ex2-1
EXECUTION DRAFT
 
 
 
 
 
Exhibit 2.1
 
 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
ARTICLE I THE MERGER
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Section 1.01 The Merger.
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Section 1.02 Closing.
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Section 1.03 Effective Time.
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Section 1.04 Effects of the Merger.
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Section 1.05 Certificate of Incorporation; By-Laws.
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Section 1.06 Directors and Officers.
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ARTICLE II EFFECT OF THE MERGER ON CAPITAL STOCK
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Section 2.01 Effect of the Merger on Capital Stock.
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Section 2.02 Exchange Procedures.
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Section 2.03 Dissenting Shares.
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Section 2.04 Adjustments.
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Section 2.05 Withholding Rights.
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Section 2.06 Lost Certificates.
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Section 2.07 Treatment of Stock Options and Other Stock-Based Compensation.
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Section 2.08Tax Treatment.
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ARTICLE III REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF THE COMPANY
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Section 3.01 Organization and Qualification of Company.
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Section 3.02 Authority and Board Approval.
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Section 3.03 No Conflicts; Consents; Anti-Takeover Statutes.
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Section 3.04 Capital Structure.
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Section 3.05 Financial Statements; Undisclosed Liabilities
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Section 3.06 Absence of Certain Changes, Events and Conditions.
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Section 3.07 Taxes.
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Section 3.08 Intellectual Property.
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Section 3.09 Compliance; Permits.
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Section 3.10 Litigation.
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Section 3.11 Employee Matters.
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Section 3.12 Employment Law Matters; Labor.
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Section 3.13 Real Property and Personal Property Matters.
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Section 3.14 Environmental Matters.
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Section 3.15 Material Contracts.
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Section 3.16 Accounts Receivable.
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Section 3.17 Customers and Suppliers.
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Section 3.18 Insurance.
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Section 3.19 Information Supplied.
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Section 3.20 Anti-Corruption Matters.
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Section 3.21 Books and Records.
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Section 3.22 Related-Party Transactions.
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Section 3.23 Brokers.
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Section 3.24 Full Disclosure.
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ARTICLE IV REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF PARENT AND MERGER SUB
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Section 4.01 Organization; Standing and Power; Charter Documents; Subsidiaries.
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Section 4.02 Capital Structure.
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Section 4.03 Authority; Non-Contravention; Governmental Consents; Board Approval.
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Section 4.04 SEC Filings; Financial Statements; Undisclosed Liabilities.
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Section 4.05 Litigation.
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Section 4.06 Absence of Certain Changes or Events.
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Section 4.07 Intellectual Property.
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Section 4.08 Employee Matters.
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Section 4.09 Employment Law Matters; Labor.
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Section 4.10 Environmental Matters.
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Section 4.11 Material Contracts.
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Section 4.12 Insurance.
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Section 4.13 Brokers.
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Section 4.14 Information Supplied.
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Section 4.15 Ownership of Company Stock.
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Section 4.16 Intended Tax Treatment.
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ARTICLE V COVENANTS
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Section 5.01 Conduct of Business of the Company.
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Section 5.02 Conduct of the Business of Parent.
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Section 5.03 Access to Information; Confidentiality.
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Section 5.04 No Solicitation.
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Section 5.05 Parent Board Composition.
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Section 5.06 Proxy Statement.
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Section 5.07 Company Stockholders Meeting.
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Section 5.08 Parent Stockholders Meeting; Approval by Sole Stockholder of Merger Sub.
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Section 5.09 Notices of Certain Events.
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Section 5.10 Notices of Certain Events; Stockholder Litigation; No Effect on Disclosure Letter.
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Section 5.11 Employees; Benefit Plans.
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Section 5.12 Directors' and Officers' Indemnification and Insurance.
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Section 5.13 Reasonable Best Efforts.
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Section 5.14 Public Announcements.
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Section 5.15 Anti-Takeover Statutes.
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Section 5.16 Section 16 Matters.
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Section 5.17 Stock Exchange Matters.
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Section 5.18 Certain Tax Matters.
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Section 5.19 Further Assurances.
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ARTICLE VI CONDITIONS
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Section 6.01 Conditions to Each Party's Obligation to Effect the Merger.
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Section 6.02 Conditions to Obligations of Parent and Merger Sub.
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Section 6.03 Conditions to Obligation of the Company.
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ARTICLE VII TERMINATION, AMENDMENT, AND WAIVER
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Section 7.01 Termination By Mutual Consent.
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Section 7.02 Termination By Either Parent or the Company.
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Section 7.03 Termination by Parent.
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Section 7.04 Termination by the Company.
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Section 7.05 Notice of Termination; Effect of Termination.
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Section 7.06 Fees and Expenses Following Termination.
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Section 7.07 Amendment.
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Section 7.08 Extension; Waiver.
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ARTICLE VIII MISCELLANEOUS
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Section 8.01 Definitions.
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Section 8.02 Interpretation; Construction.
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Section 8.03 Survival.
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Section 8.04 Governing Law.
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Section 8.05 Submission to Jurisdiction.
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Section 8.06 Waiver of Jury Trial.
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Section 8.07 Notices.
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Section 8.08 Entire Agreement.
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Section 8.09 No Third Party Beneficiaries.
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Section 8.10 Severability.
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Section 8.11 Assignment.
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Section 8.12 Remedies.
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Section 8.13 Specific Performance.
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Section 8.14 Counterparts; Effectiveness.
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EXHIBITS
 
[Exhibits Intentionally Omitted]
 
 
 
 
 
SCHEDULES
 
 
 
[Schedules Intentionally Omitted]
 
 
 
 
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EXECUTION DRAFT
 
 
 
 
 
 
AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER
 
among
 
SUPER LEAGUE GAMING, INC.
 
and
 
MOBCRUSH STREAMING, INC.
 
and
 
SLG MERGER SUB II, INC
dated as of
 
 
March 9, 2021
 
 
 
 
EXECUTION DRAFT
 
 
 
 
 
 
AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER
 
This Agreement and Plan of Merger (this "Agreement"), is entered into as of March 9, 2021, by and among Mobcrush Streaming, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the "Company"), Super League Gaming, Inc., a Delaware corporation ("Parent"), and SLG Merger Sub II, Inc., a Delaware corporation and a wholly-owned Subsidiary of Parent ("Merger Sub"). Capitalized terms used herein (including in the immediately preceding sentence) and not otherwise defined herein shall have the meanings set forth in Section 8.01 hereof.

RECITALS
 
WHEREAS, the parties intend that Merger Sub be merged with and into the Company, with the Company surviving that merger on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth herein;
 
WHEREAS, the Board of Directors of the Company (the "Company Board") has unanimously: (a) determined that it is in the best interests of the Company and the holders of shares of the Company's common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (the "Company Common Stock"), and preferred stock, par value $0.0001 (the "Company Preferred Stock", and collectively with the Company Common Stock, the "Company Stock") and declared it advisable, to enter into this Agreement with Parent and Merger Sub; (b) approved the execution, delivery, and performance of this Agreement and the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby, including the Merger; and (c) resolved, subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, to recommend adoption of this Agreement by the stockholders of the Company; in each case, in accordance with the Delaware General Corporation Law (the "DGCL");
 
WHEREAS, the respective Boards of Directors of Parent (the "Parent Board") and Merger Sub (the "Merger Sub Board") have each unanimously: (a) determined that it is in the best interests of Parent or Merger Sub, as applicable, and their respective stockholders, and declared it advisable, to enter into this Agreement; and (b) approved the execution, delivery, and performance of this Agreement and the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby, including the Merger; in each case, in accordance with the DGCL;
 
WHEREAS, the Parent Board has resolved to recommend that the holders of shares of Parent's common stock, par value $0.001 per share (the "Parent Common Stock") approve the issuance of shares of Parent Common Stock in connection with the Merger on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in this Agreement (the "Parent Stock Issuance");
 
WHEREAS, for U.S. federal income Tax purposes, the parties intend that the Merger qualify as a "reorganization" within the meaning of Section 368(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), and that this Agreement be, and is hereby, adopted as a plan of reorganization within the meaning of Section 368(a) of the Code; and
 
WHEREAS, the parties desire to make certain representations, warranties, covenants, and agreements in connection with the Merger and the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement and also to prescribe certain terms and conditions to the Merger.
 
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing and of the representations, warranties, covenants, and agreements contained in this Agreement, the parties, intending to be legally bound, agree as follows:
 
 
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ARTICLE I
 
THE MERGER
 
 
Section 1.01                                The Merger. On the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in this Agreement, and in accordance with the DGCL, at the Effective Time: (a) Merger Sub will merge with and into the Company (the "Merger"); (b) the separate corporate existence of Merger Sub will cease; and (c) the Company will continue its corporate existence under the DGCL as the surviving corporation in the Merger and a Subsidiary of Parent (sometimes referred to herein as the "Surviving Corporation").
 
 
Section 1.02                                Closing. Upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth herein, the closing of the Merger (the "Closing") will take place at 12:00 P.M., Pacific Time, as soon as practicable (and, in any event, within three (3) Business Days) after the satisfaction or, to the extent permitted hereunder, waiver of all conditions to the Merger set forth in ARTICLE VI (other than those conditions that by their nature are to be satisfied at the Closing, but subject to the satisfaction or, to the extent permitted hereunder, waiver of all such conditions), unless this Agreement has been terminated pursuant to its terms or unless another time or date is agreed to in writing by the parties hereto. The Closing shall take place via the electronic exchange of documents and executed signature pages, unless another place or means is agreed to in writing by the parties hereto, and the actual date of the Closing is hereinafter referred to as the "Closing Date."
 
 
Section 1.03                                Effective Time. Subject to the provisions of this Agreement, at the Closing, the Company, Parent, and Merger Sub will cause a certificate of merger (the "Certificate of Merger") to be executed, acknowledged, and filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware in accordance with the relevant provisions of the DGCL and shall make all other filings or recordings required under the DGCL. The Merger will become effective at such time as the Certificate of Merger has been duly filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware or at such later date or time as may be agreed by the Company and Parent in writing and specified in the Certificate of Merger in accordance with the DGCL (the effective time of the Merger being hereinafter referred to as the "Effective Time").
 
 
Section 1.04                                Effects of the Merger. The Merger shall have the effects set in this Agreement and in the applicable provisions of the DGCL. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, and subject thereto, from and after the Effective Time, all property, rights, privileges, immunities, powers, franchises, licenses, and authority of the Company and Merger Sub shall vest in the Surviving Corporation, and all debts, liabilities, obligations, restrictions, and duties of each of the Company and Merger Sub shall become the debts, liabilities, obligations, restrictions, and duties of the Surviving Corporation.
 
 
Section 1.05                                Certificate of Incorporation; By-Laws. At the Effective Time: (a) the certificate of incorporation of the Surviving Corporation shall be amended and restated so as to read in its entirety as set forth in Exhibit A, and, as so amended and restated, shall be the certificate of incorporation of the Surviving Corporation until thereafter amended in accordance with the terms thereof or as provided by applicable Law; and (b) the by-laws of Merger Sub as in effect immediately prior to the Effective Time shall be the by-laws of the Surviving Corporation, except that references to Merger Sub's name shall be replaced with references to the Surviving Corporation's name, until thereafter amended in accordance with the terms thereof, the certificate of incorporation of the Surviving Corporation, or as provided by applicable Law.
 
 
 
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Section 1.06                                Directors and Officers.
 
(a)           Directors and Officers of Surviving Corporation. The directors and officers of Merger Sub, in each case, immediately prior to the Effective Time shall, from and after the Effective Time, be the directors and officers, respectively, of the Surviving Corporation until their successors have been duly elected or appointed and qualified or until their earlier death, resignation or removal in accordance with the certificate of incorporation and by-laws of the Surviving Corporation.
 
(b)           Directors of Parent. After the Closing, the composition of the Board of Directors of Parent shall be as set forth in Section 5.05, hereinbelow.
 
 
ARTICLE II
 
EFFECT OF THE MERGER ON CAPITAL STOCK
 
 
Section 2.01                                Effect of the Merger on Capital Stock. At the Effective Time, as a result of the Merger and without any action on the part of Parent, Merger Sub, or the Company or the holder of any capital stock of Parent, Merger Sub, or the Company:
 
(a)           Cancellation of Certain Company Stock. Each share of Company Stock that is owned by the Company (as treasury stock or otherwise) or any of their respective direct or indirect wholly-owned Subsidiaries as of immediately prior to the Effective Time (the "Cancelled Shares") will automatically be cancelled and retired and will cease to exist, and no consideration will be delivered in exchange therefor.
 
(b)           Conversion of Company Stock. Subject to any applicable adjustments to be made relating to (i) the Bridge Financing Note converting into Parent Common Stock at Closing, and (ii) the vesting of certain restricted stock units and stock options granted to Parent's directors, officers, employees, and other parties under Parent's current equity incentive plan , each share of Company Common Stock and Company Preferred Stock issued and outstanding immediately prior to the Effective Time (other than shares to be cancelled and retired in accordance with Section 2.01(a), and Dissenting Shares, as defined below) will be automatically converted into the right to receive:
 
 
(i)           a fraction of a share of Parent Common Stock equal to 52.8% (the “Exchange Ratio”), for an aggregate number of 12,582,204 shares of Parent Common Stock (the "Parent Stock Consideration");
 
(ii)           any cash in lieu of fractional shares of Parent Common Stock payable pursuant to Section 2.01(e); and
 
(iii)           any dividends or other distributions to which the holder thereof becomes entitled to upon the surrender of such shares of Company Stock in accordance with Section 2.02(g) (clauses (i), (ii), and (iii) of this Section 2.01(b), the "Merger Consideration").
 
(iv)           Schedule 2.01(b), attached hereto, sets forth the assumptions, calculations, and formula used to determine the Exchange Ratio, as agreed upon by Parent, Merger Sub, and Company.
 
 
 
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(v)           For the avoidance of doubt, and as stated in 2.01(b) and Schedule 2.01(b), the conversion of the loan amounts pursuant to the Bridge Financing Note into Parent Common Stock, the assignment and conversion of vested, but unexercised, Company Stock Options and/or Company Restricted Shares into Parent Stock Options or Parent Restricted Shares, pursuant to Section 2.07(a) or Section 2.07(b), as applicable, are, and shall be, included in the 12,582,204 shares of Parent Common Stock issued pursuant to this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby, it being expressly agreed to and acknowledged by the parties that the shares of Parent Stock Consideration attributable to the assignment and conversion of vested Company Stock Options and/or Company Restricted Shares shall be maintained in reserve by Parent pursuant to its Parent Stock Plan until exercise of such vested Company Stock Options and/or Company Restricted Shares, into Parent Stock Options and/or Parent Restricted Shares.
 
(c)           Cancellation of Shares. At the Effective Time, all shares of Company Stock will no longer be outstanding and all shares of Company Stock will be cancelled and retired and will cease to exist, and each holder of: (i) a certificate formerly representing any shares of Company Stock (each, a "Certificate"); or (ii) any book-entry shares which immediately prior to the Effective Time represented shares of Company Stock (each, a "Book-Entry Share") will, subject to applicable Law in the case of Dissenting Shares, cease to have any rights with respect thereto, except the right to receive (A) the Merger Consideration in accordance with Section 2.02 hereof, (B) any cash in lieu of fractional shares of Parent Common Stock payable pursuant to Section 2.01(e), and (C) any dividends or other distributions to which the holder thereof becomes entitled to upon the surrender of such shares of Company Common Stock in accordance with Section 2.02(g).
 
(d)           Conversion of Merger Sub Capital Stock. Each share of common stock, par value $0.001 per share, of Merger Sub issued and outstanding immediately prior to the Effective Time shall be converted into and become one newly issued, fully paid, and non-assessable share of common stock, par value $0.001 per share, of the Surviving Corporation with the same rights, powers, and privileges as the shares so converted and shall constitute the only outstanding shares of capital stock of the Surviving Corporation. From and after the Effective Time, all certificates representing shares of Merger Sub Common Stock shall be deemed for all purposes to represent the number of shares of common stock of the Surviving Corporation into which they were converted in accordance with the immediately preceding sentence.
 
(e)           Fractional Shares. No certificates or scrip representing fractional shares of Parent Common Stock shall be issued upon the conversion of Company Stock pursuant to Section 2.01(b) and such fractional share interests shall not entitle the owner thereof to vote or to any other rights of a holder of shares of Parent Common Stock. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, each holder of shares of Company Stock converted pursuant to the Merger who would otherwise have been entitled to receive a fraction of a share of Parent Common Stock (after taking into account all shares of Company Stock exchanged by such holder) shall in lieu thereof, upon surrender of such holder's Certificates and Book-Entry Shares, receive in cash (rounded to the nearest whole cent), without interest, an amount equal to such fractional amount multiplied by the last reported sale price of Parent Common Stock on NASDAQ Stock Market ("Nasdaq") on the last complete trading day prior to the date of the Effective Time.
 
 
 
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Section 2.02                                Exchange Procedures
 
(a)           Exchange Agent; Exchange Fund. Prior to the Effective Time, Parent shall appoint an exchange agent (the "Exchange Agent") to act as the agent for the purpose of paying the Merger Consideration for: (i) the Certificates; and (ii) the Book-Entry Shares. At or promptly following the Effective Time, Parent shall deposit, or cause the Surviving Corporation to deposit, with the Exchange Agent: (i) certificates representing the shares of Parent Common Stock to be issued as Merger Consideration (or make appropriate alternative arrangements if uncertificated shares of Parent Common Stock represented by book-entry shares will be issued); and (ii) cash sufficient to make payments in lieu of fractional shares pursuant to Section 2.01(e). In addition, Parent shall deposit or cause to be deposited with the Exchange Agent, as necessary from time to time after the Effective Time, any dividends or other distributions, if any, to which the holders of Company Stock may be entitled pursuant to Section 2.02(g) for distributions or dividends, on the Parent Common Stock to which they are entitled to pursuant to Section 2.01(b), with both a record and payment date after the Effective Time and prior to the surrender of the shares of Company Stock in exchange for such Parent Common Stock. Such shares of Parent Common Stock, cash in lieu of any fractional shares payable pursuant to Section 2.01(e), and the amount of any dividends or other distributions deposited with the Exchange Agent pursuant to this Section 2.02(a), are referred to collectively in this Agreement as the "Exchange Fund."
 
(b)           Procedures for Surrender; No Interest. Promptly after the Effective Time, Parent shall send, or shall cause the Exchange Agent to send, to each record holder of shares of Company Stock at the Effective Time, a letter of transmittal and instructions (which shall specify that the delivery shall be effected, and risk of loss and title shall pass, only upon proper delivery of the Certificates or transfer of the Book-Entry Shares to the Exchange Agent, and which letter of transmittal will be in customary form and have such other provisions as Parent and the Surviving Corporation may reasonably specify) for use in such exchange. Each holder of shares of Company Stock that have been converted into the right to receive the Merger Consideration shall be entitled to receive the Merger Consideration into which such shares of Company Stock have been converted pursuant to Section 2.01(b) in respect of the Company Stock represented by a Certificate or Book-Entry Share, any cash in lieu of fractional shares which the holder has the right to receive pursuant to Section 2.01(e), and any dividends or other distributions pursuant to Section 2.02(g) upon: (i) surrender to the Exchange Agent of a Certificate; or (ii) receipt of an "agent's message" by the Exchange Agent (or such other evidence, if any, of transfer as the Exchange Agent may reasonably request) in the case of Book-Entry Shares; in each case, together with a duly completed and validly executed letter of transmittal and such other documents as may reasonably be requested by the Exchange Agent. No interest shall be paid or accrued upon the surrender or transfer of any Certificate or Book-Entry Share. Upon payment of the Merger Consideration pursuant to the provisions of this ARTICLE II, each Certificate or Certificates or Book-Entry Share or Book-Entry Shares so surrendered or transferred, as the case may be, shall immediately be cancelled.
 
(c)           Investment of Exchange Fund. Until disbursed in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the cash in the Exchange Fund will be invested by the Exchange Agent, as directed by Parent or the Surviving Corporation. No losses with respect to any investments of the Exchange Fund will affect the amounts payable to the holders of Certificates or Book-Entry Shares. Any income from investment of the Exchange Fund will be payable to Parent or the Surviving Corporation, as Parent directs.
 
 
 
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(d)           Payments to Non-Registered Holders. If any portion of the Merger Consideration is to be paid to a Person other than the Person in whose name the surrendered Certificate or the transferred Book-Entry Share, as applicable, is registered, it shall be a condition to such payment that: (i) such Certificate shall be properly endorsed or shall otherwise be in proper form for transfer or such Book-Entry Share shall be properly transferred; and (ii) the Person requesting such payment shall pay to the Exchange Agent any transfer or other Tax required as a result of such payment to a Person other than the registered holder of such Certificate or Book-Entry Share, as applicable, or establish to the reasonable satisfaction of the Exchange Agent that such Tax has been paid or is not payable.
 
(e)           Full Satisfaction. All Merger Consideration paid upon the surrender of Certificates or transfer of Book-Entry Shares in accordance with the terms hereof shall be deemed to have been paid in full satisfaction of all rights pertaining to the shares of Company Stock formerly represented by such Certificate or Book-Entry Shares, and from and after the Effective Time, there shall be no further registration of transfers of shares of Company Stock on the stock transfer books of the Surviving Corporation. If, after the Effective Time, Certificates or Book-Entry Shares are presented to the Surviving Corporation, they shall be cancelled and exchanged as provided in this ARTICLE II.
 
(f)           Termination of Exchange Fund. Any portion of the Exchange Fund that remains unclaimed by the holders of shares of Company Stock six (6) months after the Effective Time shall be returned to Parent, upon demand, and any such holder who has not exchanged shares of Company Stock for the Merger Consideration in accordance with this Section 2.02 prior to that time shall thereafter look only to Parent (subject to abandoned property, escheat, or other similar Laws), as general creditors thereof, for payment of the Merger Consideration without any interest. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Parent shall not be liable to any holder of shares of Company Stock for any amounts paid to a public official pursuant to applicable abandoned property, escheat, or similar Laws. Any amounts remaining unclaimed by holders of shares of Company Stock two (2) years after the Effective Time (or such earlier date, immediately prior to such time when the amounts would otherwise escheat to or become property of any Governmental Entity) shall become, to the extent permitted by applicable Law, the property of Parent free and clear of any claims or interest of any Person previously entitled thereto.
 
(g)           Distributions with Respect to Unsurrendered Shares of Company Stock. All shares of Parent Common Stock to be issued pursuant to the Merger shall be deemed issued and outstanding as of the Effective Time and whenever a dividend or other distribution is declared by Parent in respect of the Parent Common Stock, the record date for which is after the Effective Time, that declaration shall include dividends or other distributions in respect of all shares issuable pursuant to this Agreement. No dividends or other distributions in respect of the Parent Common Stock shall be paid to any holder of any unsurrendered share of Company Stock until the Certificate (or affidavit of loss in lieu of the Certificate as provided in Section 2.06) or Book-Entry Share is surrendered for exchange in accordance with this Section 2.02. Subject to the effect of applicable Laws, following such surrender, there shall be issued or paid to the holder of record of the whole shares of Parent Common Stock issued in exchange for shares of the Company Stock in accordance with this Section 2.02, without interest: (i) at the time of such surrender, the dividends or other distributions with a record date after the Effective Time theretofore payable with respect to such whole shares of Parent Common Stock and not paid; and (ii) at the appropriate payment date, the dividends or other distributions payable with respect to such whole shares of Parent Common Stock with a record date after the Effective Time but with a payment date subsequent to surrender.
 
 
 
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Section 2.03                                Dissenting Shares. Notwithstanding any provision of this Agreement to the contrary, including Section 2.01, shares of Company Stock issued and outstanding immediately prior to the Effective Time (other than Cancelled Shares) and held by a holder who has not voted in favor of adoption of this Agreement or consented thereto in writing and who is entitled to demand and has properly exercised appraisal rights of such shares in accordance with Section 262 of the DGCL (such shares of Company Stock being referred to collectively as the "Dissenting Shares" until such time as such holder fails to perfect or otherwise waives, withdraws, or loses such holder's appraisal rights under the DGCL with respect to such shares) shall not be converted into a right to receive the Merger Consideration, but instead shall be entitled to only such rights as are granted by Section 262 of the DGCL; provided, however, that if, after the Effective Time, such holder fails to perfect, waives, withdraws, or loses such holder's right to appraisal pursuant to Section 262 of the DGCL or if a court of competent jurisdiction shall determine that such holder is not entitled to the relief provided by Section 262 of the DGCL, such shares of Company Stock shall be treated as if they had been converted as of the Effective Time into the right to receive the Merger Consideration in accordance with Section 2.01(b), without interest thereon, upon surrender of such Certificate formerly representing such share or transfer of such Book-Entry Share, as the case may be. The Company shall provide Parent prompt written notice of any demands received by the Company for appraisal of shares of Company Stock, any waiver or withdrawal of any such demand, and any other demand, notice, or instrument delivered to the Company prior to the Effective Time that relates to such demand, and Parent shall have the opportunity and right to direct all negotiations and proceedings with respect to such demands. Except with the prior written consent of Parent, the Company shall not make any payment with respect to, or settle, or offer to settle, any such demands.
 
Section 2.04                                Adjustments. Without limiting the other provisions of this Agreement, if at any time during the period between the date of this Agreement and the Effective Time, any change in the outstanding shares of capital stock of the Company or the Parent Common Stock shall occur (other than the issuance of additional shares of capital stock of the Company or Parent as permitted by this Agreement), including by reason of any reclassification, recapitalization, stock split (including a reverse stock split), or combination, exchange, readjustment of shares, or similar transaction, or any stock dividend or distribution paid in stock, the Exchange Ratio and any other amounts payable pursuant to this Agreement shall be appropriately adjusted to reflect such change.
 
Section 2.05                                Withholding Rights. Each of the Exchange Agent, Parent, Merger Sub, and the Surviving Corporation shall be entitled to deduct and withhold from the consideration otherwise payable to any Person pursuant to this ARTICLE II such amounts as may be required to be deducted and withheld with respect to the making of such payment under any Treasury Regulations or other applicable Laws regarding Taxes. To the extent that amounts are so deducted and withheld by the Exchange Agent, Parent, Merger Sub, or the Surviving Corporation, as the case may be, such amounts shall be treated for all purposes of this Agreement as having been paid to the Person in respect of which the Exchange Agent, Parent, Merger Sub, or the Surviving Corporation, as the case may be, made such deduction and withholding.
 
Section 2.06                                Lost Certificates. If any Certificate shall have been lost, stolen, or destroyed, upon the making of an affidavit of that fact by the Person claiming such Certificate to be lost, stolen, or destroyed and, if required by Parent, the posting by such Person of a bond, in such reasonable amount as Parent may direct, as indemnity against any claim that may be made against it with respect to such Certificate, the Exchange Agent will issue, in exchange for such lost, stolen, or destroyed Certificate, the Merger Consideration to be paid in respect of the shares of Company Stock formerly represented by such Certificate as contemplated under this ARTICLE II.
 
