Example ContractsClausesAccounting Principles; Changes in GAAP
Accounting Principles; Changes in GAAP
Accounting Principles; Changes in GAAP contract clause examples

. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, all computations and determinations as to accounting or financial matters and all financial statements to be delivered pursuant to this Agreement shall be made and prepared in accordance with GAAP (including principles of consolidation where appropriate), and all accounting or financial terms shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms by GAAP; provided, however, that all accounting terms used in Section 8.2 [Negative Covenants] (and all defined terms used in the definition of any accounting term used in Section 8.2) shall have the meaning given to such terms (and defined terms) under GAAP as in effect on the date hereof applied on a basis consistent with those used in preparing the Historical Statements referred to in Section 6.1.8 [Financial Statements]; and provided, further that # any lease with aggregate payments of less than $500,000 and # leases of Holdings and its Subsidiaries, either existing on the Closing Date or created thereafter that # initially were not included on the consolidated balance sheet of Holdings as capital lease obligations and were subsequently recharacterized as capital lease obligations, or # did not exist on the Closing Date and were required to be characterized as capital lease obligations but would not have been required to be treated as capital lease obligations on the Closing Date had they existed at that time, shall for all purposes not be treated as capital lease obligations for purposes of this Agreement. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the Borrower notifies the Administrative Agent in writing that the Borrower wishes to amend any financial covenant in Section 8.2 of this Agreement (including the Specified Ratio), any related definition and/or the definition of the term Net Senior Secured Leverage Ratio for purposes of interest, Letter of Credit Fee and Commitment Fee determinations to eliminate the effect of any change in GAAP occurring after the Closing Date affecting the operation of such financial covenants and/or interest, Letter of Credit Fee or Commitment Fee determinations (or if the Administrative Agent notifies the Borrower in writing that the Required Lenders wish to amend any financial covenant in Section 8.2 (including the Specified Ratio), any related definition and/or the definition of the term Net Senior Secured Leverage Ratio for purposes of interest, Letter of Credit Fee and Commitment Fee determinations to eliminate the effect of any such change in GAAP), then the Administrative Agent, the Lenders and the Borrower shall negotiate in good faith to amend such ratios or requirements to preserve the original intent thereof in light of such change in GAAP (subject to the approval of the Required Lenders); provided that, until so amended, the Loan Parties’ compliance with such covenants (including the Specified Ratio) and/or the definition of the term Net Senior Secured Leverage Ratio for purposes of interest and Letter of Credit Fee determinations shall be determined on the basis of GAAP in effect immediately before the relevant change in GAAP became effective, until either such notice is withdrawn or such covenants or definitions are amended in a manner satisfactory to the Borrower and the Required Lenders, and the Loan Parties shall provide to the Administrative Agent, when they deliver their financial statements pursuant to [Section 8.3.1] [Quarterly Financial Statements] and 8.3.2 [Annual Financial Statements] of this Agreement, such reconciliation statements as shall be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent.

Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, all computations and determinations as to accounting or financial matters and all financial statements to be delivered pursuant to this Agreement shall be made and prepared in accordance with GAAP (including principles of consolidation where appropriate), and all accounting or financial terms shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms by GAAP; provided, however, that all accounting terms used in Section 8.2 [Negative Covenants] (and all defined terms used in the definition of any accounting term used in Section 8.2) shall have the meaning given to such terms (and defined terms) under GAAP as in effect on the date hereof applied on a basis consistent with those used in preparing Statements referred to in Section 6.1.6(i) [Historical Statements].

Accounting Principles; Changes in GAAP. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, all computations and determinations as to accounting or financial matters and all financial statements to be delivered pursuant to this Agreement shall be made and prepared in accordance with GAAP (including principles of consolidation where appropriate), and all accounting or financial terms shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms by GAAP as in effect on the Closing Date applied on a basis consistent with those used in preparing the Statements referred to in [Section 6.6(a)] [Historical Statements]. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if at any time any change in GAAP (including the adoption of IFRS) would affect the computation of any financial ratio or requirement set forth in any Loan Document, and either the Borrower or the Required Lenders shall so request, the Administrative Agent, the Lenders and the Borrower shall negotiate in good faith to amend such ratio or requirement to preserve the original intent thereof in light of such change in GAAP (subject to the approval of the Required Lenders); provided that, until so amended, # such ratio or requirement shall continue to be computed in accordance with GAAP prior to such change therein and # the Borrower shall provide to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders financial statements and other documents required under this Agreement or as reasonably requested hereunder setting forth a reconciliation between calculations of such ratio or requirement made before and after giving effect to such change in GAAP. Without limiting the foregoing, leases shall continue to be classified and accounted for on a basis consistent with that reflected in the Statements referred to in [Section 6.6(a)] [Historical Statements] for all purposes of NAI-1516386111v16

