UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

August 23, 2017 (August 23, 2017)

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported)

 

MassRoots, Inc.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

Delaware

 

 

000-55431

 

 

46-2612944

 

(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)

 

 

(Commission File Number)

 

 

(IRS Employer Identification No.)

    

 

1624 Market Street, Denver, CO, Suite 201   80202

(Address of principal

executive offices)

  (Zip Code)

 

(833) 467-6687
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

  [ ] Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
  [ ] Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
  [ ] Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
  [ ] Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
     

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

  [X]

Emerging growth company

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.     [ ]

  

 
 

 

As used in this Current Report, all references to the terms “we”, “us”, “our”, “MassRoots” or the “Company” refer to MassRoots, Inc., unless the context clearly requires otherwise.

 

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements


This Current Report on Form 8-K includes information that may constitute forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based on the Company’s current beliefs, assumptions and expectations regarding future events, which in turn are based on information currently available to the Company. By their nature, forward-looking statements address matters that are subject to risks and uncertainties. A variety of factors could cause actual events and results, as well as the Company’s expectations, to differ materially from those expressed in or contemplated by the forward-looking statements. Risk factors affecting the Company are discussed in detail in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except to the extent required by applicable securities laws.

 

Item 1.01

Entry Into a Material Definitive Agreement

 

On August 23, 2017, we entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Merger Agreement”) with MassRoots Legal Technology, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company (“Merger Subsidiary”), CannaRegs, Ltd., a Delaware corporation (“CannaRegs”), and Amanda Ostrowitz, an individual acting solely in her capacity as a stockholder representative. Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, Merger Subsidiary will be merged with and into CannaRegs, whereby the separate corporate existence of Merger Subsidiary will cease and CannaRegs will survive (the “Surviving Entity”) as a wholly-owned subsidiary of MassRoots (the “Merger”).

 

Upon effectiveness of the Merger (such time, the “Effective Date”), MassRoots will issue 30,000,000 shares of its common stock, par value $0.001 per share (“Common Stock”), to the stockholders of CannaRegs, allocated pro-rata based on each stockholder’s respective holdings of common stock of CannaRegs immediately prior to the Effective Date, and each share of the common stock of Merger Subsidiary will be converted into one newly issued, fully paid and non-assessable share of common stock of the Surviving Entity. MassRoots also agreed to allocate up to 10,000,000 shares and/or options to purchase Common Stock to current and future members of the CannaRegs team, pursuant to a new Equity Incentive Plan, to be approved by the Company and its Stockholders.

 

Pursuant to the Merger Agreement, MassRoots will receive a 25% membership interest in a new limited liability company, to be called Regs Technology LLC, with the remaining 75% interest being allocated pro-rata to the stockholders of CannaRegs, based on each such stockholder’s respective holdings of common stock of CannaRegs immediately prior to the Effective Date. Regs Technology LLC will develop non-cannabis solutions for application of CannaRegs’ technology. The final form of the Operating Agreement of Regs Technology LLC is subject to MassRoots’ final approval, as a condition to closing of the Merger.

 

At Closing, MassRoots will grant to Regs Technology LLC an exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, sub-licensable, royalty-free right to use the CannaRegs’ technology for applications unrelated to the cannabis industry (the “License Agreement”). In addition to other customary terms, the License Agreement provides that in the event that MassRoots is a subject to bankruptcy proceedings, receivership or ceases doing business as a going concern, Regs Technology LLC shall have the right to acquire the licensed technology for $50,000.

   

 

 

The closing of the Merger is also subject to various conditions, including, but not limited to, (a) the Company’s employment of Amanda Ostrowitz and Kristen Savage and (b) receipt of a joinder agreement from all of the stockholders of CannaRegs (the “Joinder Agreement”), pursuant to which each stockholder will become a party to the Merger Agreement and provide representations and warranties to the Company and Merger Subsidiary. The Board of Directors of MassRoots has approved the Merger Agreement, the Merger and the other transactions contemplated thereby.

 

The foregoing is only a brief description of the material terms of the Merger Agreement, License Agreement and Joinder Agreement which are filed as Exhibit 10.1, Exhibit 10.2 and Exhibit 10.3, respectively, to this Current Report on Form 8-K and incorporated herein by reference, and are qualified in their entirety by reference to such respective exhibit.

 

Item 8.01

Other Events.

 

On August 23, 2017, the Company will issue a press release titled “MassRoots Acquires CannaRegs, Leading Industry Technology Platform for Cannabis Regulatory Research & Compliance, at Approximately $12 Million Valuation”. A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto, and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

The following exhibits are furnished as part of this Current Report on Form 8-K:

 

(d) Exhibits.

 

  10.1 Agreement and Plan of Merger between MassRoots, Inc., ,MassRoots Legal Technology, Inc., CannaRegs, Ltd. and  Amanda Ostrowitz, the stockholder representative.

 

  10.2 Form of License Agreement between MassRoots, Inc. and Regs Technology LLC.

 

  10.3 Form of Joinder Agreement to Agreement and Plan of Merger made by each stockholder of CannaRegs Ltd. and agreed to and acknowledged by MassRoots, Inc. and MassRoots Legal Technology, Inc.

   

 

   

 

SIGNATURES

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

  MassRoots, Inc.  
       
Date:  August 23, 2017 By:   /s/ Isaac Dietrich  
    Isaac Dietrich  
    Chief Executive Officer  
       

 

 

   

 

AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER

among

MASSROOTS, INC.

and

 

 

CANNAREGS, LTD.

 

 

and

MassRoots LEGAL Technology, Inc.

and

the Stockholder representative

 

dated as of

August 23, 2017

   

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Page

Article I.     Definitions 1
Article II.     The Merger 10
Section 2.01   The Merger 10
Section 2.02   Closing 10
Section 2.03   Closing Deliverables 10
Section 2.04   Effective Time 12
Section 2.05   Effects of the Merger 12
Section 2.06   Certificate of Incorporation; By-laws 12
Section 2.07   Directors and Officers 12
Section 2.08   Merger Share Consideration 12
Section 2.09   Consideration Statement 14

Article III.     Representations and warranties of the Company 15

 

   

 

Section 3.01   Organization and Qualification of the Company 15
Section 3.02   Authority; Board Approval 15
Section 3.03   No Conflicts; Consents 16
Section 3.04   Capitalization 16
Section 3.05   No Subsidiaries 17
Section 3.06   Financial Statements 17
Section 3.07   Undisclosed Liabilities 18
Section 3.08   Absence of Certain Changes, Events and Conditions 18
Section 3.09   Contracts 20
Section 3.10   Title to Assets; Real Property 20
Section 3.11   Condition of Assets 20
Section 3.12   Intellectual Property 21
Section 3.13   Accounts Receivable 22
Section 3.14   Customers and Suppliers 22
Section 3.15   Insurance 23
Section 3.16   Legal Proceedings; Governmental Orders 23
Section 3.17   Compliance With Laws; Permits 23
Section 3.18   Environmental Matters. 24
Section 3.19   Employee Benefit Matters 24
Section 3.20   Employment Matters 24
Section 3.21   Taxes 24
Section 3.22   Books and Records 28
Section 3.23   Related Party Transactions 28
Section 3.24   Brokers 28
Section 3.25   Full Disclosure 28

Article IV.     Representations and warranties of parent and merger sub 29

 

   

 

Section 4.01   Organization and Authority of Parent and Merger Sub 29
Section 4.02   No Conflicts; Consents 29
Section 4.03   No Prior Merger Sub Operations 29
Section 4.04   Brokers 30
Section 4.05   Sufficiency of Funds 30
Section 4.06   Legal Proceedings 30
Article V.     Representations and warranties of the stockholders 30
Article VI.     Covenants 30
Section 6.01   Conduct of Business Prior to the Closing 30
Section 6.02   Access to Information; Confidentiality 31
Section 6.03   Notice of Certain Events 31
Section 6.04   Resignations 32
Section 6.05   Governmental Approvals; Consents 32
Section 6.06   Tax-Free Reorganization Treatment 32
Section 6.07   Closing Conditions 33
Section 6.08   Registration of Merger Share Consideration 33
Section 6.09   Public Announcements 33
Section 6.10   Further Assurances 33

Article VII.     Tax matters 34
Section 7.01   Tax Covenants 34
Section 7.02   Termination of Existing Tax Sharing Agreements 34
Section 7.03   Tax Indemnification 34
Section 7.04   Tax Returns 35
Section 7.05   Straddle Period 35
Section 7.06   Contests 36
Section 7.07   Cooperation and Exchange of Information 36
Section 7.08   Tax Treatment of Indemnification Payments 36
Section 7.09   Payments to Parent 37
Section 7.10   FIRPTA Statement 37
Section 7.11   Further Information 37
Section 7.12   Overlap 37
Section 7.13   Survival 37

 

   

 

Article VIII.     Conditions to closing 37
Section 8.01   Conditions to Obligations of All Parties 37
Section 8.02   Conditions to Obligations of Parent and Merger Sub 39
Section 8.03   Conditions to Obligations of the Company 40
Article IX.     Indemnification 40
Section 9.01   Survival 40
Section 9.02   Indemnification by Indemnifying Stockholders 41
Section 9.03   Indemnification by Parent 42
Section 9.04   Indemnification Procedures 42
Section 9.05   Payments 45
Section 9.06   Tax Treatment of Indemnification Payments 45
Section 9.07   Effect of Investigation 45
Section 9.08   Exclusive Remedies 45

Article X.     Termination 46
Section 10.01   Termination 46
Section 10.02   Effect of Termination 46
Article XI.     Miscellaneous 47
Section 11.01   Stockholder Representative 47
Section 11.02   Expenses 48
Section 11.03   Notices 48
Section 11.04   Interpretation 49
Section 11.05   Headings 50
Section 11.06   Severability 50
Section 11.07   Entire Agreement 50
Section 11.08   Successors and Assigns 50
Section 11.09   No Third-party Beneficiaries 50
Section 11.10   Amendment and Modification; Waiver 50
Section 11.11   Governing Law; Submission to Jurisdiction; Waiver of Jury Trial 51
Section 11.12   Specific Performance 52
Section 11.13   Counterparts 52

 

   

 

AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER

 

THIS AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER (this “ Agreement ”), dated as of August 23, 2017, is entered into among MassRoots, Inc. , a Delaware corporation (“ Parent ”), MassRoots Legal Technology, Inc. , a Delaware corporation (“ Merger Sub ”), CannaRegs, Ltd. , a Delaware corporation (“ Company ” or “ CannaRegs ”), and Amanda Ostrowitz , an individual acting solely in his capacity as Stockholder Representative (“ Stockholder Representative ”).

RECITALS

WHEREAS , the parties intend that Merger Sub be merged with and into the Company, with the Company surviving that merger on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth herein (the “ Merger ”);

WHEREAS , the board of directors of the Company (the “ Company Board ”) has unanimously (a) determined that this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby, including the Merger, are in the best interests of the Company and its Stockholders, (b) approved and declared advisable this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby, including the Merger, and (c) resolved to recommend adoption of this Agreement by the Stockholders of the Company in accordance with the DGCL;

WHEREAS , following the execution of this Agreement, the Company shall obtain, in accordance with the DGCL, a written consent of its Stockholders approving this Agreement, the Merger and the transactions contemplated hereby in accordance with the DGCL;

WHEREAS , following the execution of this Agreement and as a condition to closing, the Company shall obtain a written Joinder Agreement to this Agreement from all of its Stockholders;

WHEREAS , the respective boards of directors of Parent and Merger Sub have unanimously (a) determined that this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby, including the Merger, are in the best interests of Parent, Merger Sub and their respective stockholders, and (b) approved and declared advisable this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby, including the Merger; and

WHEREAS , for federal income tax purposes, the Company, Merger Sub and Parent intend that the Merger qualify as a reorganization within the meaning of Section 368(a)(1)(A) and (a)(2)(E) of the Code .

NOW, THEREFORE , in consideration of the mutual covenants and agreements hereinafter set forth and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, the parties hereto agree as follows

   

 

Article I.       
Definitions

The following terms have the meanings specified or referred to in this Article I :

Action ” means any claim, action, cause of action, demand, lawsuit, arbitration, inquiry, audit, notice of deficiency, assessment, proposed assessment, notice of violation, proceeding, litigation, citation, summons, subpoena or investigation of any nature, civil, criminal, administrative, regulatory or otherwise, whether at law or in equity.

Affiliate ” of a Person means any other Person that directly or indirectly, through one or more intermediaries, controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with, such Person. The term “control” (including the terms “controlled by” and “under common control with”) means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and policies of a Person, whether through the ownership of voting securities, by contract or otherwise.

Agreement ” has the meaning set forth in the preamble hereto.

Ancillary Documents ” means the Ostrowitz Agreement and Savage Agreement.

Audited Financial Statements ” has the meaning set forth in Section 3.06 .

Balance Sheet ” has the meaning set forth in Section 3.06 .

Balance Sheet Date ” has the meaning set forth in Section 3.06 .

Basket ” has the meaning set forth in Section 9.02 .

Benefit Plan ” has the meaning set forth in Section 3.19(a) .

Business Day ” means any day except Saturday, Sunday or any other day on which commercial banks located in New York, New York are authorized or required by Law to be closed for business.

“CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property” means all CannaRegs Intellectual Property that expressly relates to industries other than the cannabis industry, and that is not CannaRegs Cannabis Intellectual Property.

“CannaRegs Cannabis Intellectual Property” means all CannaRegs Intellectual Property that expressly relates to the cannabis industry.

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“CannaRegs Intellectual Property” means all Company Intellectual Property, and any and all relating Intellectual Property thereafter conceived, derived, developed or put into practice by the Company or Parent.

Certificate ” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.08(c) .

Certificate of Merger ” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.04 .

Closing ” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.02 .

Closing Date ” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.02 .

Code ” means the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended.

Company ” has the meaning set forth in the preamble hereto.

Company Board ” has the meaning set forth in the recitals hereto.

Company Charter Documents ” has the meaning set forth in Section 3.03 .

Company Common Stock ” means the common stock of the Company.

Company Intellectual Property ” means all Intellectual Property that is owned or held for use by the Company.

Company IP Agreements ” means all licenses, sublicenses, consent to use agreements, settlements, coexistence agreements, covenants not to sue, permissions and other Contracts (including any right to receive or obligation to pay royalties or any other consideration), whether written or oral, relating to Intellectual Property to which the Company is a party, beneficiary or otherwise bound.

Company IP Registrations ” means all Company Intellectual Property that is subject to any issuance registration, application or other filing by, to or with any Governmental Authority or authorized private registrar in any jurisdiction, including registered trademarks, domain names and copyrights, issued and reissued patents and pending applications for any of the foregoing.

Consideration Statement ” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.09(a) .

Contracts ” means all contracts, leases, deeds, mortgages, licenses, instruments, notes, commitments, undertakings, indentures, joint ventures and all other agreements, commitments and legally binding arrangements, whether written or oral.

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Current Assets ” means cash and cash equivalents, accounts receivable, inventory and prepaid expenses, but excluding (a) the portion of any prepaid expense of which Parent will not receive the benefit following the Closing, (b) deferred Tax assets and (c) receivables from any of the Company’s Affiliates, directors, employees, officers or stockholders and any of their respective Affiliates, determined in accordance with GAAP applied using the same accounting methods, practices, principles, policies and procedures, with consistent classifications, judgments and valuation and estimation methodologies that were used in the preparation of the Audited Financial Statements for the most recent fiscal year end as if such accounts were being prepared and audited as of a fiscal year end.

Current Liabilities ” means accounts payable, accrued Taxes and accrued expenses, but excluding payables to any of the Company’s Affiliates, directors, employees, officers or stockholders and any of their respective Affiliates, deferred Tax liabilities, Transaction Expenses and the current portion of any Indebtedness of the Company, determined in accordance with GAAP applied using the same accounting methods, practices, principles, policies and procedures, with consistent classifications, judgments and valuation and estimation methodologies that were used in the preparation of the Audited Financial Statements for the most recent fiscal year end as if such accounts were being prepared and audited as of a fiscal year end.

Customers ” has the meaning set forth in Section 3.14(a) .

DGCL ” means the Delaware General Corporation Law.

Direct Claim ” has the meaning set forth in Section 9.04(c) .

Disclosure Schedules ” means the Disclosure Schedules delivered by the Company and Parent concurrently with the execution and delivery of this Agreement.

Dollars or $ ” means the lawful currency of the United States.

Effective Time ” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.04 .

Encumbrance ” means any charge, claim, community property interest, pledge, condition, equitable interest, lien (statutory or other), option, security interest, mortgage, easement, encroachment, right of way, right of first refusal, or restriction of any kind, including any restriction on use, voting, transfer, receipt of income or exercise of any other attribute of ownership.

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Environmental Law ” means any applicable Law, and any Governmental Order or binding agreement with any Governmental Authority: (a) relating to pollution (or the cleanup thereof) or the protection of natural resources, endangered or threatened species, human health or safety, or the environment (including ambient air, soil, surface water or groundwater, or subsurface strata); or (b) concerning the presence of, exposure to, or the management, manufacture, use, containment, storage, recycling, reclamation, reuse, treatment, generation, discharge, transportation, processing, production, disposal or remediation of any hazardous materials (which includes (i) any material, substance, chemical, waste, product, derivative, compound, mixture, solid, liquid, mineral or gas, in each case, whether naturally occurring or manmade, that is hazardous, acutely hazardous, toxic, or words of similar import or regulatory effect under Environmental Laws; and (ii) any petroleum or petroleum-derived products, radon, radioactive materials or wastes, asbestos in any form, lead or lead-containing materials, urea formaldehyde foam insulation, and polychlorinated biphenyls). The term “Environmental Law” includes, without limitation, the following (including their implementing regulations and any state analogs): the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980, as amended by the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, 42 U.S.C. §§ 9601 et seq.; the Solid Waste Disposal Act, as amended by the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act of 1976, as amended by the Hazardous and Solid Waste Amendments of 1984, 42 U.S.C. §§ 6901 et seq.; the Federal Water Pollution Control Act of 1972, as amended by the Clean Water Act of 1977, 33 U.S.C. §§ 1251 et seq.; the Toxic Substances Control Act of 1976, as amended, 15 U.S.C. §§ 2601 et seq.; the Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know Act of 1986, 42 U.S.C. §§ 11001 et seq.; the Clean Air Act of 1966, as amended by the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, 42 U.S.C. §§ 7401 et seq.; and the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, as amended, 29 U.S.C. §§ 651 et seq.

“Equity Incentive Plan” means the employee equity incentive plan of Parent providing for the grant of seven million shares and options of three million shares of Parent Common Stock to Merger Sub, for Merger Sub’s distribution to its officers, employees, directors, consultants and advisors as it sees fit.