 
 
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Section 2.07                                 Treatment of Stock Options and Other Stock-Based Compensation
 
(a)           Company Stock Options.
 
(i)            At the Effective Time, each equity award granting such recipient a right to acquire shares of Company Common Stock (each, a "Company Stock Option") that is outstanding, unvested and unexercised immediately prior to the Effective Time (each, an “Unvested Stock Option”), whether or not then exercisable, shall be, by virtue of the Merger and without any action on the part of Parent, Merger Sub, the Company, the Option holder or any other Person, assumed by Parent and shall be automantically converted into a Parent Stock Option in accordance with this Section 2.07. Each such Parent Stock Option so assumed and converted shall: (A) prior to the Effective Time, continue to have, and shall be subject to, the same terms and conditions as applied to the Company Stock Option, subject to modification and approval in accordance with the terms of the Company Stock Plan prior to the Closing, inclusive of the exercise price per share of the Parent Common Stock and vesting conditions that shall be negotiated in good faith by the principals of the Company and Parent and finalized at least five (5) days prior to the Closing Date; and (B) after the Closing, be subject in all respects to the terms and conditions of the Parent Stock Plan.
 
(ii)           Notwithstanding the foregoing, if, no later than five (5) Business Days immediately prior the Closing Date, (A) the Company Stock Plan can be terminated in accordance with its terms and applicable Law; (B) the Company Stock Options can be cancelled in accordance with their terms and applicable Law; (C) the Purchaser Awards can be granted to the Unvested Equityholders, and (D) in each case of (A) – (C), on the advice of legal counsel, the applicable Company Continuing Employees will not be affected for U.S. federal income tax purposes, then (w) the Company shall terminate the Company Stock Plan and cancel the Company Stock Options no later than one Business Day prior to the Closing Date, (x) the Company shall deliver written evidence thereof satisfactory to Parent prior to the Closing, (y) each Company Stock Option holder shall cease to have any rights with respect to such cancelled Company Stock Options, and (z) promptly following the Closing, Parent shall grant one or more Purchaser Awards pursuant to the Parent Stock Plan to each employee holder of unvested Company Stock Options so cancelled (“Unvested Equityholder”) in accordance with Section 5.10.
 
(iii)           For the avoidance of doubt, any vested but unexercised Company Stock Options shall be assumed by Parent and shall be automatically converted into Parent Stock Options in accordance with this Section 2.07. Each such Parent Stock Option so assumed and converted shall: (A) prior to the Effective Time, continue to have, and shall be subject to, the same terms and conditions as applied to the Company Stock Option, subject to modification and approval in accordance with the terms of the Company Stock Plan prior to the Closing; and (B) after the Closing, be subject in all respects to the terms and conditions of the Parent Stock Plan.
 
(iv)           As of the Effective Time, each Company Stock Option assumed and converted pursuant to Section 2.07(a)(iii) shall be an option to acquire that number of whole shares of Parent Common Stock (rounded down to the nearest whole share) equal to the product of: (A) the number of shares of Company Common Stock subject to such Company Stock Option, and (B) the Exchange Ratio, at an exercise price per share of Parent Common Stock (rounded up to the nearest whole cent) equal to the quotient obtained by dividing (x) the exercise price per share of Company Common Stock of such Company Stock Option by (y) the Exchange Ratio; provided, that the exercise price and the number of shares of Parent Common Stock subject to the Parent Stock Option shall be determined in a manner consistent with the requirements of Section 409A of the Code, and, in the case of Company Stock Options that are intended to qualify as incentive stock options within the meaning of Section 422 of the Code, consistent with the requirements of Section 424(a) of the Code.
 
 
 
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(b)           Company Restricted Shares. The Company shall take all requisite action so that, at the Effective Time, each share of Company Common Stock subject to vesting, repurchase, or other lapse of restrictions (a "Company Restricted Share") that is outstanding under any Company Stock Plan as of immediately prior to the Effective Time shall, by virtue of the Merger and without any action on the part of the holder thereof, be assumed by Parent and shall be converted into a Parent Restricted Share in accordance with this Section 2.07. Each Parent Restricted Share shall continue to have and be subject to substantially the same terms and conditions as were applicable to such Company Restricted Share immediately before the Effective Time (including vesting, repurchase, or other lapse restrictions). As of the Effective Time, each such holder of Company Restricted Shares so assumed and converted will receive that number of whole Parent Restricted Shares equal to the product (rounded down to the nearest whole number) of: (i) the number of shares of Company Restricted Shares held by that holder as of immediately prior to the Effective Time; and (ii) the Exchange Ratio.
 
(c)           Resolutions and Other Company Actions. At or prior to the Effective Time, the Company, the Company Board and the compensation committee of the Company Board, as applicable, shall adopt any resolutions and take any actions necessary (including obtaining any employee consents) to (i) effectuate the provisions 2.07(a) and Section 2.07(b) and (ii) cause the Company Stock Plan to terminate at or prior to the Effective Time. In the event any holder of Company Stock Options has exercised any unvested Company Stock Option pursuant to the Company Stock Plan, the Company shall cause each such Company Stock Option holder's then-current account balance for such exercised but unvested Company Stock Options to be distributed in cash to such employee at the time of plan termination.
 
Section 2.08                                Tax Treatment. For U.S. federal income Tax purposes, it is intended that the Merger qualify as a "reorganization" within the meaning of Section 368(a) of the Code, and the regulations promulgated thereunder, that this Agreement will constitute a "plan of reorganization" for purposes of Sections 354 and 361 of the Code.
 
ARTICLE III
 
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF THE COMPANY
 
Except as set forth in the correspondingly numbered Section of the Company Disclosure Letter that relates to such Section or in another Section of the Company Disclosure Letter to the extent that it is reasonably apparent on the face of such disclosure that such disclosure is applicable to such Section, the Company hereby represents and warrants to Parent and Merger Sub as of the date of this Agreement as follows:
 
Section 3.01                                Organization and Qualification of the Company. The Company is a corporation duly organized, validly existing and in good standing under the Laws of the state of Delaware and has full corporate power and authority to own, operate or lease the properties and assets now owned, operated or leased by it and to carry on its business as it has been and is currently conducted. Section 3.01(i) of the Company Disclosure Letter sets forth each jurisdiction in which the Company is licensed or qualified to do business, and the Company is duly licensed or qualified to do business and is in good standing in each jurisdiction in which the properties owned or leased by it or the operation of its business as currently conducted makes such licensing or qualification necessary. Section 3.01(ii) of the Company Disclosure Letter sets forth, for each Subsidiary that is not, directly or indirectly, wholly-owned by the Company: (i) the number and type of any capital stock of, or other equity or voting interests in, such Subsidiary that is outstanding as of the date hereof; and (ii) the number and type of shares of capital stock of, or other equity or voting interests in, such Subsidiary that, as of the date hereof, are owned, directly or indirectly, by the Company. All of the outstanding shares of capital stock of, or other equity or voting interests in, each Subsidiary of the Company that is owned directly or indirectly by the Company have been validly issued, were issued free of pre-emptive rights, are fully paid and non-assessable, and are free and clear of all Liens, including any restriction on the right to vote, sell, or otherwise dispose of such capital stock or other equity or voting interests, except for any Liens: (A) imposed by applicable securities Laws; or (B) arising pursuant to the Charter Documents of any non-wholly-owned Subsidiary of the Company. Except for the capital stock of, or other equity or voting interests in, its Subsidiaries, the Company does not own, directly or indirectly, any capital stock of, or other equity or voting interests in, any Person.
 
 
 
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Section 3.02                                Authority and Board Approval.
 
(a)           Authority. The Company has full corporate power and authority to enter into and perform its obligations under this Agreement and the other Transaction Documents to which it is a party and, subject to, in the case of the consummation of the Merger, adoption of this Agreement by the affirmative vote or consent of Stockholders representing a majority of the outstanding Shares ("Requisite Company Vote"), to consummate the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby. The execution, delivery and performance by the Company of this Agreement and any other Transaction Documents to which it is a party and the consummation by the Company of the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby have been duly authorized by all requisite corporate action on the part of the Company and no other corporate proceedings on the part of the Company are necessary to authorize the execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement or to consummate the Merger and the other transactions contemplated hereby and thereby, subject only, in the case of consummation of the Merger, to the receipt of the Requisite Company Vote. The Requisite Company Vote is the only vote or consent of the holders of any class or series of the Company's capital stock required to approve and adopt this Agreement and the Transaction Documents, approve the Merger and consummate the Merger and the other transactions contemplated hereby and thereby. This Agreement has been duly executed and delivered by the Company, and (assuming due authorization, execution and delivery by each other party hereto) this Agreement constitutes a legal, valid and binding obligation of the Company enforceable against the Company in accordance with its terms. When each Transaction Document to which the Company is or will be a party has been duly executed and delivered by the Company (assuming due authorization, execution and delivery by each other party thereto), such Transaction Document will constitute a legal and binding obligation of the Company enforceable against it in accordance with its terms. For purposes of this Agreement, the Company will not be considered to have received the Requisite Company Vote in the event that Dissenting Shares constitute more than two percent (2%) of the issued and outstanding voting securities of the Company, on an as-converted basis.
 
(b)           Board Approval. The Company Board, by resolutions duly adopted by a unanimous vote at a meeting of all directors of the Company duly called and held and, not subsequently rescinded or modified in any way, has: (i) determined that this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby, including the Merger, upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth herein, are fair to, and in the best interests of, the Company and the Company's stockholders; (ii) approved and declared advisable this Agreement, including the execution, delivery, and performance thereof, and the consummation of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement, including the Merger, upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth herein; (iii) directed that this Agreement be submitted to a vote of the Company's stockholders for adoption at the Company Stockholders Meeting; and (iv) resolved to recommend that Company stockholders vote in favor of adoption of this Agreement in accordance with the DGCL (collectively, the "Company Board Recommendation").
 
 
 
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Section 3.03                                No Conflicts; Consents; Anti-Takeover Statutes.
 
(a)           No Conflicts; Consents. The execution, delivery and performance by the Company of this Agreement and the Transaction Documents to which it is a party, and the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby, including the Merger, do not and will not: (i) conflict with or result in a violation or breach of, or default under, any provision of the Company's Restated Certificate of Incorporation, by-laws or other organizational documents of the Company ("Company Charter Documents"); (ii) subject to, in the case of the Merger, obtaining the Requisite Company Vote, conflict with or result in a violation or breach of any provision of any Law or governmental Order applicable to the Company; (iii) require the consent, notice or other action by any Person under, conflict with, result in a violation or breach of, constitute a default or an event that, with or without notice or lapse of time or both, would constitute a default under, result in the acceleration of or create in any party the right to accelerate, terminate, modify or cancel any Company Material Contract; or (iv) result in the creation or imposition of any Lien on any properties or assets of the Company. No consent, approval, Permit, Order, declaration or filing with, or notice to, any Governmental Entity is required by or with respect to the Company in connection with the execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement and the Transaction Documents and the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby, except for the filing of the Certificate of Merger with the Secretary of State of Delaware.
 
(b)           Anti-Takeover Statutes. No "fair price," "moratorium," "control share acquisition," "supermajority," "affiliate transactions," "business combination," or other similar anti-takeover statute or regulation enacted under any federal, state, local, or foreign laws applicable to the Company is applicable to this Agreement, the Merger, or any of the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement. The Company Board has taken all actions so that the restrictions contained in Section 203 of the DGCL applicable to a "business combination" (as defined in such Section 203) will not apply to the execution, delivery, or performance of this Agreement and the consummation of the Merger and the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement
 
Section 3.04                                Capital Structure
 
(a)           Capital Stock.
 
(i)           The authorized capital stock of the Company consists of: (A) 27,237,530 shares of Company Common Stock; and (B) 20,518,956 shares of Company Preferred Stock which consists of 15,979,351 shares are designated as Series A Preferred Stock", and 4,539,351 shares are designated as "Series A-1 Preferred Stock".
 
(ii)           As of the date of this Agreement: (A) 1,000 shares of Company Common Stock were issued and outstanding (not including shares held in treasury); (B) 27,236,530 shares of Company Common Stock were issued and held by the Company in its treasury; (C) 15,979,351 shares of the Company's Series A Preferred Stock were issued and outstanding or held by the Company in its treasury; (D) 4,539,351 shares of the Company’s Series A-1 Preferred Stock were issued and outstanding or held by the Company in its treasury; (E) no other shares of the Company's Preferred Stock are outstanding or held by the Company in its treasury; and (F) and since the date of this Agreement and through the date hereof, no additional shares of Company Common Stock or shares of Company Preferred Stock have been issued other than the issuance of shares of Company Common Stock upon the exercise or settlement of Company Equity Awards.
 
 
 
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(iii)           All of the outstanding shares of capital stock of the Company are, and all shares of capital stock of the Company which may be issued as contemplated or permitted by this Agreement will be, when issued, duly authorized, validly issued, fully paid, and non-assessable, and not subject to any pre-emptive rights. No Subsidiary of the Company owns any shares of Company Common Stock.
 
(b)           Stock Awards. Except as set forth on Section 3.04(b) of the Company Disclosure Letter:
 
(i)           As of the date of this Agreement, an aggregate of 677,618 shares of Company Common Stock were reserved for issuance pursuant to Company Equity Awards not yet granted under the Company Stock Plan. As of the date of this Agreement, 3,316,220 shares of Company Common Stock were reserved for issuance pursuant to outstanding Company Stock Options and no shares of Company Restricted Shares were issued and outstanding.
 
(ii)           Since January 1, 2021 and through the date hereof, no Company Equity Awards have been granted and no additional shares of Company Common Stock have become subject to issuance under the Company Stock Plan. Section 3.04(b)(ii) of the Company Disclosure Letter sets forth as of the date of this Agreement a list of each outstanding Company Equity Award granted under the Company Stock Plan and: (A) the name of the holder of such Company Equity Award; (B) the number of shares of Company Common Stock subject to such outstanding Company Equity Award; (C) if applicable, the exercise price, purchase price, or similar pricing of such Company Equity Award; (D) the date on which such Company Equity Award was granted or issued; (E) the applicable vesting, repurchase, or other lapse of restrictions schedule, and the extent to which such Company Equity Award is vested and exercisable as of the date hereof; and (F) with respect to Company Stock Options, the date on which such Company Stock Option expires. All shares of Company Common Stock subject to issuance under the Company Stock Plan, upon issuance in accordance with the terms and conditions specified in the instruments pursuant to which they are issuable, will be duly authorized, validly issued, fully paid, and non-assessable.
 
 
 
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(iii)            Except as disclosed on Schedule 3.04(b)(iii), there are no Contracts to which the Company is a party obligating the Company to accelerate the vesting of any Company Equity Award as a result of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement (whether alone or upon the occurrence of any additional or subsequent events).1 Other than the Company Equity Awards, as of the date hereof, there are no outstanding: (A) securities of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries convertible into or exchangeable for Voting Debt or shares of capital stock of the Company; (B) options, warrants, or other agreements or commitments to acquire from the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, or obligations of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries to issue, any Voting Debt or shares of capital stock of (or securities convertible into or exchangeable for shares of capital stock of) the Company; or (C) restricted shares, restricted stock units, stock appreciation rights, performance shares, profit participation rights, contingent value rights, "phantom" stock, or similar securities or rights that are derivative of, or provide economic benefits based, directly or indirectly, on the value or price of, any shares of capital stock of the Company, in each case that have been issued by the Company or its Subsidiaries (the items in clauses (A), (B), and (C), together with the capital stock of the Company, being referred to collectively as "Company Securities"). All outstanding shares of Company Common Stock, all outstanding Company Equity Awards, and all outstanding shares of capital stock, voting securities, or other ownership interests in any Subsidiary of the Company, have been issued or granted, as applicable, in compliance in all material respects with all applicable securities Laws.
 
(iv)           There are no outstanding Contracts requiring the Company or any of its Subsidiaries to repurchase, redeem, or otherwise acquire any Company Securities or Company Subsidiary Securities. Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries is a party to any voting agreement with respect to any Company Securities or Company Subsidiary Securities.
 
(c)           Voting Debt. No bonds, debentures, notes, or other indebtedness issued by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries: (i) having the right to vote on any matters on which stockholders or equityholders of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries may vote (or which is convertible into, or exchangeable for, securities having such right); or (ii) the value of which is directly based upon or derived from the capital stock, voting securities, or other ownership interests of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, are issued or outstanding (collectively, "Voting Debt").
 
(d)           Company Subsidiary Securities. As of the date hereof, there are no outstanding: (i) securities of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries convertible into or exchangeable for Voting Debt, capital stock, voting securities, or other ownership interests in any Subsidiary of the Company; (ii) options, warrants, or other agreements or commitments to acquire from the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, or obligations of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries to issue, any Voting Debt, capital stock, voting securities, or other ownership interests in (or securities convertible into or exchangeable for capital stock, voting securities, or other ownership interests in) any Subsidiary of the Company; or (iii) restricted shares, restricted stock units, stock appreciation rights, performance shares, profit participation rights, contingent value rights, "phantom" stock, or similar securities or rights that are derivative of, or provide economic benefits based, directly or indirectly, on the value or price of, any capital stock or voting securities of, or other ownership interests in, any Subsidiary of the Company, in each case that have been issued by a Subsidiary of the Company (the items in clauses (i), (ii), and (iii), together with the capital stock, voting securities, or other ownership interests of such Subsidiaries, being referred to collectively as "Company Subsidiary Securities").
 
 
1 NTD: Half of Mike’s awards will vest in connection with the transaction.
 
 
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Section 3.05                                Financial Statements; Undisclosed Liabilities.
 
(a)           Financial Statements.
 
(i)           Section 3.05(a)(i) of the Company Disclosure Letter sets forth the unaudited financial statements consisting of the balance sheet of the Company as at January 31, 20212 and the related statements of income and retained earnings, stockholders' equity and cash flow for the thirty-one (31) day period then ended (the "Interim Financial Statements" or the “Financial Statements”).
 
(ii)            The Interim Financial Statements have been prepared in accordance with GAAP applied on a consistent basis throughout the period involved, subject to normal and recurring year-end reclassifications and adjustments (the effect of which will not be materially adverse) and the absence of notes. The Interim Financial Statements are based on the books and records of the Company, and fairly present the financial condition of the Company as of the date they were prepared and the results of the operations of the Company for the periods indicated. The balance sheet of the Company as of January 31, 2021 is referred to herein as the "Interim Balance Sheet" and the date thereof as the "Interim Balance Sheet Date". The Company maintains a standard system of accounting established and administered in accordance with GAAP.

(b)           Undisclosed Liabilities. Except as set forth on Section 3.05(b) of the Disclosure Letter, the Company does not have any Liabilities which are of a nature required by GAAP to be reflected on a balance sheet or the notes thereto, other than (i) those which are adequately reflected or reserved against in the Balance Sheet as of the Balance Sheet Date, (ii) those which have been incurred in the Ordinary Course of Business since the Balance Sheet Date or in contemplation of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement (except as would need to be disclosed pursuant to subsection (ii) of this Section 3.05(b), or (c) that would not individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to be material to the Company, taken as a whole.
 
Section 3.06                                Absence of Certain Changes, Events and Conditions. Except as set forth in Section 3.06 of the Company Disclosure Letter, since the Balance Sheet Date, other than (i) the Bridge Loan, and (ii) in the Ordinary Course of Business, there has not been, with respect to the Company, any:
 
(a)           event, occurrence or development that has had, or could reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect;
 
(b)           amendment of the Company Charter Documents;
 
(c)           split, combination or reclassification of any shares of its capital stock;
 
(d)           issuance, sale or other disposition of any of its capital stock, or grant of any options, warrants or other rights to purchase or obtain (including upon conversion, exchange or exercise) any of its capital stock;
 
 
2 NTD: Mid-month financials are unavailable, and February’s end-of-month financials would not be available for a Signing this week. The Company will make representations to the financals that are available at Signing, and would propose updating/amending this rep during the executory period once audited and February financials are available.
 
 
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(e)           declaration or payment of any dividends or distributions on or in respect of any of its capital stock or redemption, purchase or acquisition of its capital stock;
 
(f)           material change in any method of accounting or accounting practice of the Company, except as required by Law or GAAP or as disclosed in the notes to the Financial Statements;
 
(g)           change in the Company's cash management practices and its policies, practices and procedures with respect to collection of accounts receivable, establishment of reserves for uncollectible accounts, accrual of accounts receivable, inventory control, prepayment of expenses, payment of trade accounts payable, accrual of other expenses, deferral of revenue and acceptance of customer deposits;
 
(h)           except for the Bridge Loan Note, entry into any Contract that would constitute a Company Material Contract;
 
(i)           incurrence, assumption or guarantee of any indebtedness for borrowed money except unsecured current obligations and Liabilities incurred in the Ordinary Course of Business;
 
(j)           transfer, assignment, sale or other disposition of any of the assets shown or reflected in the Balance Sheet or cancellation of any debts or entitlements;
 
(k)           transfer, assignment or grant of any license or sublicense of any material rights under or with respect to any Company Intellectual Property or Company IP Agreements;
 
(l)           material damage, destruction or loss (whether or not covered by insurance) to its property;
 
(m)           any capital investment in, or any loan to, any other Person;
 
(n)           acceleration, termination, material modification to or cancellation of any Company Material Contract;
 
(o)           any material capital expenditures outside the Ordinary Course of Business;
 
(p)           imposition of any Lien upon any of the Company properties, capital stock or assets, tangible or intangible;
 
(q)           (i) grant of any bonuses, whether monetary or otherwise, or increase in any wages, salary, severance, pension or other compensation or benefits in respect of its current or former employees, officers, directors, independent contractors or consultants, other than as provided for in any written agreements or required by applicable Law, (ii) change in the terms of employment for any employee or any termination of any employees, except as was previously contemplated prior to the execution of this Agreement and as set forth on Section 3.06(q) of the Company Disclosure Letter, or (iii) action to accelerate the vesting or payment of any compensation or benefit for any current or former employee, officer, director, independent contractor or consultant;
 
 
 
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(r)           hiring or promoting any person as or to (as the case may be) an officer or hiring or promoting any employee below officer, except to fill a vacancy in the Ordinary Course of Business;
 
(s)           adoption, modification or termination of any: (i) employment, severance, retention or other agreement with any current or former employee, officer, director, independent contractor or consultant, (ii) Benefit Plan or (iii) collective bargaining or other agreement with a union, in each case whether written or oral;
 
(t)           any loan to (or forgiveness of any loan to), or entry into any other transaction with, any of its stockholders or current or former directors, officers and employees (other than the Bridge Loan);

(u)           entry into a new line of business or abandonment or discontinuance of existing lines of business;
 
(v)           except for the Merger, adoption of any plan of merger, consolidation, reorganization, liquidation or dissolution or filing of a petition in bankruptcy under any provisions of federal or state bankruptcy Law or consent to the filing of any bankruptcy petition against it under any similar Law;
 
(w)           purchase, lease or other acquisition of the right to own, use or lease any property or assets for an amount in excess of $25,000, individually (in the case of a lease, per annum), except for purchases of inventory or supplies in the Ordinary Course of Business;
 
(x)           acquisition by merger or consolidation with, or by purchase of a substantial portion of the assets or stock of, or by any other manner, any business or any Person or any division thereof;
 
(y)           action by the Company to make, change or rescind any Tax election, amend any Tax Return or take any position on any Tax Return, take any action, omit to take any action or enter into any other transaction that would have the effect of increasing the Tax liability or reducing any Tax asset of Parent in respect of any Post-Closing Tax Period; or
 
(z)           any Contract to do any of the foregoing, or any action or omission that would result in any of the foregoing.
 
Section 3.07                               Taxes.
 
(a)           Tax Returns and Payment of Taxes. The Company and each of its Subsidiaries have duly and timely filed or caused to be filed (taking into account any valid extensions) all material Tax Returns required to be filed by them. Such Tax Returns are true, complete, and correct in all material respects. Neither Company nor any of its Subsidiaries is currently the beneficiary of any extension of time within which to file any Tax Return other than extensions of time to file Tax Returns obtained in the Ordinary Course of Business. All material Taxes due and owing by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries (whether or not shown on any Tax Return) have been timely paid or, where payment is not yet due, the Company has made an adequate provision for such Taxes in the Company's Financial Statements in accordance with GAAP. The Company's most recent Financial Statements reflect an adequate reserve (in accordance with GAAP) for all material Taxes payable by the Company and its Subsidiaries through the date of such Financial Statements. Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has incurred any material Liability for Taxes since the date of the Company's most recent Financial Statements outside of the Ordinary Course of Business.
 
 
 
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(b)           Withholding. The Company and each of its Subsidiaries have withheld and timely paid each material Tax required to have been withheld and paid in connection with amounts paid or owing to any Company Employee, creditor, customer, shareholder, or other party (including, without limitation, withholding of Taxes pursuant to Sections 1441 and 1442 of the Code or similar provisions under any state, local, and foreign Laws), and materially complied with all information reporting and backup withholding provisions of applicable Law.
 
(c)           Liens. There are no Liens for material Taxes upon the assets of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries other than for current Taxes not yet due and payable or for Taxes that are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings and for which adequate reserves in accordance with GAAP has been made in the Company's most recent Financial Statements.
 
(d)           Tax Deficiencies and Audits. No deficiency for any material amount of Taxes which has been proposed, asserted, or assessed in writing by any taxing authority against the Company or any of its Subsidiaries remains unpaid. There are no waivers or extensions of any statute of limitations currently in effect with respect to Taxes of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries. There are no audits, suits, proceedings, investigations, claims, examinations, or other administrative or judicial proceedings ongoing or pending with respect to any material Taxes of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries.
 
(e)           Tax Jurisdictions. No claim has ever been made in writing by any taxing authority in a jurisdiction where the Company and its Subsidiaries do not file Tax Returns that the Company or any of its Subsidiaries is or may be subject to Tax in that jurisdiction.
 
(f)           Tax Rulings. Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has requested or is the subject of or bound by any private letter ruling, technical advice memorandum, or similar ruling or memorandum with any taxing authority with respect to any material Taxes, nor is any such request outstanding.
 
(g)           Consolidated Groups, Transferee Liability, and Tax Agreements. Neither Company nor any of its Subsidiaries: (i) has been a member of a group filing Tax Returns on a consolidated, combined, unitary, or similar basis; (ii) has any material liability for Taxes of any Person (other than the Company or any of its Subsidiaries) under Treasury Regulation Section 1.1502-6 (or any comparable provision of local, state, or foreign Law), as a transferee or successor, by Contract, or otherwise; or (iii) is a party to, bound by or has any material liability under any Tax sharing, allocation, or indemnification agreement or arrangement.
 