Accounting Principles; Changes in GAAP. Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, all computations and determinations as to accounting or financial matters and all financial statements to be delivered pursuant to this Agreement shall be made and prepared in accordance with GAAP (including principles of consolidation where appropriate), and all accounting or financial terms shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms by GAAP; provided, however, that all accounting terms used in Section 8.2 [Negative Covenants] (and all defined terms used in the definition of any accounting term used in Section 8.2 [Negative Covenants]) shall have the meaning given to such terms (and defined terms) under GAAP as in effect on the date hereof applied on a basis consistent with those used in preparing Statements referred to in [Section 6.1.6(i)] [Historical Statements]. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the Borrower notifies the Administrative Agent in writing that the Borrower wishes to amend any financial covenant in Section 8.2 [Negative Covenants], any related definition and/or the definition of the term Leverage Ratio for purposes of interest, Letter of Credit Fee and Commitment Fee determinations to eliminate the effect of any change in GAAP occurring after the Closing Date on the operation of such financial covenants and/or interest, Letter of Credit Fee or Commitment Fee determinations (or if the Administrative Agent notifies the Borrower in writing that the Required Lenders wish to amend any financial covenant in Section 8.2 [Negative Covenants], any related definition and/or the definition of the term Leverage Ratio for purposes of interest, Letter of Credit Fee and Commitment Fee determinations to eliminate the effect of any such change in GAAP), then the Administrative Agent, the Lenders and the Borrower shall negotiate in good faith to amend such ratios or requirements to preserve the original intent thereof in light of such change in GAAP

Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, all computations and determinations as to accounting or financial matters and all financial statements to be delivered pursuant to this Agreement shall be made and prepared in accordance with GAAP (including principles of consolidation where appropriate), and all accounting or financial terms shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms by GAAP; provided, however, that all accounting terms used in Section 8.2 [Negative Covenants] (and all defined terms used in the definition of any accounting term used in Section 8.2) shall have the meaning given to such terms (and defined terms) under GAAP as in effect on the date hereof applied on a basis consistent with those used in preparing Statements referred to in [Section 6.1.6(i)] [Historical Statements]. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the Borrower notifies the Administrative Agent in writing that the Borrower wishes to amend any financial covenant in Section 8.2 [Negative Covenants], any related definition and/or the definition of the term Leverage Ratio for purposes of interest, Letter of Credit Fee and Commitment Fee determinations to eliminate the effect of any change in GAAP occurring after the Closing Date on the operation of such financial covenants and/or interest, Letter of Credit Fee or Commitment Fee determinations (or if the Administrative Agent notifies the Borrower in writing that the Required Lenders wish to amend any financial covenant in Section 8.2 [Negative Covenants], any related definition and/or the definition of the term Leverage Ratio for purposes of interest, Letter of Credit Fee and Commitment Fee determinations to eliminate the effect of any such change in GAAP), then the Administrative Agent, the Lenders and the Borrower shall negotiate in good faith to amend such ratios or requirements to preserve the original intent thereof in light of such change in GAAP (subject to the approval of the Required Lenders); provided that, until so amended, the Loan Parties' compliance with such covenants and/or the definition of the term Leverage Ratio for purposes of interest, Letter of Credit Fee and Commitment Fee determinations shall be determined on the basis of GAAP in effect immediately before the relevant change in GAAP became effective, until either such notice is withdrawn or such covenants or definitions are amended in a manner satisfactory to the Borrower and the Required Lenders, and the Loan Parties shall provide to the Administrative Agent, when they deliver their financial statements pursuant to [Sections 8.3.1] [Quarterly Financial Statements] and 8.3.2 [Annual Financial Statements], such reconciliation statements as shall be reasonably requested by the Administrative Agent.

