(v) Title to Intellectual Property. The Company and its subsidiaries own or possess, or can acquire on reasonable terms, adequate patents, patent licenses, trademarks, service marks and trade names necessary to carry on their businesses as presently conducted and the Company and its subsidiaries have not received any notice of infringement of or conflict with asserted rights of others with respect to any patents, patent licenses, trademarks, service marks or trade names that, in the aggregate, would reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
(w) No Undisclosed Relationships. No relationship, direct or indirect, exists between or among the Company or any of its subsidiaries, on the one hand, and the directors, officers, stockholders, customers or suppliers or other affiliates of the Company or any of its subsidiaries, on the other, that is required by the Securities Act to be described in the Registration Statement and the Prospectus and that is not so described in such documents and in the Pricing Disclosure Package.
(x) Investment Company Act. The Company is not and, after giving effect to the offering and sale of the Securities and the application of the proceeds thereof as described in the Registration Statement, the Pricing Disclosure Package and the Prospectus, will not be required to register as an investment company or an entity controlled by an investment company within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, and the rules and regulations of the Commission thereunder (collectively, the Investment Company Act).
(y) Taxes. The Company and its subsidiaries have filed all U.S. Federal, state, local and foreign tax returns or reports required to be filed, and have paid in full all taxes indicated by said returns or reports and all assessments received by it or any of them to the extent that such taxes have become due and payable, except where the Company and its subsidiaries are contesting in good faith such taxes and assessments and except where the failure to so file or pay would not individually or in the aggregate reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.
(z) Licenses and Permits. The Company and its subsidiaries possess adequate certificates, authorizations or permits issued by appropriate U.S. Federal or state or other governmental agencies or bodies necessary to conduct the business now operated by them in all material respects or contemplated in connection with the sale of the Securities, and have not received any notice of proceedings relating to the revocation or modification of any such certificate, authorization or permit that, if determined adversely to the Company or any of its subsidiaries, would individually or in the aggregate have a Material Adverse Effect.
(aa) No Labor Disputes. No labor dispute with the employees of the Company or any of its subsidiaries exists or, to the knowledge of the Company, is imminent, and the Company is not aware of any existing or imminent labor disturbance by the employees of any of the principal suppliers, manufacturers, customers or contractors of the Company or any of its subsidiaries, which, in either case, would result in a Material Adverse Effect.
(bb) Compliance With Environmental Laws. The Company and its subsidiaries are (A) in compliance with any and all applicable foreign, federal, state and local laws and