitute the provisions of the Qorvo, Inc. 2007 Employee Stock Purchase Plan (as Assumed and Amended and Restated by Qorvo, Inc. Effective January 1, 2015) (formerly, the TriQuint Semiconductor, Inc. 2007 Employee Stock Purchase Plan).

Administration. The Plan will be administered by the Board or a Committee appointed by the Board, which Committee will be constituted to comply with Applicable Laws. The Administrator will have full and exclusive discretionary authority to construe, interpret and apply the terms of the Plan, to determine eligibility and to adjudicate all disputed claims filed under the Plan. Every finding, decision and determination made by the Administrator will, to the full extent permitted by law, be final and binding upon all parties. Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in this Plan, the Administrator may adopt rules, procedures or sub-plans relating to the operation and administration of the Plan to accommodate the specific requirements of Applicable Laws and procedures for jurisdictions outside of the United States, and may delegate authority to implement any of the foregoing to any specified officer of the Company in accordance with Applicable Laws and subject to such terms and conditions as may be determined by the Administrator. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Administrator is specifically authorized to adopt rules, procedures and sub-plans regarding the duration and timing of Offering Periods and Purchase Periods, eligibility to participate, the definition of Compensation, handling of payroll deductions, making of contributions to the Plan (including, without limitation, in forms other than payroll deductions), establishment of bank or trust accounts to hold contributions, payment of interest, conversion of local currency, obligations to pay payroll tax, determination of beneficiary designation requirements, withholding procedures and handling of stock certificates which vary with local requirements, and may delegate authority to implement any of the foregoing to any specified officer of the Company in accordance with Applicable Laws and subject to such terms and conditions as may be determined by the Administrator.

ADMINISTRATION from Employee Stock Purchase Plan

The purpose of the Plan is to provide employees of the Company and its Designated Subsidiaries with an opportunity to purchase Common Stock of the Company through accumulated payroll deductions. It is the intention of the Company to have the Plan qualify as an "Employee Stock Purchase Plan" under Section 423 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended. The provisions of the Plan, accordingly, shall be construed so as to extend and limit participation in a manner consistent with the requirements of that section of the Code.

ADMINISTRATION. The Plan shall be administered by the Board or a committee of members of the Board appointed by the Board, which shall be constituted to comply with Applicable Laws. The Board or its committee shall have full and exclusive discretionary authority to construe, interpret and apply the terms of the Plan, to determine eligibility and to adjudicate all disputed claims filed under the Plan. Every finding, decision and determination made by the Board or its committee shall, to the full extent permitted by law, be final and binding upon all parties. Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in this Plan, the Board or its committee may adopt rules or procedures relating to the operation and administration of the Plan to accommodate the specific requirements of local laws and procedures for jurisdictions outside of the United States. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Board or its committee is specifically authorized to adopt rules and procedures regarding eligibility to participate, the definition of Compensation, handling of payroll deductions, making of contributions to the Plan (including, without limitation, in forms other than payroll deductions), establishment of bank or trust accounts to hold payroll deductions, payment of interest, conversion of local currency, obligations to pay payroll tax, determination of beneficiary designation requirements, withholding procedures and handling of stock certificates which vary with local requirements.

