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CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form 8-K on 05/29/2015
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ARTICLE 8

Covenants of Parent and the Company

The parties hereto agree that:

Section 8.01 Consents and Approvals. (a) Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, each of the Company and Parent shall use its reasonable best efforts to take, or cause to be taken, and use their reasonable best efforts to cause their respective Affiliates to take, all actions and to do, or cause to be done, and assist and cooperate with the other in doing, all things necessary, proper or advisable under Applicable Law to consummate and make effective the Mergers and the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement, including (i) preparing and filing as promptly as practicable with any Governmental Authority or other Third Party all documentation to effect all necessary, proper or advisable filings, notices, petitions, statements, registrations, submissions of information, applications and other documents and (ii) obtaining and maintaining all approvals, consents, registrations, permits, authorizations and other confirmations required to be obtained from any Governmental Authority or other Third Party that are necessary, proper or advisable to consummate and make effective the Mergers and the other transactions contemplated by this Agreement (whether or not such approvals, consents, registrations, permits, authorizations and other confirmations are conditions to the consummation of the Mergers pursuant to Article 9).

(b) In furtherance and not in limitation of the foregoing, each of Parent and the Company shall make, and not withdraw, as promptly as practicable and in any event within 30 Business Days (or, in the case of the succeeding clauses (iii) and (iv), 60 days) of the date hereof, (i) an appropriate filing of a Notification and Report Form pursuant to the HSR Act with respect to the transactions contemplated hereby, (ii) all necessary filings to obtain consents from the FCC (including FCC Form 394 or other appropriate forms) that are required in connection with the Mergers, (iii) all necessary filings to obtain consents from the state regulators and the Franchise authorities that are required in connection with the Mergers and (iv) all other registrations, declarations, notices and filings with Governmental Authorities that are required in connection with the Mergers. Each of the Company and Parent shall use its reasonable best efforts to supply, and use their respective reasonable best efforts to cause their respective Affiliates to supply, as promptly as practicable any additional information and documentary material that may be requested pursuant to the foregoing, and use its reasonable best efforts to take, and use its reasonable best efforts to cause its respective Affiliates to take, all other actions necessary to cause the expiration or termination of the applicable waiting periods regarding the foregoing as soon as practicable.

(c) Parent shall take the lead with respect to (i) the scheduling of, and strategic planning for, any meeting with any Governmental Authority under the HSR Act or any other Applicable Law, (ii) the making of any filings under the HSR Act or any other Applicable Law, (iii) the process for the receipt of any necessary approvals and (iv) the resolution of any investigation or other inquiry of any such Governmental Authority. Without limiting the foregoing sentence, except as prohibited by Applicable Law, each of Parent and the Company shall, and shall use their respective reasonable best efforts to cause their respective Affiliates to (A) to the extent reasonably practicable, consult with each other prior to taking any material substantive position with respect to the filings under the HSR Act or any other Applicable Law in discussions with or

 

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