(b) Enforceability. The execution and delivery of this Consent and Amendment are valid and legally binding obligations of Borrower and Guarantors enforceable in accordance with the respective terms and provisions hereof, except as enforceability is limited by bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, moratorium or other laws relating to or affecting generally the enforcement of creditors rights and the effect of general principles of equity.
(c) Approvals. The execution, delivery and performance of this Consent and Amendment and the transactions contemplated hereby do not require the approval or consent of or approval of any Person or the authorization, consent, approval of or any license or permit issued by, or any filing or registration with, or the giving of any notice to, any court, department, board, commission or other governmental agency or authority other than those already obtained.
(d) Reaffirmation. Borrower and Guarantors reaffirm and restate as of the date hereof each and every representation and warranty made by the Borrower, the Guarantors and their respective Subsidiaries in the Loan Documents or otherwise made by or on behalf of such Persons in connection therewith except for representations or warranties that expressly relate to an earlier date.
7. No Default. By execution hereof, the Borrower and Guarantors certify that the Borrower and Guarantors are and will be in compliance with all covenants under the Loan Documents after the execution and delivery of this Consent and Amendment, and that no Default or Event of Default has occurred and is continuing.
8. Waiver of Claims. Borrower and Guarantors acknowledge, represent and agree that Borrower and Guarantors as of the date hereof have no defenses, setoffs, claims, counterclaims or causes of action of any kind or nature whatsoever with respect to the Loan Documents, the administration or funding of the Loans or with respect to any acts or omissions of Agent or any of the Lenders, or any past or present officers, agents or employees of Agent or any of the Lenders, and each of Borrower and Guarantors does hereby expressly waive, release and relinquish any and all such defenses, setoffs, claims, counterclaims and causes of action, if any.
9. Ratification. Except as hereinabove set forth or in any other document previously executed or executed in connection herewith, all terms, covenants and provisions of the Credit Agreement, the Guaranty and the other Loan Documents remain unaltered and in full force and effect, and the parties hereto do hereby expressly ratify and confirm the Credit Agreement, the Guaranty and other Loan Documents as modified and amended herein and therein. Guarantors hereby consent to the terms of this Consent and Amendment and ratify the Guaranty. Nothing in this Consent and Amendment or any other document delivered in connection herewith shall be deemed or construed to constitute, and there has not otherwise occurred, a novation, cancellation, satisfaction, release, extinguishment or substitution of the indebtedness evidenced by the Notes or the other obligations of Borrower and Guarantors under the Loan Documents (including without limitation the Guaranty). This Consent and Amendment shall constitute a Loan Document.
10. Counterparts. This Consent and Amendment may be executed in any number of counterparts which shall together constitute but one and the same agreement.