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|CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form 425 on 05/29/2015|
Environmental Law means any Applicable Law or any agreement with any Person relating to human health and safety, the environment or any pollutants, contaminants or hazardous or toxic substances, materials or wastes.
Environmental Permits means all Governmental Authorizations relating to or required by Environmental Laws.
ERISA means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
ERISA Affiliate of any entity means any other entity that, together with such entity, would be treated as a single employer under Section 414 of the Code.
FCC means the Federal Communications Commission.
FCC Order means an order adopted, and the full text thereof released, by the FCC granting its consent to the transfer of control or assignment of the Company Licenses, pursuant to appropriate applications filed by the parties hereto with the FCC as contemplated by this Agreement.
Financing Source means any provider of Debt Financing to Parent.
Franchise means with respect to each Person, each franchise, as such term is defined in the Communications Act, granted by a Governmental Authority authorizing the construction, upgrade, maintenance or operation of any part of the Cable Systems that are part of such Person.
GAAP means generally accepted accounting principles in the United States.
Governmental Authority means any transnational, domestic or foreign federal, state or local governmental, regulatory or administrative authority, department, court, agency, commission or official, including any political subdivision thereof.
Governmental Authorization means any license (including any license or authorization issued by the FCC), permits (including construction permits), certificates, waivers, amendments, consents, Franchises (including similar authorizations or permits), exemptions, variances, expirations and terminations of any waiting period requirements (including pursuant to the HSR Act), other actions by, and notices, filings, registrations, qualifications, declarations and designations with, and other authorizations and approvals issued by or obtained from a Governmental Authority.
Hazardous Substance means any pollutant, contaminant or toxic, radioactive, ignitable, corrosive, reactive or otherwise hazardous substance, waste or material, or any substance, waste or material having any constituent elements displaying any of the foregoing characteristics, including any substance, waste or material regulated under any Environmental Law.
HSR Act means the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976.
Intellectual Property Rights means any and all intellectual property rights or similar proprietary rights throughout the world, including all (i) patents and patent applications of any