(h)           Change in Accounting Method. Neither Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has agreed to make, nor is it required to make, any material adjustment under Section 481(a) of the Code or any comparable provision of state, local, or foreign Laws relating to Taxes by reason of a change in accounting method or otherwise.
 
(i)           Post-Closing Tax Items. The Company and its Subsidiaries will not be required to include any material item of income in, or exclude any material item of deduction from, taxable income for any taxable period (or portion thereof) ending after the Closing Date as a result of any: (i) "closing agreement" as described in Section 7121 of the Code (or any corresponding or similar provision of state, local or foreign Law) executed on or prior to the Closing Date; (ii) installment sale or open transaction disposition made on or prior to the Closing Date; (iii) prepaid amount received on or prior to the Closing Date; or (iv) election under Section 108(i) of the Code.
 
 
 
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(j)           Ownership Changes. Without regard to this Agreement, neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has undergone an "ownership change" within the meaning of Section 382 of the Code.
 
(k)           Section 355. Neither Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has been a "distributing corporation" or a "controlled corporation" in connection with a distribution described in Section 355 of the Code.
 
(l)           Reportable Transactions. Neither Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has been a party to, or a material advisor with respect to, a "reportable transaction" within the meaning of Section 6707A(c)(1) of the Code and Treasury Regulations Section 1.6011-4(b).
 
(m)           Intended Tax Treatment. Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has taken or agreed to take any action, and to the Knowledge of the Company there exists no fact or circumstance, that is reasonably likely to prevent or impede the Merger from qualifying as a "reorganization" within the meaning of Section 368(a) of the Code.
 
Section 3.08                                Intellectual Property
 
(a)           Scheduled Company-Owned IP. Section 3.08(a) of the Company Disclosure Letter contains a correct, current and complete list, as of the date hereof, of:
 
(i)           all Intellectual Property Registrations, specifying as to each, as applicable: the title, mark, or design; the jurisdiction by or in which it has been issued, registered or filed; the patent, registration or application serial number; the issue, registration or filing date; and the current status;
 
(ii)           all unregistered Trademarks included in the Company-Owned IP;
 
(iii)           all proprietary Software included in the Company-Owned IP; and
 
(iv)           all other Company IP that is used or held for use by the Company in its business or operations.
 
All required filings and fees related to the Intellectual Property Registrations have been timely filed with and paid to the relevant Governmental Entities and authorized registrars, and all Intellectual Property Registrations are otherwise in good standing. The Company has provided Parent with true and correct copies of file histories, documents, certificates, office actions, correspondence, and other materials related to all Intellectual Property Registrations.
 
(b)           Scheduled Company IP Agreements. Section 3.08(b) of the Company Disclosure Letter contains a correct, current and complete list of all Company IP Agreements, specifying for each the date, title, and parties thereto, and separately identifying the Company IP Agreements: (i) under which the Company is a licensor or otherwise grants to any Person any right or interest relating to any Company-Owned IP; (ii) under which the Company is a licensee or otherwise granted any right or interest relating to the Intellectual Property of any Person; and (iii) which otherwise relate to the Company's ownership or use of any Intellectual Property, in each case identifying the Intellectual Property covered by such Intellectual Property Agreement. The Company has provided Parent and Merger Sub with true and complete copies (or in the case of any oral agreements, a complete and correct written description) of all such Company IP Agreements, including all modifications, amendments and supplements thereto and waivers thereunder. Each Intellectual Property Agreement is valid and binding on the Company in accordance with its terms and is in full force and effect. Neither the Company nor any other party thereto is, or is alleged to be, in breach of or default under, or has provided or received any notice of breach of, default under, or intention to terminate (including by non-renewal), any Intellectual Property Agreement.
 
 
 
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(c)           Scheduled Platform Agreements. Section 3.08(c) of the Company Disclosure Letter contains a correct, current, and complete list of all social media accounts used by the Company in its business or operations. The Company has complied with all terms of use, terms of service, and other Contracts and all associated policies and guidelines relating to its use of any social media platforms, sites, or services used by the Company in its business or operations (collectively, “Platform Agreements”). There are no Actions settled, pending, or threatened alleging (A) any breach or other violation of any Platform Agreement by the Company; or (B) defamation, any violation of publicity rights of any Person, or any other violation by the Company in connection with its use of social media in the conduct of its business or operations.
 
(d)           Right to Use; Title. The Company or one of its Subsidiaries is the sole and exclusive legal and beneficial, and with respect to the Intellectual Property Registrations, record, owner of all right, title and interest in and to the Company-Owned IP, and has the valid and enforceable right to use all other Intellectual Property used or held for use in or necessary for the conduct of the business of the Company and its Subsidiaries as currently conducted and as proposed to be conducted ("Company IP", and collectively with the Company-Owned IP, the "Intellectual Property Assets"), in each case, free and clear of Liens. The Intellectual Property Assets are all of the Intellectual Property necessary to operate the business of the Company and its Subsidiaries as presently conducted and proposed to be conducted. The Company has entered into binding, valid and enforceable written Contracts with each current and former employee and independent contractor who is or was involved in or has contributed to the invention, creation, or development of any material Intellectual Property during the course of employment or engagement with the Company or its Subsidiaries whereby such employee or independent contractor (i) acknowledges the Company's exclusive ownership of all Intellectual Property invented, created or developed by such employee or independent contractor within the scope of his or her employment or engagement with the Company or any of its Subsidiaries; (ii) grants to the Company a present, irrevocable assignment of any ownership interest such employee or independent contractor may have in or to such Intellectual Property, to the extent such Intellectual Property does not constitute a “work made for hire” under applicable Law; and (iii) irrevocably waives any right or interest, including any moral rights, regarding such Intellectual Property, to the extent permitted by applicable Law. All assignments and other instruments necessary to establish, record, and perfect the Company's ownership interest in the Intellectual Property Registrations have been validly executed, delivered, and filed with the relevant Governmental Entities an authorized registrars.

(e)           Validity and Enforceability. The Company and its Subsidiaries' rights in the Company-Owned IP are valid, subsisting, and enforceable. The Company and each of its Subsidiaries have taken reasonable steps to maintain the Company IP and to protect and preserve the confidentiality of all trade secrets included in the Company IP. All of the Intellectual Property Assets are valid and enforceable, and all Intellectual Property Registrations are subsisting and in full force and effect. The Company has taken all reasonable and necessary steps to maintain and enforce the Intellectual Property Assets and to preserve the confidentiality of all Trade Secrets included in the Intellectual Property Assets, including by requiring all Persons having access thereto to execute binding, written non-disclosure agreements. Neither the execution, delivery, or performance of this Agreement, nor the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereunder, will result in the loss or impairment of or payment of any additional amounts with respect to, or require the consent of any other Person in respect of, the Company's right to own or use any Intellectual Property Assets in the conduct of its business as currently conducted and as proposed to be conducted. Immediately following the Closing, all Intellectual Property Assets will be owned or available for use by the Surviving Corporation on substantially the same terms as they were owned or available for use by the Company immediately prior to the Closing.
 
 
 
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(f)           Non-Infringement. The conduct of the business of the Company and any of its Subsidiaries, as currently and formerly conducted and as proposed to be conducted, including the use of the Intellectual Property Assets in connection therewith, and the content, products, processes, and services of the Company in the operation of its business, have not infringed, misappropriated, or otherwise violated and will not infringe, misappropriate, or otherwise violate the Intellectual Property or other rights of any Person. No Person has infringed, misappropriated, or otherwise violated, nor is infringing, misappropriating, or otherwise violating, any Intellectual Property Assets or Company IP Agreements.
 
(g)           IP Legal Actions and Orders. There are no Legal Actions pending or, to the Knowledge of the Company, threatened: (i) alleging any infringement, misappropriation, or violation of the Intellectual Property of any Person by the Company or anCompany, or any of its Subsidiaries, or any other Person alleging any infringement, misappropriation, or other violation by any Person of any Intellectual Property Assets. The Company is not aware of any facts or circumstances that could reasonably be expected to give rise to any such Action. The Company is not subject to any outstanding or prospective governmental Order (including any motion or petition therefor) that does or could reasonably be expected to restrict or impair the use of any Company-Owned IP or the Company or any of its Subsidiaries' rights with respect to any Company IP, in each case.

(h)           Condition of IT Systems. All IT Systems are in good working condition and are sufficient for the operation of the Company's business as currently conducted and as proposed to be conducted. Since May 1, 2020, there has been no malfunction, failure, continued substandard performance, denial-of-service, or other cyber incident, including any cyberattack, or other impairment of the IT Systems that has resulted or is reasonably likely to result in disruption or damage to the Company's business or operations. The Company has taken all commercially reasonable steps to safeguard the confidentiality, availability, security, and integrity of its IT Systems, including implementing and maintaining appropriate backup, disaster recovery, and Software and hardware support arrangements.
 
(i)           Data Privacy Laws. The Company and its Subsidiaries have complied in all material respects with all applicable Laws and all internal or publicly posted policies, notices, and statements concerning the collection, use, processing, storage, transfer, and security of personal information in the conduct of the Company's business and operations. Since May 1, 2020, the Company has not (i) experienced any actual, alleged, or suspected data breach or other security incident involving personal information in its possession or control or (ii) been subject to or received any notice of any audit, investigation, complaint, or other Action by any Governmental Entity or other Person concerning the Company's collection, use, processing, storage, transfer, or protection of personal information or actual, alleged, or suspected violation of any applicable Law concerning privacy, data security, or data breach notification, in each case in connection with the Company's operation of its business, and there are no facts or circumstances that could reasonably be expected to give rise to any such Action.
 
 
 
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Section 3.09                                Compliance; Permits
 
(a)           Compliance. The Company and each of its Subsidiaries is, and has been since May 1, 2020, in compliance with, all Laws or Orders applicable to the Company or any of its Subsidiaries or by which the Company or any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective businesses or properties is bound. No Governmental Entity has issued any written notice or notification stating that the Company or any of its Subsidiaries is not in compliance with any Law.
 
(b)           Permits. The Company and its Subsidiaries hold, to the extent necessary to operate their respective businesses as such businesses are being operated as of the date hereof, all permits, licenses, registrations, variances, clearances, consents, commissions, franchises, exemptions, orders, authorizations, and approvals from Governmental Entities (collectively, "Permits"). No suspension, cancellation, non-renewal, or adverse modifications of any Permits of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries is pending or, to the Knowledge of the Company, threatened. The Company and each of its Subsidiaries is, and has been since May 1, 2020, in compliance with the terms of all Permits, except where the failure to be in such compliance would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect.
 
Section 3.10                                Litigation. There is no Legal Action pending, or to the Knowledge of the Company, threatened against the Company or any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective properties or assets or, to the Knowledge of the Company, any officer or director of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries in their capacities as such other than any such Legal Action that: (a) does not involve an amount in controversy in excess of $25,000; and (b) does not seek material injunctive or other material non-monetary relief. None of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective properties or assets is subject to any order, writ, assessment, decision, injunction, decree, ruling, or judgment ("Order") of a Governmental Entity or arbitrator, whether temporary, preliminary, or permanent, which would reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect. To the Knowledge of the Company, there are no SEC inquiries or investigations, other governmental inquiries or investigations, or internal investigations pending or, to the Knowledge of the Company, threatened, in each case regarding any accounting practices of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries or any malfeasance by any officer or director of the Company.
 
Section 3.11                                Employee Matters
 
(a)           Section 3.11(a) of the Company Disclosure Letter contains a true and complete list, as of the date hereof, of each benefit plan, program, policy, agreement, collective bargaining agreement, or other arrangement providing for compensation, severance, deferred compensation, performance awards, stock or stock-based awards, fringe, retirement, death, disability, or medical benefits or other employee benefits or remuneration of any kind, including each employment, termination, severance, retention, change in control, or consulting or independent contractor plan, program, arrangement, or agreement, in each case whether written or unwritten or otherwise, funded or unfunded, including each "employee benefit plan," within the meaning of Section 3(3) of ERISA, whether or not subject to ERISA, which is or has been sponsored, maintained, contributed to, or required to be contributed to, by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries for the benefit of any current or former employee, independent contractor, consultant, or director of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries (each, a "Company Employee"), or with respect to which the Company or any Company ERISA Affiliate has or may have any Liability (collectively, the "Company Employee Plans").
 
 
 
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(b)           Documents. The Company has made available to Parent correct and complete copies (or, if a plan is not written, a written description) of all Company Employee Plans and amendments thereto, and, to the extent applicable: (i) all related trust agreements, funding arrangements, and insurance contracts now in effect or required in the future as a result of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement or otherwise; (ii) the most recent determination letter received regarding the tax-qualified status of each Company Employee Plan; (iii) the most recent financial statements for each Company Employee Plan; (iv) the Form 5500 Annual Returns/Reports and Schedules for the most recent plan year for each Company Employee Plan; (v) the current summary plan description for each Company Employee Plan; and (vi) all actuarial valuation reports related to any Company Employee Plans.
 
(c)           Employee Plan Compliance.
 
(i)           Each Company Employee Plan (including any multiemployer plans within the meaning of Section 3(37) of ERISA (each a "Multiemployer Plan")) has been established, administered, and maintained in all material respects in accordance with its terms and in material compliance with applicable Laws, including but not limited to ERISA and the Code;

(ii)           all the Company Employee Plans that are intended to be qualified under Section 401(a) of the Code are so qualified and have received timely determination letters from the IRS and no such determination letter has been revoked nor, to the Knowledge of the Company, has any such revocation been threatened, or with respect to a prototype plan, can rely on an opinion letter from the IRS to the prototype plan sponsor, to the effect that such qualified retirement plan and the related trust are exempt from federal income taxes under Sections 401(a) and 501(a), respectively, of the Code, and to the Knowledge of the Company no circumstance exists that is likely to result in the loss of such qualified status under Section 401(a) of the Code;
 
(iii)           the Company and its Subsidiaries, where applicable, have timely made all contributions, benefits, premiums, and other payments required by and due under the terms of each Company Employee Plan and applicable Law and accounting principles, and all benefits accrued under any unfunded Company Employee Plan have been paid, accrued, or otherwise adequately reserved to the extent required by, and in accordance with GAAP;

(iv)           except to the extent limited by applicable Law, each Company Employee Plan can be amended, terminated, or otherwise discontinued after the Effective Time in accordance with its terms, without material liability to Parent, the Company, or any of its Subsidiaries (other than ordinary administration expenses and in respect of accrued benefits thereunder);
 
(v)           there are no investigations, audits, inquiries, or Legal Actions pending or, to the Knowledge of the Company, threatened by the IRS, U.S. Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or any similar Governmental Entity with respect to any Company Employee Plan;
 
 
 
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(vi)           there are no material Legal Actions pending, or, to the Knowledge of the Company, threatened with respect to any Company Employee Plan (in each case, other than routine claims for benefits); and
 
(vii)           to the Knowledge of the Company, neither the Company nor any of its Company ERISA Affiliates has engaged in a transaction that could subject the Company or any Company ERISA Affiliate to a tax or penalty imposed by either Section 4975 of the Code or Section 502(i) of ERISA.
 
(d)           Plan Liabilities. Neither the Company nor any Company ERISA Affiliate has:
 
(i)           incurred or reasonably expects to incur, either directly or indirectly, any liability under Title I or Title IV of ERISA, or related provisions of the Code or foreign Law relating to any Company Employee Plan and nothing has occurred that could constitute grounds under Title IV of ERISA to terminate, or appoint a trustee to administer, any Company Employee Plan;
 
(ii)           except for payments of premiums to the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation ("PBGC") which have been timely paid in full, not incurred any liability to the PBGC in connection with any Company Employee Plan covering any active, retired, or former employees or directors of the Company or any Company ERISA Affiliate, including, without limitation, any liability under Sections 4069 or 4212(c) of ERISA or any penalty imposed under Section 4071 of ERISA, or ceased operations at any facility, or withdrawn from any such Company Employee Plan in a manner that could subject it to liability under Sections 4062, 4063 or 4064 of ERISA;
 
(iii)           failed to comply with Section 601 et. seq. of ERISA and Section 4980B of the Code; or
 
(iv)           incurred any withdrawal liability (including any contingent or secondary withdrawal liability) within the meaning of Sections 4201 or 4204 of ERISA to any Multiemployer Plan and nothing has occurred that presents a risk of the occurrence of any withdrawal from or the partition, termination, reorganization, or insolvency of any such Multiemployer Plan which could result in any liability of the Company or any Company ERISA Affiliate to any such Multiemployer Plan. No complete or partial termination of any Company Employee Plan has occurred or is expected to occur.
 
(e)           Certain Company Employee Plans. With respect to each Company Employee Plan:
 
(i)            no such plan is a "multiemployer plan" within the meaning of Section 3(37) of ERISA or a "multiple employer plan" within the meaning of Section 413(c) of the Code and neither the Company nor any of its Company ERISA Affiliates has now or at any time contributed to, sponsored, maintained, or had any liability or obligation in respect of any such Multiemployer Plan or multiple employer plan;
 
 
 
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(ii)           no Legal Action has been initiated by the PBGC to terminate any such Company Employee Plan or to appoint a trustee for any such Company Employee Plan;
 
 
(iii)           no Company Employee Plan is subject to the minimum funding standards of Section 302 of ERISA or Sections 412, 418(b), or 430 of the Code, and none of the assets of the Company or any Company ERISA Affiliate is, or may reasonably be expected to become, the subject of any lien arising under Section 303 of ERISA or Sections 430 or 436 of the Code; and
 
 
(iv)           no "reportable event," as defined in Section 4043 of ERISA, has occurred, or is reasonably expected to occur, with respect to any such Company Employee Plan.
 
 
(f)           No Post-Employment Obligations. No Company Employee Plan provides post-termination or retiree health benefits to any person for any reason, except as may be required by COBRA or other applicable Law, and neither the Company nor any Company ERISA Affiliate has any Liability to provide post-termination or retiree health benefits to any person or ever represented, promised, or contracted to any Company Employee (either individually or to Company Employees as a group) or any other person that such Company Employee(s) or other person would be provided with post-termination or retiree health benefits, except to the extent required by COBRA or other applicable Law.
 
 
(g)           Potential Governmental or Lawsuit Liability. Other than routine claims for benefits: (i) there are no pending or, to the Knowledge of the Company, threatened claims by or on behalf of any participant in any Company Employee Plan, or otherwise involving any Company Employee Plan or the assets of any Company Employee Plan; and (ii) no Company Employee Plan is presently or has since May 1, 2020, been the subject of an examination or audit by a Governmental Entity or is the subject of an application or filing under, or is a participant in, an amnesty, voluntary compliance, self-correction, or similar program sponsored by any Governmental Entity.
 
 
(h)           Section 409A Compliance. Each Company Employee Plan that is subject to Section 409A of the Code has been operated in compliance with such section and all applicable regulatory guidance (including, without limitation, proposed regulations, notices, rulings, and final regulations).
 
 
(i)           Health Plan Compliance. Each of the Company and its Subsidiaries complies in all material respects with the applicable requirements of COBRA or any similar state statute with respect to each Company Employee Plan that is a group health plan within the meaning of Section 5000(b)(1) of the Code or such state statute.
 
 
(j)           Effect of Transaction. Except as set forth on Section 3.11(j) of the Company Disclosure Letter, neither the execution or delivery of this Agreement, the consummation of the Merger, nor any of the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement will (either alone or in combination with any other event): (i) entitle any current or former director, employee, contractor, or consultant of the Company to severance pay or any other payment; (ii) accelerate the timing of payment, funding, or vesting, or increase the amount of compensation due to any such individual; (iii) limit or restrict the right of the Company to merge, amend, or terminate any Company Employee Plan; or (iv) increase the amount payable or result in any other material obligation pursuant to any Company Employee Plan. No amount that could be received (whether in cash or property or the vesting of any property) as a result of the consummation of the transaction contemplated by this Agreement by any employee, director, or other service provider of the Company under any Company Employee Plan or otherwise would not be deductible by reason of Section 280G of the Code nor would be subject to an excise tax under Section 4999 of the Code.
 
 
 
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Section 3.12                                Employment Law Matters; Labor.
 
 
(a)           Section 3.12(a) of the Company Disclosure Letter contains a list of all persons who are employees, independent contractors or consultants of the Company as of the date hereof, including any employee who is on a leave of absence of any nature, paid or unpaid, authorized or unauthorized, and sets forth for each such individual the following: (i) name; (ii) title or position (including whether full or part time); (iii) hire date; (iv) current annual base compensation rate; (v) commission, bonus or other incentive-based compensation; and (vi) a description of the fringe benefits provided to each such individual as of the date hereof. As of the date hereof, all compensation, including wages, commissions and bonuses, payable to all employees, independent contractors or consultants of the Company for services performed on or prior to the date hereof have been paid in full and there are no outstanding agreements, understandings or commitments of the Company with respect to any compensation, commissions or bonuses.
 
 
(b)           The Company and each of its Subsidiaries: (i) is in compliance with all applicable Laws and agreements regarding hiring, employment, termination of employment, plant closing and mass layoff, employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and reasonable accommodation, leaves of absence, terms and conditions of employment, wages and hours of work, employee classification, employee health and safety, leasing and supply of temporary and contingent staff, engagement of independent contractors, including proper classification of same, payroll taxes, and immigration with respect to Company Employees, and contingent workers; and (ii) is in compliance with all applicable Laws relating to the relations between it and any labor organization, trade union, work council, or other body representing Company Employees.
 
 
(c)           Labor. Neither Company nor any of its Subsidiaries is party to, or subject to, any collective bargaining agreement or other agreement with any labor organization, work council, or trade union with respect to any of its or their operations. No material work stoppage, slowdown, or labor strike against the Company or any of its Subsidiaries with respect to employees who are employed within the United States is pending, threatened, or has occurred since May 1, 2020, and no material work stoppage, slowdown, or labor strike against the Company or any of its Subsidiaries with respect to employees who are employed outside the United States is pending, threatened, or has occurred since May 1, 2020. None of the Company Employees is represented by a labor organization, work council, or trade union, and there is no organizing activity, Legal Action, election petition, union card signing or other union activity, or union corporate campaigns of or by any labor organization, trade union, or work council directed at the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, or any Company Employees. There are no Legal Actions, government investigations, or labor grievances pending, or threatened relating to any employment related matter involving any Company Employee or applicant, including, but not limited to, charges of unlawful discrimination, retaliation or harassment, failure to provide reasonable accommodation, denial of a leave of absence, failure to provide compensation or benefits, unfair labor practices, or other alleged violations of Law, except for any of the foregoing which would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
 
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Section 3.13                                Real Property and Personal Property Matters
 
 
(a)           Leased Real Estate. Section 3.13(a) of the Company Disclosure Letter contains a true and complete list of all Leases (including all amendments, extensions, renewals, guaranties, and other agreements with respect thereto) as of the date hereof for each such Leased Real Estate (including the date and name of the parties to such Lease document). The Company has delivered to Parent a true and complete copy of each such Lease. Except as set forth in Section 3.13(a) of the Company Disclosure Letter, with respect to each of the Leases: (i) such Lease is legal, valid, binding, enforceable, and in full force and effect; (ii) neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries nor, to the Knowledge of the Company, any other party to the Lease, is in breach or default under such Lease, and no event has occurred or circumstance exists which, with or without notice, lapse of time, or both, would constitute a breach or default under such Lease; (iii) the Company's or its Subsidiary's possession and quiet enjoyment of the Leased Real Estate under such Lease has not been disturbed, and to the Knowledge of the Company, there are no disputes with respect to such Lease; and (iv) there are no Liens on the estate created by such Lease. Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has assigned, pledged, mortgaged, hypothecated, or otherwise transferred any Lease or any interest therein nor has the Company or any of its Subsidiaries subleased, licensed, or otherwise granted any Person (other than another wholly-owned Subsidiary of the Company) a right to use or occupy such Leased Real Estate or any portion thereof.
 
 
(b)           Real Estate Used in the Business. The Leased Real Estate identified in Section 3.13(a) of the Company Disclosure Letter comprise all of the real property used or intended to be used in, or otherwise related to, the business of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries.
 
 
(c)           Personal Property. The Company and each of its Subsidiaries are in possession of and have good and marketable title to, or valid leasehold interests in or valid rights under contract to use, the machinery, equipment, furniture, fixtures, and other tangible personal property and assets owned, leased, or used by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, free and clear of all Liens.
 
 
(d)           Condition and Sufficiency of Assets. The buildings, plants, structures, furniture, fixtures, machinery, equipment, vehicles and other items of tangible personal property of the Company are structurally sound, are in good operating condition and repair, and are adequate for the uses to which they are being put, and none of such buildings, plants, structures, furniture, fixtures, machinery, equipment, vehicles and other items of tangible personal property is in need of maintenance or repairs except for ordinary, routine maintenance and repairs that are not material in nature or cost. The buildings, plants, structures, furniture, fixtures, machinery, equipment, vehicles and other items of tangible personal property currently owned or leased by the Company, together with all other properties and assets of the Company, are sufficient for the continued conduct of the Company's business after the Closing in substantially the same manner as conducted prior to the Closing and constitute all of the rights, property and assets necessary to conduct the business of the Company as currently conducted.
 
 
 
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Section 3.14                                Environmental Matters. Except for such matters as would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect:
 
 
(a)           The Company and its Subsidiaries are, and have been, in compliance with all Environmental Laws, which compliance includes the possession, maintenance of, compliance with, or application for, all Permits required under applicable Environmental Laws for the operation of the business of the Company and its Subsidiaries as currently conducted.
 
 
(b)           Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has disposed of, released, or discharged any Hazardous Substances on, at, under, in, or from any real property currently or, to the Knowledge of the Company, formerly owned, leased, or operated by it or any of its Subsidiaries or at any other location that is: (i) currently subject to any investigation, remediation, or monitoring; or (ii) reasonably likely to result in liability to the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, in either case of (i) or (ii) under any applicable Environmental Laws.
 
 
(c)           Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has: (i) produced, processed, manufactured, generated, transported, treated, handled, used, or stored any Hazardous Substances, except in compliance with Environmental Laws, at any Real Estate; or (ii) exposed any employee or any third party to any Hazardous Substances under circumstances reasonably expected to give rise to any material Liability or obligation under any Environmental Law.
 
 
(d)           Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has received written notice of and there is no Legal Action pending, or to the Knowledge of the Company, threatened against the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, alleging any Liability or responsibility under or non-compliance with any Environmental Law or seeking to impose any financial responsibility for any investigation, cleanup, removal, containment, or any other remediation or compliance under any Environmental Law. Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries is subject to any Order, settlement agreement, or other written agreement by or with any Governmental Entity or third party imposing any material Liability or obligation with respect to any of the foregoing.
 
 
(e)            Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has expressly assumed or retained any Liabilities under any applicable Environmental Laws of any other Person, including in any acquisition or divestiture of any property or business.
 