Administration from Amended and Restated

Administration. The Plan shall be administered by the Committee. In no event, however, shall the Committee modify the distribution terms in any Award or Grant Agreement that has a feature for the deferral of compensation if such modification would result in taxes, additional interest and/or penalties pursuant to Code Section 409A. Subject to the provisions of the Plan, the Committee shall be authorized to (i) select persons to participate in the Plan, (ii) determine the form and substance of grants made under the Plan to each Participant, and the conditions and restrictions, if any, subject to which such grants will be made, (iii) determine the form and substance of the Grant Agreements reflecting the terms and conditions of each grant made under the Plan, (iv) certify that the conditions and restrictions applicable to any grant have been met, (v) modify the terms of grants made under the Plan, (vi) interpret the Plan and Grant Agreements entered into under the Plan, (vii) determine the duration and purposes for leaves of absence which may be granted to a Participant on an individual basis without constituting a termination of employment or services for purposes of the Plan, (viii) make any adjustments necessary or desirable in connection with grants made under the Plan to eligible Participants located outside the United States, (ix) adopt, amend, or rescind rules and regulations for the administration of the Plan, including, but not limited to, correcting any defect or supplying any omission, or reconciling any inconsistency in the Plan or in any Grant Agreement, in the manner and to the extent it shall deem necessary or advisable, including so that the Plan and the operation of the Plan complies with Rule 16b-3 under the Exchange Act, the Code to the extent applicable and other applicable law and make such other determinations for carrying out the Plan as it may deem appropriate, and (x) exercise such powers and perform such acts as are deemed necessary or advisable to promote the best interests of the Company with respect to the Plan. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Committee shall not take any of the following actions without shareholder approval, except as provided in Section 17: (i) reduce the exercise price following the grant of an option or SAR; (ii) exchange an option or SAR which has an exercise price that is greater than the Fair Market Value of a Share for cash or Shares or (iii) cancel an option or SAR in exchange for a replacement option or another Award with a lower exercise price. Decisions of the Committee on all matters relating to the Plan, any Award granted under the Plan and any Grant Agreement shall be in the Committees sole discretion and shall be conclusive and binding on the Company, all Participants and all other parties, unless an arbitration or other provision is expressly provided in a Participants Grant Agreement. The validity, construction, and effect of the Plan and any rules and regulations relating to the Plan shall be determined in accordance with applicable federal and state laws and rules and regulations promulgated pursuant thereto. No member of the Committee and no officer of the Company shall be liable for any action taken or omitted to be taken by such member, by any other member of the Committee or by any officer of the Company in connection with the performance of duties under the Plan, except for such persons own willful misconduct or as expressly provided by statute. The expenses of the Plan shall be borne by the Company. The Plan shall not be required to establish any special or separate fund or make any other segregation of assets to assume the payment of any Award under the Plan, and rights to the payment of such Awards shall be no greater than the rights of the Companys general creditors.

Administration from Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Administration. The Plan will be administered by the Compensation Committee of the Board or by the Board (either referred to herein as the Committee). Subject to the provisions of this Plan and the limitations of Section 423 of the Code or any successor provision in the Code, all questions of interpretation or application of this Plan shall be determined by the Committee and its decisions shall be final and binding upon all Participants. The Committee will have full and exclusive discretionary authority to construe, interpret and apply the terms of the Plan, to determine eligibility and decide upon any and all claims filed under the Plan. Every finding, decision and determination made by the Committee will, to the full extent permitted by law, be final and binding upon all parties. Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in this Plan, the Committee may adopt rules and/or procedures relating to the operation and administration of the Plan to accommodate requirements of local law and procedures outside of the United States. The Committee will have the authority to determine the Fair Market Value of the Common Stock (which determination shall be final, binding and conclusive for all purposes) in accordance with Section 8 below and to interpret Section 8 of the Plan in connection with circumstances that impact the Fair Market Value. Members of the Committee shall receive no compensation for their services in connection with the administration of this Plan, other than standard fees as established from time to time by the Board for services rendered by Board members serving on the Board or its committees. All expenses incurred in connection with the administration of this Plan shall be paid by the Company. For purposes of this Plan, the Committee may designate separate offerings under the Plan (the terms of which need not be identical) in which eligible employees of one or more Participating Corporations will participate, even if the dates of the applicable Offering Periods of each such offering are identical.

ADMINISTRATION from Amended and Restated

SunTrust Banks, Inc. is the parent corporation in a controlled group that currently includes various subsidiaries and affiliated companies. SunTrust Banks, Inc. is sometimes referred to as the Company and/or the Plan sponsor. The Company and its controlled group members that adopt the Plan are referred to as Employers. SunTrust Banks, Inc. was formed as of July 1, 1985, with the merger of Sun Banks, Inc. and Trust Company Bank (successor to Trust Company of Georgia). The qualified defined contribution plans maintained by each company were merged to form the SunTrust Banks, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan (the Plan), effective as of January 1, 1989. The Plan was renamed the SunTrust Banks, Inc. 401(k) Plan effective January 1, 1993.