ERISA ” means the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, as amended, and the regulations promulgated thereunder.

ERISA Affiliate ” means all employers (whether or not incorporated) that would be treated together with the Company or any of its Affiliates as a “single employer” within the meaning of Section 414 of the Code.

Exchange Ratio ” means a ratio of the number of shares (or a fraction thereof) of Parent Company Stock to be issued for each Share of Company Common Stock, determined by dividing (a) 30,000,000 by (b) the total aggregate number of Shares of Company Common Stock that are issued and outstanding as of the Effective Time.

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Financial Statements ” has the meaning set forth in Section 3.06 .

FIRPTA Statement ” has the meaning set forth in Section 7.10 .

GAAP ” means United States generally accepted accounting principles in effect from time to time.

Governmental Authority ” means any federal, state, local or foreign government or political subdivision thereof, or any agency or instrumentality of such government or political subdivision (including any taxing authority such as the IRS), or any self-regulated organization or other non-governmental regulatory authority or quasi-governmental authority (to the extent that the rules, regulations or orders of such organization or authority have the force of Law), or any arbitrator, court or tribunal of competent jurisdiction.

Governmental Order ” means any order, writ, judgment, injunction, decree, stipulation, determination or award entered by or with any Governmental Authority.

HSR Act ” means the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, as amended.

Indebtedness ” means, without duplication and with respect to the Company, all (a) indebtedness for borrowed money; (b) obligations for the deferred purchase price of property or services, (c) long or short-term obligations evidenced by notes, bonds, debentures or other similar instruments; (d) obligations under any interest rate, currency swap or other hedging agreement or arrangement; (e) capital lease obligations; (f) reimbursement obligations under any letter of credit, banker’s acceptance or similar credit transactions; (g) guarantees made by the Company on behalf of any third party in respect of obligations of the kind referred to in the foregoing clauses (a) through (f); and (h) any unpaid interest, prepayment penalties, premiums, costs and fees that would arise or become due as a result of the prepayment of any of the obligations referred to in the foregoing clauses (a) through (g).

Indemnified Party ” has the meaning set forth in Section 9.04 .

Indemnifying Party ” has the meaning set forth in Section 9.04 .

Indemnifying Pro Rata Share ” shall mean, with respect to any time under this Agreement in which the Indemnifying Stockholders are jointly providing indemnification hereunder, an amount that each such Indemnifying Stockholder shall be responsible for that is pro rata to all Indemnifying Stockholders, determined by dividing (a) the number of Shares owned of record by such Person as of immediately prior to the Effective Time, by (b) the number of Shares held by all Indemnifying Stockholders (on a fully-diluted basis).

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Indemnifying Stockholders ” means all Stockholders of the Company.

Independent Accountant ” means an independent, impartial, and nationally recognized firm of independent certified public accountants.

Insurance Policies ” has the meaning set forth in Section 3.15 .

Intellectual Property ” means all intellectual property and industrial property rights and assets, and all rights, interests and protections that are associated with, similar to, or required for the exercise of, any of the foregoing, however arising, pursuant to the Laws of any jurisdiction throughout the world, whether registered or unregistered, including any and all: (a) trademarks, service marks, trade names, brand names, logos, trade dress, design rights and other similar designations of source, sponsorship, association or origin, together with the goodwill connected with the use of and symbolized by, and all registrations, applications and renewals for, any of the foregoing; (b) internet domain names, whether or not trademarks, registered in any top-level domain by any authorized private registrar or Governmental Authority, web addresses, web pages, websites and related content, accounts with Twitter, Facebook and other social media companies and the content found thereon and related thereto, and URLs; (c) works of authorship, expressions, designs and design registrations, whether or not copyrightable, including copyrights, author, performer, moral and neighboring rights, and all registrations, applications for registration and renewals of such copyrights; (d) inventions, discoveries, trade secrets, business and technical information and know-how, databases, data collections and other confidential and proprietary information and all rights therein; (e) patents (including all reissues, divisionals, provisionals, continuations and continuations-in-part, re-examinations, renewals, substitutions and extensions thereof), patent applications, and other patent rights and any other Governmental Authority-issued indicia of invention ownership (including inventor’s certificates, petty patents and patent utility models); and (f) software and firmware, including data files, source code, object code, application programming interfaces, architecture, files, records, schematics, computerized databases and other related specifications and documentation.

Intellectual Property Registrations ” has the meaning set forth in Section 3.12(b) .

Interim Balance Sheet ” has the meaning set forth in Section 3.06 .

Interim Balance Sheet Date ” has the meaning set forth in Section 3.06 .

Interim Financial Statements ” has the meaning set forth in Section 3.06 .

“IP Assignment and Confidentiality Agreement” means the written agreements with every employee and independent contractor of the Company, whereby such employees and contractors (a) assign to the Company any ownership interest and right they may have in the CannaRegs Intellectual Property; (b) acknowledge the Company’s exclusive ownership of all CannaRegs Intellectual Property; and (iii) agree to not disclose the Company’s confidential information and any CannaRegs Intellectual Property, in the form attached hereto as Exhibit F .

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IRS ” means the United States Internal Revenue Service.

“Joinder Agreement” means the Joinder to Agreement and Plan of Merger to be delivered as a condition to Closing by every Stockholder of the Company, in the form attached hereto as Exhibit C ;

Knowledge ” means, when used with respect to the Company, the actual knowledge of Amanda Ostrowitz and Kristen Savage.

Ostrowitz Agreement ” has the meaning set forth in Section 8.01(e) .

Law ” means any statute, law, ordinance, regulation, rule, code, order, constitution, treaty, common law, judgment, decree, other requirement or rule of law of any Governmental Authority.

Liabilities ” has the meaning set forth in Section 3.07 .

“License Agreement” means that certain license agreement, dated as of the date hereof, between Parent and Regs Technology, pursuant to which Parent shall grant Regs Technology an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free license to the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property.

Losses ” means losses, damages, liabilities, deficiencies, Actions, judgments, interest, awards, penalties, fines, costs or expenses of whatever kind, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and the cost of enforcing any right to indemnification hereunder and the cost of pursuing any insurance providers; provided , however , that “ Losses ” shall not include punitive damages, except to the extent actually awarded to a Governmental Authority or other third party.

Majority Holders ” has the meaning set forth in Section 11.01(b) .

Material Adverse Effect ” means any event, occurrence, fact, condition or change that is, or could reasonably be expected to become, individually or in the aggregate, materially adverse to (a) the business, results of operations, condition (financial or otherwise) or assets of the Company, or (b) the ability of the Company to consummate the transactions contemplated hereby on a timely basis.

Merger Consideration ” means, collectively, the Merger Share Consideration and the Merger Cash Consideration.

Merger ” has the meaning set forth in the recitals hereto.

Merger Share Consideration ” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.08(a) .

Merger Sub ” has the meaning set forth in the preamble hereto.

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Parent ” has the meaning set forth in the preamble hereto.

Parent Common Stock ” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.08(a) .

Parent Indemnitees ” has the meaning set forth in Section 9.02 .

Permits ” means all permits, licenses, franchises, approvals, authorizations, registrations, certificates, variances and similar rights obtained, or required to be obtained, from Governmental Authorities.

Permitted Encumbrances ” has the meaning set forth in Section 3.10 .

Person ” means an individual, corporation, partnership, joint venture, limited liability company, Governmental Authority, unincorporated organization, trust, association or other entity.

Post-Closing Tax Period ” means any taxable period beginning after the Closing Date and, with respect to any taxable period beginning before and ending after the Closing Date, the portion of such taxable period beginning after the Closing Date.

Post-Closing Taxes ” means Taxes of the Company for any Post-Closing Tax Period.

Pre-Closing Tax Period ” means any taxable period ending on or before the Closing Date and, with respect to any taxable period beginning on or before and ending after the Closing Date, the portion of such taxable period ending on and including the Closing Date.

Pre-Closing Taxes ” means Taxes of the Company for any Pre-Closing Tax Period.

Pro Rata Share ” means, with respect to any stockholder, such Person’s ownership interest in the Company as of immediately prior to the Effective Time, determined by dividing (a) the number of Shares owned of record by such Person as of immediately prior to the Effective Time, by (b) the number of Shares issued and outstanding (on a fully-diluted basis).

“Regs Technology” means Regs Technology LLC, a Colorado limited liability company.

“Regs Technology Operating Agreement” has the meaning set forth in Section 8.01(f).

Representative ” means, with respect to any Person, any and all directors, officers, employees, consultants, financial advisors, counsel, accountants and other agents of such Person.

Requisite Company Vote ” has the meaning set forth in Section 3.02(a) .

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Savage Agreement ” has the meaning set forth in Section 8.01(e) .

Shares ” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.08(a).

Stockholder ” or “ Stockholders ” means a holder of Company Common Stock or all holders of Company Common Stock, respectively, all of whom are set forth in Section 3.04(b) of the Disclosure Schedules.

Stockholder Indemnitees ” has the meaning set forth in Section 9.03 .

Stockholder Representative ” has the meaning set forth in the preamble hereto.

Straddle Period ” has the meaning set forth in Section 7.05 .

Suppliers ” has the meaning set forth in Section 3.14(b) .

Surviving Corporation ” has the meaning set forth in Section 2.01 .

Taxes ” means any tax of any kind, including any federal, state, local or foreign income, capital gains, gift or estate, gross receipts, commercial activity, sales, use, value-added, production, ad valorem, transfer, documentary, franchise, net worth, capital, registration, profits, license, lease, service, service use, withholding, payroll, employment, unemployment, estimated, excise, severance, environmental, stamp, occupation, premium, property (real or personal), real property gains, intangibles, windfall profits, customs, duties, liability with respect to United States Treasury Forms FinCen Report 114 or TD F 90-22.1, or other tax, fee, assessment, escheatment or charge of any kind whatsoever, including tax for which a taxpayer is responsible by reason of Treasury Regulations Section 1.1502-6 (and any comparable provision of state, local or foreign Tax Legal Requirement) or as a successor by reason of contract, indemnity or otherwise, together with any interest, additions, fine or penalty with respect thereto and any interest in respect of such interest, additions, fine or penalties.

Tax Claim ” has the meaning set forth in Section 7.06 .

Tax Return ” means any return, declaration, report, claim for refund, information return or statement or other document relating to Taxes, including any schedule or attachment thereto, and including any amendment thereof.

Third Party Claim ” has the meaning set forth in Section 9.04(a) .

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Transaction Expenses ” means all fees and expenses incurred by the Company and any Affiliate at or prior to the Closing in connection with the performance and consummation of the Merger and the other transactions contemplated hereby and thereby. Transaction Expenses do not included fees and expenses incurred in connection with the preparation, negotiation and execution of this Agreement and the Ancillary Documents.

Article II.    
The Merger

Section 2.01           The Merger . On the terms and subject to the conditions set forth in this Agreement, and in accordance with the DGCL, at the Effective Time, (a) Merger Sub will merge with and into the Company, and (b) the separate corporate existence of Merger Sub will cease and the Company will continue its corporate existence as the surviving corporation in the Merger (sometimes referred to herein as the “ Surviving Corporation ”).

Section 2.02           Closing . Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the closing of the Merger (the “ Closing ”) shall take place no later than two (2) Business Days after the last of the conditions to Closing set forth in Article VIII have been satisfied or waived (other than conditions which, by their nature, are to be satisfied on the Closing Date), or at such other time or on such other date as the Company and Parent may mutually agree upon in writing (the day on which the Closing takes place being the “ Closing Date ”).

Section 2.03           Closing Deliverables .

(a) Company Closing Deliverables. At or prior to the Closing, the Company shall deliver to Parent the following:
(i) resignations of the directors and officers of the Company pursuant to Section 6.04 ;
(ii) a certificate, dated the Closing Date and signed by a duly authorized officer of the Company, that each of the conditions set forth in Section 8.02(a) and Section 8.02(b) have been satisfied;
(iii) a certificate of the Secretary or an Assistant Secretary (or equivalent officer) of the Company certifying that (A) attached thereto are true and complete copies of (1) all resolutions adopted by the Company Board authorizing the execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement and the Ancillary Documents and the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby and (2) resolutions of the Stockholders approving the Merger and adopting this Agreement, (B) all such resolutions are in full force and effect and are all the resolutions adopted in connection with the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby, and (C) attached thereto are true and complete copies of all third party consents, authorizations or waivers necessary to perform this Agreement;
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(iv) a good standing certificate (or its equivalent) from the Secretary of State of Delaware;
(v) the Consideration Statement contemplated in Section 2.09;
(vi) signature pages to the Ostrowitz Agreement and Savage Agreement, as contemplated in Section 8.01(e) ;
(vii) signature pages to the Joinder Agreement from every Stockholder of the Company;
(viii) signature page to the Regs Technology Operating Agreement, as contemplated in Section 8.01(f) ;
(ix) signature page to the License Agreement, as contemplated in Section 8.01(h) ;
(x) copies of signed IP Assignment and Confidentiality Agreements between the Company and all current employees and contractors of the Company;
(xi) the FIRPTA Statement; and
(xii) such other documents or instruments as Parent reasonably requests and are reasonably necessary to consummate the transactions contemplated by this Agreement.
(b) Parent Closing Deliverables . At the Closing, Parent shall deliver to the Company (or such other Person as may be specified herein) the following:
(i) payment of the Transaction Expenses;
(ii) a certificate, dated the Closing Date and signed by a duly authorized officer of Company, that each of the conditions set forth in Section 8.03(a) and Section 8.03(b) have been satisfied;
(iii) a certificate of the Secretary or an Assistant Secretary (or equivalent officer) of Parent and Merger Sub certifying that attached thereto are true and complete copies of all resolutions adopted by the board of directors of Parent and Merger Sub authorizing the execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement and the Ancillary Documents and the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby, and that all such resolutions are in full force and effect and are all the resolutions adopted in connection with the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby;
(iv) signature pages to the Ostrowitz Agreement and Savage Agreement, as contemplated in Section 8.01(e) ;
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(v) final approval, in its sole discretion, on the Regs Technology Operating Agreement, and the signature page to the Regs Technology Operating Agreement, as contemplated in Section 8.01(f) ;
(vi) signature page to the License Agreement, as contemplated in Section 8.01(h);
(vii) signature pages to the Joinder Agreement; and
(viii) such other documents or instruments as the Company reasonably requests and are reasonably necessary to consummate the transactions contemplated by this Agreement.

Section 2.04           Effective Time . Subject to the provisions of this Agreement, at the Closing, the Company, Parent and Merger Sub shall cause a certificate of merger (the “ Certificate of Merger ”) to be executed, acknowledged and filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware in accordance with the relevant provisions of the DGCL and shall make all other filings or recordings required under the DGCL. The Merger shall become effective at such time as the Certificate of Merger has been duly filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Delaware or at such later date or time as may be agreed by the Company and Parent in writing and specified in the Certificate of Merger in accordance with the DGCL (the effective time of the Merger being hereinafter referred to as the “ Effective Time ”).

Section 2.05           Effects of the Merger . The Merger shall have the effects set forth herein and in the applicable provisions of the DGCL. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, and subject thereto, from and after the Effective Time, all property, rights, privileges, immunities, powers, franchises, licenses and authority of the Company and Merger Sub shall vest in the Surviving Corporation, and all debts, liabilities, obligations, restrictions and duties of each of the Company and Merger Sub shall become the debts, liabilities, obligations, restrictions and duties of the Surviving Corporation.

Section 2.06           Certificate of Incorporation; By-laws . At the Effective Time, (a) the certificate of incorporation of the Surviving Corporation as in effect immediately prior to the Effective Time shall be the certificate of incorporation of the Surviving Corporation until thereafter amended in accordance with the terms thereof or as provided by applicable Law, and (b) the by-laws of the Company as in effect immediately prior to the Effective Time shall be the by-laws of the Surviving Corporation until thereafter amended in accordance with the terms thereof, the certificate of incorporation of the Surviving Corporation or as provided by applicable Law.

Section 2.07           Directors and Officers .

Section 2.08           Merger Share Consideration . At the Effective Time, as a result of the Merger and without any action on the part of Parent, Merger Sub, the Company or any Stockholder:

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(a) Exchange of Company Common Stock. Each share of Company Common Stock (each a “ Share ” and collectively, the “ Shares ”) issued and outstanding immediately prior to the Effective Time shall be exchanged for that number of shares of Parent’s common stock, par value $0.001 per share (“ Parent Common Stock ”), equal to the Exchange Ratio (the “ Merger Share Consideration ”). Within five (5) Business Days of the Effective Time, the Parent shall cause certificates representing the Merger Share Consideration to be issued to the Stockholders.
(b) Conversion of Merger Sub Capital Stock. Each share of common stock of Merger Sub issued and outstanding immediately prior to the Effective Time shall be converted into and become one newly issued, fully paid and non-assessable share of common stock of the Surviving Corporation.
(c) Certificate Surrender and Payment. At the Effective Time, all Shares outstanding immediately prior to the Effective Time shall automatically be cancelled and retired and shall cease to exist, and each holder of a certificate formerly representing any Shares (each, a “ Certificate ”) shall cease to have any rights as a stockholder of the Company. Until so surrendered, each outstanding Certificate that prior to the Effective Time represented shares of Company Common Stock shall be deemed from and after the Effective Time, for all purposes, to evidence the right to receive the portion of the Merger Share Consideration as provided in Section 2.08(a) .
(d) No Further Ownership Rights in Company Common Stock. All Merger Share Consideration paid or payable upon the surrender of Certificates in accordance with the terms hereof shall be deemed to have been paid or payable in full satisfaction of all rights pertaining to the Shares formerly represented by such Certificate, and from and after the Effective Time, there shall be no further registration of transfers of Shares on the stock transfer books of the Surviving Corporation. If, after the Effective Time, Certificates are presented to the Surviving Corporation, they shall be cancelled and exchanged for the Merger Share Consideration provided for, and in accordance with the procedures set forth in this Article II and elsewhere in this Agreement.
(e) Lost Certificates. If any Certificate shall have been lost, stolen or destroyed, upon the making of an affidavit of that fact by the Person claiming such Certificate to be lost, stolen or destroyed and, if required by Parent, the posting by such Person of a bond, in such reasonable amount as Parent may direct, as indemnity against any claim that may be made against it with respect to such Certificate, the Parent shall issue, in exchange for such lost, stolen or destroyed Certificate, the Merger Share Consideration to be paid in respect of the Shares formerly represented by such Certificate as contemplated under this Article II .
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(f) Adjustments. Without limiting the other provisions of this Agreement, if at any time during the period between the date of this Agreement and the Effective Time, any change in the outstanding shares of capital stock of the Company or the Parent shall occur, including by reason of any reclassification, recapitalization, stock split (including reverse stock split) or combination, exchange or readjustment of shares, or any stock dividend or distribution paid in stock, the Exchange Ratio shall be appropriately adjusted to reflect such change.