 
Section 3.15                                Material Contracts
 
 
(a)           Material Contracts. For purposes of this Agreement, "Company Material Contract" shall mean the following to which the Company or any of its Subsidiaries is a party or any of the respective assets are bound (excluding any Leases):
 
 
(i)           any "material contract" (as such term is defined in Item 601(b)(10) of Regulation S-K of the Securities Act);
 
 
(ii)           any employment or consulting Contract (in each case with respect to which the Company has continuing obligations as of the date hereof) with any current or former (A) officer of the Company, (B) member of the Company Board, or (C) Company Employee providing for an annual base salary or payment in excess of $100,000.00;
 
 
 
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(iii)           any Contract providing for indemnification or any guaranty by the Company or any Subsidiary thereof, in each case that is material to the Company and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, other than (A) any guaranty by the Company or a Subsidiary thereof of any of the obligations of (1) the Company or another wholly-owned Subsidiary thereof or (2) any Subsidiary (other than a wholly-owned Subsidiary) of the Company that was entered into in the Ordinary course of Business pursuant to or in connection with a customer Contract, or (B) any Contract providing for indemnification of customers or other Persons pursuant to Contracts entered into in the Ordinary Course of Business;
 
 
(iv)           any Contract that purports to limit in any material respect the right of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries (or, at any time after the consummation of the Merger, Parent or any of its Subsidiaries) (A) to engage in any line of business, (B) compete with any Person or solicit any client or customer, or (C) operate in any geographical location;
 
 
(v)           any Contract relating to the disposition or acquisition, directly or indirectly (by merger, sale of stock, sale of assets, or otherwise), by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries after the date of this Agreement of assets or capital stock or other equity interests of any Person, in each case with a fair market value in excess of $25,000;
 
 
(vi)           any Contract that grants any right of first refusal, right of first offer, or similar right with respect to any material assets, rights, or properties of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries;
 
 
(vii)           any Contract that contains any provision that requires the purchase of all or a material portion of the Company's or any of its Subsidiaries' requirements for a given product or service from a given third party, which product or service is material to the Company and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole;
 
 
(viii)                      any Contract that obligates the Company or any of its Subsidiaries to conduct business on an exclusive or preferential basis or that contains a "most favored nation" or similar covenant with any third party or upon consummation of the Merger will obligate Parent, the Surviving Corporation, or any of their respective Subsidiaries to conduct business on an exclusive or preferential basis or that contains a "most favored nation" or similar covenant with any third party;
 
 
(ix)           any partnership, joint venture, limited liability company agreement, or similar Contract relating to the formation, creation, operation, management, or control of any material joint venture, partnership, or limited liability company, other than any such Contact solely between the Company and its wholly-owned Subsidiaries or among the Company's wholly-owned Subsidiaries;
 
 
(x)           any mortgages, indentures, guarantees, loans, or credit agreements, security agreements, or other Contracts, in each case relating to indebtedness for borrowed money, whether as borrower or lender, in each case in excess of $25,000, other than (A) accounts receivables and payables, and (B) loans to direct or indirect wholly-owned Subsidiaries of the Company;
 
 
 
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(xi)           any employee collective bargaining agreement or other Contract with any labor union;
 
 
(xii)           any Company IP Agreement;
 
 
(xiii)                      any other Contract under which the Company or any of its Subsidiaries is obligated to make payment or incur costs in excess of $25,000 in any year and which is not otherwise described in clauses (i)–(xii) above; or
 
 
(xiv)                      any Contract which is not otherwise describeed in clauses (i)–(xiii) above that is material to the Company and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole.
 
 
(b)           Schedule of Material Contracts; Documents. Section 3.15(b) of the Company Disclosure Letter sets forth a true and complete list as of the date hereof of all Company Material Contracts. The Company has made available to Parent correct and complete copies of all Company Material Contracts, including any amendments thereto.
 
 
(c)           No Breach. (i) All the Company Material Contracts are legal, valid, and binding on the Company or its applicable Subsidiary, enforceable against it in accordance with its terms, and is in full force and effect; (ii) neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries nor, to the Knowledge of the Company, any third party has violated any provision of, or failed to perform any obligation required under the provisions of, any Company Material Contract; and (iii) neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries nor, to the Knowledge of the Company, any third party is in breach, or has received written notice of breach, of any Company Material Contract.
 
 
Section 3.16                                Accounts Receivable. The accounts receivable reflected on the Interim Balance Sheet and the accounts receivable arising after the date thereof (a) have arisen from bona fide transactions entered into by the Company involving the sale of goods or the rendering of services in the Ordinary Course of Business; (b) constitute only valid, undisputed claims of the Company not subject to claims of set-off or other defenses or counterclaims other than normal cash discounts accrued in the Ordinary Course of Business; and (c) subject to a reserve for bad debts shown on the Interim Balance Sheet or, with respect to accounts receivable arising after the Interim Balance Sheet Date, on the accounting records of the Company, are collectible in full within sixty (60) days after billing. The reserve for bad debts shown on the Interim Balance Sheet or, with respect to accounts receivable arising after the Interim Balance Sheet Date, on the accounting records of the Company have been determined in accordance with GAAP, consistently applied, subject to normal year-end adjustments and the absence of disclosures normally made in footnotes.
 
 
Section 3.17                                Customers and Suppliers.
 
 
(a)           Material Customers. Section 3.17(a) of the Company Disclosure Letter sets forth each customer who has paid aggregate consideration to the Company for goods or services rendered in an amount greater than or equal to $50,000 annually since May 1, 2020 (collectively, the "Company Material Customers"). The Company has not received any notice, and has no reason to believe, that any of the Company Material Customers has ceased, or intends to cease after the Closing, to use its goods or services or to otherwise terminate or materially reduce its relationship with the Company.
 
 
 
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(b)           Material Suppliers. Section 3.17(b) of the Company Disclosure Letter sets forth (i) each supplier to whom the Company has paid consideration for goods or services rendered in an amount greater than or equal to $50,000 annually since May 1, 2020 (collectively, the "Company Material Suppliers"). The Company has not received any notice, and has no reason to believe, that any of the Company Material Suppliers has ceased, or intends to cease, to supply goods or services to the Company or to otherwise terminate or materially reduce its relationship with the Company.
 
 
Section 3.18                                Insurance. All insurance policies of the Company and its Subsidiaries are in full force and effect and provide insurance in such amounts and against such risks as the Company reasonably has determined to be prudent, taking into account the industries in which the Company and its Subsidiaries operate, and as is sufficient to comply with applicable Law. Except as would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries is in breach or default, and neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has taken any action or failed to take any action which, with notice or the lapse of time, would constitute such a breach or default, or permit termination or modification of, any of such insurance policies. Except as would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect and to the Knowledge of the Company: (i) no insurer of any such policy has been declared insolvent or placed in receivership, conservatorship, or liquidation; and (ii) no notice of cancellation or termination, other than pursuant to the expiration of a term in accordance with the terms thereof, has been received with respect to any such policy.
 
 
Section 3.19                                 Information Supplied. None of the information supplied or to be supplied by or on behalf of the Company for inclusion or incorporation by reference in the proxy statement to be filed with the SEC and sent to the Parent's stockholders in connection with the Parent Stock Issuance and the Merger (including any amendments or supplements thereto, the "Proxy Statement") will, at the date it is first mailed to the Parent's stockholders or at the time of the Parent Stockholders Meeting or at the time of any amendment or supplement thereof, contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state any material fact necessary in order to make the statements made therein, in light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading. The Proxy Statement will comply as to form in all material respects with the requirements of the Exchange Act. Notwithstanding the foregoing, no representation or warranty is made by the Company with respect to statements made or incorporated by reference therein based on information that was not supplied by or on behalf of the Company.
 
 
Section 3.20                                Anti-Corruption Matters. None of the Company, any of its Subsidiaries or any director, officer or, to the Knowledge of the Company, employee or agent of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries has: (i) used any funds for unlawful contributions, gifts, entertainment, or other unlawful payments relating to an act by any Governmental Entity; (ii) made any unlawful payment to any foreign or domestic government official or employee or to any foreign or domestic political party or campaign or violated any provision of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, as amended; or (iii) made any other unlawful payment under any applicable Law relating to anti-corruption, bribery, or similar matters. Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has disclosed to any Governmental Entity that it violated or may have violated any Law relating to anti-corruption, bribery, or similar matters. To the Knowledge of the Company, no Governmental Entity is investigating, examining, or reviewing the Company's compliance with any applicable provisions of any Law relating to anti-corruption, bribery, or similar matters.
 
 
 
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Section 3.21                                Books and Records. The minute books and stock record books of the Company, all of which have been made available to Parent, are complete and correct in all material respects and have been maintained in accordance with sound business practices. The minute books of the Company contain materially accurate and complete records of all meetings, and actions taken by written consent of, the Stockholders, the Company Board and any committees of the Company Board, and no meeting, or action taken by written consent, of any such Stockholders, Company Board or committee has been held for which minutes have not been prepared and are not contained in such minute books. At the Closing, all of those books and records will be in the possession of Parent.
 
 
Section 3.22                                Related-Party Transactions. Other than the Bridge Loan Note, no executive officer or director of the Company or any person owning 5% or of the Shares (or any of such person's immediate family members or Affiliates or associates) is a party to any Contract with or binding upon the Company or any of its assets, rights or properties or has any interest in any property owned by the Company or has engaged in any transaction with any of the foregoing since May 1, 2020.
 
 
Section 3.23                                Brokers. No broker, finder or investment banker is entitled to any brokerage, finder's or other fee or commission in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement or any Transaction Document based upon arrangements made by or on behalf of Company.
 
 
Section 3.24                                Full Disclosure. No representation or warranty by the Company in this Agreement and no statement contained in the Company Disclosure Letter or any certificate or other document furnished or to be furnished to Parent or any of its Representatives pursuant to this Agreement contains any untrue statement of a material fact, or omits to state a material fact necessary to make the statements contained therein, in light of the circumstances in which they are made, not misleading.
 
 
ARTICLE IV
 
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF PARENT AND MERGER SUB
 
 
Except: (a) as disclosed in the Parent SEC Documents at least one (1) Business Day prior to the date hereof; or (b) as set forth in the correspondingly numbered Section of the Parent Disclosure Letter that relates to such Section or in another Section of the Parent Disclosure Letter; Parent and Merger Sub hereby jointly and severally represent and warrant to the Company as follows: 
 
 
Section 4.01                                Organization; Standing and Power; Charter Documents; Subsidiaries.
 
 
(a)           Organization; Standing and Power. Each of Parent and its Subsidiaries is a corporation, limited liability company, or other legal entity duly organized, validly existing, and in good standing (to the extent that the concept of "good standing" is applicable in the case of any jurisdiction outside the United States) under the Laws of its jurisdiction of organization, and has the requisite corporate, limited liability company, or other organizational, as applicable, power and authority to own, lease, and operate its assets and to carry on its business as now conducted. Each of Parent and its Subsidiaries is duly qualified or licensed to do business as a foreign corporation, limited liability company, or other legal entity and is in good standing (to the extent that the concept of "good standing" is applicable in the case of any jurisdiction outside the United States) in each jurisdiction where the character of the assets and properties owned, leased, or operated by it or the nature of its business makes such qualification or license necessary, except where the failure to be so qualified or licensed or to be in good standing, would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
 
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(b)           Charter Documents. The copies of the Amended and Restated Certificate of Incorporation and By-Laws of Parent as most recently filed with the Parent SEC Documents are true, correct, and complete copies of such documents as in effect as of the date of this Agreement. Parent has delivered or made available to the Company a true and correct copy of the Charter Documents of Merger Sub. Neither Parent nor Merger Sub is in violation of any of the provisions of its Charter Documents.
 
 
(c)           Subsidiaries. All of the outstanding shares of capital stock of, or other equity or voting interests in, each Subsidiary of Parent have been validly issued and are owned by Parent, directly or indirectly, free of pre-emptive rights, are fully paid and non-assessable, and are free and clear of all Liens, including any restriction on the right to vote, sell, or otherwise dispose of such capital stock or other equity or voting interests, except for any Liens: (i) imposed by applicable securities Laws; or (ii) arising pursuant to the Charter Documents of any non-wholly-owned Subsidiary of Parent. Except for the capital stock of, or other equity or voting interests in, its Subsidiaries, Parent does not own, directly or indirectly, any capital stock of, or other equity or voting interests in, any Person.
 
 
Section 4.02                                Capital Structure.
 
 
(a)           Capital Stock. The authorized capital stock of Parent consists of: (i) 100,000,000 shares of Parent Common Stock; and (ii) 10,000,000 shares of preferred stock, par value $0.001 per share, of Parent (the "Parent Preferred Stock"). As of the date of this Agreement: (A) 21,608,144 shares of Parent Common Stock were issued and outstanding (not including shares held in treasury); (B) 78,391,856 shares of Parent Common Stock were issued and held by Parent in its treasury; and (C) no shares of Parent Preferred Stock were issued and outstanding or held by Parent in its treasury. All of the outstanding shares of capital stock of Parent are, and all shares of capital stock of Parent which may be issued as contemplated or permitted by this Agreement, including the shares of Parent Common Stock constituting the Merger Consideration, will be, when issued, duly authorized, validly issued, fully paid, and non-assessable, and not subject to any pre-emptive rights. No Subsidiary of Parent owns any shares of Parent Common Stock.
 
 
(b)           Stock Awards. As of December 31, 2020, an aggregate of 588,423 shares of Parent Common Stock were reserved for issuance pursuant to Parent Equity Awards not yet granted under the Parent Stock Plans. As of December 31, 2020, 2,020,073 shares of Parent Common Stock were reserved for issuance pursuant to outstanding Parent Equity Awards, and no shares of Parent Restricted Shares were issued and outstanding. All shares of Parent Common Stock subject to issuance under the Parent Stock Plans, including the Parent Equity Awards constituting Merger Consideration to be issued pursuant to Section 2.07, upon issuance in accordance with the terms and conditions specified in the instruments pursuant to which they are issuable, will be duly authorized, validly issued, fully paid, and non-assessable.
 
 
 
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Section 4.03                                Authority; Non-Contravention; Governmental Consents; Board Approval
 
 
(a)           Authority. Each of Parent and Merger Sub has all requisite corporate power and authority to enter into and to perform its obligations under this Agreement and, subject to, in the case of the consummation of the Merger: (i) the adoption of this Agreement by Parent as the sole stockholder of Merger Sub; and (ii) the need to obtain the affirmative vote or consent of a majority of the outstanding shares of the Parent Common Stock to the Parent Stock Issuance (the "Requisite Parent Vote"), to consummate the transactions contemplated by this Agreement. The execution and delivery of this Agreement by Parent and Merger Sub and the consummation by Parent and Merger Sub of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement have been duly authorized by all necessary corporate action on the part of Parent and Merger Sub and no other corporate proceedings on the part of Parent or Merger Sub are necessary to authorize the execution and delivery of this Agreement or to consummate the Merger, the Parent Stock Issuance, and the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement, subject only, in the case of consummation of the Merger, to: (i) the adoption of this Agreement by Parent as the sole stockholder of Merger Sub; and (ii) the need to obtain the Requisite Parent Vote. This Agreement has been duly executed and delivered by Parent and Merger Sub and, assuming due execution and delivery by the Company, constitutes the legal, valid, and binding obligation of Parent and Merger Sub, enforceable against Parent and Merger Sub in accordance with its terms, except as such enforceability may be limited by bankruptcy, insolvency, moratorium, and other similar Laws affecting creditors' rights generally and by general principles of equity.
 
 
(b)           Non-Contravention. The execution, delivery, and performance of this Agreement by Parent and Merger Sub and the consummation by Parent and Merger Sub of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement, do not and will not: (i) subject to obtaining the Requisite Parent Vote, contravene or conflict with, or result in any violation or breach of, the Charter Documents of Parent or Merger Sub; (ii) assuming that all of the Consents contemplated by clauses (i) through (v) of Section 4.03(c) have been obtained or made, and in the case of the consummation of the Merger, obtaining the Requisite Parent Vote, conflict with or violate any Law applicable to Parent or Merger Sub or any of their respective properties or assets; (iii) result in any breach of or constitute a default (or an event that with notice or lapse of time or both would become a default) under, result in Parent's or any of its Subsidiaries' loss of any benefit or the imposition of any additional payment or other liability under, or alter the rights or obligations of any third party under, or give to any third party any rights of termination, amendment, acceleration, or cancellation, or require any Consent under, any Contract to which Parent or any of its Subsidiaries is a party or otherwise bound as of the date hereof; or (iv) result in the creation of a Lien on any of the properties or assets of Parent or any of its Subsidiaries, except, in the case of each of clauses (ii), (iii), and (iv), for any conflicts, violations, breaches, defaults, loss of benefits, additional payments or other liabilities, alterations, terminations, amendments, accelerations, cancellations, or Liens that, or where the failure to obtain any Consents, in each case, would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
(c)           Governmental Consents. No Consent of any Governmental Entity is required to be obtained or made by Parent or Merger Sub in connection with the execution, delivery, and performance by Parent and Merger Sub of this Agreement or the consummation by Parent and Merger Sub of the Merger, the Parent Stock Issuance, and the other transactions contemplated hereby, except for: (i) the filing of the Certificate of Merger with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware; (ii) the filing with the SEC of (A) the Proxy Statement in definitive form in accordance with the Exchange Act, and (B) the filing of such reports under the Exchange Act as may be required in connection with this Agreement, the Merger, the Parent Stock Issuance, and the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement; (iii) such Consents as may be required under Antitrust Laws, in any case that are applicable to the transactions contemplated by this Agreement; (iv) such Consents as may be required under applicable state securities or "blue sky" Laws and the securities Laws of any foreign country or the rules and regulations of Nasdaq; and (vi) such other Consents which if not obtained or made would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
 
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(d)           Board Approval.
 
 
(i)           The Parent Board by resolutions duly adopted by a unanimous vote at a meeting of all directors of Parent duly called and held and, not subsequently rescinded or modified in any way, has (A) determined that this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby, including the Merger, and the Parent Stock Issuance, upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth herein, are fair to, and in the best interests of, Parent and Parent's stockholders, (B) approved and declared advisable this Agreement, including the execution, delivery, and performance thereof, and the consummation of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement, including the Merger and the Parent Stock Issuance, upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth herein, (C) directed that the Parent Stock Issuance be submitted to a vote of the Parent's stockholders for adoption at the Parent Stockholders Meeting, and (D) resolved to recommend that Parent's stockholders vote in favor of approval of the Parent Stock Issuance (collectively, the "Parent Board Recommendation").
 
 
(ii)           The Merger Sub Board by resolutions duly adopted by a unanimous vote at a meeting of all directors of Merger Sub duly called and held and, not subsequently rescinded or modified in any way, has (A) determined that this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby, including the Merger, upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth herein, are fair to, and in the best interests of, Merger Sub and Parent, as the sole stockholder of Merger Sub, (B) approved and declared advisable this Agreement, including the execution, delivery, and performance thereof, and the consummation of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement, including the Merger, upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth herein, (C) directed that this Agreement be submitted to a vote by Parent, and (D) resolved to recommend that Parent vote in favor of adoption of this Agreement in accordance with the DGCL.
 
 
Section 4.04                                 SEC Filings; Financial Statements; Undisclosed Liabilities.
 
 
(a)           SEC Filings. Parent has timely filed with or furnished to, as applicable, the SEC all registration statements, prospectuses, reports, schedules, forms, statements, and other documents (including exhibits and all other information incorporated by reference) required to be filed or furnished by it with the SEC since February 15, 2021 (the "Parent SEC Documents"); provided, however, it is expressly understood that the Parent’s annual report on Form 10-K will not be filed prior to the execution hereof, but will be filed prior to March 31, 2021, the date by which it must be filed with the SEC. True, correct, and complete copies of all the Parent SEC Documents are publicly available on EDGAR. To the Knowledge of Parent, as of their respective filing dates or, if amended or superseded by a subsequent filing prior to the date hereof, as of the date of the last such amendment or superseding filing (and, in the case of registration statements and proxy statements, on the dates of effectiveness and the dates of the relevant meetings, respectively), each of the Parent SEC Documents complied as to form in all material respects with the applicable requirements of the Securities Act, the Exchange Act, and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, and the rules and regulations of the SEC thereunder applicable to such Parent SEC Documents. To the Knowledge of Parent, none of the Parent SEC Documents, including any financial statements, schedules, or exhibits included or incorporated by reference therein at the time they were filed (or, if amended or superseded by a subsequent filing prior to the date hereof, as of the date of the last such amendment or superseding filing), contained any untrue statement of a material fact or omitted to state a material fact required to be stated therein or necessary in order to make the statements therein, in light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading. To the Knowledge of Parent, none of the Parent SEC Documents is the subject of ongoing SEC review or outstanding SEC investigation and there are no outstanding or unresolved comments received from the SEC with respect to any of the Parent SEC Documents. None of Parent's Subsidiaries is required to file or furnish any forms, reports, or other documents with the SEC.
 
 
 
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(b)           Financial Statements. Each of the consolidated financial statements (including, in each case, any notes and schedules thereto) contained in or incorporated by reference into the Parent SEC Documents: (i) complied as to form in all material respects with the published rules and regulations of the SEC with respect thereto as of their respective dates; (ii) was prepared in accordance with GAAP applied on a consistent basis throughout the periods involved (except as may be indicated in the notes thereto and, in the case of unaudited interim financial statements, as may be permitted by the SEC for Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q); and (iii) fairly presented in all material respects the consolidated financial position and the results of operations, changes in stockholders' equity, and cash flows of Parent and its consolidated Subsidiaries as of the respective dates of and for the periods referred to in such financial statements, subject, in the case of unaudited interim financial statements, to normal and year-end audit adjustments as permitted by GAAP and the applicable rules and regulations of the SEC (but only if the effect of such adjustments would not, individually or in the aggregate, be material).
 
 
(c)           Undisclosed Liabilities. The audited balance sheet of Parent dated as of December 31, 2019, and the unaudited balance sheet dated September 30, 2020, contained in the Parent SEC Documents filed prior to the date hereof is hereinafter referred to as the "Parent Balance Sheet." Neither Parent nor any of its Subsidiaries has any Liabilities other than Liabilities that: (i) are reflected or reserved against in the Parent Balance Sheet (including in the notes thereto); (ii) were incurred since the date of the Parent Balance Sheet in the Ordinary Course of Business; (iii) are incurred in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement; or (iv) would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
(d)           Nasdaq Compliance. Parent is in compliance with all of the applicable listing and corporate governance rules of Nasdaq, except for any non-compliance that would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect.  
 
 
Section 4.05                                Litigation; Compliance.
 
 
(a)           There is no Legal Action pending, or to the Knowledge of Parent, threatened against Parent or any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective properties or assets or, to the Knowledge of Parent, any officer or director of Parent or any of its Subsidiaries in their capacities as such other than any such Legal Action that: (a) does not involve an amount that would reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, Material Adverse Effect; and (b) does not seek material injunctive or other material non-monetary relief. None of Parent or any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective properties or assets is subject to any Order of a Governmental Entity or arbitrator, whether temporary, preliminary, or permanent, which would reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect. To the Knowledge of Parent, there are no SEC inquiries or investigations, other governmental inquiries or investigations, or internal investigations pending or, to the Knowledge of Parent, threatened, in each case regarding any accounting practices of Parent or any of its Subsidiaries or any malfeasance by any officer or director of Parent.
 
 
(b)           Parent and each of its Subsidiaries is, and has been since January 1, 2020, in compliance with, all Laws or Orders applicable to Parent or any of its Subsidiaries or by which Parent or any of its Subsidiaries or any of their respective businesses or properties is bound. No Governmental Entity has issued any written notice or notification stating that Parent or any of its Subsidiaries is not in compliance with any Law.
 
 
Section 4.06                                Absence of Certain Changes or Events. Since the date of the Parent Balance Sheet, except in connection with the execution and delivery of this Agreement and the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby, the business of Parent and each of its Subsidiaries has been conducted in the Ordinary Course of Business and there has not been or occurred any Parent Material Adverse Effect or any event, condition, change, or effect that could reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Parent Material Adverse Effect
 
 
Section 4.07                                Intellectual Property.
 
 
(a)           Right to Use; Title. The Parent or one of its subsidiaries is the sole and exclusive owner of all right, title, and interest in and to the Parent-Owned IP, and has the valid and enforceable right to use all other Intellectual Property used or held for use in or necessary for the conduct of the business of the Company and its Subsidiaries as currently conducted and as proposed to be conducted ("Parent IP"), in each case, free and clear of all Liens, except as would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
(b)           Validity and Enforceability. Parent or one of its Subsidiaries' rights in the Parent-Owned IP are valid, subsisting, and enforceable, except as would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect. The Company and each of its Subsidiaries have taken reasonable steps to maintain the Parent IP and to protect and preserve the confidentiality of all trade secrets included in the Parent IP, except where the failure to take such actions would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
(c)           Non-Infringement. To the knowledge of Parent, and except as would not be reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect: (i) the conduct of the businesses of Parent and any of its subsidiaries has not infringed, misappropriated, or otherwise violated, and is not infringing, misappropriating, or otherwise violating, any Intellectual Property of any other Person; and (ii) to the Knowledge of Parent, no third party is infringing upon, violating, or misappropriating any Parent IP.
 
 
(d)           IP Legal Actions and Orders. There are no Legal Actions pending or, to the Knowledge of the Parent, threatened: (i) alleging any infringement, misappropriation, or violation of the Intellectual Property of any Person by Parent or any of its Subsidiaries; or (ii) challenging the validity, enforceability, or ownership of any Parent-Owned IP or Parent or any of its Subsidiaries' rights with respect to any Parent IP, in each case except for such Legal Actions that would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect. Parent and its Subsidiaries are not subject to any outstanding Order that restricts or impairs the use of any Parent-Owned IP, except where compliance with such Order would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
 
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Section 4.08                                Employee Matters.
 
 
(a)           Employee Plan Compliance.
 
 
(i)           Each Parent Employee Plan (including any Multiemployer Plans) has been established, administered, and maintained in all material respects in accordance with its terms and in material compliance with applicable Laws, including but not limited to ERISA and the Code;
 
 
(ii)           all Parent Employee Plans that are intended to be qualified under Section 401(a) of the Code are so qualified and have received timely determination letters from the IRS and no such determination letter has been revoked nor, to the Knowledge of Parent, has any such revocation been threatened, or with respect to a prototype plan, can rely on an opinion letter from the IRS to the prototype plan sponsor, to the effect that such qualified retirement plan and the related trust are exempt from federal income taxes under Sections 401(a) and 501(a), respectively, of the Code, and to the Knowledge of Parent no circumstance exists that is likely to result in the loss of such qualified status under Section 401(a) of the Code;
 
 
(iii)           Parent and its Subsidiaries, where applicable, have timely made all contributions, benefits, premiums, and other payments required by and due under the terms of each Parent Employee Plan and applicable Law and accounting principles, and all benefits accrued under any unfunded Parent Employee Plan have been paid, accrued, or otherwise adequately reserved to the extent required by, and in accordance with GAAP;
 
 
(iv)           there are no investigations, audits, inquiries, or Legal Actions pending or, to the Knowledge of Parent, threatened by the IRS, U.S. Department of Labor, Health and Human Services, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, or any similar Governmental Entity with respect to any Parent Employee Plan;
 
 
(v)           there are no material Legal Actions pending, or, to the Knowledge of Parent, threatened with respect to any Parent Employee Plan (in each case, other than routine claims for benefits); and
 
 
(vi)           to the Knowledge of Parent, neither Parent nor any of its Parent ERISA Affiliates has engaged in a transaction that could subject Parent or any Parent ERISA Affiliate to a tax or penalty imposed by either Section 4975 of the Code or Section 502(i) of ERISA.
 