ADMINISTRATION. 9.1Allocation of Responsibilities. The Company and Employers, the Benefits Committee, the Finance Committee and other Fiduciaries of the Plan, have the powers and duties described below.(a)Company. The Company may amend the Plan in accordance with Section 8.1, including terminating the Plan in whole or in part. The Company and each other Employer is responsible for making Contributions to the Plan in accordance with the terms of the Plan.(b)Compensation Committee. The Compensation Committee may amend the Plan in accordance with Section 8.1, including terminating the Plan in whole or in part.(c)Benefits Committee. The Benefits Committee serves as the Plan Administrator and has primary responsibility for the operation and administration of the Plan. In addition, the Benefits Committee may amend the Plan in accordance with Section 8.1. Without limiting the foregoing, the Benefits Committee has the following powers and duties:(1)Rules. The Benefits Committee may from time to time in its sole discretion adopt rules, regulations and procedures necessary or helpful for the administration of the Plan and the performance of the Benefits Committee's duties under the Plan.(2)Rights to Benefits. The Benefits Committee has sole and complete discretionary authority to determine the eligibility of any individual to participate in the Plan, the right of any Participant or beneficiary to receive benefits, and the amount of benefits to which any Participant or beneficiary may be entitled under the Plan, and to implement the claims procedure described in this Article 9.(3)Payments. The Benefits Committee will direct the payment of Account balances from the Trust, or may appoint a disbursing agent, and will specify the payee, the amount and the conditions of each payment. The Benefits Committee will also comply (or transfer responsibility to the Trustee or other payee) with all applicable Federal and state income tax withholding requirements for distribution payments.(4)Construction. The Benefits Committee has full discretion to, through itself or through its delegates, construe the terms of the Plan and to resolve ambiguities and omissions that may arise in the operation or administration of the Plan (including without limitation the resolution of any questions of fact, interpretation or application), to make equitable adjustments for any mistakes or errors made in the operation or administration of the Plan, and to make final decisions on all questions and disputes arising under the Plan. In all cases, the decision of the Benefits Committee is final and binding on all parties.(5)Disclosure. The Benefits Committee will prepare and distribute to the Employees plan summaries, notices, statements and other information about the Plan in such manner as it deems proper and in compliance with applicable law.(6)Employee Data. The Benefits Committee will request from the Employers complete information regarding the Compensation and Employment data for each Participant and other facts as it considers necessary from time to time, and is entitled to treat Employer records as conclusive with respect to such information.(7)Individual Accounts. The Benefits Committee or its agent will maintain individual Accounts for each Participant, and will allocate Contributions, expenses, investment earnings/losses, withdrawals and distributions, to the proper Accounts.(8)Elections and Applications. The recordkeeper or the Benefits Committee will provide electronic and/or paper forms for use by Participants in making contribution and investment elections, in-service withdrawals and loans, and applying for benefits.(9)Safe Harbor Compliance. The Benefits Committee will monitor the Plan's compliance with the applicable safe harbor requirements set forth in Code Sections 401(k)(12) and/or 401(k)(13) and 401(m)(11) and/or 401(m)(12) throughout each Plan Year, and will take any action it considers necessary or appropriate to comply with such requirements, so long as the Company intends to retain safe harbor status. For any Plan Year when the Plan is required to perform the ADP and ACP nondiscrimination tests, the Benefits Committee will monitor compliance.(10)Reporting. The Benefits Committee will cause to be filed all reports required under ERISA, the Code and any other applicable federal law.(11)Collection of Contributions. The Benefits Committee is responsible for monitoring whether contributions due and owing to the Plan are timely transmitted to the Trust and for collecting or directing the Trustee with respect to the collection of any contributions that are not timely transmitted within a reasonable time in accordance with applicable law. For avoidance of doubt, the Benefits Committee's responsibility hereunder relates solely to the collection of contributions from Employers only after a legally enforceable obligation to make the contribution arises under applicable law.(12)Correction of Defects. The Benefits Committee will take reasonable steps to en

Administration from Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Administration. The Plan will be administered by the Compensation Committee of the Board or by the Board (either referred to herein as the Committee). Subject to the provisions of this Plan and the limitations of Section 423 of the Code or any successor provision in the Code, all questions of interpretation or application of this Plan shall be determined by the Committee and its decisions shall be final and binding upon all Participants. The Committee will have full and exclusive discretionary authority to construe, interpret and apply the terms of the Plan, to determine eligibility and decide upon any and all claims filed under the Plan. Every finding, decision and determination made by the Committee will, to the full extent permitted by law, be final and binding upon all parties. Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in this Plan, the Committee may adopt rules and/or procedures relating to the operation and administration of the Plan to accommodate requirements of local law and procedures outside of the United States. The Committee will have the authority to determine the Fair Market Value of the Common Stock (which determination shall be final, binding and conclusive for all purposes) in accordance with Section 8 below and to interpret Section 8 of the Plan in connection with circumstances that impact the Fair Market Value. Members of the Committee shall receive no compensation for their services in connection with the administration of this Plan, other than standard fees as established from time to time by the Board for services rendered by Board members serving on the Board or its committees. All expenses incurred in connection with the administration of this Plan shall be paid by the Company. For purposes of this Plan, the Committee may designate separate offerings under the Plan (the terms of which need not be identical) in which eligible employees of one or more Participating Corporations will participate, even if the dates of the applicable Offering Periods of each such offering are identical.