Section 2.09           Consideration Statement .

(a) At least three (3) Business Days before the Closing, the Company shall prepare and deliver to Parent a statement (the “ Consideration Statement ”), certified by the President of the Company, which shall set forth, as of the Closing Date and immediately prior to the Effective Date, the following:
(i) confirmation that no agreements or rights of any kind to obtain shares of Company Common Stock through exercise or conversion thereof, either to a third party, a service provider a Company equity incentive plan or any other arrangement, have been issued and that no such agreements or rights to acquire Company Common Stock are outstanding;
(ii) the names and addresses of all Stockholders and the number of Company Common Stock held by such Persons;
(iii) detailed calculations confirming the Merger Share Consideration and Exchange Ratio, and setting for the number of shares of Parent Company Stock to be issued to each of the shareholders of the Company;
(b) The parties agree that Parent and Merger Sub shall be entitled to rely on the Consideration Statement in making an exchange of Merger Consideration under Article II and Parent and Merger Sub shall not be responsible for the calculations or the determinations regarding such calculations in such Consideration Statement.

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Article III.  
Representations and warranties of the Company

Except as set forth in the correspondingly numbered Section of the Disclosure Schedules, the Company represents and warrants to Parent that the statements contained in this Article III are true and correct in all material respects as of the date hereof.

Section 3.01           Organization and Qualification of the Company . The Company is a corporation duly organized, validly existing and in good standing under the Laws of the state of Delaware and has full corporate power and authority to own, operate or lease the properties and assets now owned, operated or leased by it and to carry on its business as it has been and is currently conducted. Section 3.01 of the Disclosure Schedules sets forth each jurisdiction in which the Company is licensed or qualified to do business, and the Company is duly licensed or qualified to do business and is in good standing in each jurisdiction in which the properties owned or leased by it or the operation of its business as currently conducted makes such licensing or qualification necessary.

Section 3.02           Authority; Board Approval .

(a) The Company has full corporate power and authority to enter into and perform its obligations under this Agreement and the Ancillary Documents to which it is a party and, subject to, in the case of the consummation of the Merger, adoption of this Agreement by the affirmative vote or consent of Stockholders representing a majority of the outstanding Shares in accordance with the Company Charter Documents (“ Requisite Company Vote ”), to consummate the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby. The execution, delivery and performance by the Company of this Agreement and any Ancillary Document to which it is a party and the consummation by the Company of the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby have been duly authorized by all requisite corporate action on the part of the Company and no other corporate proceedings on the part of the Company are necessary to authorize the execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement or to consummate the Merger and the other transactions contemplated hereby and thereby, subject only, in the case of consummation of the Merger, to the receipt of the Requisite Company Vote. The Requisite Company Vote is the only vote or consent of the holders of any class or series of the Company’s capital stock required to approve and adopt this Agreement and the Ancillary Documents, approve the Merger and consummate the Merger and the other transactions contemplated hereby and thereby. This Agreement has been duly executed and delivered by the Company, and (assuming due authorization, execution and delivery by each other party hereto) this Agreement constitutes a legal, valid and binding obligation of the Company enforceable against the Company in accordance with its terms. When each Ancillary Document to which the Company is or will be a party has been duly executed and delivered by the Company (assuming due authorization, execution and delivery by each other party thereto), such Ancillary Document will constitute a legal and binding obligation of the Company enforceable against it in accordance with its terms.
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(b) The Company Board, by resolutions duly adopted by unanimous vote at a meeting of all directors of the Company duly called and held and, as of the hereof, not subsequently rescinded or modified in any way, has, as of the date hereof (i) determined that this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby, including the Merger, are fair to, and in the best interests of, the Stockholders, (ii) approved and declared advisable the “agreement of merger” contained in this Agreement and the transactions contemplated by this Agreement, including the Merger, in accordance with applicable Law, (iii) directed that the “agreement of merger” contained in this Agreement be submitted to the Stockholders for adoption, and (iv) resolved to recommend that the Stockholders adopt the “agreement of merger” set forth in this Agreement and directed that such matter be submitted for consideration of the Stockholders.

Section 3.03           No Conflicts; Consents . The execution, delivery and performance by the Company of this Agreement and the Ancillary Documents to which it is a party, and the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby, including the Merger, do not and will not: (i) conflict with or result in a violation or breach of, or default under, any provision of the certificate of incorporation, by-laws or other organizational documents of the Company (“ Company Charter Documents ”); (ii) subject to, in the case of the Merger, obtaining the Requisite Company Vote, conflict with or result in a violation or breach of any provision of any Law or Governmental Order applicable to the Company; (iii) except as set forth in Section 3.03 of the Disclosure Schedules, require the consent, notice or other action by any Person under, conflict with, result in a violation or breach of, constitute a default or an event that, with or without notice or lapse of time or both, would constitute a default under, result in the acceleration of or create in any party the right to accelerate, terminate, modify or cancel any Contract to which the Company is a party or by which the Company is bound or to which any of their respective properties and assets are subject (including any Contract) or any Permit affecting the properties, assets or business of the Company; or (iv) result in the creation or imposition of any Encumbrance other than Permitted Encumbrances on any properties or assets of the Company. No consent, approval, Permit, Governmental Order, declaration or filing with, or notice to, any Governmental Authority is required by or with respect to the Company in connection with the execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement and the Ancillary Documents and the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby, except for the filing of the Certificate of Merger with the Secretary of State of Delaware and such filings as may be required under the HSR Act.

Section 3.04           Capitalization .

(a) The authorized capital stock of the Company consists of 20,000,000 Shares, of which 10,000,000 Shares are issued and outstanding as of the close of business on the date of this Agreement.
(b) Section 3.04(b) of the Disclosure Schedules set forth, as of the date hereof, a true and complete statement containing the name of each Person that is the registered owner of any Shares and the number of Shares owned by such Person.
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(c) No subscription, warrant, option, convertible or exchangeable security, or other right (contingent or otherwise) to purchase or otherwise acquire equity securities of the Company is authorized or outstanding, and (ii) there is no commitment by the Company to issue shares, subscriptions, warrants, options, convertible or exchangeable securities, or other such rights or to distribute to holders of any of its equity securities any evidence of indebtedness or asset, to repurchase or redeem any securities of the Company or to grant, extend, accelerate the vesting of, change the price of, or otherwise amend any warrant, option, convertible or exchangeable security or other such right. There are no declared or accrued unpaid dividends with respect to any shares of Company Common Stock.
(d) All issued and outstanding shares of Company Common Stock are (i) duly authorized, validly issued, fully paid and non-assessable; (ii) not subject to any preemptive rights created by statute, the Company Charter Documents or any agreement to which the Company is a party; and (iii) free of any Encumbrances created by the Company in respect thereof. All issued and outstanding shares of Company Common Stock were issued in compliance with applicable Law.
(e) No outstanding Company Common Stock is subject to vesting or forfeiture rights or repurchase by the Company. There are no outstanding or authorized stock appreciation, dividend equivalent, phantom stock, profit participation or other similar rights with respect to the Company or any of its securities.
(f) All distributions, dividends, repurchases and redemptions of the capital stock (or other equity interests) of the Company were undertaken in compliance with the Company Charter Documents then in effect, any agreement to which the Company then was a party and in compliance with applicable Law.

Section 3.05           No Subsidiaries . The Company does not own, or have any interest in any shares or have an ownership interest in any other Person.

Section 3.06           Financial Statements . Complete copies of the Company’s audited financial statements consisting of the balance sheet of the Company as at December 31st in each of the years 2016 and 2015 and the related statements of income and retained earnings, stockholders’ equity and cash flow for the years then ended (the “ Audited Financial Statements ”), and unaudited financial statements consisting of the balance sheet of the Company as at June 30, 2017, and the related statements of income and retained earnings, stockholders’ equity and cash flow for the nine- month period then ended (the “ Interim Financial Statements ” and together with the Audited Financial Statements, the “ Financial Statements ”) are included in the Disclosure Schedules/have been delivered to Parent. The Financial Statements have been prepared in accordance with GAAP applied on a consistent basis throughout the period involved, subject, in the case of the Interim Financial Statements, to normal and recurring year-end adjustments (the effect of which will not be materially adverse) and the absence of notes (that, if presented, would not differ materially from those presented in the Audited Financial Statements). The Financial Statements are based on the books and records of the Company, and fairly present in all material respects the financial condition of the Company as of the respective dates they were prepared and the results of the operations of the Company for the periods indicated. The balance sheet of the Company as of December 31, 2016 is referred to herein as the “ Balance Sheet ” and the date thereof as the “ Balance Sheet Date ” and the balance sheet of the Company as of March 31, 2017 is referred to herein as the “ Interim Balance Sheet ” and the date thereof as the “ Interim Balance Sheet Date .” Except as set forth in Section 3.06 of the Disclosure Schedules, the Company maintains a standard system of accounting established and administered in accordance with GAAP.

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Section 3.07           Undisclosed Liabilities . To the Company’s Knowledge, the Company has no liabilities, obligations or commitments of any nature whatsoever, asserted or unasserted, known or unknown, absolute or contingent, accrued or unaccrued, matured or unmatured or otherwise (“ Liabilities ”), except (a) those which are adequately reflected or reserved against in the Balance Sheet as of the Balance Sheet Date, and (b) those which have been incurred in the ordinary course of business consistent with past practice since the Balance Sheet Date and which could have, or could reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect.

Section 3.08           Absence of Certain Changes, Events and Conditions . Except as set forth in Section 3.08 of the Disclosure Schedules, since the Balance Sheet Date, and other than in the ordinary course of business consistent with past practice, there has not been, with respect to the Company, any:

(a) event, occurrence or development that has had, or could reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect;
(b) (i) amendment of the charter, by-laws or other organizational documents of the Company; (ii) split, combination or reclassification of any shares of its capital stock; (iii) except for conversion of outstanding convertible notes and exercise of outstanding options, issuance, sale or other disposition of any of its capital stock or grant of any options, warrants or other rights to purchase or obtain (including upon conversion, exchange or exercise) any of its capital stock; or (iv) declaration or payment of any dividends or distributions on or in respect of any of its capital stock or redemption, purchase or acquisition of its capital stock;
(c) material change in any method of accounting or accounting practice of the Company, except as required by GAAP or as disclosed in the notes to the Financial Statements;
(d) material change in the Company’s cash management practices and its policies, practices and procedures with respect to collection of accounts receivable, establishment of reserves for uncollectible accounts, accrual of accounts receivable, inventory control, prepayment of expenses, payment of trade accounts payable, accrual of other expenses, deferral of revenue and acceptance of customer deposits;
(e) incurrence, assumption or guarantee of any indebtedness for borrowed money except unsecured current obligations and Liabilities incurred in the ordinary course of business consistent with past practice;
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(f) (i) transfer, assignment, sale or other disposition of any of the assets shown or reflected in the Balance Sheet or cancellation of any debts or entitlements; (ii) transfer, assignment or grant of any license or sublicense of any material rights under or with respect to any Company Intellectual Property or Company IP Agreements; (iii) any capital investment in, or any loan to, any other Person; (iv) any material capital expenditures; (v) imposition of any Encumbrance upon any of the Company properties, capital stock or assets, tangible or intangible; (vi) purchase, lease or other acquisition of the right to own, use or lease any property or assets; or (vii) acquisition by merger or consolidation with, or by purchase of a substantial portion of the assets or stock of, or by any other manner, any business or any Person or any division thereof;
(g) Except for the acceleration of vesting under the Company’s stock option agreements, acceleration, termination, material modification to or cancellation of any material Contract to which the Company is a party or by which it is bound;
(h) (i) grant of any bonuses, whether monetary or otherwise, or increase in any wages, salary, severance, pension or other compensation or benefits in respect of its current or former employees, officers, directors, independent contractors or consultants, other than as provided for in any written agreements or required by applicable Law, (ii) change in the terms of employment for any employee or any termination of any employees for which the aggregate costs and expenses exceed $1,000, or (iii) except for the acceleration of vesting under the Company’s stock option agreements, action to accelerate the vesting or payment of any compensation or benefit for any current or former employee, officer, director, independent contractor or consultant;
(i) except for the Merger, adoption of any plan of merger, consolidation, reorganization, liquidation or dissolution or filing of a petition in bankruptcy under any provisions of federal or state bankruptcy Law or consent to the filing of any bankruptcy petition against it under any similar Law;
(j) action by the Company to make, change or rescind any Tax election, amend any Tax Return or take any position on any Tax Return, take any action, omit to take any action or enter into any other transaction that would have the effect of increasing the Tax liability or reducing any Tax asset of the Surviving Corporation or Parent in respect of any Post-Closing Tax Period; or
(k) any Contract to do any of the foregoing, or any action or omission that would result in any of the foregoing.

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Section 3.09           Contracts .

(a) Section 3.09(a) of the Disclosure Schedules lists all Contracts of the Company involving aggregate consideration in excess of $10,000.
(b) Each Contract is valid and binding on the Company in accordance with its terms and is in full force and effect. None of the Company or, to the Company’s Knowledge, any other party thereto is in breach of or default under (or is alleged to be in breach of or default under) in any material respect, or has provided or received any notice of any intention to terminate, any Contract. No event or circumstance has occurred that, with notice or lapse of time or both, would constitute an event of default under any Contract or result in a termination thereof or would cause or permit the acceleration or other changes of any right or obligation or the loss of any benefit thereunder. Complete and correct copies of each Contract (including all modifications, amendments and supplements thereto and waivers thereunder) have been made available to Parent.
(c) The Company is not a party to any Contracts with a Governmental Authority

Section 3.10           Title to Assets; Real Property . The Company does not own, lease or sublease any real property. The Company has good and valid title to, or a valid leasehold interest in, all personal property and other assets reflected in the Audited Financial Statements or acquired after the Balance Sheet Date, other than properties and assets sold or otherwise disposed of in the ordinary course of business consistent with past practice since the Balance Sheet Date. All such properties and assets (including leasehold interests) are free and clear of Encumbrances except for the following (collectively referred to as “ Permitted Encumbrances ”):

(a) those items set forth in Section 3.10 of the Disclosure Schedules;
(b) liens for Taxes not yet due and payable;
(c) mechanics, carriers’, workmen’s, repairmen’s or other like liens arising or incurred in the ordinary course of business consistent with past practice or amounts that are not delinquent and which are not, individually or in the aggregate, material to the business of the Company;
(d) liens arising under original purchase price conditional sales contracts and equipment leases with third parties entered into in the ordinary course of business consistent with past practice which are not, individually or in the aggregate, material to the business of the Company.

Section 3.11           Condition of Assets . Except as set forth in Section 3.11 of the Disclosure Schedules, the furniture, fixtures, equipment, vehicles and other items of tangible personal property of the Company are sound, are in good operating condition and repair, and are adequate for the uses to which they are being put, and none of such items of tangible personal property is in need of maintenance or repairs except for ordinary, routine maintenance and repairs that are not material in nature or cost.

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Section 3.12           Intellectual Property .

(a) Section 3.12(a) of the Disclosure Schedules lists all (i) Company IP Registrations and (ii) Company Intellectual Property, including software, that are not registered but that are material to the Company’s business or operations. All required filings and fees related to the Company IP Registrations have been timely filed with and paid to the relevant Governmental Authorities and authorized registrars, and all Company IP Registrations are otherwise in good standing. The Company has provided Parent with true and complete copies of file histories, documents, certificates, office actions, correspondence and other materials related to all Company IP Registrations.
(b) Section 3.12(b) of the Disclosure Schedules lists all Company IP Agreements. The Company has provided Parent with true and complete copies of all such Company IP Agreements, including all modifications, amendments and supplements thereto and waivers thereunder. Each Company IP Agreement is valid and binding on the Company in accordance with its terms and is in full force and effect. To the Company’s Knowledge, neither the Company nor any other party thereto is in breach of or default under (or is alleged to be in breach of or default under), or has provided or received any notice of breach or default of or any intention to terminate, any Company IP Agreement.
(c) Except as set forth in Section 3.12(c) of the Disclosure Schedules, the Company is the sole and exclusive legal and beneficial, and with respect to the Company IP Registrations, record, owner of all right, title and interest in and to the Company Intellectual Property, and has the valid right to use all other Intellectual Property used in or necessary for the conduct of the Company’s current business or operations, in each case, free and clear of Encumbrances other than Permitted Encumbrances.
(d) The consummation of the transactions contemplated hereunder will not result in the loss or impairment of or payment of any additional amounts with respect to, nor require the consent of any other Person in respect of, the Company’s right to own, use or hold for use any Intellectual Property as owned, used or held for use in the conduct of the Company’s business or operations as currently conducted.
(e) To the Company’s Knowledge, the Company’s rights in the Company Intellectual Property are valid, subsisting and enforceable. The Company has taken all reasonable steps to maintain the Company Intellectual Property and to protect and preserve the confidentiality of all trade secrets included in the Company Intellectual Property.
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(f) To the Company’s Knowledge, the conduct of the Company’s business as currently and formerly conducted, and the products, processes and services of the Company, have not infringed, misappropriated, diluted or otherwise violated, and do not and will not infringe, dilute, misappropriate or otherwise violate the Intellectual Property or other rights of any Person. To the Company’s Knowledge, no Person has infringed, misappropriated, diluted or otherwise violated, or is currently infringing, misappropriating, diluting or otherwise violating, any Company Intellectual Property.
(g) To the Company’s Knowledge, there are no Actions (including any oppositions, interferences or re-examinations) settled, pending or threatened (including in the form of offers to obtain a license): (i) alleging any infringement, misappropriation, dilution or violation of the Intellectual Property of any Person by the Company; (ii) challenging the validity, enforceability, registrability or ownership of any Company Intellectual Property or the Company’s rights with respect to any Company Intellectual Property; or (iii) by the Company or any other Person alleging any infringement, misappropriation, dilution or violation by any Person of the Company Intellectual Property. The Company is not subject to any outstanding or prospective Governmental Order (including any motion or petition therefor) that does or would restrict or impair the use of any Company Intellectual Property.

Section 3.13           Accounts Receivable . The accounts receivable reflected on the Interim Balance Sheet and the accounts receivable arising after the date thereof (a) have arisen from bona fide transactions entered into by the Company involving the sale of goods or the rendering of services in the ordinary course of business consistent with past practice; (b) constitute only valid, undisputed claims of the Company not subject to claims of set-off or other defenses or counterclaims other than normal cash discounts accrued in the ordinary course of business consistent with past practice; and (c) subject to a reserve for bad debts shown on the Interim Balance Sheet or, with respect to accounts receivable arising after the Interim Balance Sheet Date, on the accounting records of the Company, are collectible in full within sixty (60) days after billing. The reserve for bad debts shown on the Interim Balance Sheet or, with respect to accounts receivable arising after the Interim Balance Sheet Date, on the accounting records of the Company have been determined in accordance with GAAP, consistently applied, subject to normal year-end adjustments and the absence of disclosures normally made in footnotes.

