the Lenders at variance with the Credit Agreement or the other Loan Documents such as to require further notice by the Agent or the Lenders to require strict compliance with the terms of the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents in the future.
SECTION 6RELEASE. The Company acknowledges that the Agent and each Lender would not enter into this Amendment without the Company’s assurance hereunder. Except for the obligations arising hereafter under this Amendment and the other Loan Documents, on behalf of itself and each of its Subsidiaries, the Company hereby absolutely discharges and releases the Agent and each Lender, any person that has obtained any interest from the Agent or any Lender under any Loan Document and each of the Agent’s and each Lender’s former and present partners, stockholders, officers, directors, employees, successors, assignees, affiliates, agents and attorneys (collectively, the “Releasees”) from any known or unknown claims which any Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries now has against Lender or any other Releasee of any nature arising out of or related to the Loan Parties or any of their Subsidiaries, any dealings with such Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, any of the Loan Documents or any transactions pursuant thereto or contemplated thereby, the collateral (or any other collateral of any Person that previously secured or now or hereafter secures any of the Obligations), or any negotiations for any modifications to or forbearance or concessions with respect to any of the Loan Documents, in each case including any claims that such Loan Party or any of its Subsidiaries, successors, counsel and advisors may in the future discover they would have now had if they had known facts not now known to them, and in each case whether founded in contract, in tort or pursuant to any other theory of liability, but limited, in all cases, to the lending relationship among the Agent, Lenders and the Company.
7.1Continuing Effectiveness, etc. As hereby amended, the Credit Agreement shall remain in full force and effect and is hereby ratified and confirmed in all respects. All references in the Credit Agreement, the Notes, each other Loan Document and any similar document to the “Credit Agreement” or similar terms shall refer to the Credit Agreement as amended hereby.
7.2Counterparts. This Amendment may be executed in any number of counterparts and by the different parties on separate counterparts, and each such counterpart shall be deemed to be an original but all such counterparts shall together constitute one and the same Amendment.
7.3Expenses. The Company agrees to pay the reasonable fees, costs and expenses of the Agent and the Lenders in connection with the preparation, execution and delivery of this Amendment and all other fees, costs and expenses due and owning under the Credit Agreement and the other Loan Documents.
7.4Severability of Provisions. In the event that any provision in or obligation under this Amendment shall be invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, the validity, legality and enforceability of the remaining provisions or obligations, or of such provision or obligation in any other jurisdiction, shall not in any way be affected or impaired thereby.
7.5Section Headings. The various headings of this Amendment are inserted for convenience only and shall not affect the meaning or interpretation of this Amendment or the Credit Agreement or any provision hereof or thereof.
7.6Governing Law. This Amendment shall be a contract made under and governed by the laws of the State of New York applicable to contracts made and to be wholly performed within the State of New York.
7.7Successors and Assigns. This Amendment shall be binding upon the Company, the