EEA Member Country means any of the member states of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway.
EEA Resolution Authority means any public administrative authority or any Person entrusted with public administrative authority of any EEA Member Country (including any delegee) having responsibility for the resolution of any EEA Financial Institution.
Effective Date means the date on which the conditions specified in Section 4.01 are satisfied (or waived in accordance with Section 9.02).
Electronic Signature means an electronic sound, symbol, or process attached to, or associated with, a contract or other record and adopted by a Person with the intent to sign, authenticate or accept such contract or record.
Eligible Assignee means (a) a Lender, (b) an Affiliate of a Lender, (c) an Approved Fund and (d) any other Person, other than, in each case, a natural person, a Defaulting Lender, the Company or any Subsidiary or other Affiliate of the Company.
Environmental Laws means all rules, regulations, codes, ordinances, judgments, orders, decrees, directives, laws, injunctions or binding agreements issued, promulgated or entered into by or with any Governmental Authority and relating in any way to the environment, to preservation or reclamation of natural resources, to the management, generation, use, handling, transportation, storage, treatment, disposal, Release or threatened Release or the classification, registration, disclosure or import of, or exposure to, any toxic or hazardous materials, substance or waste or to related health or safety matters.
Environmental Liability means any liability, obligation, loss, claim, action, order or cost, contingent or otherwise (including any liability for damages, costs of environmental remediation, fines, penalties and indemnities), directly or indirectly resulting from or based upon (a) any Environmental Law, (b) the generation, use, handling, transportation, storage, treatment or disposal of any Hazardous Material, (c) any exposure to any Hazardous Material, (d) the Release or threatened Release of any Hazardous Material or (e) any contract, agreement or other consensual arrangement pursuant to which liability is assumed or imposed with respect to any of the foregoing.
Equity Interests means shares of capital stock, partnership interests, membership interests, beneficial interests or other ownership interests, whether voting or nonvoting, in, or interests in the income or profits of, a Person, and any warrants, options or other rights entitling the holder thereof to purchase or acquire any of the foregoing (other than, prior to the date of conversion, Indebtedness that is convertible into any such Equity Interests).
ERISA means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.