Section 3.14           Customers and Suppliers .

(a) Section 3.14(a) of the Disclosure Schedules sets forth each customer of the Company for the three (3) most recent fiscal years (collectively, the “ Customers ”). Except as set forth in Section 3.14(a) of the Disclosure Schedules, the Company has not received any notice, and has no reason to believe, that any of its Customers has ceased, or intends to cease after the Closing, to use its goods or services or to otherwise terminate or materially reduce its relationship with the Company.
(b) Section 3.14(b) of the Disclosure Schedules sets forth (i) each supplier to whom the Company has paid consideration for goods or services rendered for each of the three (3) most recent fiscal years (collectively, the “ Suppliers ”); and (ii) the amount of purchases from each Material Supplier during such periods.

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Section 3.15           Insurance . Section 3.15 of the Disclosure Schedules sets forth a true and complete list of all current policies or binders of fire, liability, product liability, umbrella liability, real and personal property, workers’ compensation, vehicular, directors’ and officers’ liability, fiduciary liability and other casualty and property insurance maintained by Company and relating to the assets, business, operations, employees, officers and directors of the Company (collectively, the “ Insurance Policies ”) and true and complete copies of such Insurance Policies have been made available to Parent. Such Insurance Policies are in full force and effect and shall remain in full force and effect following the consummation of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement. The Company has not received any written notice of cancellation of, premium increase with respect to, or alteration of coverage under, any of such Insurance Policies. All premiums due on such Insurance Policies have either been paid or, if due and payable prior to Closing, will be paid prior to Closing in accordance with the payment terms of each Insurance Policy. Except as set forth on Section 3.15 of the Disclosure Schedules, there are no claims related to the business of the Company pending under any such Insurance Policies as to which coverage has been questioned, denied or disputed or in respect of which there is an outstanding reservation of rights. To the Company’s Knowledge, the Company is not in default under, and has not otherwise failed to comply with, in any material respect, any provision contained in any such Insurance Policy. The Insurance Policies are of the type and in the amounts customarily carried by Persons conducting a business similar to the Company and are sufficient for compliance with all applicable Laws and Contracts to which the Company is a party or by which it is bound.

Section 3.16           Legal Proceedings; Governmental Orders .

(a) There are no Actions pending or, to the Company’s Knowledge, threatened (a) against or by the Company affecting any of its properties or assets; or (b) against or by the Company that challenges or seeks to prevent, enjoin or otherwise delay the transactions contemplated by this Agreement. No event has occurred or circumstances exist that may give rise to, or serve as a basis for, any such Action.
(b) There are no outstanding Governmental Orders and no unsatisfied judgments, penalties or awards against or affecting the Company or any of its properties or assets.

Section 3.17           Compliance With Laws; Permits .

(a) To the Company’s Knowledge, the Company has complied, and is now complying, with all Laws applicable to it or its business, properties or assets.
(b) All Permits required for the Company to conduct its business, if applicable, have been obtained by it and are valid and in full force and effect.

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Section 3.18           Environmental Matters. The Company is currently and has been in compliance with all Environmental Laws and has never received from any Person any notice of violation, claim or other communication concerning a failure to comply with, or a request for information under, an Environmental Law. The Company has no permits pertaining to Environmental Laws, and has not retained or assumed, by contract or operation of Law, any liabilities or obligations of third parties under Environmental Law.

Section 3.19           Employee Benefit Matters .

(a) The Company has no Benefit Plans. A “ Benefit Plan ” includes any plans or obligations concerning any pension, benefit, retirement, compensation, employment, consulting, profit-sharing, deferred compensation, incentive, bonus, performance award, phantom equity, stock or stock-based, change in control, retention, severance, vacation, paid time off, welfare, fringe-benefit and other similar agreement, plan, policy, program or arrangement, in each case whether or not reduced to writing and whether funded or unfunded, including each “employee benefit plan” within the meaning of Section 3(3) of ERISA, whether or not tax-qualified and whether or not subject to ERISA, which is or has been maintained, sponsored, contributed to, or required to be contributed to by the Company for the benefit of any current or former employee, officer, director, retiree, independent contractor or consultant of the Company or any spouse or dependent of such individual, or under which the Company or any of its ERISA Affiliates has or may have any Liability, or with respect to which Parent or any of its Affiliates would reasonably be expected to have any Liability, contingent or otherwise.

Section 3.20           Employment Matters .

(a) Section 3.20(a) of the Disclosure Schedules contains a list of all persons who are employees, independent contractors or consultants of the Company as of the date hereof, including any employee who is on a leave of absence of any nature, paid or unpaid, authorized or unauthorized, and sets forth for each such individual the following: (i) name; (ii) title or position (including whether full or part time); (iii) hire date; (iv) current annual base compensation rate; and (v) commission, bonus, fringe or other compensation. Except as set forth in Section 3.20(a) of the Disclosure Schedules, as of the date hereof, all compensation, including wages, commissions and bonuses, payable to all employees, independent contractors or consultants of the Company for services performed on or prior to the date hereof have been paid in full and there are no outstanding agreements, understandings or commitments of the Company with respect to any compensation, commissions or bonuses.

Section 3.21           Taxes . Except as set forth in Section 3.21 of the Disclosure Schedules:

(a) All Tax Returns required to be filed on or before the Closing Date by the Company have been, or will be, timely filed. Such Tax Returns are, or will be, true, complete and correct in all material respects. All Taxes due and owing by the Company (whether or not shown on any Tax Return) have been, or will be, timely paid.
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(b) The Company has withheld and paid each Tax required to have been withheld and paid in connection with amounts paid or owing to any employee, independent contractor, creditor, customer, shareholder or other party, and complied with all information reporting and backup withholding provisions of applicable Law.
(c) To the Company’s Knowledge, no claim has been made by any Government Authority in any jurisdiction where the Company does not file Tax Returns that it is, or may be, subject to Tax by that jurisdiction.
(d) No extensions or waivers of statutes of limitations have been given or requested with respect to any Taxes of the Company.
(e) The amount of the Company’s Liability for unpaid Taxes for all periods ending on or before March 31, 2017 does not, in the aggregate, exceed the amount of accruals for Taxes (excluding reserves for deferred Taxes) reflected on the Financial Statements. The amount of the Company’s Liability for unpaid Taxes for all periods following the end of the recent period covered by the Financial Statements shall not, in the aggregate, exceed the amount of accruals for Taxes (excluding reserves for deferred Taxes) as adjusted for the passage of time in accordance with the past custom and practice of the Company (and which accruals shall not exceed comparable amounts incurred in similar periods in prior years).
(f) All deficiencies asserted, or assessments made, against the Company as a result of any examinations by any Government Authority have been fully paid.
(g) The Company is not a party to any Action by any Government Authority. There are no pending or threatened Actions by any Government Authority.
(h) The Company has delivered to Parent copies of all federal, state, local and foreign income, franchise and similar Tax Returns, examination reports, and statements of deficiencies assessed against, or agreed to by, the Company for all Tax periods.
(i) There are no Encumbrances for Taxes (other than for current Taxes not yet due and payable) upon the assets of the Company.
(j) The Company is not a party to, or bound by, any Tax indemnity, Tax sharing or Tax allocation agreement.
(k) No private letter rulings, technical advice memoranda or similar agreement or rulings have been requested, entered into or issued by any taxing authority with respect to the Company.
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(l) The Company has not been a member of an affiliated, combined, consolidated or unitary Tax group for Tax purposes. The Company has no Liability for Taxes of any Person (other than the Company) under Treasury Regulations Section 1.1502-6 (or any corresponding provision of state, local or foreign Law), as transferee or successor, by contract or otherwise.
(m) The Company will not be required to include any item of income in, or exclude any item or deduction from, taxable income for taxable period or portion thereof ending after the Closing Date as a result of:
(i) any change in a method of accounting under Section 481 of the Code (or any comparable provision of state, local or foreign Tax Laws), or use of an improper method of accounting, for a taxable period ending on or prior to the Closing Date;
(ii) an installment sale or open transaction occurring on or prior to the Closing Date;
(iii) a prepaid amount received on or before the Closing Date;
(iv) any closing agreement under Section 7121 of the Code, or similar provision of state, local or foreign Law; or
(v) any election under Section 108(i) of the Code.
(n) The Company is not, nor has it been, a United States real property holding corporation (as defined in Section 897(c)(2) of the Code) during the applicable period specified in Section 897(c)(1)(a) of the Code.
(o) The Company has not been a “distributing corporation” or a “controlled corporation” in connection with a distribution described in Section 355 of the Code.
(p) The Company is not, and has not been, a party to, or a promoter of, a “reportable transaction” within the meaning of Section 6707A(c)(1) of the Code and Treasury Regulations Section 1.6011-4(b).
(q) The Company has not taken or agreed to take any action that would prevent the Merger from qualifying as a reorganization within the meaning of Section 368(a)(1)(A) and (a)(2)(E) of the Code. To the Company’s knowledge, there exists no agreement, plan or other circumstance that would prevent the Merger from qualifying as a reorganization within the meaning of Section 368(a)(1)(A) and (a)(2)(E) of the Code.
(r) The Company is not a party to any agreement, contract, arrangement or plan that has resulted or could result, separately or in the aggregate, in the payment of (A) any “excess parachute payment” within the meaning of Section 280G of the Code (or any corresponding provision of state, local or foreign Law) and (B) any amount that would not be fully deductible as a result of Section 162(m) of the Code (or any corresponding provision of state, local or foreign Law).
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(s) The Company has not taken a position on any Tax Return that could give rise to a substantial understatement of federal income Tax within the meaning of Section 6662 of the Code.
(t) To the extent required by applicable Law, the Company has duly and timely filed each Form TD F 90-22.1, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts, and each FinCEN Report 114, Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts, required to be filed by it, and all such forms are true, complete and correct in all respects.
(u) All withholding taxes resulting from cross-border payments or transfers (or deemed payments or transfers) of any kind by the Company have been withheld by it and paid over to the appropriate Governmental Authority.
(v) The Merger will not cause any reduction in, or elimination of, any Tax advantaged financing, Tax holiday or other Tax benefit (including credits).
(w) The Company does not have a permanent establishment or otherwise have an office or fixed place of business in a country other than the country of its formation.
(x) Since its incorporation, the Company has not (i) owned the stock of any corporation (including the stock of any qualified subchapter S subsidiary); (ii) owned a membership interest in any limited liability company; or (iii) been a member of any partnership or joint venture.
(y) The Company is not and has never been a personal holding company as defined in Section 542 of the Code.
(z) Without regard to this Agreement, the Company has not undergone an "ownership change" within the meaning of Section 382 of the Code.
(aa) (i) No power of attorney which is currently in force has been granted by or with respect to the Company in connection with any matter related to Taxes; (ii) the Company has not engaged in a like-kind exchange within the meaning of Section 1031 of the Code or received cash proceeds in connection with an involuntary conversion within the meaning of Section 1033 of the Code, with respect to which the replacement property could be purchased on or after the Closing Date; (iii) with respect to any compensation arrangements of the Company subject to 409A of the Code, the requirements of Section 409A have been satisfied and all necessary amendments to any arrangements subject to such provisions have been adopted by the appropriate Persons; (iv) to the extent that the Company is the owner of any life insurance agreement, there is no borrowing against such policy; (v) the Company is not a party to a split-dollar life insurance arrangement, as defined in Treasury Regulation Section 1.61-22(b); and (vi) the Company has not participated in or cooperated with an international boycott within the meaning of Section 999 of the Code.

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(bb) The Company is in compliance with Financial Accounting Standards Board Interpretation No. 48 (“FIN 48”) (now known as Accounting Standards Codification 740-10), and the Company has determined, assessed, and measured the benefits of all material Tax positions taken in any Tax Return for any period covered by FIN 48, including all significant uncertain positions reflected in such Tax Returns that may be subject to assessment or challenge by any Governmental Authority.

 

Section 3.22           Books and Records . The minute books and stock record books of the Company, all of which have been made available to Parent, are complete and correct and have been maintained in accordance with sound business practices. The minute books of the Company contain accurate and complete records of all meetings, and actions taken by written consent of, the Stockholders, the Company Board and any committees of the Company Board, and no meeting, or action taken by written consent, of any such Stockholders, Company Board or committee has been held for which minutes have not been prepared and are not contained in such minute books. At the Closing, all of those books and records will be in the possession of the Company.

Section 3.23           Related Party Transactions . No executive officer or director of the Company or any person owning five percent (5%) or of the Shares (or any of such person’s immediate family members or Affiliates or associates) is a party to any Contract with or binding upon the Company or any of its assets, rights or properties or has any interest in any property owned by the Company or has engaged in any transaction with any of the foregoing within the last twelve (12) months.

Section 3.24           Brokers . No broker, finder or investment banker is entitled to any brokerage, finder’s or other fee or commission in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement based upon arrangements made by or on behalf of the Company.

Section 3.25           Full Disclosure . To the Company’s Knowledge, no representation or warranty by the Company in this Agreement and no statement contained in the Disclosure Schedules to this Agreement or any certificate or other document furnished or to be furnished to Parent pursuant to this Agreement contains any untrue statement of a material fact, or omits to state a material fact necessary to make the statements contained therein, in light of the circumstances in which they are made, not misleading that could be reasonably expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

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Article IV.  
Representations and warranties of parent and merger sub

Except as set forth in the correspondingly numbered Section of the Disclosure Schedules, Parent and Merger Sub represent and warrant to the Company that the statements contained in this Article IV are true and correct as of the date hereof.

Section 4.01           Organization and Authority of Parent and Merger Sub . Each of Parent and Merger Sub is a corporation duly organized, validly existing and in good standing under the Laws of the jurisdiction of its incorporation. Each of Parent and Merger Sub has full corporate power and authority to enter into and perform its obligations under this Agreement and the Ancillary Documents to which it is a party and to consummate the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby. The execution, delivery and performance by Parent and Merger Sub of this Agreement and any Ancillary Document to which they are a party and the consummation by Parent and Merger Sub of the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby have been duly authorized by all requisite corporate action on the part of Parent and Merger Sub and no other corporate proceedings on the part of Parent and Merger Sub are necessary to authorize the execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement or to consummate the Merger and the other transactions contemplated hereby and thereby. This Agreement has been duly executed and delivered by Parent and Merger Sub, and (assuming due authorization, execution and delivery by each other party hereto) this Agreement constitutes a legal, valid and binding obligation of Parent and Merger Sub enforceable against Parent and Merger Sub in accordance with its terms. When each Ancillary Document to which Parent or Merger Sub is or will be a party has been duly executed and delivered by Parent or Merger Sub (assuming due authorization, execution and delivery by each other party thereto), such Ancillary Document will constitute a legal and binding obligation of Parent or Merger Sub enforceable against it in accordance with its terms.

Section 4.02           No Conflicts; Consents . The execution, delivery and performance by Parent and Merger Sub of this Agreement and the Ancillary Documents to which they are a party, and the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby, do not and will not: (a) conflict with or result in a violation or breach of, or default under, any provision of the certificate of incorporation, by-laws or other organizational documents of Parent or Merger Sub; (b) conflict with or result in a violation or breach of any provision of any Law or Governmental Order applicable to Parent or Merger Sub; or (c) except as set forth in Section 4.02 of the Disclosure Schedules, require the consent, notice or other action by any Person under any Contract to which Parent or Merger Sub is a party. No consent, approval, Permit, Governmental Order, declaration or filing with, or notice to, any Governmental Authority is required by or with respect to Parent or Merger Sub in connection with the execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement and the Ancillary Documents and the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby, except for the filing of the Certificate of Merger with the Secretary of State of Delaware and such filings as may be required under the HSR Act.

Section 4.03           No Prior Merger Sub Operations . Merger Sub was formed solely for the purpose of effecting the Merger and has not engaged in any business activities or conducted any operations other than in connection with the transactions contemplated hereby.

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Section 4.04           Brokers . No broker, finder or investment banker is entitled to any brokerage, finder’s or other fee or commission in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement based upon arrangements made by or on behalf of Parent or Merger Sub.

Section 4.05           Sufficiency of Funds. Parent has sufficient cash on hand or other sources of immediately available funds to enable it to consummate the transactions contemplated by this Agreement.

Section 4.06           Legal Proceedings. Except as set forth in Section 4.06 of the Disclosure Schedules, there are no Actions pending or, to Parent’s or Merger Sub’s knowledge, threatened against or by Parent, Merger Sub or any of their respective Affiliates that challenge or seek to prevent, enjoin or otherwise delay the transactions contemplated by this Agreement. No event has occurred or circumstances exist that may give rise or serve as a basis for any such Action.

Article V.     
Representations and warranties of the stockholders

As a condition to Closing, the Company and Stockholder Representative shall deliver to the Parent the representations and warranties set forth in the Joinder Agreement from every Stockholder of the Company.

Article VI.  
Covenants

Section 6.01           Conduct of Business Prior to the Closing . From the date hereof until the Closing, except as otherwise provided in this Agreement or consented to in writing by Parent (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed), the Company shall (x) conduct the business of the Company in the ordinary course of business consistent with past practice; Without limiting the foregoing, from the date hereof until the Closing Date, the Company shall:

(a) pay its debts, Taxes and other obligations when due;
(b) maintain the assets owned, operated or used by it in the same condition as they were on the date of this Agreement, subject to reasonable wear and tear;
(c) continue in full force and effect without modification all Insurance Policies, except as required by applicable Law;
(d) defend and protect its properties and assets from infringement or usurpation;
(e) perform all of its obligations under all Contracts relating to or affecting its properties, assets or business;
(f) maintain its books and records in accordance with past practice;
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(g) comply in all material respects with all applicable Laws; and
(h) not take or permit any action that would cause any of the changes, events or conditions described in Section 3.08 to occur.

Section 6.02           Access to Information; Confidentiality .

(a) From the date hereof until the Closing, the Company shall (a) afford Parent and its Representatives, during regular business hours and upon reasonable notice to the Company, access to and the right to inspect all of the assets, premises, books and records, Contracts and other documents and data related to the Company; (b) furnish Parent and its Representatives with such financial, operating and other data and information related to the Company as Parent or any of its Representatives may reasonably request; and (c) instruct the Representatives of the Company to cooperate with Parent in its investigation of the Company. No investigation by Parent or other information received by Parent shall operate as a waiver or otherwise affect any representation, warranty or agreement given or made by the Company in this Agreement.
(b) The parties agree that the terms of this Agreement and all information exchanged hereto shall be kept confidential by the parties and their Representatives and not disclosed to any other Person without the prior consent of the other party.

