(vii) Issuer shall not take any action to decrease the number of Available Shares below the Capped Number (each as defined below, but without giving effect to the limitation on adjustments to the Capped Number set forth in the proviso in the first sentence of Section 8(f)).
(viii) The representations and warranties of Issuer set forth in Section 3 of the Agreement and Section 1 of the Purchase Agreement, dated as of February 26, 2020, among Issuer and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and BofA Securities, Inc., as representatives of the Initial Purchasers party thereto (the Purchase Agreement), are true and correct as of the Trade Date and the Effective Date and are hereby deemed to be repeated to Dealer as if set forth herein.
(ix) (A) On the Trade Date, the Shares or securities that are convertible into, or exchangeable or exercisable for Shares, are not, and shall not be, subject to a restricted period, as such term is defined in Regulation M under the Exchange Act (Regulation M) and (B) Issuer shall not engage in any distribution, as such term is defined in Regulation M, other than a distribution meeting the requirements of the exceptions set forth in sections 101(b)(10) and 102(b)(7) of Regulation M, until the second Exchange Business Day immediately following the Trade Date.
(x) Any issuance of Shares upon exercise or termination of the Transaction has been, and throughout the Transaction will continue to be, duly authorized and, upon issuance, such Shares will be validly issued, fully paid and non-assessable, and the issuance or delivery thereof shall not be subject to any preemptive or similar rights and such Shares shall, upon issuance, be accepted for listing or quotation on the Exchange. A number of Shares of Issuer equal to the Capped Number have been reserved for issuance upon exercise or termination of the Warrants by all required corporate action of Issuer.
(xi) To the knowledge of Issuer, no state or local (including non-U.S. jurisdictions) law, rule, regulation or regulatory order applicable to the Shares would give rise to any reporting, consent, registration or other requirement (including without limitation a requirement to obtain prior approval from any person or entity) as a result of Dealer or its affiliates owning, holding (however defined) or having a right to acquire Shares; provided that Issuer makes no representation or warranty regarding any such requirement that is applicable generally to the ownership of equity securities by Dealer or any of its affiliates solely as a result of it or any of such affiliates being financial institutions or broker-dealers.
(xii) Issuer (A) is capable of evaluating investment risks independently, both in general and with regard to all transactions and investment strategies involving a security or securities; (B) will exercise independent judgment in evaluating the recommendations of any broker-dealer or its associated persons, unless it has otherwise notified the broker-dealer in writing; and (C) has total assets of at least USD50 million.
(b) Each of Dealer and Issuer agrees and represents that it is an eligible contract participant as defined in Section 1a(18) of the U.S. Commodity Exchange Act, as amended, and is entering into the Transaction as principal (and not as agent or in any other capacity, fiduciary or otherwise) and not for the benefit of any third party.
(c) Each of Dealer and Issuer acknowledges that the offer and sale of the Transaction to it is intended to be exempt from registration under the Securities Act, by virtue of Section 4(a)(2) thereof. Accordingly, Dealer represents and warrants to Issuer that (i) it has the financial ability to bear the economic risk of its investment in the Transaction and is able to bear a total loss of its investment and its investments in and liabilities in respect of the Transaction, which it understands are not readily marketable, are not disproportionate to its net worth, and it is able to bear any loss in connection with the Transaction, including the loss of its entire investment in the Transaction, (ii) it is an accredited investor as that term is defined in Regulation D as promulgated under the Securities Act, (iii) it is entering into the Transaction for its own account and without a view to the distribution or resale thereof, (iv) the assignment, transfer or other disposition of the Transaction has not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act and is restricted under this Confirmation, the Securities Act and state securities laws, and (v) its financial condition is such that it has no need for liquidity with respect to its investment in the Transaction and no need to dispose of any portion thereof to satisfy any existing or contemplated undertaking or indebtedness and is capable of assessing the merits of and understanding (on its own behalf or through independent professional advice), and understands and accepts, the terms, conditions and risks of the Transaction.