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ASTERIAS BIOTHERAPEUTICS, INC. filed this Form DEFM14A on 02/04/2019
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Hazardous Substances” means (1) those substances, materials, contaminants or wastes defined in or regulated as “hazardous”, “toxic”, or “radioactive”, under the following U.S. federal statutes and their state counterparts, as amended to date, and all regulations thereunder: the Hazardous Materials Transportation Act, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act, the Clean Water Act, the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Atomic Energy Act, the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act, and the Clean Air Act, (2) petroleum and petroleum products, including crude oil and any fractions thereof, (3) natural gas, synthetic gas and any mixtures thereof, (4) polychlorinated biphenyls, friable asbestos and radon and (5) any biological or chemical substance, material or waste regulated or classified as “hazardous”, “toxic”, or “radioactive” by any Governmental Authority pursuant to any Environmental Law.


Indebtedness” means with respect to any Person, any indebtedness of such Person (excluding accrued expenses and trade payables), whether or not contingent (a) in respect of notes payable, accrued interest payable or other obligations for borrowed money, whether secured or unsecured, (b) evidenced by bonds, notes, debentures or similar instruments or letters of credit (or reimbursement agreements in respect thereof); (c) in respect of banker’s acceptances; (d) representing capital lease obligations; (e) representing the balance deferred and unpaid of the purchase price of any property or services due more than one (1) year after such property is acquired or such services are completed; or (f) representing any hedging obligations, if and to the extent any of the preceding items (other than letters of credit and hedging obligations) would appear as a liability upon a balance sheet of the specified Person prepared in accordance with GAAP. In addition, the term “Indebtedness” includes all Indebtedness of others secured by an Encumbrance on any asset of the specified Person (whether or not such Indebtedness is assumed by the specified Person) and, to the extent not otherwise included, the guarantee by the specified Person of any Indebtedness of any other Person. Indebtedness will be calculated without giving effect to the effects of Statement of Financial Accounting Standards No. 133 and related interpretations to the extent such effects would otherwise increase or decrease an amount of Indebtedness for any purpose under the indenture as a result of accounting for any embedded derivatives created by the terms of such Indebtedness.


Indemnified Parties” has the meaning set forth in Section 6.4.


Intellectual Property” means the rights associated with or arising out of any of the following: (a) Patents; (b) Trade Secrets; (c) Copyrights, (d) Trademarks, (e) Domain Names and (f) any similar, corresponding or equivalent Intellectual Property rights to any of the foregoing anywhere in the world.


IRS” means the Internal Revenue Service.


Joint Proxy Statement” means a joint proxy statement to be sent to the stockholders of Asterias and the stockholders of BioTime (together with any amendments or supplements thereto) in connection with the Transactions.


knowledge of Asterias” means the actual knowledge of each executive officer of Asterias set forth on Section 1.1 of the Asterias Disclosure Letter.


knowledge of BioTime” means the actual knowledge of each executive officer of BioTime set forth on Section 1.1 of the BioTime Disclosure Letter.



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