Section 6.03           Notice of Certain Events .

(a) From the date hereof until the Closing, the Company shall promptly notify Parent in writing of:
(i) any fact, circumstance, event or action the existence, occurrence or taking of which (A) has had, or could reasonably be expected to have, individually or in the aggregate, a Material Adverse Effect, (B) has resulted in, or could reasonably be expected to result in, any representation or warranty made by the Company hereunder not being true and correct or (C) has resulted in, or could reasonably be expected to result in, the failure of any of the conditions set forth in Section 8.02 to be satisfied;
(ii) any notice or other communication from any Person alleging that the consent of such Person is or may be required in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement;
(iii) any notice or other communication from any Governmental Authority in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement; and
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(iv) any Actions commenced or, to the Company’s Knowledge, threatened against, relating to or involving or otherwise affecting the Company that, if pending on the date of this Agreement, would have been required to have been disclosed pursuant to Section 3.16 or that relates to the consummation of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement.
(b) Parent’s receipt of information pursuant to this Section 6.03 shall not operate as a waiver or otherwise affect any representation, warranty or agreement given or made by the Company in this Agreement and shall not be deemed to amend or supplement the Disclosure Schedules.

Section 6.04           Resignations . The Company shall deliver to Parent written resignations, effective as of the Closing Date, of the officers and directors of the Company requested by Parent at least three (3) Business Days prior to the Closing.

Section 6.05           Governmental Approvals; Consents .

(a) Each party hereto shall, as promptly as possible, (i) make, or cause or be made, all filings and submissions (including those under the HSR Act) required under any Law applicable to such party or any of its Affiliates; and (ii) use reasonable best efforts to obtain, or cause to be obtained, all consents, authorizations, orders and approvals from all Governmental Authorities that may be or become necessary for its execution and delivery of this Agreement and the performance of its obligations pursuant to this Agreement and the Ancillary Documents. Each party shall cooperate fully with the other party and its Affiliates in promptly seeking to obtain all such consents, authorizations, orders and approvals. The parties hereto shall not willfully take any action that will have the effect of delaying, impairing or impeding the receipt of any required consents, authorizations, orders and approvals.
(b) The Company and Parent shall use reasonable best efforts to give all notices to, and obtain all consents from, all third parties that are described in Section 3.02 and Section 4.02 of the Disclosure Schedules.

Section 6.06           Tax-Free Reorganization Treatment .

(a) The Company and the Parent shall use their commercially reasonable best efforts, and shall cause their Affiliates to use their commercially reasonable best efforts, to take or cause to be taken any action necessary for the Merger to qualify as a reorganization within the meaning of Section 368(a)(1)(A) and (a)(2)(E) of the Code. Neither the Company nor the Parent shall, nor shall they permit any of their respective Subsidiaries to, take or cause to be taken any action that could reasonably be expected to prevent the Merger from qualifying as a reorganization within the meaning of Section 368(a)(1)(A) and (a)(2)(E) of the Code.
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(b) Prior to the Merger, Company Stockholders will not (and did not) dispose of any Company Common Stock, or receive any distributions from the Company, in a manner that would cause the Merger to (i) violate the continuity of shareholder interest requirement set forth in Treasury Regulation Section 1.368-1(e) or (ii) fail to qualify as a reorganization within the meaning of Section 368(a)(1)(A) and (a)(2)(E) of the Code.
(c) This Agreement is intended to constitute, and the parties hereto hereby adopt this Agreement as, a “plan of reorganization” within the meaning Treasury Regulation Sections 1.368-2(g) and 1.368-3(a). Each of the Company and the Parent shall report the Merger as a reorganization within the meaning of Section 368(a)(1)(A) and (a)(2)(E) of the Code, unless otherwise required pursuant to (i) a “determination” within the meaning of Section 1313(a) of the Code or (ii) a settlement with IRS Appeals on IRS Form 870-AD (or successor form).

Section 6.07           Closing Conditions . From the date hereof until the Closing, each party hereto shall use reasonable best efforts to take such actions as are necessary to expeditiously satisfy the closing conditions set forth in Article VIII hereof.

Section 6.08           Registration of Merger Share Consideration . The Company shall use its reasonable best efforts to register the shares of Parent Company Stock, represented by the Merger Share Consideration, issued to the Stockholders, by preparing and filing a registration statement on Form S-1 or a similar form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission within a commercially practical period of time following the Closing.

Section 6.09           Public Announcements . Unless otherwise required by applicable Law (based upon the reasonable advice of counsel), no party to this Agreement shall make any public announcements in respect of this Agreement or the transactions contemplated hereby or otherwise communicate with any news media without the prior written consent of the other party (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed), and the parties shall cooperate as to the timing and contents of any such announcement.

Section 6.10           Further Assurances . At and after the Effective Time, the officers and directors of the Surviving Corporation shall be authorized to execute and deliver, in the name and behalf of the Company or Merger Sub, any deeds, bills of sale, assignments or assurances and to take and do, in the name and on behalf of the Company or Merger Sub, any other actions and things to vest, perfect or confirm of record or otherwise in the Surviving Corporation any and all right, title and interest in, to and under any of the rights, properties or assets of the Company acquired or to be acquired by the Surviving Corporation as a result of, or in connection with, the Merger.

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Article VII.                        
Tax matters

Section 7.01           Tax Covenants .

(a) Without the prior written consent of Parent, prior to the Closing, the Company, its Representatives and the Stockholders shall not make, change or rescind any Tax election, amend any Tax Return or take any position on any Tax Return, take any action, omit to take any action or enter into any other transaction that would have the effect of increasing the Tax liability or reducing any Tax asset of Parent or the Surviving Corporation in respect of any Post-Closing Tax Period. The Company agrees that Parent is to have no liability for any Tax resulting from any action of the Company, any of its Representatives or the Stockholders. The Stockholders shall, severally and not jointly (in accordance with their Pro Rata Shares), indemnify and hold harmless Parent against any such Tax or reduction of any Tax asset.
(b) All transfer, documentary, sales, use, stamp, registration, value added and other such Taxes and fees (including any penalties and interest) incurred in connection with this Agreement and the Ancillary Documents (including any real property transfer Tax and any other similar Tax) shall be borne and paid by the Stockholders when due. Stockholder Representative shall timely file any Tax Return or other document with respect to such Taxes or fees (and Parent shall cooperate with respect thereto as necessary).

Section 7.02           Termination of Existing Tax Sharing Agreements . Any and all existing Tax sharing agreements (whether written or not) binding upon the Company shall be terminated as of the Closing Date. After such date neither the Company nor any of its Representatives shall have any further rights or liabilities thereunder.

Section 7.03           Tax Indemnification . The Indemnifying Stockholders shall, severally and not jointly (in accordance with their Indemnifying Pro Rata Shares), indemnify the Company, Parent, Surviving Corporation, and each Parent Indemnitee and hold them harmless from and against (a) any Loss attributable to any breach of or inaccuracy in any representation or warranty made in Section 3.21 ; (b) any Loss attributable to any breach or violation of, or failure to fully perform, any covenant, agreement, undertaking or obligation in Article VII ; (c) all Taxes of the Company or relating to the business of the Company for all Pre-Closing Tax Periods; (d) all Taxes of any member of an affiliated, consolidated, combined or unitary group of which the Company (or any predecessor of the Company) is or was a member on or prior to the Closing Date by reason of a liability under Treasury Regulation Section 1.1502-6 or any comparable provisions of foreign, state or local Law; (e) any and all Taxes of any person imposed on the Company arising under the principles of transferee or successor liability or by contract, relating to an event or transaction occurring on or before the Closing Date; and (f) any liability of the Company attributable to U.S. Treasury Forms FinCen Report 114 or TD F 99-22.1 for the Pre-Closing Tax Period. . In each of the above cases, together with any out-of-pocket fees and expenses (including attorneys’ and accountants’ fees) incurred in connection therewith, the Indemnifying Stockholders shall, severally and not jointly (in accordance with their Indemnifying Pro Rata Shares), reimburse Parent for any Taxes of the Company that are the responsibility of the Stockholders pursuant to this Section 7.03 within ten Business Days after payment of such Taxes by Parent or the Company.

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Section 7.04           Tax Returns .

(a) The Company shall prepare and timely file, or cause to be prepared and timely filed, all Tax Returns required to be filed by it that are due on or before the Closing Date (taking into account any extensions), and shall timely pay all Taxes that are due and payable on or before the Closing Date (taking into account any extensions), and shall timely pay all Taxes that are due and payable on or before the Closing Date. Any such Tax Return shall be prepared in a manner consistent with past practice (unless otherwise required by Law).
(b) Parent shall prepare and timely file, or cause to be prepared and timely filed, all Tax Returns required to be filed by the Company after the Closing Date with respect to a Pre-Closing Tax Period and for any Straddle Period. Any such Tax Return shall be prepared in a manner consistent with past practice (unless otherwise required by Law) and, if it is an income or other material Tax Return, shall be submitted by Parent to Stockholder Representative (together with schedules, statements and, to the extent requested by Stockholder Representative, supporting documentation) at least forty-five (45) days prior to the due date (including extensions) of such Tax Return. If Stockholder Representative objects to any item on any such Tax Return that relates to a Pre-Closing Tax Period, it shall, within ten (10) days after delivery of such Tax Return, notify Parent in writing that it so objects, specifying with particularity any such item and stating the specific factual or legal basis for any such objection. If a notice of objection shall be duly delivered, Parent and Stockholder Representative shall negotiate in good faith and use their reasonable best efforts to resolve such items. If Parent and Stockholder Representative are unable to reach such agreement within ten (10) days after receipt by Parent of such notice, the disputed items shall be resolved by the Independent Accountant and any determination by the Independent Accountant shall be final. The Independent Accountant shall resolve any disputed items within twenty (20) days of having the item referred to it pursuant to such procedures as it may require. If the Independent Accountant is unable to resolve any disputed items before the due date for such Tax Return, the Tax Return shall be filed as prepared by Parent and then amended to reflect the Independent Accountant’s resolution. The costs, fees and expenses of the Independent Accountant shall be borne equally by Parent and Stockholder Representative. The preparation and filing of any Tax Return of the Company that does not relate to a Pre-Closing Tax Period or Straddle Period shall be exclusively within the control of Parent.

Section 7.05           Straddle Period . In the case of Taxes that are payable with respect to a taxable period that begins on or before and ends after the Closing Date (each such period, a “ Straddle Period ”), the portion of any such Taxes that are treated as Pre-Closing Taxes for the Pre-Closing Tax Period for purposes of this Agreement shall be:

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(a) in the case of Taxes (i) based upon, or related to, income, receipts, profits, wages, capital or net worth, (ii) imposed in connection with the sale, transfer or assignment of property, or (iii) required to be withheld, deemed equal to the amount which would be payable if the taxable year ended on and including the Closing Date; and
(b) in the case of other Taxes, deemed to be the amount of such Taxes for the entire period multiplied by a fraction the numerator of which is the number of days in the period ending on and including the Closing Date and the denominator of which is the number of days in the entire period.

Section 7.06           Contests . Parent agrees to give written notice to Stockholder Representative of the receipt of any written notice by the Company, Parent or any of Parent’s Affiliates which involves the assertion of any claim, or the commencement of any Action, in respect of which an indemnity may be sought by Parent pursuant to this Article VII (a “ Tax Claim ”); provided, that failure to comply with this provision shall not affect Parent’s right to indemnification hereunder. Parent shall control the contest or resolution of any Tax Claim, and the Stockholders shall bear any expenses of Parent in accordance with Section 7.03; provided, however , that Parent shall obtain the prior written consent of Stockholder Representative (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed) before entering into any settlement of a claim or ceasing to defend such claim; and, provided further , that Stockholder Representative shall be entitled to participate in the defense of such claim and to employ counsel of its choice for such purpose, the fees and expenses of which separate counsel shall be borne solely by Stockholder Representative.

Section 7.07           Cooperation and Exchange of Information . The Stockholder Representative, the Company, the Surviving Corporation and Parent shall provide each other with such cooperation and information as either of them reasonably may request of the others in filing any Tax Return pursuant to this Article VII or in connection with any audit or other proceeding in respect of Taxes of the Company. Such cooperation and information shall include providing copies of relevant Tax Returns or portions thereof, together with accompanying schedules, related work papers and documents relating to rulings or other determinations by tax authorities. Each of Stockholder Representative, the Company, Surviving Corporation and Parent shall retain all Tax Returns, schedules and work papers, records and other documents in its possession relating to Tax matters of the Company for any taxable period beginning before the Closing Date until the expiration of the statute of limitations of the taxable periods to which such Tax Returns and other documents relate, without regard to extensions except to the extent notified by any of the other parties in writing of such extensions for the respective Tax periods

Section 7.08           Tax Treatment of Indemnification Payments . Any indemnification payments pursuant to this Article VII shall be treated as an adjustment to the amounts paid by the Parent as Merger Consideration for Tax purposes, unless otherwise required by Law.

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Section 7.09           Payments to Parent . Any amounts payable to Parent pursuant to this Article VII shall be paid by the Indemnifying Stockholders, severally and not jointly (in accordance with their Indemnifying Pro Rata Shares).

Section 7.10           FIRPTA Statement . On the Closing Date, the Company shall deliver to Parent a certificate of the Company (in accordance with Treasury Regulations Sections 1.1445 2(c)(3) and 1.897-2(h)) and in a form reasonably acceptable to Parent, dated as of the Closing Date and signed by a responsible officer of the Company, stating that the interests in the Company are not, and have not been at any time during the five (5) years preceding the date of such certificate, United States real property interests, as defined in Section 897(c)(1) of the Code (the “ FIRPTA Statement ”).

Section 7.11           Further Information. Parent and Stockholders Representative agree, upon request, to promptly provide the other party with all information that either Party may be required to report pursuant to Sections 6043, 6043A or 6045B of the Code, or Treasury Regulations promulgated thereunder.

Section 7.12           Overlap . To the extent that any obligation or responsibility pursuant to Article IX may overlap with an obligation or responsibility pursuant to this Article VII , the provisions of this Article VII shall govern.

Section 7.13           Survival . Notwithstanding anything in this Agreement to the contrary, the provisions of Section 3.21 and this Article VII shall survive for the full period of all applicable statutes of limitations (giving effect to any waiver, mitigation or extension thereof).

Article VIII.                    
Conditions to closing

Section 8.01           Conditions to Obligations of All Parties . The obligations of each party to consummate the transactions contemplated by this Agreement shall be subject to the fulfillment, at or prior to the Closing, of each of the following conditions:

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(a) This Agreement shall have been duly adopted by the Requisite Company Vote.
(b) The filings of Parent and the Company pursuant to the HSR Act, if any, shall have been made and the applicable waiting period and any extensions thereof shall have expired or been terminated.
(c) No Governmental Authority shall have enacted, issued, promulgated, enforced or entered any Governmental Order which is in effect and has the effect of making the transactions contemplated by this Agreement illegal, otherwise restraining or prohibiting consummation of such transactions or causing any of the transactions contemplated hereunder to be rescinded following completion thereof.
(d) The Company shall have received all consents, authorizations, orders and approvals referred to in Section 3.02 and Parent shall have received all consents, authorizations, orders and approvals referred to in Section 4.02 , in each case, in form and substance reasonably satisfactory to Parent and the Company, and no such consent, authorization, order and approval shall have been revoked.
(e) Parent and Amanda Ostrowitz shall enter into an executive employment agreement, in substantially the form attached hereto as Exhibit A (the “ Ostrowitz Agreement ”); and Parent and Kristen Savage shall enter into an executive employment agreement, in substantially the form attached hereto as Exhibit B (the “ Savage Agreement ”).
(f) Parent, the Stockholders of the Company (other than Parent) and Regs Technology shall enter into and execute an operating agreement with respect to Regs Technology (the “Regs Technology Operating Agreement”) in substantially the form attached hereto as Exhibit D , such form being subject to Parent’s final approval, in its sole discretion, prior to Closing. The Regs Technology Operating Agreement shall provide that Parent owns twenty-five percent (25%) of Regs Technology, that such ownership cannot be diluted, and that the Stockholders of the Company (other than Parent) shall own the remaining seventy-five percent (75%) of Regs Technology, pro rata in proportion to all such Stockholder’s ownership in the Company (not taking into account Parent’s ownership in the Company).
(g) The Company and all current employees and independent contractors of the Company shall enter into IP Assignment and Confidentiality Agreements, in substantially the form attached hereto as Exhibit F .
(h) Parent and Regs Technology shall enter into the License Agreement, in substantially the form attached hereto as Exhibit E .
(i) The board of directors and/or stockholders of Parent shall have approved the Equity Incentive Plan, in a form substantially the same as the Parent’s current and prior equity incentive plans.

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Section 8.02           Conditions to Obligations of Parent and Merger Sub . The obligations of Parent and Merger Sub to consummate the transactions contemplated by this Agreement shall be subject to the fulfillment or Parent’s waiver, at or prior to the Closing, of each of the following conditions:

(a) Other than the representations and warranties of the Company contained in Section 3.01 , Section 3.02(a) , Section 3.04 , Section 3.06 and Section 3.24 , the representations and warranties of the Company contained in this Agreement, the Ancillary Documents and any certificate or other writing delivered pursuant hereto shall be true and correct in all respects (in the case of any representation or warranty qualified by materiality or Material Adverse Effect) or in all material respects (in the case of any representation or warranty not qualified by materiality or Material Adverse Effect) on and as of the date hereof and on and as of the Closing Date with the same effect as though made at and as of such date (except those representations and warranties that address matters only as of a specified date, the accuracy of which shall be determined as of that specified date in all respects). The representations and warranties of the Company contained in Section 3.01 , Section 3.02(a) , Section 3.04 , Section 3.06 and Section 3.24 shall be true and correct in all respects on and as of the date hereof and on and as of the Closing Date with the same effect as though made at and as of such date (except those representations and warranties that address matters only as of a specified date, the accuracy of which shall be determined as of that specified date in all respects).
(b) The Company shall have duly performed and complied in all material respects with all agreements, covenants and conditions required by this Agreement and each of the Ancillary Documents to be performed or complied with by it prior to or on the Closing Date.
(c) No Action shall have been commenced against Parent, Merger Sub or the Company, which would prevent the Closing. No injunction or restraining order shall have been issued by any Governmental Authority, and be in effect, which restrains or prohibits any transaction contemplated hereby.
(d) All approvals, consents and waivers that are listed on Section 3.02 of the Disclosure Schedules shall have been received, and executed counterparts thereof shall have been delivered to Parent at or prior to the Closing.
(e) From the date of this Agreement, there shall not have occurred any Material Adverse Effect, nor shall any event or events have occurred that, individually or in the aggregate, with or without the lapse of time, could reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect.
(f) The Company shall have delivered each of the closing deliverables set forth in Section 2.03(a) .
(g) The Company or Stockholder Representative shall have delivered to Parent the Joinder Agreements signed by every Stockholder of the Company as of the date hereof.

