This excerpt taken from the DTV 10-K filed Mar 1, 2005.
Establishment of Trust. The Company may establish a Trust, and each Employer may at least annually transfer over to the Trust such assets as the Employer determines,
in its sole discretion, are necessary to provide, on a present value basis, for its respective future liabilities created with respect to the Annual Deferral Amounts, Annual Company Contribution Amounts, Company Matching Amounts, Annual Restricted
Stock Unit Amounts and Annual Long-Term Achievement Plan Amounts for such Employers Participants for all periods prior to the transfer, as well as any debits and credits to the Participants Account Balances for all periods prior to the
transfer, taking into consideration the value of the assets in the trust at the time of the transfer.
Interrelationship of the Plan and the Trust. The provisions of the Plan and the Plan Agreement shall govern the rights of a Participant to receive distributions
pursuant to the Plan. The provisions of the Trust shall govern the rights of the Employers, Participants and the creditors of the Employers to the assets transferred to the Trust. Each Employer shall at all times remain liable to carry out its
obligations under the Plan.
Distributions From the Trust. Each Employers obligations under the Plan may be satisfied with Trust assets distributed pursuant to the terms of the Trust, and
any such distribution shall reduce the Employers obligations under this Plan.
Investment of Trust Assets. The Trustee of the Trust shall be authorized, upon written instructions received from the Committee or investment manager appointed by the
Committee, to invest and reinvest the assets of the Trust in accordance with the applicable Trust Agreement, including the disposition of stock and reinvestment of the proceeds in one or more investment vehicles designated by the Committee.