SECTION 2. Amendment to the Servicing Agreement. Effective as of the Effective Date (as defined below), the Servicing Agreement is hereby amended as follows:
2.1 Clause (a) of the definition of Servicer Financial Covenant Default set forth in Section 1.01 of the Servicing Agreement is hereby amended by inserting the phrase from and after October 1, 2018 (excluding, for the avoidance of doubt, any time preceding October 1, 2018) immediately after the phrase at any time.
SECTION 3. Condition Precedent. This Amendment shall become effective as of September 30, 2018 (the Effective Date) upon the Agents receipt of a copy of this Amendment duly executed by the Borrower, the Lender, the Agent, the Transferor and Parent.
SECTION 4. Release. Each of the MF/Borrower Related Parties hereby acknowledges and confirms on its own behalf and on behalf of its officers and directors, and its respective predecessors, successors, assigns, agents and other legal representatives, and any Person claiming by or through any of them (collectively, the Releasors), that (i) it does not have any grounds, and hereby agrees not to challenge (or to allege or to pursue any matter, cause or claim arising under or with respect to), in any case based upon acts or omissions of the Lender, Agent or any other Indemnified Party occurring prior to the date hereof or facts otherwise known to it as of the date hereof, the effectiveness, genuineness, validity, collectability or enforceability of the Loan Documents and (ii) it does not possess, and hereby unconditionally and forever waives, remises, releases, discharges and holds harmless the Lender, Agent and any other Indemnified Party, and each of their respective affiliates, stockholders, directors, officers, employees, attorneys, agents, representatives, heirs, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, each Person acting or purporting to act for them or on their behalf, and the successors and assigns of any such Persons (collectively, the Designated Parties), from and against, and agrees not to allege or pursue, any action, cause of action, suit, debt, liability, loss, expense, claim, counterclaim, cross-claim, demand, defense, offset, opposition, demand and other right of action whatsoever, whether now known or unknown, past or present, asserted or unasserted, contingent or liquidated, whether in law, equity or otherwise, which any of the Releasors ever had, now have, may have, or claim to have against any of the Designated Parties, by reason of any matter, cause or thing whatsoever, with respect to events or omissions occurring or arising on or prior to the date hereof and relating to the Loan Documents, any transaction relating thereto, or any actions or omissions in connection therewith (collectively, the Claims). The foregoing release shall be construed in the broadest sense possible.
The MF/Borrower Related Parties warrant and represent that they are the sole and lawful owners of all right, title, and interest in and to every Claim being released hereby and they have not assigned, pledged, hypothecated, or otherwise divested or encumbered all or any part of any Claim being released hereby. The MF/Borrower Related Parties hereby agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless any and all of the Releasees from and against any Claims asserted against any Releasee based on, or arising in connection with, any such prior assignment or transfer, whether actual or purported. The MF/Borrower Related Parties hereby absolutely, unconditionally, and irrevocably agree never to commence, prosecute, cause to be commenced or prosecuted, voluntarily aid in any way, or foment any suit, action, or other proceeding (at law, in equity, in any regulatory proceeding, or otherwise) or otherwise seek any recovery against any of the Releasees based on any of the Claims being released hereby. The MF/Borrower Related