 
(b)           Plan Liabilities. Neither Parent nor any Parent ERISA Affiliate has:
 
 
(i)           incurred or reasonably expects to incur, either directly or indirectly, any liability under Title I or Title IV of ERISA, or related provisions of the Code or foreign Law relating to any Parent Employee Plan and nothing has occurred that could constitute grounds under Title IV of ERISA to terminate, or appoint a trustee to administer, any Parent Employee Plan;
 
 
(ii)           except for payments of premiums to the PBGC which have been timely paid in full, not incurred any liability to the PBGC in connection with any Parent Employee Plan covering any active, retired, or former employees or directors of Parent or any Parent ERISA Affiliate, including, without limitation, any liability under Sections 4069 or 4212(c) of ERISA or any penalty imposed under Section 4071 of ERISA, or ceased operations at any facility, or withdrawn from any such Parent Employee Plan in a manner that could subject it to liability under Sections 4062, 4063 or 4064 of ERISA;
 
 
 
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(iii)           Failed to comply with Section 601 et. seq. of ERISA and Section 4980B of the Code; or
 
 
(iv)           incurred any withdrawal liability (including any contingent or secondary withdrawal liability) within the meaning of Sections 4201 or 4204 of ERISA to any Multiemployer Plan and nothing has occurred that presents a risk of the occurrence of any withdrawal from or the partition, termination, reorganization, or insolvency of any such Multiemployer Plan which could result in any liability of Parent or any Parent ERISA Affiliate to any such Multiemployer Plan. No complete or partial termination of any Parent Employee Plan has occurred or is expected to occur.
 
 
(c)           Certain Parent Employee Plans. With respect to each Parent Employee Plan:
 
 
(i)            no such plan is a "multiemployer plan" within the meaning of Section 3(37) of ERISA or a "multiple employer plan" within the meaning of Section 413(c) of the Code and neither Parent nor any of its Parent ERISA Affiliates has now or at any time contributed to, sponsored, maintained, or had any liability or obligation in respect of any such Multiemployer Plan or multiple employer plan;
 
 
(ii)           no Legal Action has been initiated by the PBGC to terminate any such Parent Employee Plan or to appoint a trustee for any such Parent Employee Plan;
 
 
(iii)           no Parent Employee Plan is subject to the minimum funding standards of Section 302 of ERISA or Sections 412, 418(b), or 430 of the Code, and none of the assets of Parent or any Parent ERISA Affiliate is, or may reasonably be expected to become, the subject of any lien arising under Section 303 of ERISA or Sections 430 or 436 of the Code; and
 
 
(iv)           no "reportable event," as defined in Section 4043 of ERISA, has occurred, or is reasonably expected to occur, with respect to any such Parent Employee Plan.
 
 
(d)           Potential Governmental or Lawsuit Liability. Other than routine claims for benefits: (i) there are no pending or, to the Knowledge of Parent, threatened claims by or on behalf of any participant in any Parent Employee Plan, or otherwise involving any Parent Employee Plan or the assets of any Parent Employee Plan; and (ii) no Parent Employee Plan is presently or has since January 1, 2020, been the subject of an examination or audit by a Governmental Entity or is the subject of an application or filing under, or is a participant in, an amnesty, voluntary compliance, self-correction, or similar program sponsored by any Governmental Entity.
 
 
(e)           Section 409A Compliance. Each Parent Employee Plan that is subject to Section 409A of the Code has been operated in compliance with such section and all applicable regulatory guidance (including, without limitation, proposed regulations, notices, rulings, and final regulations).
 
 
(f)           Health Plan Compliance. Each of Parent and its Subsidiaries complies in all material respects with the applicable requirements of COBRA or any similar state statute with respect to each Parent Employee Plan that is a group health plan within the meaning of Section 5000(b)(1) of the Code or such state statute.
 
 
 
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Section 4.09                                Employment Law Matters; Labor.
 
 
(a)           Employee Law Matters. Parent and each of its Subsidiaries: (i) is in material compliance with all applicable Laws and agreements regarding hiring, employment, termination of employment, plant closing and mass layoff, employment discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and reasonable accommodation, leaves of absence, terms and conditions of employment, wages and hours of work, employee classification, employee health and safety, leasing and supply of temporary and contingent staff, engagement of independent contractors, including proper classification of same, payroll taxes, and immigration with respect to Parent Employees, and contingent workers; and (ii) is in material compliance with all applicable Laws relating to the relations between it and any labor organization, trade union, work council, or other body representing Parent Employees.
 
 
(b)           Labor. Neither Parent nor any of its Subsidiaries is party to, or subject to, any collective bargaining agreement or other agreement with any labor organization, work council, or trade union with respect to any of its or their operations. No material work stoppage, slowdown, or labor strike against Parent or any of its Subsidiaries with respect to employees who are employed within the United States is pending, threatened, or has occurred since January 1, 2020, and no material work stoppage, slowdown, or labor strike against Parent or any of its Subsidiaries with respect to employees who are employed outside the United States is pending, threatened, or has occurred since January 1, 2020. None of the Parent Employees is represented by a labor organization, work council, or trade union, and there is no organizing activity, Legal Action, election petition, union card signing or other union activity, or union corporate campaigns of or by any labor organization, trade union, or work council directed at Parent or any of its Subsidiaries, or any Parent Employees. There are no Legal Actions, government investigations, or labor grievances pending, or threatened relating to any employment related matter involving any Parent Employee or applicant, including, but not limited to, charges of unlawful discrimination, retaliation or harassment, failure to provide reasonable accommodation, denial of a leave of absence, failure to provide compensation or benefits, unfair labor practices, or other alleged violations of Law, except for any of the foregoing which would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
Section 4.10                                Environmental Matters. Except for such matters as would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect:
 
 
(a)           Parent and its Subsidiaries are, and have been, in compliance with all Environmental Laws, which compliance includes the possession, maintenance of, compliance with, or application for, all Permits required under applicable Environmental Laws for the operation of the business of Parent and its Subsidiaries as currently conducted.
 
 
(b)           Neither Parent nor any of its Subsidiaries has disposed of, released, or discharged any Hazardous Substances on, at, under, in, or from any real property currently or, to the Knowledge of Parent, formerly owned, leased, or operated by it or any of its Subsidiaries or at any other location that is: (i) currently subject to any investigation, remediation, or monitoring; or (ii) reasonably likely to result in liability to Parent or any of its Subsidiaries, in either case of (i) or (ii) under any applicable Environmental Laws.
 
 
 
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(c)           Neither Parent nor any of its Subsidiaries has: (i) produced, processed, manufactured, generated, transported, treated, handled, used, or stored any Hazardous Substances, except in compliance with Environmental Laws, at any Real Estate; or (ii) exposed any employee or any third party to any Hazardous Substances under circumstances reasonably expected to give rise to any material Liability or obligation under any Environmental Law.
 
 
(d)           Neither Parent nor any of its Subsidiaries has received written notice of and there is no Legal Action pending, or to the Knowledge of Parent, threatened against Parent or any of its Subsidiaries, alleging any Liability or responsibility under or non-compliance with any Environmental Law or seeking to impose any financial responsibility for any investigation, cleanup, removal, containment, or any other remediation or compliance under any Environmental Law. Neither Parent nor any of its Subsidiaries is subject to any Order, settlement agreement, or other written agreement by or with any Governmental Entity or third party imposing any material Liability or obligation with respect to any of the foregoing.
 
 
(e)            Neither Parent nor any of its Subsidiaries has expressly assumed or retained any Liabilities under any applicable Environmental Laws of any other Person, including in any acquisition or divestiture of any property or business.
 
 
Section 4.11                                Parent Material Contracts. All Parent Material Contracts are legal, valid, and binding on Parent or its applicable Subsidiary, enforceable against it in accordance with its terms, and is in full force and effect; (ii) neither Parent nor any of its Subsidiaries nor, to the Knowledge of Parent, any third party has violated any provision of, or failed to perform any obligation required under the provisions of, any Parent Material Contract; and (iii) neither Parent nor any of its Subsidiaries nor, to the Knowledge of Parent, any third party is in breach, or has received written notice of breach, of any Parent Material Contract.
 
 
Section 4.12                                Insurance. All insurance policies of Parent and its Subsidiaries are in full force and effect and provide insurance in such amounts and against such risks as Parent reasonably has determined to be prudent, taking into account the industries in which Parent and its Subsidiaries operate, and as is sufficient to comply with applicable Law. Except as would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, neither Parent nor any of its Subsidiaries is in breach or default, and neither Parent nor any of its Subsidiaries has taken any action or failed to take any action which, with notice or the lapse of time, would constitute such a breach or default, or permit termination or modification of, any of such insurance policies. Except as would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect and to the Knowledge of Parent: (i) no insurer of any such policy has been declared insolvent or placed in receivership, conservatorship, or liquidation; and (ii) no notice of cancellation or termination, other than pursuant to the expiration of a term in accordance with the terms thereof, has been received with respect to any such policy.
 
 
Section 4.13                                 Brokers. Neither Parent, Merger Sub, nor any of their respective Affiliates has incurred, nor will it incur, directly or indirectly, any liability for investment banker, brokerage, or finders' fees or agents' commissions or any similar charges in connection with this Agreement or any transaction contemplated hereby for which the Company would be liable in connection the Merger.
 
 
 
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Section 4.14                                Information Supplied. None of the information supplied or to be supplied by or on behalf of Parent or Merger Sub for inclusion or incorporation by reference in the Proxy Statement will, at the date it is first mailed to Parent's stockholders or at the time of Parent Stockholders Meeting or at the time of any amendment or supplement thereof, contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state any material fact necessary in order to make the statements made therein, in light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading. The Proxy Statement will comply as to form in all material respects with the requirements of the Exchange Act. Notwithstanding the foregoing, no representation or warranty is made by Parent or Merger Sub with respect to statements made or incorporated by reference therein based on information based on information that were not supplied by or on behalf of Parent or Merger Sub.
 
 
Section 4.15                                Ownership of Company Stock. Neither Parent nor any of its Affiliates or Associates "owns" (as defined in Section 203(c)(9) of the DGCL) any shares of Company Stock.
 
 
Section 4.16                                Intended Tax Treatment. Neither Parent nor any of its Subsidiaries has taken or agreed to take any action, and to the Knowledge of Parent there exists no fact or circumstance, that is reasonably likely to prevent or impede the Merger from qualifying as a "reorganization" within the meaning of Section 368(a) of the Code.
 
 
ARTICLE V
 
COVENANTS
 
 
Section 5.01                                Conduct of Business of the Company. Except as contemplated by this Agreement, any Transaction Document, in order to effect the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby, as required by applicable Law or any COVID-19 Reasonable Action or COVIID-19 Measure or with the prior written consent of Parent (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld, condition or delayed and which will be deemed granted if Parent does not respond to a request for consent within five (5) Business Days), the Company shall, and shall cause each of its Subsidiaries to, during the period from the date of this Agreement until the Effective Time, conduct its business in the Ordinary Course of Business, and, to the extent consistent therewith, the Company shall, and shall cause each of its Subsidiaries to, use its reasonable best efforts to preserve substantially intact its and its Subsidiaries' business organization, to keep available the services of its and its Subsidiaries' current officers and employees, to preserve its and its Subsidiaries' present relationships with customers, suppliers, distributors, licensors, licensees, and other Persons having business relationships with it. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, between the date of this Agreement and the Effective Time, except as otherwise expressly contemplated by this Agreement, as set forth in Section 5.01 of the Company Disclosure Letter, as required by applicable Law, the Company shall not, nor shall it permit any of its Subsidiaries to, without the prior written consent of Parent (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld, conditioned, or delayed):
 
 
(a)           amend or propose to amend its Charter Documents (other than in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement);
 
 
(b)           (i) split, combine, or reclassify any Company Securities or Company Subsidiary Securities, (ii) repurchase, redeem, or otherwise acquire, or offer to repurchase, redeem, or otherwise acquire, any Company Securities or Company Subsidiary Securities, or (iii) declare, set aside, or pay any dividend or distribution (whether in cash, stock, property, or otherwise) in respect of, or enter into any Contract with respect to the voting of, any shares of its capital stock (other than dividends from its direct or indirect wholly-owned Subsidiaries);
 
 
 
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(c)           issue, sell, pledge, dispose of, or encumber any Company Securities or Company Subsidiary Securities, other than the issuance of shares of Company Common Stock upon the exercise of any Company Equity Award outstanding as of the date of this Agreement in accordance with its terms;
 
 
(d)           except as required by applicable Law or by any Company Employee Plan or Contract in effect as of the date of this Agreement (i) increase the compensation payable or that could become payable by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries to directors, officers, or employees, other than increases in compensation made to non-officer employees in the Ordinary Course of Business, or (ii) adopt, enter into, amend, terminate, or take any action to accelerate rights under any Company Employee Plans or any plan, agreement, program, policy, trust, fund, or other arrangement that would be a Company Employee Plan if it were in existence as of the date of this Agreement, or make any contribution to any Company Employee Plan, other than contributions required by Law, the terms of such Company Employee Plans as in effect on the date hereof, or that are made in the Ordinary Course of Business;
 
 
(e)           acquire, by merger, consolidation, acquisition of stock or assets, or otherwise, any business or Person or division thereof or make any loans, advances, or capital contributions to or investments in any Person in excess of $25,000 in the aggregate;
 
 
(f)           (i) transfer, license, sell, lease, or otherwise dispose of (whether by way of merger, consolidation, sale of stock or assets, or otherwise) or pledge, encumber, or otherwise subject to any Lien (other than a Permitted Lien), any assets, including the capital stock or other equity interests in any Subsidiary of the Company; provided, that the foregoing shall not prohibit the Company and its Subsidiaries from transferring, selling, leasing, or disposing of obsolete equipment or assets being replaced, or granting of non-exclusive licenses under the Company IP, in each case in the Ordinary Course of Business, or (ii) adopt or effect a plan of complete or partial liquidation, dissolution, restructuring, recapitalization, or other reorganization;
 
 
(g)           except for the Bridge Financing and the Bridge Loan Note, repurchase, prepay, or incur any indebtedness for borrowed money or guarantee any such indebtedness of another Person, issue or sell any debt securities or options, warrants, calls, or other rights to acquire any debt securities of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, guarantee any debt securities of another Person, enter into any "keep well" or other Contract to maintain any financial statement condition of any other Person (other than any wholly-owned Subsidiary of it) or enter into any arrangement having the economic effect of any of the foregoing, other than in connection with the financing of ordinary course trade payables consistent with past practice;
 
 
(h)           enter into or amend or modify in any material respect, or consent to the termination of (other than at its stated expiry date), any Company Material Contract or any Lease with respect to material Real Estate or any other Contract or Lease that, if in effect as of the date hereof would constitute a Company Material Contract or Lease with respect to material Real Estate hereunder, except in each case in the Ordinary Course of Business;
 
 
(i)           institute, settle, or compromise any Legal Action involving the payment of monetary damages by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries of any amount exceeding $25,000 in the aggregate, other than (i) any Legal Action brought against Parent or Merger Sub arising out of a breach or alleged breach of this Agreement by Parent or Merger Sub, and (ii) the settlement of claims, liabilities, or obligations reserved against on the Company Balance Sheet; provided, that neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries shall settle or agree to settle any Legal Action which settlement involves a conduct remedy or injunctive or similar relief or has a restrictive impact on the Company's business without prior written consent of Parent (which consent will not unreasonably be withheld or delayed);
 
 
 
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(j)           make any material change in any method of financial accounting principles or practices, in each case except for any such change required by a change in GAAP or applicable Law;
 
 
(k)           except as required by Applicable Law, (i) settle or compromise any material Tax claim, audit, or assessment for an amount materially in excess of the amount reserved or accrued on the Company Balance Sheet (or most recent consolidated balance sheet included in the Company's Balance Sheet), (ii) make or change (outside of the Ordinary Course of Business any material Tax election, change any annual Tax accounting period, or adopt or change any method of Tax accounting, (iii) amend any material Tax Returns or file claims for material Tax refunds (other than in connection with obtaining any refund of Taxes), or (iv) enter into any material closing agreement, surrender in writing any right to claim a material Tax refund, offset or other reduction in Tax liability or consent to any extension or waiver of the limitation period applicable to any material Tax claim or assessment relating to the Company or its Subsidiaries;
 
 
(l)           enter into any material agreement, agreement in principle, letter of intent, memorandum of understanding, or similar Contract with respect to any joint venture, strategic partnership, or alliance;
 
 
(m)           take any action to exempt any Person from, or make any acquisition of securities of the Company by any Person not subject to, any state takeover statute or similar statute or regulation that applies to Company with respect to a Takeover Proposal or otherwise, including the restrictions on "business combinations" set forth in Section 203 of the DGCL, except for Parent, Merger Sub, or any of their respective Subsidiaries or Affiliates, or the transactions contemplated by this Agreement;
 
 
(n)           abandon, allow to lapse, sell, assign, transfer, grant any security interest in otherwise encumber or dispose of any Company IP, or grant any right or license to any Company IP other than pursuant to non-exclusive licenses entered into in the Ordinary Course of Business;
 
 
(o)           terminate or modify in any material respect, or fail to exercise renewal rights with respect to, any material insurance policy;
 
 
(p)           except to the extent expressly permitted by Section ‎5.04 or ARTICLE VII, take any action that is intended or that would reasonably be expected to, individually or in the aggregate, prevent, materially delay, or materially impede the consummation of the Merger, or the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement; or
 
 
(q)           agree or commit to do any of the foregoing.
 
 
Section 5.02                                Conduct of the Business of Parent. Except as contemplated by this Agreement, any Transaction Document, in order to effect the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby, as required by applicable Law or any COVID-19 Reasonable Action or COVIID-19 Measure or with the prior written consent of the Company (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld, condition or delayed and which will be deemed granted if the Company does not respond to a request for consent within five (5) Business Days), Parent shall, and shall cause each of its Subsidiaries to, during the period from the date of this Agreement until the Effective Time, conduct its business in the Ordinary Course of Business. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, between the date of this Agreement and the Effective Time, except as otherwise expressly contemplated by this Agreement or as set forth in Section 5.02 of the Parent Disclosure Letter or as required by applicable Law, Parent shall not, nor shall it permit any of its Subsidiaries to, without the prior written consent of the Company (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld, conditioned, or delayed):
 
 
 
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(a)           amend its Charter Documents in a manner that would adversely affect the Company or the holders of Company Common Stock relative to the other holders of Parent Common Stock;
 
 
(b)           (i) split, combine, or reclassify any Parent Securities in a manner that would adversely affect the Company or the holders of Company Common Stock relative to the other holders of Parent Common Stock, (ii) repurchase, redeem, or otherwise acquire, or offer to repurchase, redeem, or otherwise acquire, any Parent Securities, or (iii) declare, set aside, or pay any dividend or distribution (whether in cash, stock, property, or otherwise) in respect of, or enter into any Contract with respect to the voting of, any shares of its capital stock (other than dividends from its direct or indirect wholly-owned Subsidiaries);
 
 
(c)           acquire, by merger, consolidation, acquisition of stock or assets, or otherwise, any business or Person or division thereof or make any loans, advances, or capital contributions to or investments in any Person, in each case that would reasonably be expected to prevent, impede, or materially delay the consummation of the Merger or other transactions contemplated by this Agreement;
 
 
(d)           adopt or effect a plan of complete or partial liquidation, dissolution, restructuring, recapitalization, or other reorganization;
 
 
(e)           except to the extent expressly permitted by Section ‎5.04 or ARTICLE VII, take any action that is intended or that would reasonably be expected to, individually or in the aggregate, prevent, impede, or materially delay the consummation of the Merger, or the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement; or
 
 
(f)           agree or commit to do any of the foregoing.
 
 
Section 5.03                                Access to Information; Confidentiality
 
 
(a)           From the date of this Agreement until the earlier to occur of the Effective Time or the termination of this Agreement in accordance with the terms set forth in ARTICLE VII, the Company shall, and shall cause its Subsidiaries to, afford to Parent and Parent's Representatives reasonable access, at reasonable times and in a manner as shall not unreasonably interfere with the business or operations of the Company or any Subsidiary thereof, to the officers, employees, accountants, agents, properties, offices, and other facilities and to all books, records, contracts, and other assets of the Company and its Subsidiaries, and the Company shall, and shall cause its Subsidiaries to, furnish promptly to Parent such other information concerning the business and properties of the Company and its Subsidiaries as Parent may reasonably request from time to time. Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries shall be required to provide access to or disclose information where such access or disclosure would jeopardize the protection of attorney-client privilege or contravene any Law (it being agreed that the parties shall use their reasonable best efforts to cause such information to be provided in a manner that would not result in such jeopardy or contravention). No investigation shall affect the Company's representations, warranties, covenants, or agreements contained herein, or limit or otherwise affect the remedies available to Parent or Merger Sub pursuant to this Agreement.
 
 
 
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(b)           Parent and the Company shall comply with, and shall cause their respective Representatives to comply with, all of their respective obligations under the Confidentiality Agreement, dated September 9, 2020, between Parent and the Company (the "Confidentiality Agreement"), which shall survive the termination of this Agreement in accordance with the terms set forth therein. This Agreement and the terms contained herein are "confidential information" subject to the terms of the Confidentiality Agreement.
 
 
Section 5.04                                No Solicitation
 
 
(a)           Neither the Company, on the one hand, nor Parent, on the other hand, shall, and each shall cause their respective Subsidiaries not to, and shall not authorize or permit its or its respective Subsidiaries' directors, officers, employees, advisors, and investment bankers (with respect to any Person, the foregoing Persons are referred to herein as such Person's "Representatives") to, directly or indirectly, solicit, initiate, or knowingly take any action to facilitate or encourage the submission of any Takeover Proposal or the making of any proposal that could reasonably be expected to lead to any Takeover Proposal, or: (i) conduct or engage in any discussions or negotiations with, disclose any non-public information relating to the Company or Parent or any of their respective Subsidiaries to, afford access to the business, properties, assets, books, or records of the Company or Parent or any of their respective Subsidiaries to, or knowingly assist, participate in, facilitate, or encourage any effort by, any third party that is seeking to make, or has made, any Takeover Proposal; (ii) (A) except where the Company Board or the Parent Board, as applicable, makes a good faith determination, after consultation with outside legal counsel, that the failure to do so would be inconsistent with its fiduciary duties, amend or grant any waiver or release under any standstill or similar agreement with respect to any class of equity securities of the Company or Parent, as applicable, or any of their respective Subsidiaries, or (B) approve any transaction under, or any third party becoming an "interested stockholder" under, Section 203 of the DGCL; or (iii) enter into any agreement in principle, letter of intent, term sheet, acquisition agreement, merger agreement, option agreement, joint venture agreement, partnership agreement, or other Contract relating to any Takeover Proposal (each, an "Acquisition Agreement"). Neither the Company Board shall effect a Company Adverse Recommendation Change, nor shall the Parent Board effect a Parent Adverse Recommendation Change. The Company on the one hand, and Parent, on the other hand, shall, and shall cause their respective Subsidiaries to cease immediately and cause to be terminated, and shall not authorize or knowingly permit any of its or their Representatives to continue, any and all existing activities, discussions, or negotiations, if any, with any third party conducted prior to the date hereof with respect to any Takeover Proposal and shall use its reasonable best efforts to cause any such third party (or its agents or advisors) in possession of non-public information in respect of the Company or Parent, as applicable, and any of their respective Subsidiaries that was furnished by or on behalf such party or its respective Subsidiaries to return or destroy (and confirm destruction of) all such information.
 
 
(b)           In addition, the Company, on the one hand, and Parent, on the other hand, shall not and shall cause their respective subsidiaries not to: (i) participate in negotiations or discussions with any third party that has made a Takeover Proposal or (ii) furnish to any third party non-public information relating to such party or any of its respective Subsidiaries. Nothing contained herein shall prevent the Parent Board from disclosing to its stockholders a position contemplated by Rule 14d-9 and Rule 14e-2(a) promulgated under the Exchange Act with regard to a Takeover Proposal, if the Parent Board determines, after consultation with outside legal counsel, that failure to disclose such position would constitute a violation of applicable Law.
 
 
 
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(c)           The Company, on the one hand, and Parent, on the other hand, shall notify the other party promptly (but in no event later than 24 hours) after it obtains Knowledge of the receipt by the such party (or any of its Representatives) of any Takeover Proposal, any inquiry that could reasonably be expected to lead to a Takeover Proposal, any request for non-public information relating to such party or any of its Subsidiaries or for access to the business, properties, assets, books, or records of such party or any of its Subsidiaries by any third party. In such notice, such party shall identify the third party making, and details of the material terms and conditions of, any such Takeover Proposal, indication or request. Such party shall keep the other party fully informed, on a current basis, of the status and material terms of any such Takeover Proposal, indication or request, including any material amendments or proposed amendments as to price and other material terms thereof.
 
 
(d)           Except as expressly permitted by this Section 5.04, neither the Company Board shall effect a Company Adverse Recommendation Change, nor shall the Parent Board effect a Parent Adverse Recommendation Change; or, in either case, enter into (or permit any of its respective Subsidiaries to enter into) an Acquisition Agreement.
 
 
Section 5.05                                Parent Board Composition. As soon as reasonably practicable after the Closing, Parent Board shall cause Parent to increase the number of directors serving on the Parent Board from six (6), to eight (8). After such increase in the number of directors serving on the Parent Board is effected, the current directors serving on the Parent Board will cause the two (2) vacant seats on the Parent Board to be filled by appointment as follows, (i) one (1) member whom shall be Mike Wann; and (ii) the remaining one (1) member to be mutually agreed upon by Mike Wann and the other members of Parent's Board of Directors, for which such director must meet the requirements of an "independent director" pursuant to the rules and regulations of Nasdaq;
 
 
Section 5.06                                 Proxy Statement.
 