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Section 8.03           Conditions to Obligations of the Company . The obligations of the Company to consummate the transactions contemplated by this Agreement shall be subject to the fulfillment or the Company’s waiver, at or prior to the Closing, of each of the following conditions:

(a) Other than the representations and warranties of Parent and Merger Sub contained in Section 4.01 and Section 4.04 , the representations and warranties of Parent and Merger Sub contained in this Agreement, the Ancillary Documents and any certificate or other writing delivered pursuant hereto shall be true and correct in all respects (in the case of any representation or warranty qualified by materiality or Material Adverse Effect) or in all material respects (in the case of any representation or warranty not qualified by materiality or Material Adverse Effect) on and as of the date hereof and on and as of the Closing Date with the same effect as though made at and as of such date (except those representations and warranties that address matters only as of a specified date, the accuracy of which shall be determined as of that specified date in all respects). The representations and warranties of Parent and Merger Sub contained in Section 4.01 and Section 4.04 shall be true and correct in all respects on and as of the date hereof and on and as of the Closing Date with the same effect as though made at and as of such date.
(b) Parent and Merger Sub shall have duly performed and complied in all material respects with all agreements, covenants and conditions required by this Agreement and each of the Ancillary Documents to be performed or complied with by them prior to or on the Closing Date.
(c) All approvals, consents and waivers that are listed on Section 4.02 of the Disclosure Schedules shall have been received, and executed counterparts thereof shall have been delivered to the Company at or prior to the Closing.
(d) Parent shall have delivered each of the closing deliverables set forth in Section 2.03(b) .

Article IX.  
Indemnification

Section 9.01           Survival . Subject to the limitations and other provisions of this Agreement, the representations and warranties contained herein (other than any representations or warranties contained in Section 3.21 which are subject to Article VII ) shall survive the Closing and shall remain in full force and effect until the date that is eighteen (18) months from the Closing Date; provided, that the representations and warranties in (a) Section 3.01 , Section 3.02(a) , Section 3.04 , Section 3.24 , Section 4.01 and Section 4.04 shall survive indefinitely, (b) Section 3.18 shall survive for a period of two (2) years after the Closing, and (c) Section 3.19 and Section 3.21 shall survive for the full period of all applicable statutes of limitations (giving effect to any waiver, mitigation or extension thereof). All covenants and agreements of the parties contained herein (other than any covenants or agreements contained in Article VII which are subject to Article VII ) shall survive the Closing indefinitely or for the period explicitly specified therein. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any claims asserted in good faith with reasonable specificity (to the extent known at such time) and in writing by notice from the Indemnified Party to the Indemnifying Party prior to the expiration date of the applicable survival period shall not thereafter be barred by the expiration of the relevant representation or warranty and such claims shall survive until finally resolved.

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Section 9.02           Indemnification by Indemnifying Stockholders . Subject to the other terms and conditions of this Article IX , including the Cap (as defined below), the Indemnifying Stockholders, severally and not jointly (in accordance with their Indemnifying Pro Rata Shares), shall indemnify and defend each of Parent and its Affiliates (including the Company and the Surviving Corporation) and their respective Representatives (collectively, the “ Parent Indemnitees ”) against, and shall hold each of them harmless from and against, and shall pay and reimburse each of them for, any and all Losses incurred or sustained by, or imposed upon, the Parent Indemnitees based upon, arising out of, with respect to or by reason of:

(a) any inaccuracy in or breach of any of the representations or warranties of the Company contained in this Agreement or in any certificate or instrument delivered by or on behalf of the Company pursuant to this Agreement (other than in respect of Section 3.21 , it being understood that the sole remedy for any such inaccuracy in or breach thereof shall be pursuant to Article VII ), as of the date such representation or warranty was made or as if such representation or warranty was made on and as of the Closing Date (except for representations and warranties that expressly relate to a specified date, the inaccuracy in or breach of which will be determined with reference to such specified date);
(b) any breach or non-fulfillment of any covenant, agreement or obligation to be performed by the Company pursuant to this Agreement (other than any breach or violation of, or failure to fully perform, any covenant, agreement, undertaking or obligation in Article VII , it being understood that the sole remedy for any such breach, violation or failure shall be pursuant to Article VII );
(c) any claim made by any Stockholder relating to such Person’s rights with respect to the Merger Consideration, or the calculations and determinations set forth on the Consideration Statement; or
(d) any amounts paid to the holders of dissenting shareholders, including any interest required to be paid thereon, that are in excess of what such holders would have received hereunder had such holders not been holders of dissenting Shares.

Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision in this Agreement, the aggregate amount of all Losses for which the Indemnifying Stockholders shall be liable pursuant to this Section 9.02 shall not exceed the fair market value of the Merger Share Consideration as of the Closing Date (the “ Cap ”). Notwithstanding any inconsistent provision in this Agreement, the Indemnifying Stockholders shall not be liable for any Losses pursuant to this Section 9.02 until such Losses, in aggregate, exceed the sum of $100,000 (the “ Basket ”). The foregoing limitations shall apply regardless of the particular theory of liability, whether based in contract, tort or otherwise, and shall constitute such the Indemnifying Stockholders sole and exclusive liability under this Agreement.

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Section 9.03           Indemnification by Parent . Subject to the other terms and conditions of this Article IX , Parent shall indemnify and defend each of the Indemnifying Stockholders and their Affiliates and their respective Representatives (collectively, the “ Stockholder Indemnitees ”) against, and shall hold each of them harmless from and against, and shall pay and reimburse each of them for, any and all Losses incurred or sustained by, or imposed upon, the Stockholder Indemnitees based upon, arising out of, with respect to or by reason of:

(a) any inaccuracy in or breach of any of the representations or warranties of Parent and Merger Sub contained in this Agreement or in any certificate or instrument delivered by or on behalf of Parent or Merger Sub pursuant to this Agreement, as of the date such representation or warranty was made or as if such representation or warranty was made on and as of the Closing Date (except for representations and warranties that expressly relate to a specified date, the inaccuracy in or breach of which will be determined with reference to such specified date); or
(b) any breach or non-fulfillment of any covenant, agreement or obligation to be performed by Parent or Merger Sub pursuant to this Agreement (other than Article VII , it being understood that the sole remedy for any such breach thereof shall be pursuant to Article VII ).

Section 9.04           Indemnification Procedures . The party making a claim under this Article IX is referred to as the “ Indemnified Party ,” and the party against whom such claims are asserted under this Article IX is referred to as the “ Indemnifying Party .” For purposes of this Article IX , (i) if Parent (or any other Parent Indemnitee) comprises the Indemnified Party, any references to Indemnifying Party (except provisions relating to an obligation to make payments) shall be deemed to refer to Stockholder Representative, and (ii) if Parent comprises the Indemnifying Party, any references to the Indemnified Party shall be deemed to refer to Stockholder Representative. Any payment received by Stockholder Representative as the Indemnified Party shall be distributed to the Indemnifying Stockholders in accordance with this Agreement.

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(a) Third Party Claims. If any Indemnified Party receives notice of the assertion or commencement of any Action made or brought by any Person who is not a party to this Agreement or an Affiliate of a party to this Agreement or a Representative of the foregoing (a “ Third Party Claim ”) against such Indemnified Party with respect to which the Indemnifying Party is obligated to provide indemnification under this Agreement, the Indemnified Party shall give the Indemnifying Party reasonably prompt written notice thereof, but in any event not later than thirty (30) calendar days after receipt of such notice of such Third Party Claim. The failure to give such prompt written notice shall not, however, relieve the Indemnifying Party of its indemnification obligations, except and only to the extent that the Indemnifying Party forfeits rights or defenses by reason of such failure. Such notice by the Indemnified Party shall describe the Third Party Claim in reasonable detail, shall include copies of all material written evidence thereof and shall indicate the estimated amount, if reasonably practicable, of the Loss that has been or may be sustained by the Indemnified Party. The Indemnifying Party shall have the right to participate in, or by giving written notice to the Indemnified Party, to assume the defense of any Third Party Claim at the Indemnifying Party’s expense and by the Indemnifying Party’s own counsel, and the Indemnified Party shall cooperate in good faith in such defense; provided, that if the Indemnifying Party is an Indemnifying Stockholder, such Indemnifying Party shall not have the right to defend or direct the defense of any such Third Party Claim that (x) is asserted directly by or on behalf of a Person that is a supplier or customer of the Company, or (y) seeks an injunction or other equitable relief against the Indemnified Parties. In the event that the Indemnifying Party assumes the defense of any Third Party Claim, subject to Section 9.04(b) , it shall have the right to take such action as it deems necessary to avoid, dispute, defend, appeal or make counterclaims pertaining to any such Third Party Claim in the name and on behalf of the Indemnified Party. The Indemnified Party shall have the right to participate in the defense of any Third Party Claim with counsel selected by it subject to the Indemnifying Party’s right to control the defense thereof. The fees and disbursements of such counsel shall be at the expense of the Indemnified Party, provided, that if in the reasonable opinion of counsel to the Indemnified Party, (A) there are legal defenses available to an Indemnified Party that are different from or additional to those available to the Indemnifying Party; or (B) there exists a conflict of interest between the Indemnifying Party and the Indemnified Party that cannot be waived, the Indemnifying Party shall be liable for the reasonable fees and expenses of counsel to the Indemnified Party in each jurisdiction for which the Indemnified Party determines counsel is required. If the Indemnifying Party elects not to compromise or defend such Third Party Claim, fails to promptly notify the Indemnified Party in writing of its election to defend as provided in this Agreement, or fails to diligently prosecute the defense of such Third Party Claim, the Indemnified Party may, subject to Section 9.04(b) , pay, compromise, defend such Third Party Claim and seek indemnification for any and all Losses based upon, arising from or relating to such Third Party Claim. Stockholder Representative and Parent shall cooperate with each other in all reasonable respects in connection with the defense of any Third Party Claim, including making available records relating to such Third Party Claim and furnishing, without expense (other than reimbursement of actual out-of-pocket expenses) to the defending party, management employees of the non-defending party as may be reasonably necessary for the preparation of the defense of such Third Party Claim.
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(b) Settlement of Third Party Claims. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, the Indemnifying Party shall not enter into settlement of any Third Party Claim without the prior written consent of the Indemnified Party, except as provided in this Section 9.04(b) . If a firm offer is made to settle a Third Party Claim without leading to liability or the creation of a financial or other obligation on the part of the Indemnified Party and provides, in customary form, for the unconditional release of each Indemnified Party from all liabilities and obligations in connection with such Third Party Claim and the Indemnifying Party desires to accept and agree to such offer, the Indemnifying Party shall give written notice to that effect to the Indemnified Party. If the Indemnified Party fails to consent to such firm offer within ten (10) days after its receipt of such notice, the Indemnified Party may continue to contest or defend such Third Party Claim and in such event, the maximum liability of the Indemnifying Party as to such Third Party Claim shall not exceed the amount of such settlement offer. If the Indemnified Party fails to consent to such firm offer and also fails to assume defense of such Third Party Claim, the Indemnifying Party may settle the Third Party Claim upon the terms set forth in such firm offer to settle such Third Party Claim. If the Indemnified Party has assumed the defense pursuant to Section 9.04(a) , it shall not agree to any settlement without the written consent of the Indemnifying Party (which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed).
(c) Direct Claims. Any Action by an Indemnified Party on account of a Loss which does not result from a Third Party Claim (a “ Direct Claim ”) shall be asserted by the Indemnified Party giving the Indemnifying Party reasonably prompt written notice thereof, but in any event not later than thirty (30) days after the Indemnified Party becomes aware of such Direct Claim. The failure to give such prompt written notice shall not, however, relieve the Indemnifying Party of its indemnification obligations, except and only to the extent that the Indemnifying Party forfeits rights or defenses by reason of such failure. Such notice by the Indemnified Party shall describe the Direct Claim in reasonable detail, shall include copies of all material written evidence thereof and shall indicate the estimated amount, if reasonably practicable, of the Loss that has been or may be sustained by the Indemnified Party. The Indemnifying Party shall have thirty (30) days after its receipt of such notice to respond in writing to such Direct Claim. The Indemnified Party shall allow the Indemnifying Party and its professional advisors to investigate the matter or circumstance alleged to give rise to the Direct Claim, and whether and to what extent any amount is payable in respect of the Direct Claim and the Indemnified Party shall assist the Indemnifying Party’s investigation by giving such information and assistance (including access to the Company’s premises and personnel and the right to examine and copy any accounts, documents or records) as the Indemnifying Party or any of its professional advisors may reasonably request. If the Indemnifying Party does not so respond within such thirty (30) day period, the Indemnifying Party shall be deemed to have rejected such claim, in which case the Indemnified Party shall be free to pursue such remedies as may be available to the Indemnified Party on the terms and subject to the provisions of this Agreement.
(d) Tax Claims. Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, the control of any claim, assertion, event or proceeding in respect of Taxes of the Company (including, but not limited to, any such claim in respect of a breach of the representations and warranties in Section 3.21 hereof or any breach or violation of or failure to fully perform any covenant, agreement, undertaking or obligation in Article VII ) shall be governed exclusively by Article VII hereof.

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Section 9.05           Payments .

(a) Once a Loss is agreed to by the Indemnifying Party or finally adjudicated to be payable pursuant to this Article IX , the Indemnifying Party shall satisfy its obligations within fifteen (15) Business Days of such final, non-appealable adjudication by wire transfer of immediately available funds or, if applicable, as set forth in Section 9.02 above. The parties hereto agree that should an Indemnifying Party not make full payment of any such obligations within such fifteen (15) Business Day period, any amount payable shall accrue interest from and including the date of agreement of the Indemnifying Party or final, non-appealable adjudication to but excluding the date such payment has been made at a rate per annum equal to ten percent (10%). Such interest shall be calculated daily on the basis of a 365 day year and the actual number of days elapsed, without compounding.
(b) Any Losses payable to a Parent Indemnitee pursuant to Article IX shall be paid by the Indemnifying Stockholders, severally and not jointly (in accordance with their Indemnifying Pro Rata Shares) as set forth in Section 9.02 above.

Section 9.06           Tax Treatment of Indemnification Payments . All indemnification payments made under this Agreement shall be treated by the parties as an adjustment to the amounts paid by the Parent as Merger Consideration for Tax purposes, unless otherwise required by Law.

Section 9.07           Effect of Investigation . The representations, warranties and covenants of the Indemnifying Party, and the Indemnified Party’s right to indemnification with respect thereto, shall not be affected or deemed waived by reason of any investigation made by or on behalf of the Indemnified Party (including by any of its Representatives) or by reason of the fact that the Indemnified Party or any of its Representatives knew or should have known that any such representation or warranty is, was or might be inaccurate or by reason of the Indemnified Party’s waiver of any condition set forth in Section 8.02 or Section 8.03 , as the case may be.

Section 9.08           Exclusive Remedies . Subject to Section 11.12 , the parties acknowledge and agree that their sole and exclusive remedy with respect to any and all claims (other than claims arising from fraud, criminal activity or willful misconduct on the part of a party hereto in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Agreement) for any breach of any representation, warranty, covenant, agreement or obligation set forth herein or otherwise relating to the subject matter of this Agreement, shall be pursuant to the indemnification provisions set forth in Article VII and this Article IX . In furtherance of the foregoing, each party hereby waives, to the fullest extent permitted under Law, any and all rights, claims and causes of action for any breach of any representation, warranty, covenant, agreement or obligation set forth herein or otherwise relating to the subject matter of this Agreement it may have against the other parties hereto and their Affiliates and each of their respective Representatives arising under or based upon any Law, except pursuant to the indemnification provisions set forth in Article VII and this Article IX . Nothing in this Section 9.08 shall limit any Person’s right to seek and obtain any equitable relief to which any Person shall be entitled or to seek any remedy on account of any party’s fraudulent, criminal or intentional misconduct.

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Article X.     
Termination

Section 10.01       Termination . This Agreement may be terminated at any time prior to the Closing:

(a) by the mutual written consent of the Company and Parent;
(b) by Parent by written notice to the Company if:
(i) neither Parent nor Merger Sub is then in material breach of any provision of this Agreement and there has been a breach, inaccuracy in or failure to perform any representation, warranty, covenant or agreement made by the Company pursuant to this Agreement that would give rise to the failure of any of the conditions specified in Article VIII and such breach, inaccuracy or failure has not been cured by the Company within ten (10) days of the Company’s receipt of written notice of such breach from Parent; or
(ii) any of the conditions set forth in Section 8.01 or Section 8.02 shall not have been, or if it becomes apparent that any of such conditions will not be, fulfilled by ____________, 2017, unless such failure shall be due to the failure of Parent to perform or comply with any of the covenants, agreements or conditions hereof to be performed or complied with by it prior to the Closing;
(c) by Parent or the Company if there shall be any Law that makes consummation of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement illegal or otherwise prohibited or any Governmental Authority shall have issued a Governmental Order restraining or enjoining the transactions contemplated by this Agreement, and such Governmental Order shall have become final and non-appealable; or

Section 10.02       Effect of Termination . In the event of the termination of this Agreement in accordance with this Article, this Agreement shall forthwith become void and there shall be no liability on the part of any party hereto except:

(a) as set forth in this Article X and Article XI hereof; and
(b) that nothing herein shall relieve any party hereto from liability for any willful breach of any provision hereof.

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Article XI.  
Miscellaneous

Section 11.01       Stockholder Representative .

(a) Company and Stockholder Representative hereby represent and warrant that Stockholder Representative has, prior to the date hereof, been irrevocably authorized and appointed to act as Stockholder Representative as the Stockholders’ representative and attorney-in-fact to act on behalf of such Persons with respect to this Agreement and to take any and all actions and make any decisions required or permitted to be taken by Stockholder Representative pursuant to this Agreement, including the exercise of the power to:
(i) give and receive notices and communications;
(ii) agree to, negotiate, enter into settlements and compromises of, and comply with orders or otherwise handle any other matters described herein;
(iii) agree to, negotiate, enter into settlements and compromises of, and comply with orders of courts with respect to claims for indemnification made by Parent pursuant to Article VII and Article IX ;
(iv) litigate, arbitrate, resolve, settle or compromise any claim for indemnification pursuant to Article VII and Article IX ;
(v) execute and deliver all documents necessary or desirable to carry out the intent of this Agreement and any Ancillary Document;
(vi) make all elections or decisions contemplated by this Agreement and any Ancillary Document;
(vii) engage, employ or appoint any agents or representatives (including attorneys, accountants and consultants) to assist Stockholder Representative in complying with its duties and obligations; and
(viii) take all actions necessary or appropriate in the good faith judgment of Stockholder Representative for the accomplishment of the foregoing.

