Corporate Change in Control

Example Definitions of "Corporate Change in Control"
Corporate Change in Control. Shall be deemed to have occurred upon the first of the following events: (i) any Person is or becomes the Beneficial Owner, directly or indirectly, of securities of the Company (not including in the securities beneficially owned by such Person any securities acquired directly from the Company or its subsidiaries) representing 50% or more of the combined voting power of the Company's then outstanding securities, excluding any Person who becomes such a Beneficial Owner in connection with a... transaction which is a merger or consolidation; or (ii) the election to the Board of Directors, without the recommendation or approval of a majority of the incumbent Board of Directors (as of the Effective Date), of directors constituting a majority of the number of directors of the Company then in office, provided, however, that directors whose election following the Effective Date is approved by a majority of the members of the incumbent Board of Directors shall be deemed to be members of the incumbent Board of Directors for purposes hereof, provided further that directors whose initial assumption of office is in connection with an actual or threatened election contest relating to the election of directors of the Company will not be considered as members of the incumbent Board of Directors for purposes of this paragraph (ii). View More
Corporate Change in Control. Shall be deemed to have occurred upon the first of the following events: (i)an event in which any Person, is or becomes the Beneficial Owner, together with all Affiliates and associates (as such terms are used in Rule 12b-2 of the General Rules and Regulations under the Exchange Act) of such Person, directly or indirectly, of securities of the Company representing 50% or more of the combined voting power of the Company's then outstanding securities;(ii)the consummation of the merger or... consolidation of the Company with any other company, other than a merger or consolidation which would result in the voting securities of the Company outstanding immediately prior thereto continuing to represent (either by remaining outstanding or by being converted into voting securities of the surviving entity) more than 50% of the combined voting power of the voting securities of the Company or such surviving entity outstanding immediately after such merger; or (iii)at any time the Continuing Directors do not constitute a majority of the Board (or, if applicable, the board of directors of a successor to the Company).Notwithstanding the foregoing, in any case where the occurrence of a Corporate Change in Control could affect the vesting of or payment under an Award subject to the requirements of Section 409A of the Code, to the extent required to comply with Section 409A of the Code, the term "Corporate Change in Control" shall mean an occurrence that both (i) satisfies the requirements set forth above in this definition and (ii) is a "change in control event" as that term is defined in the regulations under Section 409A of the Code. View More
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