improvements, air rights or condominium units, or leasehold title to land, improvements, air rights or condominium units) with such exceptions and subject to such mortgages, easements and liens as would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; (ii) any ground lease under which the Company or any of its subsidiaries leases the land or air rights on which any Property is located is in full force and effect, and neither the Company nor any of its subsidiaries is in default in respect of any of the terms or provisions of any such lease and neither the Company nor any of its subsidiaries has received notice of the assertion of any claim by anyone adverse to the rights of the Company or any such subsidiary, as the case may be, as lessee under any such lease, or affecting or questioning the rights of the Company or any such subsidiary, as the case may be, to the continued possession or use of the Property under any such lease or of a default under any such lease, other than claims which would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; and (iii) each of the Properties complies with all applicable codes, laws and regulations (including, without limitation, building and zoning codes, laws and regulations and laws relating to access to the Properties), except to the extent disclosed in the Registration Statement, the Time of Sale Prospectus and the Prospectus and except for such failures to comply that would not reasonably be expected to, individually or in the aggregate, have a Material Adverse Effect.
(x) Investment Company Act. Neither the Company nor the Operating Partnership is and, after giving effect to the issuance, sale and/or delivery of any Company Shares and Confirmation Shares (and any OP Units in connection therewith) and the application of the net proceeds thereof as described in the Registration Statement, the Prospectus and the Time of Sale Prospectus, neither the Company nor the Operating Partnership will be an investment company within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and the rules and regulations of the Commission thereunder (collectively, the Investment Company Act) or an entity controlled by an investment company within the meaning of the Investment Company Act.
(y) Compliance with Environmental Laws. Except as described in the Registration Statement, the Prospectus and the Time of Sale Prospectus, and except as would not, singly or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, (A) neither the Company nor any of its subsidiaries is in violation of any applicable federal, state, local or foreign statute, law, rule, regulation, ordinance, code, or rule of common law or any judicial or administrative interpretation thereof, including any judicial or administrative order, consent, decree or judgment, relating to pollution or protection of human health from Hazardous Materials (as defined below) or protection of the environment (including, without limitation, ambient air, surface water, groundwater, land surface or subsurface strata) or wildlife, including, without limitation, laws and regulations relating to the release or threatened release of chemicals, pollutants, contaminants, wastes, toxic substances, hazardous substances, petroleum or petroleum products, or asbestos-containing materials (collectively, Hazardous Materials) or to the manufacture, processing, distribution, use, treatment, storage, disposal, transport or handling of Hazardous Materials (collectively, Environmental Laws), (B) the Company and its subsidiaries have all permits, authorizations and approvals required under any applicable Environmental Laws and are each in compliance with their requirements, (C) there are no pending or, to the knowledge of the Company, threatened administrative, regulatory or judicial actions, suits, demands, demand letters, claims, liens, notices of noncompliance or violation, investigation or proceedings relating to any Environmental Laws against the Company or any of its subsidiaries and (D) to the knowledge of the Company, there are no events or circumstances that would reasonably be expected to form the basis of an order for clean-up or remediation of Hazardous Materials, or an action, suit or proceeding by any private party or governmental body or agency, against the Company or any of its subsidiaries relating to Hazardous Materials or any applicable Environmental Laws.