This excerpt taken from the CVC 10-Q filed Aug 1, 2008.
Section 101. Definitions.
For all purposes of this Indenture, except as otherwise expressly provided or unless the context otherwise requires:
(a) the terms defined in this Article have the meanings assigned to them in this Article and include the plural as well as the singular;
(b) all other terms used herein which are defined in the Trust Indenture Act, either directly or by reference therein, have the meanings assigned to them therein;
(c) all accounting terms not otherwise defined herein have the meanings assigned to them in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (as defined herein); and
(d) the words herein, hereof and hereunder and other words of similar import refer to this Indenture as a whole and not to any particular Article, Section or other subdivision.
Acquired Indebtedness means Indebtedness of a Person (a) existing at the time such Person is merged with or into the Company or a Subsidiary or becomes a Subsidiary or (b) assumed in connection with the acquisition of assets from such Person.
Additional Securities means an unlimited maximum aggregate principal amount of Securities (other than the Initial Securities and Exchange Securities) issued under this Indenture in accordance with Section 201 and subject to Section 1007 hereof.
Adjusted Treasury Rate means, with respect to any redemption date, the rate per annum equal to the semiannual equivalent yield to maturity of the Comparable Treasury Issue, assuming a price for the Comparable Treasury Issue (expressed as a percentage of its principal amount) equal to the Comparable Treasury Price for such redemption date.
Affiliate means, with respect to any specified Person, any other Person directly or indirectly controlling or controlled by or under direct or indirect common control with such specified Person. For the purposes of this definition, control, when used with respect to any specified Person, means the power to direct the management and policies of such Person, directly or indirectly, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract or otherwise; and the terms controlling and controlled have meanings correlative to the foregoing.
This excerpt taken from the CVC 10-K filed Mar 2, 2006.
Definitions. When used in this Plan, unless the context otherwise requires:
(a) Board of Directors shall mean the Board of Directors of the Company.
(b) Committee shall mean the Compensation Committee of the
Board of Directors, as described in
(c) Company shall mean Cablevision Systems Corporation, a Delaware corporation.
(d) Covered Employee means, for any Plan Year, the Companys Chief Executive Officer (or an individual acting in such capacity), any executive of the Company or its subsidiaries who, in the discretion of the Committee for purposes of determining those employees who are covered employees under Section 162(m) of the Internal Revenue Code, is likely to be among the four other highest compensated officers of the Company for such Plan Year and any other executive of the Company or its subsidiaries designated by the Committee in its discretion.
(e) Earned Incentive Award shall mean the annual incentive compensation deemed to have been earned (and, therefore, payable) at or after the end of the Plan Year on the basis of actual performance relative to the applicable Performance Criteria.
(f) Internal Revenue Code shall mean the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.
(g) Participant shall mean a key executive of the Company who is selected by the Committee to be eligible to receive an award of annual incentive compensation under the Plan.
(h) Performance Criteria shall mean a goal or goals established by the Committee and measured over the Plan Year, such goal(s) to constitute a requirement that must be met prior to the payment, of any award of incentive
compensation under the Plan. The Performance Criteria to be used in determining awards of annual incentive compensation shall include one or more of the following: (i) earnings per share, (ii) total return to shareholders, (iii) return on investment, (iv) operating income or net income, (v) costs, (vi) results relative to budget, (vii) cash flow, (viii) cash flow margin, (ix) cash flow per subscriber, (x) revenues, (xi) revenues per subscriber, (xii) subscriber growth, (xiii) results relative to quantitative customer service standards, (xiv) results relative to quantitative customer satisfaction standards , (xv) market share, (xvi) a specified increase in the publicly traded price of the Companys Class A common stock, (xvii) a specified increase in the private market value of the Company, or (xviii) earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA). Performance measures may be relative to the Company or a subsidiary or a subdivision or other business unit of either, may be based on actual performance relative to budget or plan, or may be indexed to the performance of other companies.
(i) Plan shall mean the Cablevision Systems Corporation Executive Performance Incentive Plan.
(j) Plan Year shall mean the Companys fiscal year.
(k) Target Award shall mean the percentage of a Participants annual salary (or the equivalent dollar amount) established by the Committee pursuant to Section 4.
This excerpt taken from the CVC 10-K filed Mar 16, 2005.
In addition to the capitalized terms defined elsewhere herein, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
1.1 Acquired Assets means Rainbow-1, the Contract Rights, the Deliverable Data, the Ground Equipment, and, except as provided in Section 2.1 with respect to the Unlicensed Frequency Channels, the FCC Licenses.
1.2 Acquired Asset Material Adverse Effect means a material adverse effect on the use by or benefit to Buyer of any of the Acquired Assets, excluding any change or development resulting from (i) events adversely affecting any of the principal markets served by the businesses of Buyer or any of its Affiliates, or (ii) general economic conditions, including changes in the economies of any of the jurisdictions in which Buyer or any of its Affiliates conduct business.
1.3 Actual CONUS Beam Operational Capability means, when Rainbow-1 is configured to operate with the maximum number of CONUS beam Transponders, the sum of the periods (expressed in years and/or portions thereof, measured from Closing and determined based upon the results of the in-orbit testing contemplated pursuant to Section 4.3.9) over which it is determined that each CONUS beam Transponder operating in boost
mode will remain an Operating Transponder, or until the end of the Remaining Mission Life, whichever is earlier. Actual CONUS Beam Operational Capability shall be expressed in Transponder years (or portions thereof),