EEA Member Country means any of the member states of the European Union, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway.
EEA Resolution Authority means any public administrative authority or any Person entrusted with public administrative authority of any EEA Member Country (including any delegee) having responsibility for the resolution of any EEA Financial Institution.
Effective Date has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 6.01.
Electronic Signature means an electronic sound, symbol, or process attached to, or associated with, a contract or other record and adopted by a Person with the intent to sign, authenticate or accept such contract or record.
Eligible Institution means any commercial bank, trust company, banking association or other financial institution.
Environmental Claim means all claims, however asserted, by any Governmental Authority or other Person alleging potential liability or responsibility for violation of any Environmental Law or for release or injury to the environment or threat to public health, personal injury (including sickness, disease or death), property damage, natural resources damage, or otherwise alleging liability or responsibility for damages (punitive or otherwise), cleanup, removal, remedial or response costs, restitution, civil or criminal penalties, injunctive relief, or other type of relief, resulting from or based upon (a) the presence, placement, discharge, emission or release (including intentional and unintentional, negligent and non-negligent, sudden or non-sudden, accidental or non-accidental placement, spills, leaks, discharges, emissions or releases) of any Hazardous Material at, in or from Property, whether or not owned by the Borrower, or (b) any other circumstances forming the basis of any violation, or alleged violation, of any Environmental Law.
Environmental Laws means all federal, state or local laws, statutes, common law duties, rules, regulations, ordinances and codes, together with all administrative orders, directed duties, requests, licenses, authorizations and permits of, and agreements with, any Governmental Authorities, in each case relating to environmental, health, safety and land use matters; including CERCLA, the Clean Air Act, the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972, the Solid Waste Disposal Act, the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and the Toxic Substances Control Act.
Environmental Permits has the meaning assigned to such term in Section 5.01(l)(ii).
Equity Issuance means any issuance or sale by the Group after the Effective Date of (a) any of its capital stock or equivalent interests, (b) any equity-linked securities, (c) warrants or options exercisable in respect of its capital stock or equivalent interests or (d) any other security or instrument representing an equity interest (or the right to obtain any equity interest) in the Group; provided that Equity Issuance shall not include any such issuance or sale pursuant to (i) bond hedging programs, (ii) employee stock plans, dividend reinvestment or other benefit or employee incentive arrangements, (iii) grants to employees or directors in the ordinary course of business, (iv) directors qualifying shares and/or other nominal amounts required to be held by the Group under applicable law, (v) customer stock ownership plans and (vi) issuances among members of the Group.