 
(a)           Preparation. In connection with the Parent Stockholders Meeting, as soon as reasonably practicable following the date of this Agreement, Parent shall prepare and file with the SEC the Proxy Statement. Parent shall notify the Company within a commercially reasonable time after the issuance of any stop order or suspension of the qualification of the shares of Parent Common Stock issuable in connection with the Merger for offering or sale in any jurisdiction. Parent shall use its reasonable best efforts to: (A) cause the Proxy Statement to be mailed to Parent's stockholders as soon as commercially reasonable following Parent's preparation of the Proxy Statement, and (B) ensure that the Proxy Statement complies in all material respects with the applicable provisions of the Securities Act and Exchange Act. Parent shall also take any other action (other than qualifying to do business in any jurisdiction in which it is not now so qualified) required to be taken under the Securities Act, the Exchange Act, any applicable foreign or state securities or "blue sky" Laws, and the rules and regulations thereunder in connection with the issuance of Parent Stock in the Merger, and the Company shall furnish to Parent all information concerning the Company as may be reasonably requested in connection with any such actions. 
 
 
(b)           Disclosure. Parent and the Company shall furnish to the other party all information concerning such Person and its Affiliates required by the Securities Act or the Exchange Act to be set forth in the Proxy Statement. Each of Parent and the Company shall promptly correct any information provided by it for use in the Proxy Statement if and to the extent that such information shall have become false or misleading in any material respect. Each of Parent and the Company shall take all steps necessary to amend or supplement the Proxy Statement, as applicable, and to cause the Proxy Statement, as so amended or supplemented, to be filed with the SEC and disseminated to the holders of Company Stock and/or Parent Common Stock, in each case as and to the extent required by applicable Law.
 
 
 
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Section 5.07                                Company Stockholder Meeting; Notification of Appraisal Rights
 
 
(a)           Company Stockholder Meeting. The Company shall take all action necessary to duly call, give notice of, convene, and hold the Company Stockholders Meeting as soon as reasonably practicable after the date of this Agreement. Subject to Section 5.04 hereof, the Company shall use reasonable best efforts to (a) solicit from the holders of Company Stock proxies in favor of the adoption of this Agreement and approval of the Merger; and (b) take all other actions necessary or advisable to secure the vote or consent of the holders of Company Stock required by applicable Law to obtain such approval. The Company shall use its reasonable best efforts to cooperate with Parent to hold the Company Stockholders Meeting on the same day and at the same time as the Parent Stockholders Meeting as soon as reasonably practicable after the date of this Agreement, and to set the same record date for each such meeting. If the Company Board makes a Company Adverse Recommendation Change, it will not alter the obligation of the Company to submit the adoption of this Agreement and the approval of the Merger to the holders of Company Stock at the Company Stockholders Meeting to consider and vote upon, unless this Agreement shall have been terminated in accordance with its terms prior to the Company Stockholders Meeting.
 
 
(b)           Notification of Appraisal Rights. Notice of the Company Stockholder Meeting shall notify the holders of Company Stock of their dissent and appraisal rights pursuant to Section 262 of the DGCL. The Stockholder Notice shall include therewith a copy of Section 262 of Delaware Law and all such other information as Parent shall reasonably request, and shall be sufficient in form and substance to start the twenty (20) day period during which a Stockholder must demand appraisal of such Stockholder's Common Stock as contemplated by Section 262(d)(2) of the DGCL. All materials submitted to holders of Company Stock in accordance with this Section 5.07(b) shall be subject to Parent's advance review and reasonable approval.
 
 
Section 5.08                                Parent Stockholders Meeting; Approval by Sole Stockholder of Merger Sub.
 
 
(a)           Parent shall take all action necessary to duly call, give notice of, convene, and hold the Parent Stockholders Meeting as soon as reasonably practicable after the date of this Agreement, and, in connection therewith, Parent shall mail the Proxy Statement to the holders of Parent Common Stock in advance of the Parent Stockholders Meeting. The Proxy Statement shall include the Parent Board Recommendation. Subject to Section 5.04 hereof, Parent shall use reasonable best efforts to: (i) solicit from the holders of Parent Common Stock proxies in favor of the approval of the Parent Stock Issuance; and (ii) take all other actions necessary or advisable to secure the vote or consent of the holders of Parent Common Stock required by applicable Law to obtain such approval. Parent shall use its reasonable best efforts to cooperate with Company to hold the Parent Stockholders Meeting on the same day and at the same time as the Company Stockholders Meeting as soon as reasonably practicable after the date of this Agreement, and to set the same record date for each such meeting.
 
 
(b)           Immediately following the execution and delivery of this Agreement, Parent, as sole stockholder of Merger Sub, shall adopt this Agreement and approve the Merger, in accordance with the DGCL.
 
 
 
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Section 5.09                                Notices of Certain Events; Stockholder Litigation; No Effect on Disclosure Letter.
 
 
(a)           The Company shall notify Parent and the Merger Sub, and Parent and the Merger Sub shall notify the Company, promptly of: (i) any notice or other communication from any Person alleging that the consent of such Person is or may be required in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement; (ii) any notice or other communication from any Governmental Entity in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement; and (iii) any event, change, or effect between the date of this Agreement and the Effective Time which causes or is reasonably likely to cause the failure of the conditions set forth in Section 6.02(a), Section 6.02(b), or Section 6.02(c) of this Agreement (in the case of the Company and its Subsidiaries) or Section 6.03(a), Section 6.03(b), or Section 6.03(c) of this Agreement (in the case of Parent and Merger Subs), to be satisfied.
 
 
(b)           The Company shall promptly advise Parent in writing after becoming aware of any Legal Action commenced, or to the Company's Knowledge threatened, after the date hereof against the Company or any of its directors by any stockholder of the Company (on their own behalf or on behalf of the Company) relating to this Agreement or the transactions contemplated hereby (including the Mergers) and shall keep Parent reasonably informed regarding any such Legal Proceeding. The Company shall give Parent the opportunity to consult with the Company regarding the defense or settlement of any such stockholder litigation and shall consider Parent's views with respect to such stockholder litigation and shall not settle any such stockholder litigation without the prior written consent of Parent (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld, delayed, or conditioned).
 
 
(c)           Parent shall promptly advise the Company in writing after becoming aware of any Legal Action commenced, or to Parent’s Knowledge threatened, after the date hereof against Parent or any of its directors by any stockholder of Parent (on their own behalf or on behalf of Parent) relating to this Agreement or the transactions contemplated hereby (including the Mergers) and shall keep the Company reasonably informed regarding any such Legal Proceeding.
 
 
(d)           In no event shall: (i) the delivery of any notice by a party pursuant to this Section 5.09 limit or otherwise affect the respective rights, obligations, representations, warranties, covenants, or agreements of the parties or the conditions to the obligations of the parties under this Agreement; (ii) disclosure by the Company be deemed to amend or supplement the Company Disclosure Letter or constitute an exception to the Company's representations or warranties; or (iii) disclosure by Parent be deemed to amend or supplement the Parent Disclosure Letter or constitute an exception to Parent's or Merger Subs' representations or warranties. This Section 5.09 shall not constitute a covenant or agreement for purposes of Section 6.02(b) or Section 6.03(b).
 
 
 
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Section 5.10                                Employees; Benefit Plans
 
 
(a)           Parent shall prepare and deliver to the Company no later than ten (10) Business Days prior to the Closing, the Offer Letters for each employee anticipated to be employed by the Company as of immediately prior the Closing Date (the “Company Continuing Employees”). The Company shall use reasonable best efforts to distribute the Offer Letters to each Company Continuing Employee and to collect duly executed copies of the Offer Letters from each Company Continuing Employee as soon as reasonably practicable after delivery thereof.
 
 
(b)           If the conditions set forth in Section 2.07(a)(ii) are satisfied as of the date immediately prior to the Closing Date, then promptly following the Closing, Parent shall grant equity awards under the Parent Stock Plan (the “Purchaser Awards”) to each Company Continuing Employee who is an Unvested Equityholder. The determination of the value of any such Purchaser Awards shall be negotiated in good faith by the principals of the Company and Parent and finalized at least five (5) days prior to the Closing Date. For purposes of this Agreement, a determination of "value" of a Purchaser Award shall include all aspects of the Purchaser Award, including but not limited to, the exercise price per share of Parent Common Stock pursuant to the Purchaser Awards, the vesting period of the Purchaser Awards, and the inherent value of the liquidity of the Parent Common Stock.
 
 
(c)           With respect to any "employee benefit plan" as defined in Section 3(3) of ERISA maintained by Parent or any of its Subsidiaries, excluding any retiree healthcare plans or programs maintained by Parent or any of its Subsidiaries, any defined benefit retirement plans or programs maintained by Parent or any of its Subsidiaries, and any equity compensation arrangements maintained by Parent or any of its Subsidiaries (collectively, "Parent Benefit Plans") in which any Company Continuing Employees will participate effective as of the Effective Time, Parent shall, or shall cause the Surviving Corporation to, credit all service of the Company Continuing Employees with the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, as the case may be as if such service were with Parent, for purposes of eligibility to participate (but not for purposes of vesting or benefit accrual, except for vacation, if applicable) for full or partial years of service in any Parent Benefit Plan in which such Company Continuing Employees may be eligible to participate after the Effective Time; provided, that such service shall not be credited to the extent that: (i) such crediting would result in a duplication of benefits; (ii) such service was not credited under the corresponding Company Employee Plan; or (iii) for the purpose of equity compensation arrangements, as otherwise negotiated in good faith by the principals of the Company and Parent as set forth in Section 5.10(b).
 
 
 
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(d)            Effective no later than the day immediately preceding the Closing Date, the Company shall terminate all Company Employee Plans maintained by the Company or its Subsidiaries; provided, that such Company Employee Plans can be terminated in accordance with their terms and applicable Law without any adverse consequences with respect to any Company ERISA Affiliate. No later than the day immediately preceding the Closing Date, the Company shall provide Parent with evidence that such Company Employee Plans have been terminated.
 
 
(e)           This Section 5.10 shall be binding upon and inure solely to the benefit of each of the parties to this Agreement, and nothing in this Section 5.10, express or implied, shall confer upon any Company Employee, any beneficiary, or any other Person any rights or remedies of any nature whatsoever under or by reason of this Section 5.10. Nothing contained herein, express or implied: (i) shall be construed to establish, amend, or modify any benefit plan, program, agreement, or arrangement; (ii) shall alter or limit the ability of the Surviving Corporation, Parent or any of their respective Affiliates to amend, modify, or terminate any benefit plan, program, agreement, or arrangement at any time assumed, established, sponsored, or maintained by any of them; or (iii) shall prevent the Surviving Corporation, Parent, or any of their respective Affiliates from terminating the employment of any Company Continuing Employee following the Effective Time. The parties hereto acknowledge and agree that the terms set forth in this Section 5.10 shall not create any right in any Company Employee or any other Person to any continued employment with the Surviving Corporation, Parent, or any of their respective Subsidiaries or compensation or benefits of any nature or kind whatsoever, or otherwise alters any existing at-will employment relationship between any Company Employee and the Surviving Corporation.
 
 
(f)           With respect to matters described in this Section 5.10, the Company will not send any written notices or other written communication materials to Company Employees without the prior written consent of Parent.
 
 
(g)           To the extent necessary to effect the treatment of Company Stock Options under the Company Stock Plan pursuant to Section 2.07, the Company will use its reasonable best-efforts to deliver to Parent the consents of all holders of Unvested Options required for the substitution and conversion of such Company Stock Options into Parent Stock Options, such consents to be in form and substance as reasonably acceptable to both parties.
 
 
Section 5.11                                Directors' and Officers' Indemnification and Insurance.  
 
 
(a)           Parent and Merger Sub agree that all rights to indemnification, advancement of expenses, and exculpation by the Company now existing in favor of each Person who is now, or has been at any time prior to the date hereof or who becomes prior to the Effective Time an officer or director of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries (each an "Indemnified Party") as provided in the Charter Documents of the Company, in each case as in effect on the date of this Agreement, or pursuant to any other Contracts in effect on the date hereof and disclosed in Section 5.11 of the Company Disclosure Letter, shall be assumed by the Surviving Corporation in the Merger, without further action, at the Effective Time and shall survive the Merger and shall remain in full force and effect in accordance with their terms, and, in the event that any proceeding is pending or asserted or any claim made during such period, until the final disposition of such proceeding or claim.
 
 
 
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(b)           For six years after the Effective Time, to the fullest extent permitted under applicable Law, Parent and the Surviving Corporation (the "Indemnifying Parties") shall indemnify, defend, and hold harmless each Indemnified Party against all losses, claims, damages, liabilities, fees, expenses, judgments, and fines arising in whole or in part out of actions or omissions in their capacity as such occurring at or prior to the Effective Time (including in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement), and shall reimburse each Indemnified Party for any legal or other expenses reasonably incurred by such Indemnified Party in connection with investigating or defending any such losses, claims, damages, liabilities, fees, expenses, judgments, and fines as such expenses are incurred, subject to the Surviving Corporation's receipt of an undertaking by such Indemnified Party to repay such legal and other fees and expenses paid in advance if it is ultimately determined in a final and non-appealable judgment of a court of competent jurisdiction that such Indemnified Party is not entitled to be indemnified under applicable Law; provided, however, that the Surviving Corporation will not be liable for any settlement effected without the Surviving Corporation's prior written consent (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld, conditioned, or delayed).
 
 
(c)           The Surviving Corporation shall, and Parent shall cause the Surviving Corporation to: (i) maintain in effect for a period of six years after the Effective Time, if available, the current policies of directors' and officers' liability insurance maintained by the Company immediately prior to the Effective Time (provided, that the Surviving Corporation may substitute therefor policies, of at least the same coverage and amounts and containing terms and conditions that are not less advantageous to the directors and officers of the Company and its Subsidiaries when compared to the insurance maintained by the Company as of the date hereof); or (ii) obtain as of the Effective Time "tail" insurance policies with a claims period of six years from the Effective Time with at least the same coverage and amounts and containing terms and conditions that are not less advantageous to the directors and officers of the Company and its Subsidiaries, in each case with respect to claims arising out of or relating to events which occurred before or at the Effective Time (including in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement); provided, however, that in no event will the Surviving Corporation be required to expend an annual premium for such coverage in excess of 150% percent of the last annual premium paid by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries for such insurance prior to the date of this Agreement, which amount is set forth in Section 5.11(c) of the Company Disclosure Letter (the "Maximum Premium"). If such insurance coverage cannot be obtained at an annual premium equal to or less than the Maximum Premium, the Surviving Corporation will obtain, and Parent will cause the Surviving Corporation to obtain, that amount of directors' and officers' insurance (or "tail" coverage) obtainable for an annual premium equal to the Maximum Premium.
 
 
 
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(d)           The obligations of Parent and the Surviving Corporation under this Section 5.11 shall survive the consummation of the Merger and shall not be terminated or modified in such a manner as to adversely affect any Indemnified Party to whom this Section 5.11 applies without the consent of such affected Indemnified Party (it being expressly agreed that the Indemnified Parties to whom this Section 5.11 applies shall be third party beneficiaries of this Section 5.11, each of whom may enforce the provisions of this Section 5.11).
 
 
(e)           In the event Parent, the Surviving Corporation, or any of their respective successors or assigns: (i) consolidates with or merges into any other Person and shall not be the continuing or surviving corporation or entity in such consolidation or merger; or (ii) transfers all or substantially all of its properties and assets to any Person, then, and in either such case, proper provision shall be made so that the successors and assigns of Parent or the Surviving Corporation, as the case may be, shall assume all of the obligations set forth in this Section 5.11. The agreements and covenants contained herein shall not be deemed to be exclusive of any other rights to which any Indemnified Party is entitled, whether pursuant to Law, Contract, or otherwise. Nothing in this Agreement is intended to, shall be construed to or shall release, waive, or impair any rights to directors' and officers' insurance claims under any policy that is or has been in existence with respect to the Company or its officers, directors, and employees, it being understood and agreed that the indemnification provided for in this Section 5.11 is not prior to, or in substitution for, any such claims under any such policies.
 
 
Section 5.12                                Reasonable Best Efforts
 
 
(a)           Upon the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in this Agreement (including those contained in this Section 5.12), each of the parties hereto shall, and shall cause its Subsidiaries to, use its reasonable best efforts to take, or cause to be taken, all actions, and to do, or cause to be done, and to assist and cooperate with the other parties in doing, all things necessary, proper, or advisable to consummate and make effective, and to satisfy all conditions to, in the most expeditious manner practicable, the transactions contemplated by this Agreement, including: (i) the obtaining of all necessary Permits, waivers, and actions or nonactions from Governmental Entities and the making of all necessary registrations and filings (including filings with Governmental Entities) and the taking of all steps as may be necessary to obtain an approval or waiver from, or to avoid an action or proceeding by, any Governmental Entities; (ii) the obtaining of all necessary consents or waivers from third parties; and (iii) the execution and delivery of any additional instruments necessary to consummate the Merger and to fully carry out the purposes of this Agreement. Parent will take all action necessary to cause Merger Sub to perform its obligations under this Agreement and to consummate the Merger on the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement. The Company and Parent shall, subject to applicable Law, promptly: (A) cooperate and coordinate with the other in the taking of the actions contemplated by clauses (i), (ii), and (iii) immediately above; and (B) supply the other with any information that may be reasonably required in order to effectuate the taking of such actions. Each party hereto shall promptly inform the other party or parties hereto, as the case may be, of any communication from any Governmental Entity regarding any of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement. If the Company or Parent receives a request for additional information or documentary material from any Governmental Entity with respect to the transactions contemplated by this Agreement, then it shall use reasonable best efforts to make, or cause to be made, as soon as reasonably practicable and after consultation with the other party, an appropriate response in compliance with such request, and, if permitted by applicable Law and by any applicable Governmental Entity, provide the other party's counsel with advance notice and the opportunity to attend and participate in any meeting with any Governmental Entity in respect of any filing made thereto in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement. Neither Parent nor the Company shall commit to or agree (or permit any of their respective Subsidiaries to commit to or agree) with any Governmental Entity to stay, toll, or extend any applicable waiting period under any applicable Antitrust Laws, without the prior written consent of the other (such consent not to be unreasonably withheld, conditioned, or delayed).
 
 
 
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(b)           Without limiting the generality of the undertakings pursuant to Section Section 5.12(a) hereof, the parties hereto shall: (i) provide or cause to be provided as promptly as reasonably practicable to Governmental Entities with jurisdiction over any Antitrust Laws (each such Governmental Entity, a "Governmental Antitrust Authority") information and documents requested by any Governmental Antitrust Authority as necessary, proper, or advisable to permit consummation of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement, including preparing and filing any notification, report form, and related material and any additional consents and filings under any other Antitrust Laws as promptly as practicable following the date of this Agreement, and thereafter to respond as promptly as practicable to any request for additional information or documentary material that may be made any applicable Antitrust Laws; and (ii) subject to the terms set forth in Section 5.12(c) hereof, use their reasonable best efforts to take such actions as are necessary or advisable to obtain prompt approval of the consummation of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement by any Governmental Entity or expiration of applicable waiting periods.
 
 
(c)           In the event that any administrative or judicial action or proceeding is instituted (or threatened to be instituted) by a Governmental Entity or private party challenging the Merger or any other transaction contemplated by this Agreement, or any other agreement contemplated hereby, the Company shall cooperate in all respects with Parent and Merger Sub and shall use its reasonable best efforts to contest and resist any such action or proceeding and to have vacated, lifted, reversed, or overturned any Order, whether temporary, preliminary, or permanent, that is in effect and that prohibits, prevents, or restricts consummation of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement. Notwithstanding anything in this Agreement to the contrary, none of Parent, Merger Sub, or any of their Affiliates shall be required to defend, contest, or resist any action or proceeding, whether judicial or administrative, or to take any action to have vacated, lifted, reversed, or overturned any Order, in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement.
 
 
(d)           Notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth in this Agreement, none of Parent, Merger Sub, or any of their respective Subsidiaries shall be required to, and the Company may not, without the prior written consent of Parent, become subject to, consent to, or offer or agree to, or otherwise take any action with respect to, any requirement, condition, limitation, understanding, agreement, or order to: (i) sell, license, assign, transfer, divest, hold separate, or otherwise dispose of any assets, business, or portion of business of the Company, the Surviving Corporation, Parent, Merger Sub, or any of their respective Subsidiaries; (ii) conduct, restrict, operate, invest, or otherwise change the assets, business, or portion of business of the Company, the Surviving Corporation, Parent, Merger Sub, or any of their respective Subsidiaries in any manner; or (iii) impose any restriction, requirement, or limitation on the operation of the business or portion of the business of the Company, the Surviving Corporation, Parent, Merger Sub, or any of their respective Subsidiaries; provided, that if requested by Parent, the Company will become subject to, consent to, or offer or agree to, or otherwise take any action with respect to, any such requirement, condition, limitation, understanding, agreement, or order so long as such requirement, condition, limitation, understanding, agreement, or order is only binding on the Company in the event the Closing occurs.
 
 
 
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Section 5.13                                Public Announcements. The initial press release with respect to this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby shall be a release mutually agreed to by the Company and Parent. Thereafter, each of the Company, Parent, and Merger Sub agrees that no public release or announcement concerning the transactions contemplated hereby shall be issued by any party without the prior written consent of the Company and Parent (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld, conditioned, or delayed), except as may be required by applicable Law or the rules or regulations of any applicable United States securities exchange or other Governmental Entity to which the relevant party is subject or submits, in which case the party required to make the release or announcement shall use its reasonable best efforts to allow the other party reasonable time to comment on such release or announcement in advance of such issuance.
 
 
Section 5.14                                Anti-Takeover Statutes. If any "control share acquisition," "fair price," "moratorium," or other anti-takeover Law becomes or is deemed to be applicable to Parent, the Merger Sub, the Company, the Merger, or any other transaction contemplated by this Agreement, then each of the Company and the Company Board on the one hand, and Parent and the Parent Board on the other hand, shall grant such approvals and take such actions as are necessary so that the transactions contemplated hereby may be consummated as promptly as practicable on the terms contemplated hereby and otherwise act to render such anti-takeover Law inapplicable to the foregoing.
 
 
Section 5.15                                Section 16 Matters. Prior to the Effective Time, Parent and Merger Sub, shall each take all such steps as may be required to cause to be exempt under Rule 16b-3 promulgated under the Exchange Act any acquisitions of Parent Common Stock (including derivative securities with respect to such shares) that are treated as acquisitions under such rule and result from the transactions contemplated by this Agreement by each individual who may become or is reasonably expected to become subject to the reporting requirements of Section 16(a) of the Exchange Act with respect to Parent immediately after the Effective Time.
 
 
Section 5.16                                Stock Exchange Matters. Parent shall use its reasonable best efforts to cause the shares of Parent Common Stock to be issued in connection with the Merger (including shares of Parent Common Stock to be reserved for issuance upon exercise of Parent Stock Options and Parent Restricted Shares; in each case, to be issued pursuant to Section 2.07) to be listed on Nasdaq (or such other stock exchange as may be mutually agreed upon by the Company and Parent), subject to official notice of issuance, prior to the Effective Time.
 
 
Section 5.17                                Certain Tax Matters. Each of the Company and Parent shall, and shall cause each of its respective Subsidiaries to, use reasonable best efforts to obtain the tax opinions referenced in Section 6.02(e) and Section 6.03(e). None of the Company or Parent shall (and the Company and Parent shall cause their respective Subsidiaries not to) take or fail to take any action which action (or failure to act) would reasonably be expected to prevent or impede the Merger from qualifying as a "reorganization" within the meaning of Section 368(a) of the Code.
 
 
Section 5.18                                Further Assurances. At and after the Effective Time, the officers and directors of the Surviving Corporation shall be authorized to execute and deliver, in the name and on behalf of the Company or Merger Sub, any deeds, bills of sale, assignments, or assurances and to take and do, in the name and on behalf of the Company or Merger Sub, any other actions and things to vest, perfect, or confirm of record or otherwise in the Surviving Corporation any and all right, title, and interest in, to and under any of the rights, properties, or assets of the Company acquired or to be acquired by the Surviving Corporation as a result of, or in connection with, the Merger.
 
 
 
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ARTICLE VI
 
CONDITIONS; CLOSING DELIVERABLES
 
 
Section 6.01                                Conditions to Each Party's Obligation to Effect the Merger. The respective obligations of each party to this Agreement to effect the Merger is subject to the satisfaction or waiver (where permissible pursuant to applicable Law) on or prior to the Closing Date of each of the following conditions:
 
 
(a)           Company Stockholder Approval. This Agreement will have been duly adopted by the Requisite Company Vote.
 
 
(b)           Parent Stockholder Approval. The Parent Stock Issuance will have been approved by the Requisite Parent Vote.
 
 
(c)           Regulatory Approvals. All required filings have been made and all required approvals obtained (or waiting periods expired or terminated) under applicable Laws.
 
 
(d)           No Injunctions, Restraints, or Illegality. No Governmental Entity having jurisdiction over any party hereto shall have enacted, issued, promulgated, enforced, or entered any Laws or Orders, whether temporary, preliminary, or permanent, that make illegal, enjoin, or otherwise prohibit consummation of the Merger, the Parent Stock Issuance, or the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement.
 
 
(e)           Governmental Consents. All consents, approvals and other authorizations of any Governmental Entity set forth in Section 3.03 of the Company Disclosure Letter and Section 4.03(c) of the Parent Disclosure Letter and required to consummate the Merger, the Transaction Documents, the Parent Stock Issuance, and the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement (other than the filing of the Certificate of Merger with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware) shall have been obtained, free of any condition that would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
 
 
(f)           Agreement Regarding Equity Plans. The principals of Parent and the Company shall have agreed as to the method and mechanics relating to the treatment of Company Stock Options and the Company Stock Plan as of the Effective Time pursuant to Section 2.07 hereof.
 
 
Section 6.02                                Conditions to Obligations of Parent and Merger Sub. The obligations of Parent and Merger Sub to effect the Merger are also subject to the satisfaction or waiver (where permissible pursuant to applicable Law) by Parent and Merger Sub on or prior to the Closing Date of the following conditions:
 
 
(a)           Representations and Warranties.
 
 
(i)           The representations and warranties of the Company set forth in ARTICLE III of this Agreement (other than the Company Fundamental Representations) shall be true and correct in all respects (without giving effect to any limitation indicated by the words "Material Adverse Effect," "in all material respects," "in any material respect," "material," or "materially") as of the date hereof and as of immediately prior to the Effective Time, as if made at and as of such time (except those representations and warranties that address matters only as of a particular date, which shall be true and correct in all respects as of that date), except where the failure of such representations and warranties to be so true and correct as would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect;
 
 
 
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(ii)           the Company Fundamental Representations shall be true and correct in all respects as of the date hereof and as of immediately prior to the Effective Time, as if made at and as of such time (except those representations and warranties that address matters only as of a particular date, which shall be true and correct in all respects as of that date), in each case, except for de minimis failures to be true and correct.
 
