This excerpt taken from the ORCL 8-K filed Mar 6, 2007.
Board Recommendation). (ii) The Company hereby consents to the inclusion of the foregoing determinations and approvals in the Offer Documents and, to the extent that no Adverse Recommendation Change shall have occurred in accordance with
Section 7.03(b), the Company hereby consents to the inclusion of the Board Recommendation in the Offer Documents. The Company shall promptly furnish Parent with a list of its stockholders, mailing labels and any available listing or computer file containing the names and addresses of all record holders of Company Shares and lists of securities positions of Company Shares held in stock depositories, in each case true and correct as of the most recent practicable date, and shall provide to Parent such additional information (including updated lists of stockholders, mailing labels and lists of securities positions) and such other assistance as Parent may reasonably request in connection with the Offer. Parent and Merger Subsidiary shall treat the information contained in such labels, listing or files and any additional information referred to in the preceding sentence in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Confidentiality Agreement.
(b) As soon as practicable on the day that the Offer is commenced, the Company shall file with the SEC and disseminate to holders of Company Shares, in each case, as and to the extent required by applicable U.S. federal securities laws, a Solicitation/Recommendation Statement on Schedule 14D-9 (together with any amendments or supplements thereto, the Schedule 14D-9) that, subject to Section 7.03(b), shall reflect the Board Recommendation. Each of Parent and Merger Subsidiary shall promptly furnish to the Company in writing all information concerning Parent and Merger Subsidiary that may be required by applicable securities laws or reasonably requested by the Company for inclusion in the Schedule 14D 9. Each of the Company, Parent and Merger Subsidiary agrees promptly to correct any information provided by it for use in the Schedule 14D-9 if and to the extent that it shall have become false or misleading in any material respect. The Company agrees to take all steps necessary to cause the Schedule 14D-9 as so corrected to be filed with the SEC and to be disseminated to holders of Company Shares, in each case as and to the extent required by applicable U.S. federal securities laws. Parent and its counsel shall be given a reasonable opportunity to review and comment on the Schedule 14D-9 each time before it is filed with the SEC, and the Company shall give reasonable and good faith consideration to any comments made by Parent, Merger Subsidiary and their counsel. The Company shall promptly provide Parent, Merger Subsidiary and their counsel with (i) any comments or other communications, whether written or oral, that Parent, Merger Subsidiary or their counsel may receive from time to time from the SEC or its staff with respect to the Schedule 14D-9 promptly after receipt of those comments or other communications, and (ii) a reasonable opportunity to participate in the Companys response to those comments and to provide comments on that response (to which reasonable and good faith consideration shall be given), including by participating with the Company or its counsel in any discussions or meetings with the SEC.
Section 2.03. Directors. (a) Effective upon the acceptance for payment of any Company Shares pursuant to the Offer, Parent shall be entitled to designate the number of directors, rounded up to the next whole number, on the Company Board that equals the product of (x) the total number of directors on the Company
Board (giving effect to the election of any additional directors pursuant to this Section), and (y) the percentage that the number of Company Shares beneficially owned by Parent and/or Merger Subsidiary (including Company Shares accepted for payment) bears to the total number of Company Shares outstanding, and the Company shall take all action necessary to cause Parents designees to be elected or appointed to the Company Board, including increasing the number of directors, and seeking and accepting resignations of incumbent directors. At such time, the Company shall take all action necessary to cause individuals designated by Parent to constitute the number of members, rounded up to the next whole number, on (i) each committee of the Company Board and (ii) each board of directors of each Subsidiary of the Company (and each committee thereof) that represents the same percentage as such individuals represent on the Company Board, in each case to the fullest extent permitted by Applicable Law. Notwithstanding the foregoing, until Parent and/or Merger Subsidiary acquires a majority of the outstanding Company Shares on a fully diluted basis, the Company shall use its reasonable best efforts to ensure that all of the members of the Company Board and such committees and boards as of the date hereof who are not employees of the Company shall remain members of the Company Board and such committees and boards.
(b) The Companys obligations to appoint Parents designees to the Company Board shall be subject to Section 14(f) of the 1934 Act and Rule 14f-1 promulgated thereunder. The Company shall promptly take all actions, and shall include in the Schedule 14D-9 such information with respect to the Company and its officers and directors, as Section 14(f) and Rule 14f-1 require in order to fulfill its obligations under this Section. Parent shall supply to the Company in writing any information with respect to itself and its nominees, officers, directors and affiliates required by Section 14(f) and Rule 14f-1.
(c) Following the election or appointment of Parents designees pursuant to Section 2.03(a) and until the Effective Time, the approval of a majority of the directors of the Company then in office who were not designated by Parent (the