This excerpt taken from the FL 8-K filed Mar 24, 2009.
7.08 Change in Nature of Business.
Engage in any line of business substantially different from the business conducted by the Loan Parties and their Subsidiaries on the date hereof or any business reasonably related, complementary, ancillary or incidental thereto.
7.09 Transactions with Affiliates. Enter into, renew, extend or be a party to any transaction of any kind with any Affiliate of any Loan Party, whether or not in the ordinary course of business, other than on fair and reasonable terms substantially as favorable to the Loan Parties or such Subsidiary as would be obtainable by the Loan Parties or such Subsidiary at the time in a comparable arms length transaction with a Person other than an Affiliate, provided that the foregoing restriction shall not apply to (a) a transaction between or among the Loan Parties, (b) a transaction between or among any Subsidiaries of the Borrower that are not Loan Parties, (c) transactions, arrangements, reimbursements and indemnities permitted between or among such parties under this Agreement, (d) the payment of reasonable fees and out-of-pocket costs to directors, and compensation and employee benefit arrangements paid to, and indemnities provided for the benefit of, directors, officers or employees of the Borrower or its Subsidiaries, (e) any issuances of securities or other payments, awards or grants in cash, securities or otherwise pursuant to, or the funding of, employment agreements, stock options and stock ownership plans approved by the Borrowers board of directors, or (f) non-exclusive, royalty-free licenses of any of the Borrowers or Subsidiaries trademarks, trade names and business sytems by Loan Parties to Subsidiaries which are not Loan Parties.
7.10 Burdensome Agreements. Enter into or permit to exist any Contractual Obligation (other than this Agreement or any other Loan Document or the Indenture and except in the case of
restrictions and conditions imposed by law) that (a) limits the ability (i) of any Subsidiary to make Restricted Payments or other distributions to any Loan Party or to otherwise transfer property to or invest in a Loan Party, (ii) of any Subsidiary to Guarantee the Obligations and Other Liabilities, (iii) of any Subsidiary to make or repay loans to a Loan Party, or (iv) of the Loan Parties or any Subsidiary to create, incur, assume or suffer to exist Liens on property of such Person in favor of the Collateral Agent; provided, however, that this clause (iv) shall not prohibit (A) any restriction incurred or provided in favor of any holder of Indebtedness permitted under clauses (c) or (f) of the definition of Permitted Indebtedness solely to the extent any such restriction relates to the property financed by or the subject of such Indebtedness, (B) customary anti-assignment provisions in licenses and other contracts entered into in the ordinary course of business restricting the assignment thereof or in contracts for the Disposition of any assets or any Subsidiary, provided that the restrictions in any such contract shall apply only to the assets or Subsidiary that is subject to such contract or to be Disposed of, (C) provisions in leases of real property that prohibit mortgages or pledges of the lessees interest under such lease or restricting subletting or assignment of such lease; (D) any encumbrance or restriction contained in any agreement of a Person acquired in a Permitted Investment, which encumbrance or restriction was in existence at the time of such Permitted Investment (but not created in connection therewith or in contemplation thereof) and which encumbrance or restriction is not applicable to any Person or the properties or assets of any Person, other than the Person or the property and assets of the Person so acquired, or (E) customary provisions in joint venture agreements and other similar agreements applicable to joint ventures to the extent such joint ventures are permitted hereunder; or (b) requires the grant of a Lien to secure an obligation of such Person if a Lien is granted to secure another obligation of such Person.
7.11 Use of Proceeds. Use the proceeds of any Credit Extension, whether directly or indirectly, and whether immediately, incidentally or ultimately, to purchase or carry margin stock (within the meaning of Regulation U of the FRB) or to extend credit to others for the purpose of purchasing or carrying margin stock or to refund Indebtedness originally incurred for such purpose.
7.12 Amendment of Material Documents.
(a) Amend, modify or waive any of a Loan Partys rights under its Organization Documents in a manner materially adverse to the Credit Parties, or (b) amend, modify or waive any material document governing any Material Indebtedness (other than on account of any refinancing thereof otherwise permitted hereunder), in each case to the extent that such amendment, modification or waiver would be reasonably likely to have a Material Adverse Effect.
7.13 Fiscal Year.
Either (a) change the Fiscal Year of any Loan Party, or (b) change the accounting policies or reporting practices of the Loan Parties, except as required by GAAP or except for the adoption by the Borrower of the International Financial Reporting Standards (subject to Section 1.03 hereof) (the foregoing not being intended to waive or modify the Loan Parties furnishing notice to the Administrative Agent of such change in accounting policies in accordance with the provisions of Section 6.03).
7.14 Deposit Accounts; Credit Card Processors.
Either (a) open new Blocked Accounts unless the Loan Parties shall have delivered to the Collateral Agent appropriate Blocked Account Agreements consistent with the provisions of Section 6.13 and otherwise satisfactory to the Collateral Agent; or (b) enter into any agreements with credit card processors other than the ones expressly contemplated herein or in Section 6.13 hereof unless the Loan Parties shall have delivered to the Collateral Agent appropriate Credit Card Notifications consistent with the provisions of Section 6.13 and reasonably satisfactory to the Collateral Agent.