The Indenture permits, in certain circumstances therein specified, the amendment thereof without the consent of the Holders of the Securities. The Indenture also permits, with certain exceptions as therein provided, the amendment thereof and the modification of the rights and obligations under the Indenture of the Company and any Guarantor and the rights of Holders of the Securities of each series to be affected under the Indenture at any time by the Company, any Guarantor and the Trustee with the written consent of (i) the Holders of not less than a majority in principal amount of the Outstanding Securities voting as a single class, or (ii) in case less than all of the several series of Securities are affected by such addition, change, elimination or modification, the Holders of not less than a majority in principal amount of the Outstanding Securities of all series so affected voting as a single class (including, for the avoidance of doubt, consents obtained in connection with a purchase of, or tender offer or exchange for, the Securities). The Indenture also contains provisions permitting, with certain exceptions as therein provided, the Holders of at least a majority in aggregate principal amount of the Outstanding Securities of any series to, by written consent, waive compliance by the Company or any Guarantor with any provision of the Indenture (but solely insofar as such provision relates to the Securities of such series) or any provision of the Securities of such series. 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 this Note and of any Note issued upon the registration of transfer hereof or in exchange herefor or in lieu hereof, whether or not notation of such consent or waiver is made upon this Note.
No reference herein to the Indenture and no provision of this Note or, subject to the provisions for satisfaction and discharge in Article VIII of the Indenture and the guarantee release provisions in Article XII of the Indenture, of the Indenture, shall alter or impair the obligations of the Company or any Guarantor, which are absolute and unconditional, to pay the principal of and interest on this Note at the times, place and rate, and in the coin or currency, herein prescribed.
As provided in the Indenture and subject to certain limitations therein set forth, the transfer of Notes is registrable in the register of Securities, upon surrender of a Note for registration of transfer at an office or agency of the Company maintained for that purpose in any Place of Payment for the Notes, which shall initially be the Corporate Trust Office of the Paying Agent in such Place of Payment, and at such additional offices or agencies as the Company may designate, duly endorsed by, or accompanied by a written instrument of transfer in form satisfactory to the Company and the applicable Registrar duly executed by, the Holder hereof or his attorney duly authorized in writing, and thereupon one or more new Notes, of authorized denominations and for the same aggregate principal amount, will be issued to the designated transferee or transferees. Citibank, N.A., acting through its Corporate Trust Office currently located at 388 Greenwich Street, New York, NY 10013, and solely for the purpose of the transfer, surrender, exchange or presentation of Notes for final payment, located at 480 Washington Boulevard, 30th Floor, Jersey City, New Jersey 07310, Attention: Securities Window The Walt Disney Company, will initially act as the Companys Paying Agent and Registrar for the Notes in The City of New York, New York, U.S.A.
No service charge shall be made by the Company, the Trustee or any Registrar for any such registration of transfer or exchange, but the Company may require, subject to certain exceptions specified in the Indenture, payment of a sum sufficient to cover any tax or other governmental charge payable in connection therewith.
Prior to due presentment of this Note for registration of transfer, the Company, the Trustee and any agent of the Company or the Trustee may treat the Person in whose name this Note is registered as the owner hereof for all purposes, whether or not this Note be overdue, and neither the Company, the Trustee nor any such agent shall be affected by notice to the contrary.
Customary abbreviations may be used in the name of a Holder or an assignee, such as: TEN COM (=tenants in common), TEN ENT (=tenants by the entireties), JT TEN (=joint tenants with right of survivorship and not as tenants in common), CUST (=Custodian), and U/G/M/A (=Uniform Gifts to Minors Act). Additional abbreviations may also be used though not in the above list.
THE INDENTURE (INCLUDING THE GUARANTEES) AND THIS NOTE SHALL BE GOVERNED BY AND CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, AS APPLIED TO CONTRACTS MADE AND PERFORMED WITHIN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, WITHOUT REGARD TO PRINCIPLES OF CONFLICTS OF LAW. THE COMPANY, EACH GUARANTOR, THE TRUSTEE, AND EACH HOLDER OF A SECURITY (BY ACCEPTANCE THEREOF) THEREBY, (I) SUBMITS TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF THE FEDERAL AND NEW YORK STATE COURTS LOCATED IN THE BOROUGH OF MANHATTAN IN THE CITY OF NEW YORK IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SUIT, ACTION OR PROCEEDING RELATED TO THE INDENTURE (INCLUDING THE GUARANTEES) OR THIS NOTE, (II) IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY DEFENSE OF LACK OF PERSONAL JURISDICTION IN SUCH SUITS AND