Interest Rate Determination Date means, with respect to any Interest Period, the date that is two Business Days prior to the first day of such Interest Period.
Investment means (i) any direct or indirect purchase or other acquisition by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries of, or of a beneficial interest in, any of the Securities of any other Person; (ii) any direct or indirect redemption, retirement, purchase or other acquisition for value, by any Subsidiary of the Borrower from any Person, of any Equity Interests of such Person; (iii) any direct or indirect loan, advance or capital contributions by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries to any other Person; (iv) all investments consisting of any exchange traded or over the counter derivative transaction, including any Hedging Agreement, whether entered into for hedging or speculative purposes or otherwise; (v) the purchase or other acquisition (in one transaction or a series of transactions) of all or substantially all of the property and assets or business of another Person or assets constituting a business unit, line of business or division of such Person; and (vi) the purchase of Patents or registered Trademarks from any Person (other than the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries or pursuant to the Pick Right). The amount of any Investment of the type described in clauses (i), (ii), (iii), (v) or (vi) shall be the original cost of such Investment plus the cost of all additions thereto, without any adjustments for increases or decreases in value, or write-ups, write-downs or write-offs with respect to such Investment.
Joint Venture means a joint venture, partnership or other similar arrangement, whether in corporate, partnership or other legal form.
Laws means, with respect to any Person, (i) the common law and any federal, state, local, foreign, multinational or international statutes, laws, treaties, judicial decisions, standards, rules and regulations, guidances, guidelines, ordinances, rules, judgments, writs, orders, decrees, codes, plans, injunctions, permits, concessions, grants, franchises, governmental agreements and governmental restrictions (including administrative or judicial precedents or authorities), in each case whether now or hereafter in effect, and (ii) the interpretation or administration thereof by, and other determinations, directives, requirements or requests of, any Governmental Authority, in each case whether or not having the force of law and that are applicable to or binding upon such Person or any of its property or to which such Person or any of its property is subject.
Lender means each financial institution listed on the signature pages hereto as a Lender, and any other Person that becomes a party hereto pursuant to an Assignment Agreement or a Joinder Agreement.
Lien means (i) any lien, mortgage, pledge, assignment, security interest, charge or encumbrance of any kind (including any agreement to give any of the foregoing, any conditional sale or other title retention agreement) and any option, trust or other preferential arrangement having the practical effect of any of the foregoing and (ii) in the case of Securities, any purchase option, call or similar right of a third party with respect to such Securities.
Loan means a Loan made by a Lender to Borrower pursuant to Section 2.1(a).
Margin Stock as defined in Regulation U.
Material Adverse Effect means a material adverse effect on and/or material adverse developments with respect to (i) the business, operations, properties, assets or financial condition of the Borrower and its Subsidiaries taken as a whole; (ii) the ability of the Credit Parties to fully and timely perform its Obligations; (iii) the legality, validity, binding effect or enforceability against a Credit Party of a Credit Document to which it is a party; (iv) the Collateral or the Collateral Agents Liens (on behalf of the Secured Parties) on the Collateral or the priority of such Liens (other than as a result of any act or omission by the Administrative Agent or the Collateral Agent); or (v) the rights, remedies and benefits available to, or conferred upon, any Agent and any Lender or any Secured Party under any Credit Document.