to be unreasonably withheld or delayed) to declare that an Early Opt-in Election has occurred and the provision, as applicable, by the Agent and the Company of written notice of such election to the Lenders or by the Required Lenders and the Company of written notice of such election to the Agent.
EEA Financial Institution has the meaning specified in Section 9.14.
EBITDA of a Person means, for any Relevant Period, net income (or net loss) plus the sum of: (a) interest expense; (b) income tax expense; (c) depreciation expense; (d) amortization expense and all other non-cash charges; (e) extraordinary or unusual losses deducted in calculating net income less extraordinary or unusual gains added in calculating net income, (f) all non-recurring non-cash expenses and charges, (g) any non-cash gains or losses from asset sales, (h) non-cash purchase accounting adjustments, (i) customary costs and expenses incurred in connection with the transactions contemplated by the Loan Documents, (j) non-cash stock-based compensation expense for such period, (k) other expenses reducing such net income which do not represent a cash item in such period or any future period less all non-cash items increasing net income which do not represent a cash item in such period or any future period, and (l) costs and expenses incurred in connection with the Palate Transactions and the Neptune Transactions and customary costs and expenses incurred in connection with acquisitions, investments, issuances of equity and incurrence of indebtedness to the extent any such transaction is not prohibited by this Agreement, in each case determined in accordance with GAAP for the Relevant Period.
Effective Date means the date on which the conditions precedent set forth in Section 3.01 have been satisfied (or waived in accordance with Section 9.01).
Eligible Assignee means any Person that meets the requirements to be an assignee under Section 9.07(b)(iii), (v) and (vi) (subject to such consents, if any, as may be required under Section 9.07(b)(iii)).
Environmental Action means any action, suit, demand, demand letter, claim, notice of non-compliance or violation, notice of liability or potential liability, investigation, proceeding, consent order or consent agreement relating in any way to any Environmental Law, Environmental Permit or Hazardous Materials or arising from alleged injury or threat of injury to health, safety or the environment, including, without limitation, (a) by any governmental or regulatory authority or third party for enforcement, cleanup, removal, response, remedial or other actions or damages and (b) by any governmental or regulatory authority or any third party for damages, contribution, indemnification, cost recovery, compensation or injunctive relief.
Environmental Law means any federal, state, local or foreign statute, law (including common law), ordinance, rule, regulation, code, order, judgment, decree or judicial or agency interpretation, policy or guidance relating to pollution or protection of the environment, health, safety or natural resources, including, without limitation, those relating to the use, handling, transportation, treatment, storage, disposal, release or discharge of, or exposure to, Hazardous Materials.
Environmental Permit means any permit, approval, identification number, license or other authorization required under any Environmental Law.