"Effective Date Collateral Documents" means the Parent Companies Pledge
Agreement and the Borrower Security Agreement, in each case as in effect on the
"Environmental Laws" means all laws, rules, regulations, codes,
ordinances, orders, decrees, judgments, injunctions or binding agreements
issued, promulgated or entered into by any Governmental Authority, relating in
any way to the environment, preservation or reclamation of natural resources,
the management, release or threatened release of any Hazardous Material.
"Environmental Liability" means any liability, contingent or otherwise
(including any liability for damages, costs of environmental remediation, fines,
penalties or indemnities), of the Borrower or any Subsidiary directly or
indirectly resulting from or based upon (a) violation of any Environmental Law,
(b) the generation, use, handling, transportation, storage, treatment or
disposal of any Hazardous Materials, (c) exposure to any Hazardous Materials,
(d) the release or threatened release of any Hazardous Materials into the
environment or (e) any contract, agreement or other consensual arrangement
pursuant to which liability is assumed or imposed with respect to any of the
"Equity-Funded Acquisition Deposit" means an Acquisition Deposit funded
with the proceeds of an Equity Issuance that is effected for the sole purpose of
funding such Acquisition Deposit.
"Equity Issuance" means the issuance of any equity securities by the
Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries, including without limitation any equity
securities issued pursuant to the exercise of options or warrants, other than
equity securities issued to the Borrower or any Subsidiary.
"ERISA" means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as
amended from time to time.
"ERISA Affiliate" means any trade or business (whether or not
incorporated) that, together with the Borrower, is treated as a single employer
under Section 414(b) or (c) of the Code or, solely for purposes of Section 302
of ERISA and Section 412 of the Code, is treated as a single employer under
Section 414 of the Code.
"ERISA Event" means (a) any "reportable event", as defined in Section
4043 of ERISA or the regulations issued thereunder with respect to a Plan (other
than an event for which the 30-day notice period is waived); (b) the existence
with respect to any Plan of an "accumulated funding deficiency" (as defined in
Section 412 of the Code or Section 302 of ERISA), whether or not