|Print Page Close Window|
|CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form 425 on 05/29/2015|
(b) the Company shall have received the opinion of Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, counsel to the Company, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to the Company, dated the Closing Date, rendered on the basis of facts, representations and assumptions set forth in such opinion and the certificates obtained from officers of Parent, New Charter, Merger Subsidiary One, Merger Subsidiary Two, Merger Subsidiary Three and the Company, all of which are consistent with the state of facts existing as of the First Company Merger Effective Time, to the effect that the Second Company Merger will qualify as a reorganization within the meaning of Section 368(a) of the Code, which opinion shall not have been withdrawn or modified in any material respect. In rendering the opinion described in this Section 9.03(b), Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP shall have received and may rely upon the Tax Representation Letters referred to in Section 8.07(b); and
(c) since the date hereof, there shall not have occurred and be continuing any event, occurrence, development or state of circumstances or facts which, individually or in the aggregate, has had or would reasonably be expected to have a Parent Material Adverse Effect.
Section 10.01 Termination. This Agreement may be terminated and the Mergers may be abandoned at any time prior to the Effective Time (notwithstanding any approval of this Agreement by the stockholders of any party hereto):
(a) by mutual written agreement of the Company and Parent;
(b) by either the Company or Parent, if:
(i) if the Mergers are not consummated on or before May 23, 2016 (the End Date); provided, however, that, if on such date any of the conditions set forth in Section 9.01(b), Section 9.01(c) and Section 9.01(d) (solely on account of a temporary or preliminary order or injunction) are not satisfied, but all other conditions set forth in Article 9 shall have been satisfied (other than those conditions that have been waived by the Company and Parent, if and to the extent that such waiver is permitted by Applicable Law, and other than those conditions that by their nature can only be satisfied by action to be taken at or immediately prior to the Closing), then either the Company or Parent shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to extend the End Date by written notice to the other party for a period of six (6) months, in which case the End Date shall be November 23, 2016; provided, further, that starting 30 days prior to the anticipated End Date (as extended, if applicable), the parties shall discuss the status of efforts to obtain regulatory approvals, the parties respective business plans and whether to further extend the End Date; provided, further, that the right to terminate this Agreement pursuant to this Section 10.01(b)(i) shall not be available to any party whose breach of any provision of this Agreement results in the failure of the Mergers to be consummated on or before the End Date (as extended, if applicable);