the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, including, any severance agreement or plan, fringe benefit plan or program, bonus or incentive plan, stock option, restricted stock, stock bonus or deferred bonus plan, salary reduction, change-of-control or employment agreement, but in each case excluding any such plan, scheme or arrangement that the Company or any of its Subsidiaries that is sponsored or maintained by a Governmental Authority.
(gg) Environmental Laws means all applicable Laws concerning pollution or the protection or cleanup of the environment, including all those relating to the manufacture, registration, use, generation, handling, transportation, treatment, storage, disposal, distribution, labeling, discharge, Release or exposure of any Person to any Hazardous Materials, or worker health and safety (solely to the extent related to exposure to Hazardous Materials).
(hh) ERISA means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
(ii) Exchange Act means the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
(jj) FTC means the United States Federal Trade Commission or any successor thereto.
(kk) GAAP means generally accepted accounting principles in the United States.
(ll) Governmental Authority means any government, political subdivision, governmental, administrative, self-regulatory or regulatory entity, authority or body, department, commission, board, agency, commission, bureau or instrumentality, or other legislative, executive or judicial governmental entity or authority, any body or entity exercising or having the authority to exercise under applicable Laws thereof any executive, legislative, judicial or regulatory or administrative functions of or pertaining to government, securities exchanges commission, stock exchange and any court, tribunal, judicial or arbitral body, in each case whether federal, national, state, regional, county, municipal, provincial, local, foreign or multinational.
(mm) Governmental Authorization means any authorizations, approvals, licenses, franchises, clearances, permits, certificates, waivers, consents, exemptions, variances, expirations and terminations of any waiting period requirements issued by or obtained from, and any notices, filings, petitions, applications, registrations, qualifications, declarations and designations with, a Governmental Authority.
(nn) Group has the meaning as used in Section 13 of the Exchange Act.
(oo) Hazardous Materials means any pollutant, contaminant, or toxic, radioactive, or hazardous substance, material, or waste, including all substances, materials, wastes or agents for which liability or standards of conduct are imposed under, or that are otherwise subject to, Environmental Law.
(pp) HSR Act means the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976.