This excerpt taken from the FL 8-K filed May 21, 2008.
Indemnitee) and hold each Indemnitee harmless from and against any and all liabilities, losses, damages, costs and expenses of any kind, including, without limitation, the reasonable fees and disbursements of counsel, which may be incurred by such Indemnitee in connection with any investigative, administrative or judicial proceeding (whether or not such Indemnitee shall be designated a party thereto) brought or threatened relating to or arising out of the Loan Documents or any actual or proposed use of proceeds of Loans or Letters of Credit hereunder; provided that no Indemnitee shall have the right to be indemnified hereunder for such Indemnitees own gross negligence or willful misconduct as determined by a court of competent jurisdiction.
(c) To the extent that the Company for any reason fails to indefeasibly pay any amount required under subsection (a) or (b) of this Section to be paid by it to the Administrative Agent (or any sub-agent thereof), any Joint Lead Arranger or any Related Party thereof, each Bank severally agrees to pay to the applicable payee such Banks ratable share based on its relative Credit Exposure (determined as of the time that the applicable unreimbursed expense or indemnity payment is sought) of such unpaid amount, provided that the unreimbursed expense or indemnified loss, claim, damage, liability or related expense, as the case may be, was incurred by or asserted against the Administrative Agent (or any such sub-agent) or any Joint Lead Arranger in its capacity as such, or against any Related Party of any of the foregoing acting for the Administrative Agent (or any such sub-agent) or Joint Lead Arranger in connection with such capacity.
(d) To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, the Borrowers shall not assert, and hereby waive, any claim against any Indemnitee, on any theory of liability, for special, indirect, consequential or punitive damages (as opposed to direct or actual damages) arising out of, in connection with, or as a result of, this Agreement, any other Loan Document or any agreement or instrument contemplated hereby, the transactions contemplated hereby or thereby, any Loan or Letter of Credit or the use of the proceeds thereof.
Section 9.04. Sharing of Set-Offs. (a) Each Bank agrees that if it shall, by exercising any right of set-off or counterclaim or otherwise, receive payment of a proportion of the aggregate amount of principal and interest that has become due with respect to the Loans held by it which is greater than the proportion received by any other Bank in respect of the aggregate amount of principal and interest that has become due with respect to the Loans held by such other Bank, the Bank receiving such proportionately greater payment shall purchase such participations in the Loans held by the other Banks, and such other adjustments shall be made, as may be required so that all such payments of principal and interest with respect to the Loans held by the Banks shall be shared by the Banks pro rata.
(b) Each Bank further agrees that if it shall, by exercising any right of set-off or counterclaim or otherwise, receive payment of a proportion of the aggregate amount of the principal of and interest on the Reimbursement Obligations held by it or for its account which is greater than the proportion received in respect of the aggregate amount of the principal of and interest on the Reimbursement Obligations held by or for the account of any other Bank, the Bank receiving such proportionately greater payment shall purchase such participations in the aggregate amount of the principal of and interest on the Reimbursement Obligations held by or for the account of the other Banks, and such other adjustments shall be made, as may be required so that all such payments of the aggregate amount of the principal of and interest on the Reimbursement Obligations held by or for the account of the Banks shall be shared by them pro rata.
(c) Nothing in this Section shall impair the right of any Bank to exercise any right of set-off or counterclaim it may have and to apply the amount subject to such exercise to the payment of indebtedness of the relevant Borrower other than its indebtedness hereunder.
(d) Each Borrower agrees, to the fullest extent it may effectively do so under applicable law, that any holder of a participation in a Loan, Swingline Loan or Reimbursement Obligation, whether or not acquired pursuant to the foregoing arrangements, may exercise rights of set-off or counterclaim and other rights with respect to such participation as fully as if such holder of a participation were a direct creditor of such Borrower in the amount of such participation.
Section 9.05. Amendments and Waivers. (a) Any provision of this Agreement, the Notes or the Swingline Note may be amended or waived if, but only if, such amendment or waiver is in writing and is signed by the Borrowers and the Required Banks (and, if the rights or duties of the Administrative Agent, any LC Agent, the Swingline Bank, or the Joint Lead Arrangers and their affiliates are affected thereby, by the Administrative Agent, such LC Agent, the Swingline Bank, or the Joint Lead Arrangers and their affiliates, as the case may be); provided that no such amendment or waiver shall, unless signed by all the Banks affected thereby, (i) increase or decrease the Commitment of any Bank (except for a ratable decrease in the Commitments of all Banks) or subject any Bank to any additional obligation, (ii) reduce the principal of or rate of interest on any Loan or Swingline Loan or any fees hereunder, (iii) postpone the date fixed for any payment of principal of or interest on any Loan or Swingline Loan or any fees hereunder or for the termination of any Commitment, (iv) reduce the principal of or rate of interest on any Reimbursement Obligation, (v) postpone the date fixed for payment by the Borrower of any Reimbursement Obligation or extend the expiry date of any Letter of Credit to a date later than the LC Termination Date, (vi) unless signed by the Swingline Bank, increase the Swingline Commitment, postpone the date fixed for termination of the Swingline Commitment or otherwise affect any of its rights and obligations, (vii) release the Company from its obligations under Article 10 hereof or (viii) change the percentage of the Commitments or of the aggregate unpaid principal amount of the Loans, or the number of Banks, which shall be required for the Banks or any of them to take any action under this Section or any other provision of this Agreement (including without limitation subsection (b) of this Section 9.05).
(b) Any provision of the Collateral Documents or the Guarantee Agreement may be amended or waived if, but only if, such amendment or waiver is in writing and is signed by each Obligor party thereto and the Administrative Agent with the consent of the Required Banks; provided that no such amendment or waiver shall, unless signed by each Obligor party thereto and the Administrative Agent with the consent of all the Banks, (i) effect or permit a release of all or substantially all of the Collateral, or (ii) release all or substantially
all of the Obligors from their obligations under the Guarantee Agreement or permit termination of the Guarantee Agreement, except in each case as expressly permitted by the terms thereof and, in the case of clause (i) of this proviso, Section 5.18(b).
(c) Notwithstanding the foregoing, technical and conforming modifications to the Loan Documents may be made with the written consent of the Company and the Administrative Agent and without the input or consent of any Bank to the extent necessary to integrate any Incremental Facility on substantially the same terms (except as expressly contemplated by Section 2.18) as those applicable to the Loans hereunder (including to include New Banks in any determination of the Required Banks).
Section 9.06. Successors and Assigns. (a) The provisions of this Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and assigns, except that no Borrower may assign or otherwise transfer any of its rights or obligations under this Agreement without the prior written consent of each Bank, each LC Agent and the Swingline Bank; provided that upon (x) the consummation of any Asset Sale (or any sale or other disposition described in clause (iii) of the definition of Asset Sale) permitted by the terms of this Agreement and consisting of the disposition of all of the capital stock of a Subsidiary Borrower, (y) release of such Subsidiary Borrower from its obligations under any Guarantee of any other Debt of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries (or automatic termination of the obligations of such Subsidiary Borrower under any such Guarantee) and (z) repayment in full of all outstanding Loans made to such Subsidiary Borrower and all Reimbursement Obligations owed by such Subsidiary Borrower and cancellation or termination of all Letters of Credit issued for its account (or the assumption on the terms set forth in this Agreement by the Company or any other Borrower under the Credit Agreement of the reimbursement obligations with respect to such Letters of Credit), such Subsidiary Borrower shall be released from its obligations hereunder (and such release shall not require the consent of any Bank Party).
(b) Any Bank may at any time grant to one or more banks or other institutions (each a