SECTION 10.10. Force Majeure
The Owner Trustee shall not be responsible for delays or failures in performance resulting directly or indirectly from forces beyond its control (including, without limitation, acts of God, strikes, work stoppages, accidents, severe weather, floods, nuclear or natural catastrophes, lockouts, riots, civil or military disturbances, acts of war or terrorism, pandemic or epidemic, any provision of any present or future law or regulation or any act of any governmental authority, and any interruption, loss or malfunction of utilities, communications, computer services (software or hardware) or Federal Reserve Bank wire service) provided such default or delay could not have been prevented by the taking of commercially reasonable precautions such as the implementation and execution of disaster recovery plans.
SECTION 10.11. GOVERNING LAW
THIS AGREEMENT SHALL BE GOVERNED BY, AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH, THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE, WITHOUT REFERENCE TO ITS CONFLICT OF LAW PROVISIONS, AND THE OBLIGATIONS, RIGHTS AND REMEDIES OF THE PARTIES HEREUNDER SHALL BE DETERMINED IN ACCORDANCE WITH SUCH LAWS.
SECTION 10.12. Servicer
(a) The Servicer is authorized to prepare, or cause to be prepared, execute and deliver on behalf of the Trust, all such documents, reports, filings, instruments, certificates and opinions as it shall be the duty of the Trust or Owner Trustee to prepare, file or deliver pursuant to the Basic Documents. The Owner Trustee is hereby authorized and directed to execute and deliver to the Servicer a limited power of attorney appointing the Servicer as the Trusts agent and attorney-in-fact to prepare, or cause to be prepared, execute and deliver all such documents, reports, filings, instruments, certificates and opinions.
(b) It shall be the Servicers duty and responsibility, and not the Owner Trustees duty or responsibility, to cause the Trust to respond to, defend, participate in or otherwise act in connection with any regulatory, administrative, governmental, investigative or other proceeding or inquiry relating in any way to the Trust, its assets or the conduct of its business; provided, that, the Owner Trustee hereby agrees to cooperate with the Servicer and to comply with any reasonable request made by the Servicer for the delivery of information or documents to the Servicer in the Owner Trustees actual possession relating to any such regulatory, administrative, governmental, investigative or other proceeding or inquiry.
SECTION 10.13. Nonpetition Covenants
(a) To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, notwithstanding any prior termination of this Agreement, but subject to the provisions of Section 4.5, the Certificateholder shall not, prior to the date which is one (1) year and one (1) day after the termination of this Agreement with respect to the Trust, acquiesce, petition or otherwise invoke or cause the Trust to invoke the process of any court or government authority for the purpose of commencing or sustaining a case against the Trust under any federal or State bankruptcy, insolvency or similar law or appointing a receiver, liquidator, assignee, trustee, custodian, sequestrator or other similar