reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect, nor is the Company aware of any information which may serve as the basis for any such notice that would, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; (iv) neither the Company nor any of its subsidiaries has caused or suffered to exist or occur any environmental condition on any of the properties or improvements of the Company or any of its subsidiaries that could reasonably be expected to give rise to the imposition of any Lien under any Environmental Laws except such Liens which, individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; and (v) to the Companys knowledge, no real property or improvements owned or leased by the Company or any of its subsidiaries is being used or has been used for manufacturing or for any other operations that involve or involved the use, handling, transportation, storage, treatment or disposal of any Contaminant, where such operations require or required permits or are or were otherwise regulated pursuant to the Environmental Laws and where such permits have not been or were not obtained or such regulations are not being or were not complied with, except in all instances where any failure to obtain a permit or comply with any regulation would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. Contaminant means any pollutant, hazardous substance, toxic substance, hazardous waste, special waste, petroleum or petroleum-derived substance or waste, asbestos or asbestos-containing materials, PCBs, lead, pesticides or regulated radioactive materials or any constituent of any such substance or waste, as identified or regulated under any Environmental Law. Environmental Laws means the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, 42 U.S.C. 9601 et seq., the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. 6901, et seq., the Clean Air Act, 42 U.S.C. 7401, el seq., the Clean Water Act, 33 U.S.C. 1251, et seq., the Toxic Substances Control Act, 15 U.S.C. 2601, et seq., the Occupational Safety and Health Act, 29 U.S.C. 651, el seq., and all other federal, state and local laws, ordinances, regulations, rules, orders, decisions and permits, which are directed at the protection of human health or the Environment. Environment means any surface water, drinking water, ground water, land surface, subsurface strata, river sediment, buildings, structures, and ambient air. Release means any spilling, leaking, pumping, pouring, emitting, emptying, discharging, injecting, escaping, leaching, dumping, or disposing of any Contaminant into the Environment, including, without limitation, the abandonment or discard of barrels, containers, tanks or other receptacles containing or previously containing any Contaminant or any release, emission or discharge as those terms are defined or used in any applicable Environmental Law.
(y) Registration Rights. Other than the Company, and except as otherwise disclosed in the Prospectus, there are no persons with registration or other similar rights to have any securities registered pursuant to the Registration Statement or otherwise registered by the Company under the Securities Act, or included in the Offering contemplated hereby.
(z) Finders Fees. Neither the Company nor any affiliate thereof has received or is entitled to receive, directly or indirectly, a finders fee or similar fee from any person other than that as described in the Prospectus in connection with the acquisition, or the commitment for the acquisition, of the Properties by the Company.
(aa) Taxes. The Company and each of its subsidiaries has filed all material federal, state and foreign income tax returns and all other material tax returns which have been required to be filed on or before the due date thereof (taking into account all extensions of time to file) and all such tax returns are correct and complete in all material respects. The Company has paid or provided for the payment of all taxes reflected on its tax returns and all assessments received by the Company and each of its subsidiaries to the extent that such taxes or assessments have become due, except where the Company is contesting such assessments in good faith and except for such taxes and assessments of immaterial amounts, the failure of