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|CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form 8-K on 05/29/2015|
(g) Any portion of the Merger Consideration made available to the Exchange Agent pursuant to Section 2.03(a) that remains unclaimed by the holders of shares of Company Stock or Parent Class A Common Stock twelve (12) months after the Effective Time shall be delivered to New Charter, upon demand, and any such holder who has not exchanged shares of Company Stock or Parent Class A Common Stock for the applicable Merger Consideration in accordance with this Section 2.03 prior to that time shall thereafter look only to New Charter for and New Charter shall remain liable for, payment of the applicable Merger Consideration, and any dividends and distributions with respect thereto pursuant to Section 2.03(h), in respect of such shares without any interest thereon. Notwithstanding the foregoing, none of the parties to this Agreement shall be liable to any holder of shares of Company Stock or Parent Class A Common Stock for any amounts properly paid to a public official pursuant to applicable abandoned property, escheat or similar laws. Any amounts remaining unclaimed by holders of shares of Company Stock or Parent Class A Common Stock two (2) years after the Effective Time (or such earlier date, immediately prior to such time when the amounts would otherwise escheat to or become property of any Governmental Authority) shall become, to the extent permitted by Applicable Law, the property of New Charter free and clear of any claims or interest of any Person previously entitled thereto.
(h) No dividends or other distributions with respect to securities of New Charter constituting part of the Merger Consideration, and no cash payment in lieu of fractional shares as provided in Section 2.07, shall be paid to the holder of any Certificates not surrendered or of any Uncertificated Shares not transferred until such Certificates or Uncertificated Shares are surrendered or transferred, as the case may be, as provided in this Section 2.03. Following such surrender or transfer, there shall be paid, without interest, to the Person in whose name the securities of New Charter have been registered, (i) at the time of such surrender or transfer, the amount of any cash payable in lieu of fractional shares to which such Person is entitled pursuant to Section 2.07 and the amount of all dividends or other distributions with a record date after the Effective Time previously paid or payable on the date of such surrender with respect to such securities, and (ii) at the appropriate payment date, the amount of dividends or other distributions with a record date after the Effective Time and prior to surrender or transfer and with a payment date subsequent to surrender or transfer payable with respect to such securities.
(i) The payment of any transfer, documentary, sales, use, stamp, registration, value added and other such Taxes and fees (including any penalties and interest) incurred by a holder of Company Stock or Parent Class A Common Stock in connection with the First Company Merger, the Second Company Merger or the Parent Merger, as applicable, for which none of Parent, New Charter, the Company, or a Subsidiary of the Company is liable, and the filing of any related Tax Returns and other documentation with respect to such Taxes and fees, shall be the sole responsibility of such holder.
Section 2.04 Company Equity-Based Awards.
(a) Except as provided in Section 2.04(d), the terms of each outstanding compensatory option to purchase shares of Company Stock (a Company Stock Option), whether or not exercisable or vested, shall be adjusted as necessary to provide that, at the Second Company Merger Effective Time, each Company Stock Option outstanding immediately prior to the First Company Merger Effective Time shall be converted into an option (each, a Company