Parent shall be entitled to deal exclusively with Stockholder Representative on all matters relating to this Agreement (including Article IX ) and shall be entitled to rely conclusively (without further evidence of any kind whatsoever) on any document executed or purported to be executed on behalf of any Stockholder by Stockholder Representative, and on any other action taken or purported to be taken on behalf of any Stockholder by Stockholder Representative, as being fully binding upon such Person. Notices or communications to or from Stockholder Representative shall constitute notice to or from each of the Stockholders. Any decision or action by Stockholder Representative hereunder, including any agreement between Stockholder Representative and Parent relating to the defense, payment or settlement of any claims for indemnification hereunder, shall constitute a decision or action of all Stockholders and shall be final, binding and conclusive upon each such Person. No Stockholder shall have the right to object to, dissent from, protest or otherwise contest the same. The provisions of this Section, including the power of attorney granted hereby, are independent and severable, are irrevocable and coupled with an interest and shall not be terminated by any act of any one or Stockholders, or by operation of Law, whether by death or other event.

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(b) The Stockholder Representative may resign at any time, and may be removed for any reason or no reason by the vote or written consent of a majority in interest of the Stockholders according to each Stockholder’s Pro Rata Share (the “ Majority Holders ”); provided, however , in no event shall Stockholder Representative resign or be removed without the Majority Holders having first appointed a new Stockholder Representative who shall assume such duties immediately upon the resignation or removal of Stockholder Representative. In the event of the death, incapacity, resignation or removal of Stockholder Representative, a new Stockholder Representative shall be appointed by the vote or written consent of the Majority Holders. Notice of such vote or a copy of the written consent appointing such new Stockholder Representative shall be sent to Parent, such appointment to be effective upon the later of the date indicated in such consent or the date such notice is received by Parent; provided , that until such notice is received, Parent, Merger Sub and the Surviving Corporation shall be entitled to rely on the decisions and actions of the prior Stockholder Representative as described in Section 11.01(a) above.
(c) The Stockholder Representative shall not be liable to the Stockholders for actions taken pursuant to this Agreement, except to the extent such actions shall have been determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to have constituted gross negligence or involved fraud, intentional misconduct or bad faith (it being understood that any act done or omitted pursuant to the advice of counsel, accountants and other professionals and experts retained by Stockholder Representative shall be conclusive evidence of good faith). The Stockholders shall severally and not jointly (in accordance with their Pro Rata Shares), indemnify and hold harmless Stockholder Representative from and against, compensate it for, reimburse it for and pay any and all losses, liabilities, claims, actions, damages and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and disbursements, arising out of and in connection with its activities as Stockholder Representative under this Agreement.

Section 11.02       Expenses . Parent shall pay all Transaction Expenses. Except with respect to the foregoing or as otherwise expressly provided herein, all costs and expenses, including, without limitation, fees and disbursements of counsel, financial advisors and accountants, incurred in connection with this Agreement and the transactions contemplated hereby shall be paid by the party incurring such costs and expenses, whether or not the Closing shall have occurred.

Section 11.03       Notices . All notices, requests, consents, claims, demands, waivers and other communications hereunder shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been given (a) when delivered by hand (with written confirmation of receipt); (b) when received by the addressee if sent by a nationally recognized overnight courier (receipt requested); (c) on the date sent by facsimile or e-mail of a PDF document (with confirmation of transmission) if sent during normal business hours of the recipient, and on the next Business Day if sent after normal business hours of the recipient or (d) on the third day after the date mailed, by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested, postage prepaid. Such communications must be sent to the respective parties at the following addresses (or at such other address for a party as shall be specified in a notice given in accordance with this Section 11.03 ):

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If to the Company or CannaRegs, Ltd.

Stockholder Representative 1776 Race St. #109,

Denver, CO 80206

Attention: Amanda Ostrowitz

Amanda@CannaRegs.com

 

with a copy to: Messner Reeves LLP

1430 Wynkoop Street, Suite 300

Denver, Colorado 80202

Email: jwysocki@messner.com

Attention: Jeremy S. Wysocki

 

 

If to Parent or Merger Sub: MassRoots, Inc.

1624 Market Street, Suite 201

Denver, CO 802020

Email: isaacdietrich@gmail.com

Attention: Isaac Dietrich

 

with a copy to: Thompson Hine LLP

335 Madison Avenue

New York, New York 10017

Email: Peter.Gennuso@thompsonhine.com

Attention: Peter Gennuso

 

Section 11.04       Interpretation . For purposes of this Agreement, (a) the words “include,” “includes” and “including” shall be deemed to be followed by the words “without limitation;” (b) the word “or” is not exclusive; and (c) the words “herein,” “hereof,” “hereby,” “hereto” and “hereunder” refer to this Agreement as a whole. Unless the context otherwise requires, references herein: (x) to Articles, Sections, Disclosure Schedules and Exhibits mean the Articles and Sections of, and Disclosure Schedules and Exhibits attached to, this Agreement; (y) to an agreement, instrument or other document means such agreement, instrument or other document as amended, supplemented and modified from time to time to the extent permitted by the provisions thereof and (z) to a statute means such statute as amended from time to time and includes any successor legislation thereto and any regulations promulgated thereunder. This Agreement shall be construed without regard to any presumption or rule requiring construction or interpretation against the party drafting an instrument or causing any instrument to be drafted. The Disclosure Schedules and Exhibits referred to herein shall be construed with, and as an integral part of, this Agreement to the same extent as if they were set forth verbatim herein.

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Section 11.05       Headings . The headings in this Agreement are for reference only and shall not affect the interpretation of this Agreement.

Section 11.06       Severability . If any term or provision of this Agreement is invalid, illegal or unenforceable in any jurisdiction, such invalidity, illegality or unenforceability shall not affect any other term or provision of this Agreement or invalidate or render unenforceable such term or provision in any other jurisdiction. Upon such determination that any term or other provision is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the parties hereto shall negotiate in good faith to modify this Agreement so as to effect the original intent of the parties as closely as possible in a mutually acceptable manner in order that the transactions contemplated hereby be consummated as originally contemplated to the greatest extent possible.

Section 11.07       Entire Agreement . This Agreement and the Ancillary Documents constitute the sole and entire agreement of the parties to this Agreement with respect to the subject matter contained herein and therein, and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings and agreements, both written and oral, with respect to such subject matter. In the event of any inconsistency between the statements in the body of this Agreement and those in the Ancillary Documents, the Exhibits and Disclosure Schedules (other than an exception expressly set forth as such in the Disclosure Schedules), the statements in the body of this Agreement will control.

Section 11.08       Successors and Assigns . This Agreement shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and permitted assigns. Neither party may assign its rights or obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of the other party, which consent shall not be unreasonably withheld or delayed. No assignment shall relieve the assigning party of any of its obligations hereunder.

Section 11.09       No Third-party Beneficiaries . Except as provided in Section 7.03 and Article IX , this Agreement is for the sole benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and permitted assigns and nothing herein, express or implied, is intended to or shall confer upon any other Person or entity any legal or equitable right, benefit or remedy of any nature whatsoever under or by reason of this Agreement.

Section 11.10       Amendment and Modification; Waiver . This Agreement may only be amended, modified or supplemented by an agreement in writing signed by Parent, Merger Sub and the Company at any time prior to the Effective Time; provided , however , that after the Requisite Company Vote is obtained, there shall be no amendment or waiver that, pursuant to applicable Law, requires further approval of the Stockholders, without the receipt of such further approvals. Any failure of Parent or Merger Sub, on the one hand, or the Company, on the other hand, to comply with any obligation, covenant, agreement or condition herein may be waived by the Company (with respect to any failure by Parent or Merger Sub) or by Parent or Merger Sub (with respect to any failure by the Company), respectively, only by a written instrument signed by the party granting such waiver, but such waiver or failure to insist upon strict compliance with such obligation, covenant, agreement or condition shall not operate as a waiver of, or estoppel with respect to, any subsequent or other failure.

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Section 11.11       Governing Law; Submission to Jurisdiction; Waiver of Jury Trial .

(a) This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Colorado without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction).
(b) ANY LEGAL SUIT, ACTION OR PROCEEDING ARISING OUT OF OR BASED UPON THIS AGREEMENT, THE ANCILLARY DOCUMENTS OR THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED HEREBY OR THEREBY MAY BE INSTITUTED IN THE FEDERAL COURTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA OR THE COURTS OF THE STATE OF COLORADO IN EACH CASE LOCATED IN THE STATE OF COLORADO, AND EACH PARTY IRREVOCABLY SUBMITS TO THE EXCLUSIVE JURISDICTION OF SUCH COURTS IN ANY SUCH SUIT, ACTION OR PROCEEDING. SERVICE OF PROCESS, SUMMONS, NOTICE OR OTHER DOCUMENT BY MAIL TO SUCH PARTY’S ADDRESS SET FORTH HEREIN SHALL BE EFFECTIVE SERVICE OF PROCESS FOR ANY SUIT, ACTION OR OTHER PROCEEDING BROUGHT IN ANY SUCH COURT. THE PARTIES IRREVOCABLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY WAIVE ANY OBJECTION TO THE LAYING OF VENUE OF ANY SUIT, ACTION OR ANY PROCEEDING IN SUCH COURTS AND IRREVOCABLY WAIVE AND AGREE NOT TO PLEAD OR CLAIM IN ANY SUCH COURT THAT ANY SUCH SUIT, ACTION OR PROCEEDING BROUGHT IN ANY SUCH COURT HAS BEEN BROUGHT IN AN INCONVENIENT FORUM.
(c) EACH PARTY ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT ANY CONTROVERSY WHICH MAY ARISE UNDER THIS AGREEMENT OR THE ANCILLARY DOCUMENTS IS LIKELY TO INVOLVE COMPLICATED AND DIFFICULT ISSUES AND, THEREFORE, EACH SUCH PARTY IRREVOCABLY AND UNCONDITIONALLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT IT MAY HAVE TO A TRIAL BY JURY IN RESPECT OF ANY LEGAL ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT, THE ANCILLARY DOCUMENTS OR THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED HEREBY OR THEREBY. EACH PARTY TO THIS AGREEMENT CERTIFIES AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT (A) NO REPRESENTATIVE OF ANY OTHER PARTY HAS REPRESENTED, EXPRESSLY OR OTHERWISE, THAT SUCH OTHER PARTY WOULD NOT SEEK TO ENFORCE THE FOREGOING WAIVER IN THE EVENT OF A LEGAL ACTION, (B) SUCH PARTY HAS CONSIDERED THE IMPLICATIONS OF THIS WAIVER, (C) SUCH PARTY MAKES THIS WAIVER VOLUNTARILY, AND (D) SUCH PARTY HAS BEEN INDUCED TO ENTER INTO THIS AGREEMENT BY, AMONG OTHER THINGS, THE MUTUAL WAIVERS AND CERTIFICATIONS IN THIS SECTION.

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Section 11.12       Specific Performance . The parties agree that irreparable damage would occur if any provision of this Agreement were not performed in accordance with the terms hereof and that the parties shall be entitled to specific performance of the terms hereof, in addition to any other remedy to which they are entitled at law or in equity.

Section 11.13       Counterparts . This Agreement may be executed in counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which together shall be deemed to be one and the same agreement. A signed copy of this Agreement delivered by facsimile, e-mail or other means of electronic transmission shall be deemed to have the same legal effect as delivery of an original signed copy of this Agreement.

IN ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT, THE PARTIES ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THEY HAVE RELIED UPON THE LEGAL ADVICE OF THEIR RESPECTIVE ATTORNEYS, WHO ARE THE ATTORNEYS OF THEIR OWN CHOOSING, THAT SUCH TERMS ARE FULLY UNDERSTOOD AND VOLUNTARILY ACCEPTED BY THEM, AND THAT, OTHER THAN THE CONSIDERATION SET FORTH HEREIN, NO PROMISES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND HAVE BEEN MADE TO THEM BY THE OTHER PARTY. THE PARTIES REPRESENT AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT IN EXECUTING THIS AGREEMENT THEY DID NOT RELY, AND HAVE NOT RELIED, UPON ANY REPRESENTATION OR STATEMENT, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, MADE BY THE OTHER PARTY OR BY THAT OTHER PARTY'S AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, OR ATTORNEYS WITH REGARD TO THE SUBJECT MATTER, BASIS, OR EFFECT OF THIS AGREEMENT OR OTHERWISE. THE PARTIES HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT (I) THOMPSON HINE LLP IS COUNSEL TO PARENT AND MERGER SUB, AND HAS NOT REPRESENTED THE COMPANY OR THE STOCKHOLDER REPRESENTATIVE IN THE NEGOTIATION OF THIS AGREEMENT, THE ANCILLARY DOCUMENTS, AND THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED THEREBY; AND (II) MESSNER REEVES LLP IS COUNSEL TO THE COMPANY AND THE STOCKHOLDER REPRESENTATIVE AND HAS NOT REPRESENTED PARENT OR MERGER SUB IN THE NEGOTIATION OF THIS AGREEMENT, THE ANCILLARY DOCUMENTS, AND THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED THEREBY.

 

 

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Agreement to be executed as of the date first written above by their respective officers thereunto duly authorized.

 

CANNAREGS, LTD.

 

 

By:

Name:        Amanda Ostrowitz

Title:        Chief Executive Officer

 

 

MASSROOTS, INC.

 

 

By:

Name:       Isaac Dietrich

Title:        Chief Executive Officer

 

 

MASSROOTS LEGAL TECHNOLOGY, INC.

 

 

By:

Name:       Isaac Dietrich

Title:       Authorized Representative

 

 

STOCKHOLDER REPRESENTATIVE

 

 

By:               

Name:       Amanda Ostrowitz ,

solely in his capacity as Stockholder Representative

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EXHIBIT A

 

OSTROWITZ AGREEMENT

 

(attached)

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EXHIBIT B

 

SAVAGE AGREEMENT

 

(attached)

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EXHIBIT C

 

FORM OF JOINDER AGREEMENT

 

(attached)

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EXHIBIT D

 

OPERATING AGREEMENT OF REGS TECHNOLOGY

 

(attached)

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EXHIBIT E

 

LICENSE AGREEMENT

 

(attached)

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EXHIBIT F

 

FORM OF IP ASSIGNMENT AND CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT

 

(attached)

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License Agreement

 

THIS LICENSE AGREEMENT (this “ Agreement ”), made and entered into this 23 day of August, 2017, is by and between MASSROOTS, INC., a Delaware corporation, (“ MassRoots ”) and REGS TECHNOLOGY, LLC, a Colorado limited lability company (“ Company ”). MassRoots and Company may also be referred to in this Agreement individually as a “ Party ” or collectively as the “ Parties ”.

 

WHEREAS , MassRoots, CannaRegs, Inc. (“ CannaRegs ”), MassRoots Legal Technology, Inc. (“ MLT ”) and the Stockholder Representative (“ SR ”) are all parties to that certain Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated August 23, 2017, providing for, among other things, the acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock of CannaRegs by MassRoots (the “ Merger ”), on the terms and conditions as specified therein, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit A (the “ Merger Agreement ”);

 

WHEREAS , upon the closing of the Merger, MassRoots shall own all of the CannaRegs Intellectual Property (as defined below);

 

WHEREAS, the CannaRegs Intellectual Property consists of, in part, the CannaRegs Cannabis Intellectual Property (as defined below) and the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property (as defined below); and

 

WHEREAS , Company desires to license from MassRoots and MassRoots desires to license to Company, the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property (as defined below) on the terms and conditions set forth herein.

 

NOW, THEREFORE , in consideration of the respective representations, warranties, covenants, agreements and conditions contained herein, the parties hereto agree as follows:

 

1. Definitions. As used herein, the following terms have the following designated meaning:

 

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“Affiliate” means with respect to a specified person or entity, any other person or entity which controls, is controlled by, or is under common control with the specified person or entity.

 

“CannaRegs Cannabis Intellectual Property” means all CannaRegs Intellectual Property that solely relates to the cannabis industry, including data and information regarding the cannabis industry.

 

“CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property” means all CannaRegs Intellectual Property that does not solely relate to the cannabis industry, including the source code and platform held by CannaRegs immediately prior to the Merger.

“CannaRegs Intellectual Property” means all Company Intellectual Property, and any and all relating Intellectual Property thereafter conceived, derived, developed or put into practice by Company or Parent.

“Territory” means the world.

 

2. License Grant.

 

MassRoots hereby grants to Company, on the terms and conditions of this Agreement, an exclusive, irrevocable, perpetual, sublicensable, royalty-free license (the “ License ”) to the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property (except as expressly provided in Section 6) in the Territory for any lawful purpose; provided that Company may not use the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property in connection with the cannabis industry. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Parties acknowledge and agree that MassRoots shall use the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property solely in connection with the cannabis industry. Except for the License, all intellectual property rights in and to the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property shall remain the property of MassRoots, exclusively. Company shall have no rights, title or interest in or to the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property except as expressly set forth in this Agreement.

 

3. Term .

 

The term of this Agreement shall commence on the date of this Agreement and continue in perpetuity subject to the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement.

 

4.        Relationship of the Parties .

 

Company shall act as an independent contractor in the performance of this Agreement, and shall not act as agent for or partner of MassRoots without the consent of MassRoots. Nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to constitute, create, give effect to or otherwise recognize a joint venture, partnership, or formal business entity of any kind, and the rights and obligations of the Parties shall be limited to those expressly set forth herein. Nothing contained in this Agreement shall be construed as providing for the sharing of profits or losses arising out of the efforts of either or both Parties.

 

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This Agreement has been entered into solely for the benefit of the Parties and is not intended to create any legal, equitable, or beneficial interest in any third party, or to vest in any third party, any interest with respect to the enforcement or performance of this Agreement. The Parties agree that no third party has any legal interest in this Agreement, or in any dispute arising hereunder, and that no third party is a necessary or indispensable party to any action or proceeding for the resolution of such disputes. The Parties further agree not to assert in any such proceeding that any third party is necessary or indispensable to such proceeding or to a determination of the relief to be granted therein.

 

5.        Confidentiality.

 

Company shall maintain the confidentiality of the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property and other information which Company receives from MassRoots, including any information regarding the CannaRegs Intellectual Property, pursuant to this Agreement or otherwise to the same extent that Company would maintain the confidentiality of its own similar information. The foregoing shall not restrict Company’s ability to disclose the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property to third parties contracted by Company to utilize the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property provided that Company ensures that such third party is obligated to maintain the confidentiality of the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property to the same extent as Company is obligated as provided herein. Company shall also protect the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property through instructions to its employees, access limitations, and the like, no less securely than if it were Company’s own intellectual property, if any. Company shall not use the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property except to the extent permitted hereunder. No CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property shall be transferred, reproduced or used in any way, other than as expressly permitted by this Agreement.

