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PREM14A
CHARTER COMMUNICATIONS, INC. /MO/ filed this Form PREM14A on 06/26/2015
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shall be responsible for all Liabilities related to any Severance Compensation that becomes payable to any Bengal Business Employee, Continuing Employee or individual who would have been a Bengal Business Employee if employed as of the Closing, whether arising prior to, on or after the Closing Date; provided, however, in the event that Cheetah and its Affiliates incur any Liabilities as a result of A/N and its Affiliates’ breach of their obligations hereunder, A/N and its Affiliates shall retain and reimburse Cheetah and its Affiliates for any such Liabilities.

(h) WARN Act. A/N shall periodically notify Cheetah of the number and work location of employees of the Bengal Business or Bengal or any of its Subsidiaries laid-off during the 90-day period prior to the Closing, and shall provide to Cheetah a final list as of immediately prior to the Closing. Subject to A/N’s compliance with the immediately preceding sentence, Cheetah shall be responsible for providing or discharging any and all notifications, benefits and liabilities to Continuing Employees and governmental authorities required by the WARN Act.

(i) Paid Time Off. Following the Closing, Cheetah shall assume and honor, in accordance with the terms of the applicable Benefit Plan, the unused vacation or paid-time off earned and accrued by each Continuing Employee.

(j) Employee Communications. To the extent reasonably practicable, prior to making any broadly-distributed written or oral communications to the directors, officers or employees of Bengal or any of its Subsidiaries pertaining to material post-Closing compensation or benefit matters that are affected by the Contribution, A/N shall cause Bengal to consult with Cheetah regarding the content of the intended communication, and shall consider any feedback in good faith (provided that any subsequent communications substantively consistent with those previously consulted upon will not require any further consultation). Cheetah shall have a reasonable period of time to review and comment on the communication, which comments A/N and Bengal shall consider in good faith.

(k) No Third-Party Beneficiaries. Notwithstanding any provision of this Section 5.7, Cheetah shall either cause the Continuing Employees to continue to participate in the existing Bengal Benefit Plans that continue to be maintained by Bengal from and after the Closing or, in its sole discretion, cause the Continuing Employees to participate in the Cheetah Plans. Furthermore, nothing contained in this Section 5.7 shall require or imply that the employment of the Bengal Business Employees or the Continuing Employees will continue for any particular period of time following the Closing. This Section 5.7 is not intended, and shall not be deemed, to confer any rights or remedies upon any Person other than the parties to this Agreement and their respective successors and permitted assigns, to create any agreement of employment with any Person or to otherwise create any third-party beneficiary hereunder, or to be interpreted as an amendment to any plan of Cheetah or any Affiliate of Cheetah (including Bengal and its Subsidiaries).

Section 5.8 Real Estate Matters. A/N shall reasonably cooperate with Cheetah and shall cause Bengal and its Subsidiaries to provide to Cheetah current commitments to issue title insurance policies on the 2006 ALTA owner’s form so that Cheetah may receive, at Cheetah’s expense and to the extent available in the respective jurisdiction, an ALTA owner’s policy or policies of title insurance from a nationally recognized title insurance company reasonably acceptable to Cheetah (the “Title Company”) insuring title to such of the Bengal Owned Real Property that Cheetah shall designate in writing, subject only to Permitted Encumbrances. A/N shall reasonably cooperate with Cheetah so that Cheetah may receive, at Cheetah’s expense, a current ALTA/ASCM survey of each such parcel of Bengal Owned Real Property and, where Bengal is the sole tenant of the Bengal Leased Real Property, such Bengal Leased Real Property. Each such survey shall be certified to (i) Cheetah, (ii) Bengal or applicable Subsidiary, and (iii) the Title Company.

Section 5.9 Notification. Between the date of this Agreement and the Closing Date, A/N shall give prompt notice to Cheetah, and Cheetah shall give prompt notice to A/N, (a) of any notice or other communication received by such party from any Government Entity in connection with the Contribution or from any Person

 

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