Holders of Notes to be redeemed will be given notice of redemption, at their addresses as set forth in the Security Register for the Notes, by first-class mail at least 10 and not more than 60 days prior to the date fixed for redemption, as provided in the Indenture. When notes are in the form of Global Notes, such notice will be sent pursuant to the applicable procedures of the Depositary. Unless the Company defaults in payment of the Redemption Price, on and after the Redemption Date interest will cease to accrue on the Notes or portions thereof called for redemption.
If fewer than all of the Notes are to be redeemed, the Trustee will select, at least 10 and not more than 60 days prior to the Redemption Date, the particular Notes or portions thereof for redemption from the outstanding Notes not previously called for redemption, based on the method required by the Depositary. The Trustee may select for redemption Notes and portions of Notes in amounts of $1,000 or whole multiples of $1,000.
If any Event of Default with respect to the Notes shall occur and be continuing, the principal of the Notes may be declared due and payable in the manner and with the effect provided in the Indenture.
As set forth in, and subject to the provisions of, the Indenture, no Holder of any Note will have any right to institute any proceeding with respect to the Indenture, the Notes, or for any remedy thereunder, unless (i) such Holder shall have previously given to the Trustee written notice of a continuing Event of Default with respect to the Notes, (ii) the Holders of not less than 25% in principal amount of the Outstanding Notes shall have made written request, and offered reasonable indemnity against the costs, expenses and liabilities to be incurred in compliance with such request, to the Trustee to institute such proceeding as Trustee, (iii) the Trustee shall have failed to institute such proceeding within 60 days after receipt of such written notice, request and offer of indemnity and (iv) the Trustee shall not have received from the Holders of a majority in principal amount of the Outstanding Notes a direction inconsistent with such request within such 60 day period; provided, however, that such limitations do not apply to a suit instituted by the Holder hereof for the enforcement of payment of the principal of or premium, if any, and any interest on this Note on or after the respective due dates expressed herein.
The Indenture permits, with certain exceptions as therein provided, the amendment thereof and the modification of the rights and obligations of the Company and the rights of the Holders of the Securities of each series thereunder to be affected under the Indenture at any time by the Company and the Trustee with the consent of the Holders of a majority in aggregate principal amount of such Securities then Outstanding of each series to be affected. The Indenture also contains provisions permitting the Holders of not less than a majority in principal amount of the Securities of each series thereunder at the time Outstanding, on behalf of the Holders of all Securities of such series, to waive compliance by the Company with certain restrictive provisions of the Indenture and certain past defaults under the Indenture and their consequences. Any such consent or waiver by the Holder of this Note shall be conclusive and binding upon such Holder and upon all future Holders of any Note issued upon the registration of transfer hereof or in exchange for or in lieu hereof, whether or not notation of such consent or waiver is made upon this Note.
No reference to the Indenture and no provision of this Note or of the Indenture shall alter or impair the obligation of the Company, which is absolute and unconditional, to pay the principal of and premium, if any, and any interest on this Note at the times, places and rate, and in the coin or currency, herein prescribed.
The Notes are issuable only in fully registered form in denominations of $2,000 and integral multiples of $1,000 in excess thereof. As provided in the Indenture and subject to certain limitations therein set forth, this Note is exchangeable for a like aggregate principal amount of Notes of this series and of like tenor of any authorized denomination, as requested by the Holder surrendering the same. As