Employee Benefit Arrangements means in any jurisdiction the material benefit schemes or arrangements in respect of any employees or past employees operated, maintained or contributed to by the Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries or in which the Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries participates and which provide benefits on ill-health, injury, death or voluntary withdrawal from or termination of employment, including termination indemnity payments and life assurance and post-retirement medical benefits, other than Plans or Foreign Pension Plans.
Enforceability Limitations has the meaning specified Section 5.04.
Environment means ambient air, indoor air, surface water, groundwater, land and subsurface strata and natural resources such as wetlands, flora and fauna.
Environmental Laws means all Laws, Environmental Permits or governmental restrictions relating to pollution or the protection of the Environment, including those relating to the generation, use, transportation, distribution, storage, treatment, disposal, presence, Release or threat of Release of any Hazardous Materials.
Environmental Liability means any liability, contingent or otherwise, of the Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries resulting from or based on (i) violation of any Environmental Law, (ii) the generation, use, handling, transportation, storage or treatment of any Hazardous Material, (iii) exposure to any Hazardous Material, (iv) the presence, Release or threatened Release of any Hazardous Material into the Environment or (v) any contract or agreement pursuant to which liability is assumed or imposed with respect to any of the foregoing.
Environmental Permit means any permit, license, approval, registration, notification, exemption, consent or other authorization required by or from a Governmental Authority under Environmental Law.
Equity Equivalents means with respect to any Person any rights, warrants, options, convertible securities, exchangeable securities, indebtedness or other rights, in each case exercisable for or convertible or exchangeable into, directly or indirectly, Equity Interests of such Person or securities exercisable for or convertible or exchangeable into Equity Interests of such Person, whether at the time of issuance or upon the passage of time or the occurrence of some future event, but excluding any Indebtedness convertible into Equity Interests.
Equity Interests means all shares of capital stock, partnership interests (whether general or limited), limited liability company membership interests, beneficial interests in a trust and any other interest or participation that confers on a Person the right to receive a share of profits or losses, or distributions of assets, of an issuing Person, but excluding any Indebtedness convertible into such Equity Interests.
ERISA means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended, and the rules and regulation promulgated thereunder.
ERISA Affiliate means each entity that together with the Borrower or any of its Restricted Subsidiaries, is treated as a single employer under Section 414(b) or (c) of the Code, or, solely for purposes of Section 302 of ERISA and Section 412 of the Code, is treated as a single employer under Section 414 of the Code.
ERISA Event means, with respect to any Plan: