FORM OF RELEASE1
1.Release by Officer. _______________________ (the “Officer”), on his/her own behalf, on behalf of any entities he/she controls and on behalf of his/her descendants, dependents, heirs, executors, administrators, assigns and successors, and each of them, hereby acknowledges full and complete satisfaction of and releases and discharges and covenants not to sue AMC ENTERTAINMENT HOLDINGS, INC. , a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), its divisions, subsidiaries, parents, or affiliated corporations, and each of its and their employees, officers and directors, past and present, and each of them, as well as its assignees and successors (individually and collectively, “Company Releasees”), from and with respect to any and all claims, agreements, obligations, demands and causes of action, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, arising out of or in any way connected, in whole or in part, with the Officer’s employment, the termination thereof, or any other relationship with or interest in the Company, including without limiting the generality of the foregoing, any claim for severance pay, profit sharing, bonus or similar benefit, pension, retirement, life insurance, health or medical insurance or any other fringe benefit, or disability, or any other claims, agreements, obligations, demands and causes of action, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, resulting from or arising out of, in whole or in part, any act or omission by or on the part of Company Releasees committed or omitted prior to the date of this release agreement (this “Agreement”), including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, any claim under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, or any other federal, state or local law, regulation or ordinance; provided, however, that the foregoing release does not apply to any obligation of the Company to the Officer pursuant to the benefits due to the Officer in connection with the execution and delivery of this Release Agreement pursuant to his/her employment agreement with __________________________ dated as of _______________________, 20___ by and between the Company and the Officer. In addition, this release does not cover any claim that cannot be released as a matter of applicable law.
2.Waiver of Civil Code Section 1542. This Agreement is intended to be effective as a general release of and bar to each and every claim, agreement, obligation, demand and cause of action hereinabove specified (collectively, the “Claims”). Accordingly, the Officer hereby expressly waives any rights and benefits conferred by Section 1542 of the California Civil Code as to the Claims. Section 1542 of the California Civil Code provides:
“A GENERAL RELEASE DOES NOT EXTEND TO A CLAIM WHICH THE CREDITOR DOES NOT KNOW OR SUSPECT TO EXIST IN HIS OR HER FAVOR AT THE TIME OF EXECUTING THE RELEASE, WHICH IF KNOWN BY HIM OR HER MUST HAVE MATERIALLY AFFECTED HIS OR HER SETTLEMENT WITH THE DEBTOR.”
The Officer acknowledges that he/she later may discover claims, demands, causes of action or facts in addition to or different from those which the Officer now knows or believes to exist with respect to the subject matter of this Agreement and which, if known or suspected at the time of executing this Agreement, may have materially affected its terms. Nevertheless, the Officer hereby waives, as to the Claims, any claims, demands, and causes of action that might arise as a result of such different or additional claims, demands, causes of action or facts.
1Subject to revision to the extent advisable based on changes in law or legal interpretation.