This excerpt taken from the HPQ 8-K filed Feb 28, 2007.
considered in a proceeding in equity or at law, and subject to limitations on rights to indemnification and contribution under applicable law or equitable principles).
(d) None of the issue and sale of the Securities, the consummation of any other of the transactions herein contemplated or the fulfillment of the terms hereof will conflict with, result in a breach of, or constitute a default under, (i) the charter or by-laws of the Company, or (ii) the terms of any material indenture or other material agreement or instrument to which the Company or its subsidiaries is a party or bound, or (iii) any decree or regulation or order applicable to the Company of any U.S. federal or California or Delaware court, governmental authority or agency having jurisdiction over the Company, except where the conflict or breach of which in clause (ii) or clause (iii) above would not have a material adverse effect on the Company and its subsidiaries taken as a whole.
(e) At the Applicable Time the Disclosure Package, when taken together as a whole, does not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state any material fact necessary in order to make the statements therein, in the light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading. The preceding sentence does not apply to statements in or omissions from the Disclosure Package based upon and in conformity with written information furnished to the Company by any Underwriter through the Representatives specifically for use therein, it being understood and agreed that the only such information furnished by or on behalf of any Underwriter consists of the information described as such in Section 6 hereof.
(f) The Company is a Well-Known Seasoned Issuer and the Registration Statement is an automatic shelf registration statement as defined in Rule 405 of the Act Regulations. The Company has not received from the Commission any notice pursuant to Rule 401(g)(2) of the Act Regulations objecting to the use of the automatic shelf registration form. The Company has paid the registration fee for this offering pursuant to Rule 456(b)(1) of the Act Regulations or will pay such fees within the time period required by such rule (without giving effect to the proviso therein) and in any event prior to the Closing Date.
(g) Each Issuer Free Writing Prospectus, including any final term sheet listed on Schedule III hereof prepared and filed pursuant to this Agreement, does not include any information that conflicts with the information contained in the Registration Statement, including any document incorporated therein and any prospectus supplement deemed to be a part thereof that has not been superseded or modified. The foregoing sentence does not apply to statements in or omissions from the Disclosure Package based upon and in conformity with written information furnished to the Company by any Underwriter through the Representative specifically for use therein, it being understood and agreed that the only such information furnished by or on behalf of any Underwriter consists of the information described as such in Section 6 hereof.
(h) At the earliest time after the filing of the Registration Statement that the Company or another offering participant made a bona fide offer (within the meaning of Rule 164(h)(2) of the Act Regulations) of the Securities, the Company was not and is not