 
(b)           Performance of Covenants. The Company shall have performed in all material respects all obligations, and complied in all material respects with the agreements and covenants, in this Agreement required to be performed by or complied with by it at or prior to the Closing.
 
 
(c)           Company Material Adverse Effect. Since the date of this Agreement, there shall not have occurred any Material Adverse Effect in respect of the Company, or any event, change, or effect that would, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect in respect of the Company.
 
 
(d)           Officers Certificate. Parent will have received a certificate, signed by the chief executive officer or chief financial officer of the Company, certifying as to the matters set forth in Section 6.02(a), Section 6.02(b), and Section 6.02(c) hereof.
 
 
(e)           Tax Opinion. Parent shall have received a written legal opinion, dated as of the Closing Date to the effect that, on the basis of certain facts, representations, and assumptions set forth or referred to in such opinion, the Merger will qualify as a "reorganization" within the meaning of Section 368(a) of the Code. In rendering the opinion described in this Section 6.02(e), such counsel shall be entitled to receive and rely upon customary representation letters from Parent and the Company.3
 
 
(f)           Audit. Company shall have retained Baker Tilly US, LLP ("Auditor") to conduct a full audit of Company's financial statements for fiscal year 2020, and such audit shall have been completed to Parent's satisfaction, in its sole and absolute discretion.
 
 
(g)           Registration Rights Agreement. Parent and each holder of Company Stock shall have executed such party’s Signature Page to the Registration Rights Agreement, and delivered executed copies of the same to the other parties hereto. The Registration Rights Agreement shall be effective upon Closing.
 
 
(h)           Bridge Loan and Bridge Loan Note. The Company and one of its stockholders, Evolution Media MC Holdings, LLC, shall have entered into that certain Convertible Promissory Note, an executed copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit B (the “Bridge Loan Note”), which provides for a bridge loan to the Company for general corporate and working capital purposes, and on the terms and conditions set forth in the Bridge Loan Note (the “Bridge Loan”). The amount of the Bridge Loan shall be referred to as the “Bridge Loan Amount.”
 
 
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(i)           Voting Agreement. The officers, directors, and holders of 10% of the issued and outstanding Company Stock (the "Significant Stockholders") shall have executed each respective party's signature page to the Voting Agreement, and delivered executed copies of the same to Parent and Merger Sub. The Voting Agreement shall be effective upon Closing.
 
 
(j)           D&O Resignations. Parent and Merger Sub shall have received letters of resignation addressed to Company, effective as of a date no later than the Closing Date and in substantially the form attached hereto as Exhibit C (the “Resignations”), from each of the officers and directors of Company.
 
 
(k)           Lock Up Agreements. The officers, directors, and Significant Stockholders of Company shall have executed such party's signature page to the applicable Lock Up Agreement, and delivered executed copies of the same to Parent and Merger Sub.
 
 
(l)           Consent to Assignment Channel Agreement. The Company shall have received written notice from Microsoft Corporation consenting to the transactions contemplated by this Agreement, and waiving its right to terminate, that certain Minecraft Online Channel Agreement, dated April 24, 2017 (the "Channel Agreement"). Such notice to further provide confirmation that the Channel Agreement shall remain in full force and effect after the Effective Time, and shall have delivered such notice to Parent prior to the Closing Date.
 
 
(m)           Acceptance of Offer Letter by Company Employees. The Company employees shall have executed the applicable Offer Letters, and the Company shall have delivered the same to Parent.
 
 
Section 6.03                                Conditions to Obligation of the Company. The obligation of the Company to effect the Merger is also subject to the satisfaction or waiver by the Company on or prior to the Closing Date of the following conditions:
 
 
(a)           Representations and Warranties.
 
 
(i)           The representations and warranties of Parent and Merger Sub (other than the Parent Fundamental Representations) set forth in ARTICLE IV of this Agreement shall be true and correct in all respects (without giving effect to any limitation indicated by the words " Material Adverse Effect," "in all material respects," "in any material respect," "material," or "materially") as of the date hereof and as of immediately prior to the Effective Time, as if made at and as of such time (except those representations and warranties that address matters only as of a particular date, which shall be true and correct in all respects as of that date), except where the failure of such representations and warranties to be so true and correct would not reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect; and
 
 
(ii)           the Parent Fundamental Representations shall be true and correct in all respects as of the date hereof and as of immediately prior to the Effective Time, as if made at and as of such time (except those representations and warranties that address matters only as of a particular date, which shall be true and correct in all material respects as of that date), in each case, except for de minimis failures to be true and correct.
 
 
 
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(b)           Performance of Covenants. Parent and Merger Sub shall have performed in all material respects all obligations, and complied in all material respects with the agreements and covenants, of this Agreement required to be performed by or complied with by them at or prior to the Closing.
 
 
(c)           Parent Material Adverse Effect. Since the date of this Agreement, there shall not have occurred any Material Adverse Effect in respect of Parent, or any event, change, or effect that would, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect in respect of Parent.
 
 
(d)           Officers Certificate. The Company will have received a certificate, signed by an officer of Parent, certifying as to the matters set forth in Section 6.03(a), Section 6.03(b), and Section 6.03(c).
 
 
(e)           Employee Offer Letters. Parent shall have executed the Offer Letters and delivered such executed copies of the same to the Company.
 
 
(f)           Tax Opinion. The Company shall have received a written legal opinion , dated as of the Closing Date to the effect that, on the basis of certain facts, representations, and assumptions set forth or referred to in such opinion, the Merger will qualify as a "reorganization" within the meaning of Section 368(a) of the Code. In rendering the opinion described in this Section 6.03(e), such counsel shall be entitled to receive and rely upon customary representation letters from Parent and the Company.4
 
 
(g)           Registration Rights Agreement. Parent shall have executed such party’s Signature Page to the Registration Rights Agreement, and delivered executed copies of the same to the other parties thereto.
 
 
(h)           Lock Up Agreements. The officers and directors of Parent and Merger Sub shall have executed such party's signature page to the applicable Lock Up Agreement, and delivered executed copies of the same to Parent and Merger Sub.
 
 
ARTICLE VII
 
 
TERMINATION, AMENDMENT, AND WAIVER
 
 
Section 7.01                                Termination By Mutual Consent. This Agreement may be terminated at any time prior to the Effective Time (whether before or after the receipt of the Requisite Company Vote or the Requisite Parent Vote) by the mutual written consent of Parent and the Company.
 
 
Section 7.02                                Termination By Either Parent or the Company. This Agreement may be terminated by either Parent or the Company at any time prior to the Effective Time (whether before or after the receipt of the Requisite Company Vote or the Requisite Parent Vote):
 
 
(a)           if the Merger has not been consummated on or before 11:59 P.M., Pacific Time, on April 30, 2021 (the "End Date"); provided, however, that the right to terminate this Agreement pursuant to this Section 7.02(a) shall not be available to any party whose breach of any representation, warranty, covenant, or agreement set forth in this Agreement has been the cause of, or resulted in, the failure of the Merger to be consummated on or before the End Date;
 
 
4 NTD: Will be the same opinion delivered to satisfy Parent’s closing condition.
 
 
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(b)           if any Governmental Entity of competent jurisdiction shall have enacted, issued, promulgated, enforced, or entered any Law or Order making illegal, permanently enjoining, or otherwise permanently prohibiting the consummation of the Merger, the Parent Stock Issuance, or the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement, and such Law or Order shall have become final and nonappealable; provided, however, that the right to terminate this Agreement pursuant to this Section 7.02(b) shall not be available to any party whose breach of any representation, warranty, covenant, or agreement set forth in this Agreement has been the cause of, or resulted in, the issuance, promulgation, enforcement, or entry of any such Law or Order;
 
 
(c)           if this Agreement has been submitted to the stockholders of the Company for adoption at a duly convened Company Stockholders Meeting and the Requisite Company Vote shall not have been obtained at such meeting (unless such Company Stockholders Meeting has been adjourned or postponed, in which case at the final adjournment or postponement thereof); or
 
 
(d)           if the Parent Stock Issuance has been submitted to the stockholders of Parent for approval at a duly convened Parent Stockholders Meeting and the Requisite Parent Vote shall not have been obtained at such meeting (unless such Parent Stockholders Meeting has been adjourned or postponed, in which case at the final adjournment or postponement thereof).
 
 
Section 7.03                                Termination by Parent. This Agreement may be terminated by Parent at any time prior to the Effective Time:
 
 
(a)           if: (i) a Company Adverse Recommendation Change shall have occurred; or (ii) the Company shall have breached or failed to perform in any material respect any of its covenants and agreements set forth in Section 5.04 or Section 5.07; or
 
 
(b)           if there shall have been a breach of any representation, warranty, covenant, or agreement on the part of the Company set forth in this Agreement such that the conditions to the Closing of the Merger set forth in Section 6.02(a) or Section 6.02(b), as applicable, would not be satisfied and, in either such case, such breach is incapable of being cured by the End Date; provided, that Parent shall have given the Company at least thirty (30) days written notice prior to such termination stating Parent's intention to terminate this Agreement pursuant to this Section 7.03(b); provided further, that Parent shall not have the right to terminate this Agreement pursuant to this Section 7.03(b) if Parent or Merger Sub is then in material breach of any representation, warranty, covenant, or obligation hereunder, which breach has not been cured.
 
 
Section 7.04                                Termination by the Company. This Agreement may be terminated by the Company at any time prior to the Effective Time:
 
 
(a)           if: (i) a Parent Adverse Recommendation Change shall have occurred; or (ii) Parent shall have breached or failed to perform in any material respect any of its covenants and agreements set forth in Section 5.04 or Section 5.07(a); or
 
 
(b)           if there shall have been a breach of any representation, warranty, covenant, or agreement on the part of Parent or Merger Sub set forth in this Agreement such that the conditions to the Closing of the Merger set forth in Section 6.03(a) or Section 6.03(b), as applicable, would not be satisfied and, in either such case, such breach is incapable of being cured by the End Date; provided, that the Company shall have given Parent at least thirty (30) days written notice prior to such termination stating the Company's intention to terminate this Agreement pursuant to this Section 7.04(b); provided further, that the Company shall not have the right to terminate this Agreement pursuant to this Section 7.04(b) if the Company is then in material breach of any representation, warranty, covenant, or obligation hereunder, which breach has not been cured.
 
 
 
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Section 7.05                                Notice of Termination; Effect of Termination. The party desiring to terminate this Agreement pursuant to this ARTICLE VII (other than pursuant to Section 7.01) shall deliver written notice of such termination to each other party hereto specifying with particularity the reason for such termination, and any such termination in accordance with this Section 7.05 shall be effective immediately upon delivery of such written notice to the other party. If this Agreement is terminated pursuant to this ARTICLE VII, it will become void and of no further force and effect, with no liability on the part of any party to this Agreement (or any stockholder, director, officer, employee, agent, or Representative of such party) to any other party hereto, except: (a) with respect to Section 5.03(b), this Section 7.05, Section 7.06, and ARTICLE VIII (and any related definitions contained in any such Sections or Article), which shall remain in full force and effect; and (b) with respect to any liabilities or damages incurred or suffered by a party, to the extent such liabilities or damages were the result of fraud or the breach by another party of any of its representations, warranties, covenants, or other agreements set forth in this Agreement.
 
 
Section 7.06                                Fees and Expenses Following Termination
 
 
(a)           If this Agreement is terminated by:
 
 
(i)           Parent pursuant to Section 7.03, then, except for a breach for a failure by the Company to receive the Requisite Company Vote, the Company shall pay to Parent (by wire transfer of immediately available funds), within two (2) Business Days after such termination, Parent's Expenses actually incurred by Parent on or prior to the termination of this Agreement; and
 
 
(ii)           the Company pursuant to Section 7.04, then, except for a breach for a failure by Parent to receive the Requisite Parent Vote, Parent shall pay to the Company (by wire transfer of immediately available funds), within two (2) Business Days after such termination, the Company's Expenses actually incurred by the Company on or prior to the termination of this Agreement; and
 
 
(b)           The parties acknowledge and hereby agree that the provisions of this Section 7.06 are an integral part of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement (including the Merger), and that, without such provisions, the parties would not have entered into this Agreement. If the Company, on the one hand, or Parent and Merger Sub, on the other hand, shall fail to pay in a timely manner the amounts due pursuant to this Section 7.06, and, in order to obtain such payment, the other party makes a claim against the non-paying party that results in a judgment, the non-paying party shall pay to the other party the reasonable costs and expenses (including its reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses) incurred or accrued in connection with such suit, together with interest on the amounts set forth in this Section 7.06 at the prime lending rate prevailing during such period as published in The Wall Street Journal. Any interest payable hereunder shall be calculated on a daily basis from the date such amounts were required to be paid until (but excluding) the date of actual payment, and on the basis of a 360-day year. The parties acknowledge and agree that in no event shall the Company be obligated to pay the expenses of Parent, or Parent the expenses of Company, on more than one occasion.
 
 
(c)           Except as expressly set forth in this Section 7.06, all Expenses incurred in connection with this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby will be paid by the party incurring such Expenses.
 
 
 
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Section 7.07                                Amendment. At any time prior to the Effective Time, this Agreement may be amended or supplemented in any and all respects, whether before or after receipt of the Requisite Company Vote or the Requisite Parent Vote, by written agreement signed by each of the parties hereto; provided, however, that: (a) following the receipt of the Requisite Company Vote, there shall be no amendment or supplement to the provisions of this Agreement which by Law or in accordance with the rules of any relevant self-regulatory organization would require further approval by the holders of Company Stock without such approval; and (b) following the receipt of the Requisite Parent Vote, there shall be no amendment or supplement to the provisions of this Agreement which by Law or in accordance with the rules of any relevant self-regulatory organization would require further approval by the holders of Parent Common Stock without such approval.
 
 
Section 7.08                                Extension; Waiver. At any time prior to the Effective Time, Parent or Merger Sub, on the one hand, or the Company, on the other hand, may: (a) extend the time for the performance of any of the obligations of the other party(ies); (b) waive any inaccuracies in the representations and warranties of the other party(ies) contained in this Agreement or in any document delivered under this Agreement; or (c) unless prohibited by applicable Law, waive compliance with any of the covenants, agreements, or conditions contained in this Agreement. Any agreement on the part of a party to any extension or waiver will be valid only if set forth in an instrument in writing signed by such party. The failure of any party to assert any of its rights under this Agreement or otherwise will not constitute a waiver of such rights.
 
 
ARTICLE VIII
 
MISCELLANEOUS
 
 
Section 8.01                                Definitions. For purposes of this Agreement, the following terms will have the following meanings when used herein with initial capital letters:
 
 
"Acceptable Confidentiality Agreement" means a confidentiality and standstill agreement that contains confidentiality and standstill provisions that are no less favorable to a party hereof than those contained in the Confidentiality Agreement.
 
 
"Acquisition Agreement" has the meaning set forth in Section 5.04(a).
 
 
"Affiliate" means, with respect to any Person, any other Person that directly or indirectly controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, such first Person. For the purposes of this definition, "control" (including, the terms "controlling," "controlled by," and "under common control with"), as applied to any Person, means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of that Person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by Contract, or otherwise.
 
 
"Agreement" has the meaning set forth in the Preamble.
 
 
"Antitrust Laws" means (A) the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended (the "HSR Act") or (B) any other Laws that are designed or intended to prohibit, restrict, or regulate actions having the purpose or effect of monopolization or restraint of trade or significant impediments or lessening of competition or creation or strengthening of a dominant position through merger or acquisition ("Foreign Antitrust Laws" and, together with the HSR Act, the "Antitrust Laws").
 
 
 
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"Associate" has the meaning set forth in Section 203(c)(2) of the DGCL.
 
 
"Balance Sheet" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.05(a).
 
 
"Book-Entry Share" has the meaning set forth in Section 2.01(c).
 
 
"Bridge Loan" has the meaning set forth in Section 6.02(h).
 
 
"Bridge Loan Amount" has the meaning set forth in Section 6.02(h).
 
 
"Bridge Loan Note" has the meaning set forth in Section 6.02(h).
 
 
"Business Day" means any day, other than Saturday, Sunday, or any day on which banking institutions located in Los Angeles are authorized or required by Law or other governmental action to close.
 
 
"Certificate" has the meaning set forth in Section 2.01(c).
 
 
"Certificate of Merger" has the meaning set forth in Section 1.03.
 
 
"Charter Documents" means the certificate of incorporation (including certificate of designations), by-laws, or like organizational documents, each as amended, of any Person.
 
 
"Closing" has the meaning set forth in Section 1.02.
 
 
"Closing Date" has the meaning set forth in Section 1.02.
 
 
"COBRA" means the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, as amended, and as codified in Section 4980B of the Code and Section 601 et. seq. of ERISA.
 
 
"Code" has the meaning set forth in the Recitals.
 
 
"Company" has the meaning set forth in the Preamble.
 
 
"Company Adverse Recommendation Change" shall mean the Company Board: (a) failing to make, withdraw, amend, modify, or materially qualify, in a manner adverse to Parent, the Company Board Recommendation; (b) recommending a Takeover Proposal; (c) failing to recommend against acceptance of any tender offer or exchange offer for the shares of Company Common Stock within ten Business Days after the commencement of such offer; (d) failing to reaffirm (publicly, if so requested by Parent) the Company Board Recommendation within ten (10) Business Days after the date any Takeover Proposal (or material modification thereto) is first publicly disclosed by the Company or the Person making such Takeover Proposal; (e) making any public statement inconsistent with the Company Board Recommendation; or (f) resolving or agreeing to take any of the foregoing actions.
 
 
"Company Board" has the meaning set forth in the Recitals.
 
 
"Company Board Recommendation" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.02(b).
 
 
"Company Common Stock" has the meaning set forth in the Recitals.
 
 
"Company Continuing Employees" has the meaning set forth in Section 5.10(a).
 
 
 
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"Company Disclosure Letter" means the disclosure letter, dated as of the date of this Agreement and delivered by the Company to Parent concurrently with the execution of this Agreement.
 
 
"Company Employee" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.11(a).
 
 
"Company Employee Plans" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.11(a).
 
 
"Company Equity Award" means a Company Stock Option or a Company Restricted Share granted under one of the Company Stock Plan, as the case may be.
 
 
"Company ERISA Affiliate" means all employers, trades, or businesses (whether or not incorporated) that would be treated together with the Company or any of its Affiliates as a "single employer" within the meaning of Section 414 of the Code.
 
 
Company Fundamental Representations” means each of the representations and warranties set forth in Sections 3.01 (Organization and Qualification of the Company), 3.02 (Authority and Board Approval), 3.04 (Capital Structure) and 3.23 (Brokers).
 
 
"Common Stock Merger Consideration" has the meaning set forth in Section 2.01(b).
 
 
"Company IP" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.08(d).
 
 
"Company IP Agreements" means all licenses, sublicenses, consent to use agreements, settlements, coexistence agreements, covenants not to sue, waivers, releases, permissions, and other Contracts, whether written or oral, relating to Intellectual Property and to which the Company or any of its Subsidiaries is a party, beneficiary, or otherwise bound.
 
 
"Company Material Contract" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.15(a).
 
 
"Company-Owned IP" means all Intellectual Property that is owned by the Company, or one of its Subsidiaries, together with all (i) royalties, fees, income, payments, and other proceeds now or hereafter due or payable to the Company with respect to such Intellectual Property; and (ii) claims and causes of action with respect to such Intellectual Property, including all rights to and claims for damages, restitution, and injunctive and other legal or equitable relief for infringement, misappropriation, or other violation thereof.
 
 
"Company Preferred Stock" has the meaning set forth in the Recitals.
 
 
"Company Restricted Share" has the meaning set forth in Section 2.07(c).
 
 
"Company Securities" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.04(b)(iii).
 
 
"Company Stock" has the meaning set forth in the Recitals.
 
 
"Company Stock Option" has the meaning set forth in Section 2.07(a).
 
 
"Company Stock Plan" means the 2020 Equity Incentive Plan of the Company, as may be amended from time to time.
 
 
 
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"Company Stockholders Meeting" means the special meeting of the stockholders of the Company to be held to consider the adoption of this Agreement.
 
 
"Company Subsidiary Securities" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.04(d).
 
 
"Confidentiality Agreement" has the meaning set forth in Section 5.03(b).
 
 
"Consent" means the consent, approval, order, or authorization of, or registration, declaration, or filing with, or notice of any Governmental Entity.
 
 
"Contracts" means any contracts, agreements, licenses, notes, bonds, mortgages, indentures, leases, or other binding instruments or binding commitments, whether written or oral.
 
COVID-19” means SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19, and any evolutions or mutations thereof or related or associated epidemics, pandemic or disease outbreaks.
 
 “COVID-19 Measures” means any quarantine, “shelter in place,” “stay at home,” workforce reduction, social distancing, shut down, closure, sequester or any other similar Law, Order, directive, guidelines or recommendations promulgated by any Governmental Entity, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization, in connection with or in response to COVID-19, including but not limited to, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, Economic Security Act (CARES) and Families First Act.
 
 
COVID-19 Reasonable Actions” means (x) any commercially reasonable action taken, or omitted to be taken, by an Acquired Company pursuant to any Law, directive, pronouncement or guideline issued by any Governmental Entity or industry group providing for business closures, “sheltering-in-place” or other restrictions that relates to, or arises out of, any pandemic, epidemic or disease outbreak and (y) any commercially reasonable action taken, or omitted to be taken, by an Acquired Company to protect the business of such Acquired Company that is responsive to any pandemic, epidemic or disease outbreak; provided, however, that the Company shall provide five (5) Business Days' prior written notice to Parent before taking such actions.
 
 
"DGCL" has the meaning set forth in the Recitals.
 
 
"EDGAR" means the Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval database of the SEC.
 
 
"Effective Time" has the meaning set forth in Section 1.03.
 
 
"End Date" has the meaning set forth in Section 7.02(a).
 
 
"Environmental Laws" means any applicable Law, and any Order or binding agreement with any Governmental Entity: (a) relating to pollution (or the cleanup thereof) or the protection of natural resources, endangered or threatened species, human health or safety, or the environment (including ambient air, soil, surface water or groundwater, or subsurface strata); or (b) concerning the presence of, exposure to, or the management, manufacture, use, containment, storage, recycling, reclamation, reuse, treatment, generation, discharge, transportation, processing, production, disposal or remediation of any Hazardous Materials. The term "Environmental Law" includes, without limitation, the following (including their implementing regulations and any state analogs): the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, 42 U.S.C. §§ 9601 et seq.; the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, as amended by the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984, 42 U.S.C. §§ 6901 et seq.; the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972, as amended by the Clean Water Act of 1977, 33 U.S.C. §§ 1251 et seq.; the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976, as amended, 15 U.S.C. §§ 2601 et seq.; the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986, 42 U.S.C. §§ 11001 et seq.; the Clean Air Act of 1966, as amended by the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, 42 U.S.C. §§ 7401 et seq.; and the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, as amended, 29 U.S.C. §§ 651 et seq.
 
 
 
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"ERISA" means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended.
 
 
"Exchange Act" means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
 
 
"Exchange Agent" has the meaning set forth in Section 2.02(a).
 
 
"Exchange Fund" has the meaning set forth in Section 2.02(a).
 
 
"Exchange Ratio" has the meaning set forth in Section 2.01(b).
 
 
"Expenses" means, with respect to any Person, all reasonable and documented out-of-pocket fees and expenses (including all fees and expenses of counsel, accountants, financial advisors, and investment bankers of such Person and its Affiliates), incurred by such Person or on its behalf in connection with or related to the authorization, preparation, negotiation, execution, and performance of this Agreement and any transactions related thereto, any litigation with respect thereto, the preparation, printing, filing, and mailing of the Proxy Statement, the filing of any required notices under any Antitrust Laws, or in connection with other regulatory approvals, and all other matters related to the Merger, the Parent Stock Issuance, and the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement.
 
 
"GAAP" means United States generally accepted accounting principles.
 
 
"Governmental Antitrust Authority" has the meaning set forth in Section 5.12(b).
 
 
"Governmental Entity" means any supranational, national, state, municipal, local, or foreign government, any instrumentality, subdivision, court, administrative agency or commission, or other governmental authority, or any quasi-governmental or private body exercising any regulatory or other governmental or quasi-governmental authority.
 
 
"Hazardous Substance" shall mean: (a) any material, substance, chemical, waste, product, derivative, compound, mixture, solid, liquid, mineral, or gas, in each case, whether naturally occurring or man-made, that is hazardous, acutely hazardous, toxic, or words of similar import or regulatory effect under Environmental Laws; and (b) any petroleum or petroleum-derived products, radon, radioactive materials or wastes, asbestos in any form, lead or lead-containing materials, urea formaldehyde foam insulation, and polychlorinated biphenyls.
 
 
"Indemnified Party" has the meaning set forth in Section 5.11(a).
 
 
"Indemnifying Parties" has the meaning set forth in Section 5.11(b).
 
 
"Intellectual Property Assets" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.08(d).
 
 
 
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"Intellectual Property" means any and all rights in, arising out of, or associated with any of the following in any jurisdiction throughout the world: (a) issued patents and patent applications (whether provisional or non-provisional), including divisionals, continuations, continuations-in-part, substitutions, reissues, reexaminations, extensions, or restorations of any of the foregoing, and other Governmental Entity-issued indicia of invention ownership (including certificates of invention, petty patents, and patent utility models) (“Patents”); (b) trademarks, service marks, brands, certification marks, logos, trade dress, trade names, and other similar indicia of source or origin, together with the goodwill connected with the use of and symbolized by, and all registrations, applications for registration, and renewals of, any of the foregoing (“Trademarks”); (c) copyrights and works of authorship, whether or not copyrightable, and all registrations, applications for registration, and renewals of any of the foregoing (“Copyrights”); (d) internet domain names and social media account or user names (including “handles”), whether or not Trademarks, all associated web addresses, URLs, websites and web pages, social media sites and pages, and all content and data thereon or relating thereto, whether or not Copyrights; (e) mask works, and all registrations, applications for registration, and renewals thereof; (f) trade secrets, know-how, inventions (whether or not patentable), discoveries, improvements, technology, business and technical information, databases, data compilations and collections, tools, methods, processes, techniques, and other confidential and proprietary information and all rights therein (“Trade Secrets”); (g) computer programs, operating systems, applications, firmware and other code, including all source code, object code, application programming interfaces, data files, databases, protocols, specifications, and other documentation thereof (“Software”); and (h) rights of publicity; and (i) all other intellectual or industrial property and proprietary rights.
 
 
"Intellectual Property Registrations" means all Company-Owned IP that is subject to any issuance, registration, or application by or with any Governmental Entity or authorized private registrar in any jurisdiction, including issued Patents, registered Trademarks, domain names and Copyrights, and pending applications for any of the foregoing
 
 
"IRS" means the United States Internal Revenue Service.
 
