Company and the Note Registrar duly executed by, the Holder hereof or by his attorney duly authorized in writing, and thereupon one or more new Notes in registered form, of authorized denominations and for the same aggregate principal amount, will be issued in the name or names of the designated transferee or transferees and delivered at the office of the Note Registrar in New York City, or mailed, at the request, risk and expense of such transferee or transferees, to the address or addresses shown in the Note Register for such transferee or transferees.
Prior to due presentment of this Note for registration of transfer, the Company, the Trustee, the Note Registrar and any agent of the Company, the Trustee or the Note Registrar may treat the person in whose name this Note is registered as the owner hereof for all purposes, whether or not this Note is overdue, and neither the Company, the Trustee, the Note Registrar nor any such agent shall be affected by notice to the contrary.
This Note is issuable only in fully registered form, without coupons, in minimum denominations of $2,000 and any integral multiple of $1,000 in excess thereof.
No service charge will be made for a transfer or exchange of the Notes, but the Company may require payment of a sum sufficient to cover any tax or other governmental charge payable in connection therewith.
This Note (the Global Note) is a Global Security as referred to in the Indenture and is not exchangeable for one or more certificated Notes; provided, however, that if at any time the Depository notifies the Company that it is unwilling or unable to continue as Depository or if at any time the Depository shall no longer be eligible or in good standing under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, or any other applicable statute or regulation, the Company shall appoint a successor Depository. If a successor Depository is not appointed by the Company within 90 days after the Company receives such notice or becomes aware of such ineligibility, the Company will execute, and the Trustee or its agent, upon receipt of a Corporation Order for the authentication and delivery of individual Notes of this series in exchange for this Global Note, will authenticate and deliver, individual Notes of this series in an aggregate principal amount equal to the principal amount of this Global Note in exchange for this Global Note.
In addition, the Company may at any time and in its sole discretion determine that the Notes represented by this Global Note shall no longer be represented by this Global Note. In such event the Company will execute, and the Trustee or its agent, upon receipt of a Corporation Order for the authentication and delivery of individual Notes of this series in exchange for this Global Note, will authenticate and deliver, individual Notes of this series in an aggregate principal amount equal to the principal amount of this Global Note in exchange for this Global Note.
This Note and all the obligations of the Company hereunder are direct, senior unsecured and unsubordinated obligations of the Company and rank pari passu with all other senior unsecured and unsubordinated indebtedness of the Company from time to time outstanding.
This Note shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of the State of New York.
Unless the certificate of authentication hereon has been manually executed by or on behalf of the Trustee under the Indenture, this Note shall not be entitled to any benefits under the Indenture or be valid or obligatory for any purpose.