This excerpt taken from the NYNY 8-K filed Mar 24, 2009.
Article III Definitions. As used in this Article III, the following terms have the meanings hereinafter indicated :
“Governmental Entity” shall mean any governmental or regulatory authority, agency, commission, body, court or other governmental entity.
“Lien” shall mean any easement, encroachment, security interest, pledge, mortgage, lien (including, without limitation, environmental, Tax and ERISA liens), charge, judgment, claim, encumbrance, proxy, voting trust or voting agreement.
“material adverse effect” shall mean an effect that would prevent, materially delay or materially impair the ability of either Concord or Empire to consummate the transactions contemplated by this Agreement.
“Person” shall mean any individual, corporation, partnership, limited liability company, association, trust or other entity or organization, including a government or political subdivision or an agency or instrumentality thereof.
“Subsidiaries” shall mean, with respect to any Person, any other Person, whether incorporated or unincorporated, of which at least a majority of the securities or ownership interests having by their terms voting power to elect a majority of the board of directors or other Persons performing similar functions is directly or indirectly owned or controlled by such entity or by one or more of its respective Subsidiaries.
“Tax” or “Taxes” shall mean all federal, state, local or foreign net or gross income, gross receipts, net proceeds, sales, use, ad valorem, value added, franchise, bank shares, withholding, payroll, employment, excise, property, alternative minimum, environmental or other taxes, assessments, duties, fees, levies or other governmental charges of any nature whatsoever, whether disputed or not, together with any interest, penalties, additions to tax or additional amounts with respect thereto, whether disputed or not, in each case including such taxes for which a Person is or may be liable (i) as a result of Treasury Regulation Section 1.1502-6 (or a similar provision of state, local or foreign law), as transferee or successor, and (ii) as a result of being party to any agreement or any expressed or implied obligation to indemnify any Person.
“Tax Returns” shall mean any federal, state, local or foreign returns, reports, claims for refund, information returns or statements (including any amended returns or information returns) filed or required to be filed for purposes of a particular Tax.
Article IV. Miscellaneous.