 
"IT Systems" means all computer hardware (including network and telecommunications equipment) and Software (including associated preparatory materials, user manuals and other related documentation) owned, used, leased or licensed by or to the Company or any of its Subsidiaries.
 
 
"Proxy Statement" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.19.
 
 
"Knowledge" means: (a) with respect to the Company and its Subsidiaries, the actual knowledge of Michael Wann; and (b) with respect to Parent and its Subsidiaries, the actual knowledge of Ann Hand.
 
 
"Laws" means any federal, state, local, municipal, foreign, multi-national or other laws, common law, statutes, constitutions, ordinances, rules, regulations, codes, Orders, or legally enforceable requirements enacted, issued, adopted, promulgated, enforced, ordered, or applied by any Governmental Entity.
 
 
"Lease" shall mean all leases, subleases, licenses, concessions, and other agreements (written or oral) under which the Company or any of its Subsidiaries holds any Leased Real Estate, including the right to all security deposits and other amounts and instruments deposited by or on behalf of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries thereunder.
 
 
 
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"Leased Real Estate" shall mean all leasehold or subleasehold estates and other rights to use or occupy any land, buildings, structures, improvements, fixtures, or other interest in real property held by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries.
 
 
"Legal Action" means any suit, action, proceeding, arbitration, mediation, audit, hearing, inquiry or, to the Knowledge of the Person in question, investigation (in each case, whether civil, criminal, administrative, investigative, formal, or informal) commenced, brought, conducted, or heard by or before, or otherwise involving, any Governmental Entity.
 
 
"Liability" shall mean any liability, indebtedness, or obligation of any kind (whether accrued, absolute, contingent, matured, unmatured, determined, determinable, or otherwise, and whether or not required to be recorded or reflected on a balance sheet under GAAP).
 
 
"Liens" means, with respect to any property or asset, all pledges, liens, mortgages, charges, encumbrances, hypothecations, options, rights of first refusal, rights of first offer, and security interests of any kind or nature whatsoever.
 
 
"Lock Up Agreement" means that certain Lock Up Agreement, to be entered into by each officer and director of Parent, Merger Sub, and Company, and each significant holder of Company Stock, in the form attached hereto as Exhibit D, whereby the parties to the Lock Up Agreement agree to certain restrictions on each party's ability to dispose of shares of Parent Common Stock, subject to the terms and conditions set forth therein.
 
 
"Material Adverse Effect" means, with respect to any Person, any event, occurrence, fact, condition, or change that is, or would reasonably be expected to become, individually or in the aggregate, materially adverse to: (a) the business, results of operations, condition, or assets of such Person and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole; or (b) the ability of such Person to consummate the transactions contemplated hereby on a timely basis; provided, that the effect of the following events, occurrences, facts, conditions and changes shall not be taken into account in determining whether a Material Adverse Effect with respect to such Person has occurred or is reasonably expected to occur:
 
(i)           any change or development in United States or non-U.S. banking, financial or securities markets, or general economic or business conditions (including any disruption thereof and any decline in the price of any security or any market index);
 
(ii)            any act of war, hostilities or terrorism, or any escalation or material worsening of any such hostilities;
 
(iii)            any earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, flood, tsunami, natural disaster, act of God or other comparable event;
 
(iv) any epidemic, pandemic, or disease outbreak (including COVID-19), escalation or general worsening thereof, or compliance with COVID-19 Measures or laws, regulations, statutes, directives, pronouncements or guidelines issued by a Governmental Entity, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization or industry group providing for business closures, “sheltering-in-place,” curfews or other restrictions that relate to, or arise out of, an epidemic, pandemic or disease outbreak (including COVID-19) or any change in such laws, regulations, statutes, directives, pronouncements or guidelines or interpretations thereof following the date of this Agreement or any material worsening of such conditions threatened or existing as of the date of this Agreement;
 
 
 
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(v)           any changes or prospective changes in any Law (or the interpretation or enforcement thereof) or actions taken to comply with such changes;
 
(vi)           changes or prospective changes in GAAP (or the interpretation thereof);
 
(vii)           the announcement or pendency of this Agreement or the performance of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement and/or the Transaction Documents;
 
(viii)           the taking of any action contemplated by this Agreement and/or the Transaction Documents, including the completion of the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby, and any action taken at the written request or with the written consent of the Company or Parent, or any of their respective Affiliates, and any failure to take any action, if such action is prohibited by this Agreement and/or the Transaction Documents;
 
(ix)           any failure of the Company, Parent, or their respective Subsidiaries, to meet, with respect to any period or periods, any internal or published projections, forecasts, predictions or estimates of earnings, revenues or other financial or operating metrics for any period ending before, on or after the date hereof (although any facts and circumstances that may have given rise or contributed to any such failure that are not otherwise excluded from the definition of Material Adverse Effect may be taken into account in determining whether there has been a Material Adverse Effect under this clause (ix);
 
 
provided, however, that any change, event, circumstance, development, effect, condition, matter, occurrence or state of fact set forth in the foregoing clauses (i), (ii), (iii), (v) and (vi) may be taken into account in determining whether there has been, is or would reasonably expected to be a Material Adverse Effect if such change, event, circumstance, development, effect, condition, matter, occurrence or state of fact has a disproportionate adverse effect on the applicable Person (taken as a whole) relative to other similarly situated Persons operating in the same industry.
 
 
"Maximum Premium" has the meaning set forth in Section 5.11(c).
 
 
"Merger" has the meaning set forth in Section 1.01.
 
 
"Merger Consideration" has the meaning set forth in Section 2.01(b)(iv).
 
 
"Merger Sub" has the meaning set forth in the Preamble.
 
 
"Merger Sub Board" has the meaning set forth in the Recitals.
 
 
"Multiemployer Plan" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.11(c).
 
 
"Nasdaq" has the meaning set forth in Section 2.01(e).
 
 
"Offer Letter" means the offers of employment submitted by Parent to the Company's employees regarding such employee's employment by Parent after the Closing Date, such Offer Letter to include the general terms of any Parent Equity Awards to be granted under the Parent Stock Plan.
 
 
 
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"Order" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.10.
 
 
Ordinary Course of Business” means an action taken, or omitted to be taken, by any Person in the ordinary course of such Person’s business consistent with past practice (including, for the avoidance of doubt, recent past custom and practice in light of COVID-19 or COVID-19 Measures); provided, however, that any commercially reasonable action taken, or omitted to be taken, that relates to, or arises out of, any pandemic, epidemic or disease outbreak shall be deemed to be in the Ordinary Course of Business.
 
 
"Parent" has the meaning set forth in the Preamble.
 
 
"Parent Adverse Recommendation Change" shall mean the Parent Board: (a) failing to make, withdraw, amend, modify, or materially qualify, in a manner adverse to the Company, the Parent Board Recommendation; (b) failing to include the Parent Board Recommendation in the Proxy Statement that is mailed to Parent's stockholders; (c) recommending a Takeover Proposal; (d) failing to recommend against acceptance of any tender offer or exchange offer for the shares of Parent Common Stock within ten Business Days after the commencement of such offer; (e) failing to reaffirm (publicly, if so requested by the Company) the Parent Board Recommendation within ten (10) Business Days after the date any Takeover Proposal (or material modification thereto) is first publicly disclosed by Parent or the Person making such Takeover Proposal; (f) making any public statement inconsistent with the Parent Board Recommendation; or (g) resolving or agreeing to take any of the foregoing actions.
 
 
"Parent Benefit Plans" has the meaning set forth in Section 5.10(b).
 
 
"Parent Board" has the meaning set forth in the Recitals.
 
 
"Parent Board Recommendation" has the meaning set forth in Section 4.03(d)(i).
 
 
"Parent Common Stock" has the meaning set forth in the Recitals.
 
 
"Parent Disclosure Letter" means the disclosure letter, dated as of the date of this Agreement and delivered by Parent and Merger Sub to the Company concurrently with the execution of this Agreement.
 
 
"Parent Equity Award" means a Parent Stock Option or a Parent Restricted Share, as the case may be.
 
 
"Parent ERISA Affiliate" means all employers, trades, or businesses (whether or not incorporated) that would be treated together with Parent or any of its Affiliates as a "single employer" within the meaning of Section 414 of the Code.
 
 
Parent Fundamental Representations” means each of the representations and warranties set forth in Sections 4.01(a) (Organization; Standing and Power), 4.01(b)(Subsidiaries), 4.02 (Capital Structure), 4.03(a) (Authority), 4.03(d) (Board Approval), and 4.22 (Brokers).
 
 
 
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"Parent Material Contract" means the following to which the Parent or any of its Subsidiaries is a party or any of the respective assets are bound (excluding any Leases):
 
 
(a)           any "material contract" (as such term is defined in Item 601(b)(10) of Regulation S-K of the Securities Act);
 
 
(b)           any Contract that purports to limit in any material respect the right of Parent or any of its Subsidiaries (or, at any time after the consummation of the Merger, Parent or any of its Subsidiaries) (A) to engage in any line of business, (B) compete with any Person or solicit any client or customer, or (C) operate in any geographical location;
 
 
(c)           any Contract that grants any right of first refusal, right of first offer, or similar right with respect to any material assets, rights, or properties of Parent or any of its Subsidiaries;
 
 
(d)           any Contract that contains any provision that requires the purchase of all or a material portion of Parent's or any of its Subsidiaries' requirements for a given product or service from a given third party, which product or service is material to Parent and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole;
 
 
(e)           any material Contract that obligates Parent or any of its Subsidiaries to conduct business on an exclusive or preferential basis or that contains a "most favored nation" or similar covenant with any third party or upon consummation of the Merger will obligate Parent, the Surviving Corporation, or any of their respective Subsidiaries to conduct business on an exclusive or preferential basis or that contains a "most favored nation" or similar covenant with any third party;
 
 
(f)           any partnership, joint venture, limited liability company agreement, or similar Contract relating to the formation, creation, operation, management, or control of any material joint venture, partnership, or limited liability company, other than any such Contact solely between Parent and its wholly-owned Subsidiaries or among Parent's wholly-owned Subsidiaries;
 
 
(g)           any employee collective bargaining agreement or other Contract with any labor union; or
 
 
(h)           any Parent IP Agreement material to the conduct of Parent's business.
 
 
"Parent-Owned IP" means all Intellectual Property that is owned by Parent, or one of its Subsidiaries, together with all (i) royalties, fees, income, payments, and other proceeds now or hereafter due or payable to the Parent with respect to such Intellectual Property; and (ii) claims and causes of action with respect to such Intellectual Property, including all rights to and claims for damages, restitution, and injunctive and other legal or equitable relief for infringement, misappropriation, or other violation thereof.
 
 
"Parent Preferred Stock" has the meaning set forth in the Recitals.
 
 
"Parent Restricted Share" means any Parent Common Stock subject to vesting, repurchase, or other lapse of restrictions granted under any Parent Stock Plan.
 
 
"Parent SEC Documents" has the meaning set forth in Section 4.04(a).
 
 
 
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"Parent Securities" means, collectively, (A) securities of Parent or any of its Subsidiaries convertible into or exchangeable for Parent Voting Debt or shares of capital stock of Parent, (B) options, warrants, or other agreements or commitments to acquire from Parent or any of its Subsidiaries, or obligations of Parent or any of its Subsidiaries to issue, any Parent Voting Debt or shares of capital stock of (or securities convertible into or exchangeable for shares of capital stock of) Parent, or (C) restricted shares, restricted stock units, stock appreciation rights, performance shares, profit participation rights, contingent value rights, "phantom" stock, or similar securities or rights that are derivative of, or provide economic benefits based, directly or indirectly, on the value or price of, any shares of capital stock of Parent, in each case that have been issued by Parent or its Subsidiaries.
 
 
"Parent Stock Consideration" has the meaning set forth in Section Section 2.01(b)(i).
 
 
"Parent Stockholders Meeting" means the special meeting of the stockholders of Parent to be held to consider the approval of the Parent Stock Issuance.
 
 
"Parent Stock Issuance" has the meaning set forth in the Recitals.
 
 
"Parent Stock Option" means any option to purchase Parent Common Stock granted under any Parent Stock Plan.
 
 
"Parent Stock Plans" means the following plans, in each case as amended: Super League Gaming, Inc. 2014 Stock Option and Incentive Plan.
 
 
"Parent Voting Debt" means securities of Parent or any of its Subsidiaries that are convertible into or exchangeable for bonds, debentures, notes, or other indebtedness issued by Parent or any of its Subsidiaries that: (i) have the right to vote on any matters on which stockholders or equityholders of Parent or any of its Subsidiaries may vote (or which is convertible into, or exchangeable for, securities having such right); or (ii) the value of which is directly based upon or derived from the capital stock, voting securities, or other ownership interests of Parent or any of its Subsidiaries.
 
 
"PBGC" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.11(d).
 
 
"Permits" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.09(b).
 
 
"Person" means any individual, corporation, limited or general partnership, limited liability company, limited liability partnership, trust, association, joint venture, Governmental Entity, or other entity or group (which term will include a "group" as such term is defined in Section 13(d)(3) of the Exchange Act).
 
 
"Platform Agreement" has the meaning set forth on Section 3.08(c).
 
 
"Preferred Stock Merger Consideration" has the meaning set forth in Section 2.01(b)(iv)
 
 
"Real Estate" means the Leased Real Estate.
 
 
"Registration Rights Agreement" means that certain Registration Rights Agreement to be entered into between Parent and the holders of Company Stock regarding the registration of the shares constituting the Merger Consideration, in the form attached hereto as Exhibit E.
 
 
 
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"Representatives" has the meaning set forth in Section 5.04(a).
 
 
"Requisite Company Vote" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.02(a).
 
 
"Requisite Parent Vote" has the meaning set forth in Section 4.03(a).
 
 
"Resignations" has the meaning set forth in Section 6.02(j).
 
 
"Sarbanes-Oxley Act" means the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, including the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder.
 
 
"SEC" means the Securities and Exchange Commission.
 
 
"Securities Act" means the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
 
 
"Significant Stockholders" has the meaning set forth in Section 6.02(i).
 
 
"Subsidiary" of a Person means a corporation, partnership, limited liability company, or other business entity of which a majority of the shares of voting securities is at the time beneficially owned, or the management of which is otherwise controlled, directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, or both, by such Person.
 
 
"Surviving Corporation" has the meaning set forth in Section 1.01.
 
 
"Takeover Proposal" means with respect to the Company or Parent, as the case may be, an inquiry, proposal, or offer from, or indication of interest in making a proposal or offer by, any Person or group relating to any transaction or series of related transactions (other than the transactions contemplated by this Agreement), involving any: (a) direct or indirect acquisition of assets of a party hereto or its Subsidiaries (including any voting equity interests of Subsidiaries, but excluding sales of assets in the Ordinary Course of Business) equal to 15% or more of the fair market value of such party's consolidated assets or to which 15% or more of such party's net revenues or net income on a consolidated basis are attributable; (b) direct or indirect acquisition of 15% or more of the voting equity interests of a party hereto; (c) tender offer or exchange offer that if consummated would result in any Person or group (as defined in Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act) beneficially owning (within the meaning of Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act) 15% or more of the voting power of the a party hereto; (d) merger, consolidation, other business combination, or similar transaction involving a party hereto or any of its Subsidiaries, pursuant to which such Person or group (as defined in Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act) would own 15% or more of the consolidated assets, net revenues, or net income of such party and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole; (e) liquidation, dissolution (or the adoption of a plan of liquidation or dissolution), or recapitalization or other significant corporate reorganization of a party hereto or one or more of its Subsidiaries which, individually or in the aggregate, generate or constitute 15% or more of the consolidated assets, net revenues, or net income of such party and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole; or (f) any combination of the foregoing.
 
 
"Taxes" means all federal, state, local, foreign and other income, gross receipts, sales, use, production, ad valorem, transfer, franchise, registration, profits, license, lease, service, service use, withholding, payroll, employment, unemployment, estimated, excise, severance, environmental, stamp, occupation, premium, property (real or personal), real property gains, windfall profits, customs, duties or other taxes, fees, assessments, or charges of any kind whatsoever, together with any interest, additions or penalties with respect thereto and any interest in respect of such additions or penalties.
 
 
 
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"Tax Returns" means any return, declaration, report, claim for refund, information return or statement, or other document relating to Taxes, including any schedule or attachment thereto, and including any amendment thereof.
 
 
"Transaction Documents" means this Agreement, the Company Disclosure Letter, the Parent Disclosure Letter, the Voting Agreement, the Registration Rights Agreement, the Bridge Loan Note,
 
 
"Treasury Regulations" means the Treasury regulations promulgated under the Code.
 
 
"Voting Agreement" means that certain Voting Agreement to be entered into between Parent, Merger Sub, and the Significant Stockholders, in the form attached hereto as Exhibit F.
 
 
"Voting Debt" has the meaning set forth in Section 3.04(c).
 
 
Section 8.02                                Interpretation; Construction
 
 
(a)           The table of contents and headings herein are for convenience of reference only, do not constitute part of this Agreement and shall not be deemed to limit or otherwise affect any of the provisions hereof. Where a reference in this Agreement is made to a Section, Exhibit, Article, or Schedule, such reference shall be to a Section of, Exhibit to, Article of, or Schedule of this Agreement unless otherwise indicated. Unless the context otherwise requires, references herein: (i) to an agreement, instrument, or other document means such agreement, instrument, or other document as amended, supplemented, and modified from time to time to the extent permitted by the provisions thereof; and (ii) to a statute means such statute as amended from time to time and includes any successor legislation thereto and any regulations promulgated thereunder. Whenever the words "include," "includes," or "including" are used in this Agreement, they shall be deemed to be followed by the words "without limitation," and the word "or" is not exclusive. The word "extent" in the phrase "to the extent" means the degree to which a subject or other thing extends, and does not simply mean "if." A reference in this Agreement to $ or dollars is to U.S. dollars. The definitions of terms herein shall apply equally to the singular and plural forms of the terms defined. The words "hereof," "herein," "hereby," "hereto," and "hereunder" and words of similar import when used in this Agreement shall refer to this Agreement as a whole and not to any particular provision of this Agreement. References to "this Agreement" shall include the Company Disclosure Letter and Parent Disclosure Letter.
 
 
(b)           The parties have participated jointly in negotiating and drafting this Agreement. In the event that an ambiguity or a question of intent or interpretation arises, this Agreement shall be construed as if drafted jointly by the parties, and no presumption or burden of proof shall arise favoring or disfavoring any party by virtue of the authorship of any provision of this Agreement.
 
 
Section 8.03                                Survival. None of the representations and warranties contained in this Agreement or in any instrument delivered under this Agreement will survive the Effective Time. This Section 8.03 does not limit any covenant or agreement of the parties contained in this Agreement which, by its terms, contemplates performance after the Effective Time. The Confidentiality Agreement will survive termination of this Agreement in accordance with its terms.
 
 
 
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Section 8.04                               Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Delaware without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of the State of Delaware or any other jurisdiction) that would cause the application of Laws of any jurisdiction other than those of the State of Delaware.
 
 
Section 8.05                                Submission to Jurisdiction. Each of the parties hereto irrevocably agrees that any Legal Action or proceeding with respect to this Agreement and the Transaction Documents, and the rights and obligations arising hereunder or thereunder, or for recognition and enforcement of any judgment in respect of this Agreement and the rights and obligations arising hereunder brought by any other party hereto or its successors or assigns shall be brought and determined exclusively in the State Court of California, or in the event (but only in the event) that such court does not have subject matter jurisdiction over such action or proceeding, in the federal district courts within the State of California . Each of the parties hereto agrees that mailing of process or other papers in connection with any such action or proceeding in the manner provided in Section 8.07 or in such other manner as may be permitted by applicable Laws, will be valid and sufficient service thereof. Each of the parties hereto hereby irrevocably submits with regard to any such action or proceeding for itself and in respect of its property, generally and unconditionally, to the personal jurisdiction of the aforesaid courts and agrees that it will not bring any action relating to this Agreement or any of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement in any court or tribunal other than the aforesaid courts. Each of the parties hereto hereby irrevocably waives, and agrees not to assert, by way of motion, as a defense, counterclaim, or otherwise, in any action or proceeding with respect to this Agreement and the rights and obligations arising hereunder, or for recognition and enforcement of any judgment in respect of this Agreement and the rights and obligations arising hereunder: (a) any claim that it is not personally subject to the jurisdiction of the above named courts for any reason other than the failure to serve process in accordance with this Section 8.05; (b) any claim that it or its property is exempt or immune from jurisdiction of any such court or from any legal process commenced in such courts (whether through service of notice, attachment prior to judgment, attachment in aid of execution of judgment, execution of judgment or otherwise); and (c) to the fullest extent permitted by the applicable Law, any claim that (i) the suit, action or proceeding in such court is brought in an inconvenient forum, (ii) the venue of such suit, action or proceeding is improper, or (iii) this Agreement, or the subject matter hereof, may not be enforced in or by such courts.
 
 
Section 8.06                                Waiver of Jury Trial. EACH PARTY ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT ANY CONTROVERSY WHICH MAY ARISE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IS LIKELY TO INVOLVE COMPLICATED AND DIFFICULT ISSUES AND, THEREFORE, EACH SUCH PARTY IRREVOCABLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT IT MAY HAVE TO A TRIAL BY JURY IN RESPECT OF ANY LEGAL ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT OR THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED BY THIS AGREEMENT. EACH PARTY TO THIS AGREEMENT CERTIFIES AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT: (A) NO REPRESENTATIVE OF ANY OTHER PARTY HAS REPRESENTED, EXPRESSLY OR OTHERWISE, THAT SUCH OTHER PARTY WOULD NOT SEEK TO ENFORCE THE FOREGOING WAIVER IN THE EVENT OF A LEGAL ACTION; (B) SUCH PARTY HAS CONSIDERED THE IMPLICATIONS OF THIS WAIVER; (C) SUCH PARTY MAKES THIS WAIVER VOLUNTARILY; AND (D) SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN INDUCED TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT BY, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE MUTUAL WAIVERS AND CERTIFICATIONS IN THIS Section 8.06.
 
 
 
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Section 8.07                                Notices. All notices, requests, consents, claims, demands, waivers, and other communications hereunder shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been given: (a) when delivered by hand (with written confirmation of receipt); (b) when received by the addressee if sent by a nationally recognized overnight courier (receipt requested); (c) on the date sent by facsimile or email of an electronic document (with confirmation of transmission) if sent during normal business hours of the recipient, and on the next Business Day if sent after normal business hours of the recipient; or (d) on the third day after the date mailed, by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, postage prepaid. Such communications must be sent to the respective parties at the following addresses (or at such other address for a party as shall be specified in a notice given in accordance with this Section 8.07):
 
If to Parent or Merger Sub, to:
 
Super League Gaming, Inc.
2912 Colorado Ave., Suite 203
Santa Monica, CA 90404
Attention: Ann Hand, President & CEO
 
 
 
 
with a copy (which will not constitute notice to Parent or Merger Sub) to:
 
Disclosure Law Group, a Professional Corporation
655 West Broadway, Suite 870
San Diego, CA 92101
Attention: Jessica R. Sudweeks
Email: jsudweeks@disclosurelawgroup.com
 
 
If to the Company, to:
 
Mobcrush Streaming, Inc.
Email: mike@mobcrush.com
Attention: Michael Wann, Chief Executive Officer
 
 
with a copy (which will not constitute notice to the Company) to:
 
Ropes & Gray LLP
1211 Avenue of the Americas New York, NY 10036-8704
Attention: Carl Marcellino
Email: carl.marcellino@ropesgray.com
 
 
 
or to such other Persons, addresses, email addresses or facsimile numbers as may be designated in writing by the Person entitled to receive such communication as provided above.
 
Section 8.08                                Entire Agreement. This Agreement (including the Exhibits to this Agreement), the Company Disclosure Letter, the Parent Disclosure Letter, and the Transaction Documents constitute the entire agreement among the parties with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement and supersede all other prior agreements and understandings, both written and oral, among the parties to this Agreement with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement and the Transaction Documents. In the event of any inconsistency between the statements in the body of this Agreement, the Transaction Documents, the Parent Disclosure Letter, and the Company Disclosure Letter (other than an exception expressly set forth as such in the Parent Disclosure Letter or Company Disclosure Letter), the statements in the body of this Agreement will control.
 
 
 
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Section 8.9                                No Third Party Beneficiaries. Except as provided in Section 5.11 hereof (which shall be to the benefit of the parties referred to in such section), this Agreement is for the sole benefit of the parties hereto and their permitted assigns and respective successors and nothing herein, express or implied, is intended to or shall confer upon any other Person or entity any legal or equitable right, benefit, or remedy of any nature whatsoever under or by reason of this Agreement.
 
 
Section 8.10                                Severability. If any term or provision of this Agreement is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality, or unenforceability shall not affect any other term or provision of this Agreement or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction. Upon such determination that any term or other provision is invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the parties hereto shall negotiate in good faith to modify this Agreement so as to effect the original intent of the parties as closely as possible in a mutually acceptable manner in order that the transactions contemplated hereby be consummated as originally contemplated to the greatest extent possible.
 
 
Section 8.11                                Assignment. This Agreement shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and permitted assigns. Neither party may assign its rights or obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of the other party, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld, conditioned, or delayed; provided, however, that prior to the Effective Time, Merger Sub may, without the prior written consent of the Company, assign all or any portion of its rights under this Agreement to Parent or to one or more of Parent's direct or indirect wholly-owned subsidiaries. No assignment shall relieve the assigning party of any of its obligations hereunder.
 
 
Section 8.12                                Remedies. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, any and all remedies expressly conferred upon a party to this Agreement will be cumulative with, and not exclusive of, any other remedy contained in this Agreement, at Law, or in equity. The exercise by a party to this Agreement of any one remedy will not preclude the exercise by it of any other remedy.
 
 
Section 8.13                                Specific Performance. The parties hereto agree that irreparable damage would occur if any provision of this Agreement were not performed in accordance with the terms hereof and that the parties shall be entitled to an injunction or injunctions to prevent breaches or threatened breaches of this Agreement or to enforce specifically the performance of the terms and provisions hereof in any federal court located in the State of California or any California state court, in addition to any other remedy to which they are entitled at Law or in equity.
 
 
Section 8.14                                Counterparts; Effectiveness. This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts, all of which will be one and the same agreement. This Agreement will become effective when each party to this Agreement will have received counterparts signed by all of the other parties.
 
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Agreement to be executed as of the date first written above by their respective officers thereunto duly authorized.
 
 
 
COMPANY
 
 
 
By: /s/ Mike Wann
Name: Michael Wann
Title: President & CEO
 
 
 
PARENT
 
 
 
By: /s/ Ann Hand
Name: Ann Hand
Title: President & CEO
 
 
 
MERGER SUB
 
 
 
By/s/ Ann Hand
Name: Ann Hand
Title: President & CEO
 
 
 
 
 
[EXHIBITS AND SCHEDULES INTENTIONALLY OMITTED]
 
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