 

6.        Infringement

 

Company will defend, at its own expense, any action against MassRoots based on a claim that the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property infringes a United States or foreign patent, or United States or foreign copyright or involves misappropriation of a trade secret to the extent that such claim relates to Company’s usage of the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property. Company will pay such damages or costs as are finally awarded against MassRoots for such infringement or misappropriation provided that MassRoots gives Company: (a) prompt written notice of any such action and of all prior related claims; (b) sole control of the defense and settlement of such action; and (c) full cooperation (at Company’s expense) in any defense or settlement. Company shall not be liable for any fees, costs or damages incurred without such prior written notice, control and cooperation and/or that do not relate to Company’s usage of the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property.

 

Should any CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property become, or in Company's opinion be likely to become, the subject of a claim of infringement or trade secret misappropriation as set forth herein, Company shall, at its option and expense either: (a) obtain for itself the right to continue using the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property; (b) replace or modify the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property so its use becomes non-infringing or otherwise lawful; or (c) discontinue using the infringing portion of the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property.

 

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MassRoots shall have no liability for any claim of infringement of a patent, copyright or other intellectual property right or trade secret misappropriation, based on the use of the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property under this Agreement to the extent that the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property is held by CannaRegs immediately prior to the Merger.

 

This Section 6 states Company’s exclusive remedy and MassRoots’ sole liability for the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property, that is held by CannaRegs immediately prior to the Merger, infringing on the intellectual property rights of third parties or constituting a misappropriation of the trade secrets of third parties.

 

7.        Injunctive Relief.

 

Company acknowledges that monetary damages may be an insufficient remedy for damages resulting from the unauthorized use of the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property and that MassRoots shall be entitled, without waiving or limiting any other rights or remedies, to obtain such injunctive or other equitable relief as may be deemed appropriate by a court of competent jurisdiction. Nothing herein shall be construed as prohibiting or limiting MassRoots from pursuing any other available remedy for unauthorized use or disclosure or for breach or threatened breach of this Agreement.

 

8.         Indemnity

 

Except to the extent caused by MassRoots, Company shall fully indemnify and hold harmless MassRoots from and against any and all claims, damages, demands, suits, actions, judgments, liabilities, defaults, or costs and expenses, including court costs and reasonable fees of outside counsel, arising from or related to claims made against MassRoots or as a result of (a) any damage or injury to a third party which is caused by the use of CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property in any manner by Company; or (b) any and all expenses, liability, and loss of any kind arising out of claims, suits, or actions alleging infringement, misuse, or misappropriation of third party intellectual property by the use of the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property, that is held by CannaRegs immediately prior to the Merger, in any manner by Company.

 

In no event shall the MassRoots be liable to Company or any third party for any special, punitive, exemplary, indirect, incidental or consequential damages (including, without limitation, loss of goodwill, loss of profits or revenues, loss of use and business interruption) that are claimed to be incurred by Company or any third party whether such claim arises under contract, tort( including strict liability), indemnity or other theory or law, even if MassRoots has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

 

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9.        Insurance

 

Prior to sublicensing the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property to any third party, Company shall, at its sole cost and expense, procure and maintain commercial general liability insurance in amounts not less than $250,000 per incident and $1,000,000 annual aggregate, and Company shall use reasonable efforts to have MassRoots named as additional insured. Such commercial general liability insurance shall provide (i) product liability coverage; (ii) broad form contractual liability coverage for Company’s indemnification under this Agreement; and (iii) coverage for litigation costs. The minimum amounts of insurance coverage required shall not be construed to create a limit of Company’s liability with respect to its indemnification under this Agreement.

 

Company shall provide MassRoots with written evidence of such insurance upon MassRoots’ request. Company shall provide MassRoots with written notice of at least fifteen (15) days prior to the cancellation, non-renewal or material change in such insurance.

 

Company shall maintain such commercial general liability insurance beyond the expiration or termination of this Agreement during (i) the period that any CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property sold or serviced pursuant to this Agreement is being commercial distributed or sold by Company or agent of Company; and (ii) the three (3) year period immediately after such period.

 

10.         Default and Termination

 

The Parties may terminate this Agreement by mutual consent in writing.

 

MassRoots may, by written notice to Company, terminate this Agreement if any of the following events occur:

 

(i) any breach of any material term or obligation of this Agreement if not remedied within thirty (30) days after Company receives written notice of such breach, provided that this time will be extended to the extent Company has made a good faith effort to resolve any such breach; or

 

(ii) Company is sold and its successor is unwilling to assume Company’s obligation under this Agreement, or refuses to enter into an assumption of obligations agreement or similar agreement; or

 

(iv) Company has either voluntarily or involuntarily had a proceeding commenced under any of the provisions of the Federal Bankruptcy Act or had a trustee or receiver of appointed by any court over a substantial portion of Company’s assets and any such proceeding is not terminated on or within sixty (60) days; or ceases doing business as a going concern.

 

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Company’s right to use the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property shall cease upon termination under this section without further action. Within fifteen (15) days of such termination, Company shall return to MassRoots the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property, including the original and all copies, together with a certification by a duly authorized representative of Company that all copies not returned have been destroyed.

 

Termination shall be in addition to, and not a waiver of, any remedy available to either Party at law, equity or under this Agreement.

 

Notwithstanding the foregoing, the provisions of Section 4 (Relationship of the Parties), 5 (Confidentiality), 6 (Infringement), 8 (Indemnity), 9 (Insurance), and 13 (Governing Law and Language) shall survive any termination.

 

11.        Assignment . This Agreement and all of the provisions hereof shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and permitted assigns. This Agreement may not be assigned by Company without the written consent of MassRoots, which shall not be unreasonably withheld, conditioned or delayed, other than to an Affiliate of Company with written notice to MassRoots and provided such Affiliate expressly assumes the obligations of Company hereunder.

 

12.        Entire Agreement and Counterparts .

 

This Agreement is a complete and exclusive statement of the terms of the agreement between the Parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and may not be changed, terminated or modified or waived except by an instrument in writing executed by both Parties. This Agreement may be executed in counterparts, each of which shall be considered an original, but all of which together shall constitute the same instrument. No waiver by MassRoots or Company of any breach of or default under this Agreement shall constitute a waiver of any subsequent breach or default.

 

13.        Governing Law and Language

 

Regardless of its place of negotiation, execution, or performance, this Agreement shall be enforced and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of Delware, without regard to that state’s choice of law statutes and provisions, as well as in accordance with applicable federal procurement law as enunciated in decisions of administrative boards and the federal courts.

 

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14.        Dispute Resolution

 

Any claim for the threatened, alleged, or actual breach of this Agreement by either Party (a “ Dispute ”), which cannot otherwise be resolved after good faith negotiations by the Parties, shall first be referred for resolution to the Parties’ respective executive management in writing.

 

If the Parties' executive management are unable to resolve the claim, controversy or other matter within thirty (30) calendar days of such referral including after due consideration of available alternate dispute resolution methods, then either Party may file suit in a court of competent jurisdiction.

 

Notwithstanding the above, either Party may immediately seek injunctive relief in a court of competent jurisdiction against improper use, disclosure, or threatened improper use or disclosure of Intellectual Property.

 

15.        Publicity and News Releases

 

Except as otherwise required by law or regulation, no news release, public announcement, advertisement or publicity concerning this Agreement, any proposals, sales brochures, advertising, promotional material, resulting contracts, or subcontracts to be carried out hereunder, shall be released by either Party without the prior written approval of the other Party. Such approval shall not be unreasonably withheld.

 

16.        Option to Purchase . On or within one hundred twenty (120) days following an Option Event (the “ Option Period ”), Company may elect to purchase and acquire the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property for the sum of $50,000 (the “ Option ”) by providing written notice to MassRoots of its election to exercise the Option (the “ Option Notice ”). The closing in connection with the exercise of the Option shall occur on or within fifteen (15) days following the date of the Option Notice. At Closing, MassRoots shall assign and transfer ownership of the CannaRegs Non-Cannabis Intellectual Property to Company pursuant to a customary assignment to be negotiated by the Parties in good faith. “ Option Event ” means MassRoots has either voluntarily or involuntarily had a proceeding commenced under any of the provisions of the Federal Bankruptcy Act or had a trustee or receiver of appointed by any court over a substantial portion of MassRoot’s assets and any such proceeding is not terminated on or within sixty (60) days; or ceases doing business as a going concern.

 

17.        Notices .

 

Any notice or other communication given under this Agreement shall be in writing and shall be (i) delivered personally; (ii) sent by documented overnight delivery service; (iii) sent by facsimile transmission, provided that evidence of successful transmission is received by the sender; or (iv) sent by first class mail, postage prepaid. Such notice shall be deemed to have been duly given (i) on the date of delivery, if delivered personally; (ii) on the business day after dispatch by documented overnight delivery service, if sent in such manner; (iii) on the date of facsimile transmission, if so transmitted; or (iv) on the fifth business day after sent by first class mail, postage prepaid, if sent in such manner. Notices or other communications shall be directed to the following addresses:

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Notices to MassRoots:

 

MassRoots, Inc.

1624 Market Street, Suite 201

Denver, CO 80202

Attention: Isaac Dietrich, CEO

 

Notices to Company:

 

Regs Technology, LLC

1776 Race St., 109

Denver, CO 80206

Attention: Amanda Ostrowitz, Manager

 

Either party may, by notice given in accordance with Section 16, specify a new address for notices under this Agreement.

 

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this License Agreement to be duly executed by their respective officers, thereunto duly authorized, as of the date and year first above written.

 

 

   

MASSROOTS, INC.

 

 

 

By:_____________________________________

Name: Isaac Dietrich

Title: Chief Executive Officer

REGS TECHNOLOGY LLC

 

 

 

By:_____________________________________

Name: Amanda Ostrowitz

Title: Officer

   

 

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EXHIBIT A

(MERGER AGREEMENT)

 

See attachment.

 

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joinder agreement to AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER

THIS JOINDER AGREEMENT TO AGREEMENT AND PLAN OF MERGER (this “ Agreement ”), dated as of [_____], 2017, is made by [_________________] (the “ Stockholder ”), a stockholder of CannaRegs, Inc. , a Delaware corporation (“ Company ”), and delivered to MassRoots, Inc. , a Delaware corporation (“ Parent ”).

RECITALS

WHEREAS , on [_____], Company, Parent, MassRoots Legal Technology, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“ Merger Sub ”) and Amanda Ostrowitz, an individual acting solely in her capacity as Stockholder Representative (“ Stockholder Representative ”) entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “ Merger Agreement ”);

WHEREAS , pursuant to the Merger Agreement, Merger Sub will be merged with and into the Company, the Company will survive that merger as a wholly-owned subsidiary of Parent (the “ Merger ”), and all Stockholders will receive, in exchange for such Stockholders’ shares of common stock of the Company, 30,000,000 shares of common stock of Parent distributed pro rata among the Stockholders, on the terms and subject to the conditions set forth therein; and

WHEREAS , as a condition to closing the Merger, each Stockholder must deliver a signed copy to Parent of this Agreement, whereby each Stockholder will accept, ratify and join the terms of the Merger Agreement and make the further representations to Parent set forth herein, and Parent must acknowledge and accept each such Agreement.

NOW, THEREFORE , the Stockholder hereby agrees as follows with all parties to the Merger Agreement:

ARTICLE I
Defined terms

All capitalized terms used but not defined herein shall of the definition given to such terms in the Merger Agreement.

ARTICLE II
JOINDER

Stockholder hereby irrevocably, absolutely and unconditionally becomes a party to the Merger Agreement as a Stockholder and agrees to be bound by all the terms, conditions, covenants, obligations, liabilities and undertakings of each Stockholder or to which each Stockholder is subject thereunder, all with the same force and effect as if the Stockholder were a signatory to the Merger Agreement. Further, the Stockholder hereby agrees and acknowledges that it has authorized and appointed Stockholder Representative to act on its behalf, as set forth in Section 11.01 of the Merger Agreement.

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ARTICLE III
Representations and warranties of the stockholder

Stockholder hereby represents and warrants to Parent and Merger Sub that the statements contained below are true and correct as of the date hereof.

Section 3.01           Authorization and Power. Stockholder has the legal capacity and power to enter into the Merger Agreement. Stockholder has the requisite power and authority to enter into and perform the Merger Agreement and to accept the Merger Share Consideration. The execution, delivery and performance of the Merger Agreement by Stockholder has been duly authorized by all necessary action, and no further consent or authorization of Stockholder is required. The Merger Agreement has been duly authorized, executed and delivered by Stockholder and constitutes, or shall constitute, when executed and delivered, a valid and binding obligation of Stockholder, enforceable against Stockholder in accordance with the terms hereof.

Section 3.02           Information on Stockholder. Stockholder is experienced in investments and business matters, has made investments of a speculative nature and has purchased or acquired securities of United States publicly-owned companies in the past and, with its representatives, has such knowledge and experience in financial, tax and other business matters as to enable Stockholder to utilize the information available concerning Parent to evaluate the merits and risks of, and to make an informed investment decision with respect to, the transactions contemplated by the Merger Agreement. Stockholder has the authority and is duly and legally qualified to acquired and own the Merger Share Consideration. Stockholder acknowledges that an investment in Parent Common Stock is highly speculative and Stockholder is able to bear the risk of such investment for an indefinite period and to afford a complete loss thereof.

Section 3.03           Acquisition of Parent Common Stock. Upon consummation of the transactions contemplated by the Merger Agreement, Stockholder will acquire Parent Company Stock, represented by the Merger Share Consideration, for its own account for investment and not with a view toward, or for resale in connection with, the public sale or any distribution thereof in violation of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any applicable state securities law, and has no direct or indirect arrangement or understandings with any other person or entity to distribute or regarding the distribution of shares of Parent Common Stock.

Section 3.04           Receipt of Information. Stockholder believes it has received all the information it considers necessary or appropriate for deciding whether to enter into the Merger Agreement and to accept the Merger Share Consideration. Stockholder further represents that through its representatives it has had an opportunity to ask questions and receive answers concerning Parent regarding the terms and conditions of the Merger Agreement and the business, properties and financial condition Parent, and to obtain additional information reasonably necessary to verify the accuracy of any information furnished to it or to which it had access.

Section 3.05           Compliance with Securities Act. Stockholder understands and agrees that the Parent Company Stock, represented by the Merger Share Consideration, that it will acquire upon consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby has not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any applicable state securities laws by reason of their issuance in a transaction that does not require registration under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and that such securities must be held indefinitely unless a subsequent disposition is registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or any applicable state securities laws or is exempt from such registration.

Section 3.06           Share Legend. Subject to Section 6.08 of the Merger Agreement, upon consummation of the transactions contemplated by the Merger Agreement, shares of Parent Company Stock, represented by the Merger Share Consideration, issued to Stockholder will be restricted, and will bear the following or similar legend, upon issuance:

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THE SECURITIES WHICH ARE REPRESENTED HEREBY HAVE NOT BEEN REGISTERED UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED, AND MAY NOT BE SOLD, TRANSFERRED, HYPOTHECATED OR OTHERWISE DISPOSED OF UNTIL A REGISTRATION STATEMENT WITH RESPECT THERETO IS DECLARED EFFECTIVE UNDER SUCH ACT, OR THE COMPANY RECEIVES AN OPINION OF COUNSEL FOR THE COMPANY THAT AN EXEMPTION FROM THE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS OF SUCH ACT IS AVAILABLE.

ARTICLE IV
Miscellaneous

Section 4.01           Notices. All notices, requests, consents, claims, demands, waivers and other communications hereunder shall be delivered in accordance with the Merger Agreement.

Section 4.02           Severability; Headings. The provisions of this Agreement are independent of and separable from each other. If any provision hereof shall for any reason be held invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or unenforceability shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision hereof, but this Agreement shall be construed as if such invalid or unenforceable provision had never been contained herein. The headings in this Agreement are for reference only and shall not affect the interpretation of this Agreement.

Section 4.03           Amendment and Modification. This Agreement may only be amended, modified or supplemented by an agreement in writing signed by all parties to the Merger Agreement, including all Stockholders joined to the Merger Agreement.

Section 4.04           Governing Law; Submission to Jurisdiction; Waiver of Jury Trial. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of Colorado without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of the State of Colorado or any other jurisdiction). The provisions of Section 11.11 of the Merger Agreement are hereby incorporated by reference as if fully set forth herein.

Section 4.05           Counterparts. This Agreement may be executed in counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which together shall be deemed to be one and the same agreement. A signed copy of this Agreement delivered by facsimile, e-mail or other means of electronic transmission shall be deemed to have the same legal effect as delivery of an original signed copy of this Agreement.

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IN ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT, THE PARTIES ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THEY HAVE RELIED UPON THE LEGAL ADVICE OF THEIR RESPECTIVE ATTORNEYS, WHO ARE THE ATTORNEYS OF THEIR OWN CHOOSING, THAT SUCH TERMS ARE FULLY UNDERSTOOD AND VOLUNTARILY ACCEPTED BY THEM, AND THAT, OTHER THAN THE CONSIDERATION SET FORTH HEREIN, NO PROMISES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND HAVE BEEN MADE TO THEM BY THE OTHER PARTY. THE PARTIES REPRESENT AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT IN EXECUTING THIS AGREEMENT THEY DID NOT RELY, AND HAVE NOT RELIED, UPON ANY REPRESENTATION OR STATEMENT, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, MADE BY THE OTHER PARTY OR BY THAT OTHER PARTY'S AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, OR ATTORNEYS WITH REGARD TO THE SUBJECT MATTER, BASIS, OR EFFECT OF THIS AGREEMENT OR OTHERWISE. THE PARTIES HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THOMPSON HINE LLP IS COUNSEL TO PARENT AND MERGER SUB, AND HAS NOT REPRESENTED THE COMPANY OR THE STOCKHOLDER REPRESENTATIVE IN THE NEGOTIATION OF THIS AGREEMENT, THE ANCILLARY DOCUMENTS, AND THE TRANSACTIONS CONTEMPLATED THEREBY.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned Stockholder has caused this Agreement to be executed as of the date first written above by their respective officers thereunto duly authorized.

 

 

STOCKHOLDER:

(“Shares” indicates the number of shares of common stock of CannaRegs, Inc. held by Stockholder)

 

 

 

By:

Name:

Shares:

Date:

 

 

AGREED TO AND ACCEPTED:

 

MASSROOTS, INC.

 

 

By:

Name:       Isaac Dietrich

Title:        Chief Executive Officer

 

 

MASSROOTS LEGAL TECHNOLOGY, INC.

 

 

By:

Name:       Isaac Dietrich

Title:       Authorized Representative

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