Changes in Agreement Accounting Principles. If at any time any change in Agreement Accounting Principles would affect the computation of any financial ratio or requirement set forth in this Agreement, and either the Obligors or the Required Holders shall so request, representatives of the holders of the Notes designated by the Required Holders at such time and the Obligors shall negotiate in good faith to amend such ratio or requirement to preserve the original intent thereof in light of such change in Agreement Accounting Principles (subject to the approval of the Required Holders); provided that, until so amended, # such ratio or requirement shall continue to be computed in accordance with Agreement Accounting Principles prior to such change therein, and # the Obligors shall provide to the holders of the Notes that are Institutional Investors financial statements and other documents required under this Agreement or as reasonably requested hereunder setting forth a reconciliation between calculations of such ratio or requirement made before and after giving effect to such change in Agreement Accounting Principles.

Except as otherwise provided herein, # each financial term in this Agreement shall be interpreted in accordance with GAAP in effect on the date of such interpretation; and # where the character or amount of any asset or liability or item of revenue or expense is required to be determined, or any consolidation or other computation is required to be made for the purpose of this Agreement, such determination or calculation shall be made in accordance with GAAP in effect on the date of such determination. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if after the date of this Agreement there is a change in GAAP (referred to herein as an “accounting change”), and if any financial ratio or amount determined pursuant to

Where the character or amount of any asset or liability or item of income or expense is required to be determined or any consolidation or other accounting computation is required to be made for the purposes of this Agreement, this shall be done in accordance with GAAP as in effect on the Eleventh Amendment Effective Date, in each case to the extent applicable, except as otherwise expressly provided in this Agreement. For purposes of calculating any financial ratio hereunder (including, without limitation, computation of the Total Leverage Ratio, Senior Secured Leverage Ratio, First Lien Secured Leverage Ratio or Interest Coverage Ratio, including for purposes of determining compliance with [Sections 8.2.15, 8.2.16 and 8.2.17]7]7]), such calculations shall be made in accordance with GAAP as in effect on the Eleventh Amendment Effective Date. If there are any changes in GAAP after the Eleventh Amendment Effective Date that would affect the computation of the Total Leverage Ratio, Senior Secured Leverage Ratio,

Except as otherwise provided herein, # each financial term in this Agreement shall be interpreted in accordance with GAAP in effect on the date of such interpretation; and # where the character or amount of any asset or liability or item of revenue or expense is required to be determined, or any consolidation or other computation is required to be made for the purpose of this Agreement, such determination or calculation shall be made in accordance with GAAP in effect on the date of such determination. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if after the date of this Agreement there is an accounting change under GAAP (referred to herein as an "accounting change"), and if any financial ratio or amount determined pursuant to [Section 5.02(w)] would be materially different as a result of such accounting change, such financial ratio or amount shall be determined without regard to such accounting change and for the information of the Lenders the Parent shall also deliver to the Lenders a reconciliation in form and substance satisfactory to the Lenders.

Except as otherwise provided in this Agreement, all computations and determinations as to accounting or financial matters and all financial statements to be delivered pursuant to this Agreement shall be made and prepared in accordance with GAAP (including principles of consolidation where appropriate), and all accounting or financial terms shall have the meanings ascribed to such terms by GAAP; provided, however, that all accounting terms used in [Sections 7.2.15 and 7.2.16]6] (and all defined terms used in the definition of any accounting term used in [Sections 7.2.15 and 7.2.16]6]) shall have the meaning given to such terms (and defined terms) under GAAP as in effect on the date hereof applied on a basis consistent with those used in preparing the annual statements referred to in [Section 7.3.2]. If the Company notifies the Administrative Agent and the Lenders in writing ("Notice of Change in GAAP") that the Company requests an amendment to any financial or accounting provision or any related defined term and/or the defined term Leverage Ratio for purposes of interest, Letter of Credit Fee, Term Loan Commitment Fee and Commitment Fee determinations to eliminate the effect of, or give effect to, any change occurring after the Closing Date to GAAP or in the application thereof on the operation of such financial or accounting provision and/or interest, Letter of Credit Fee, Term Loan Commitment Fee or Commitment Fee determinations, unless the Administrative Agent (on its behalf or as directed in writing by the Required Lenders) shall have objected ("GAAP Objection Notice") to such request within 15 Business Days after receipt of such Notice of Change in GAAP, the relevant financial and accounting provisions or ratios shall be calculated in accordance with GAAP as reflected in such Notice of Change in GAAP on the date of such Notice of Change in GAAP to the Administrative Agent and the Lenders and each Lender and the Administrative Agent hereby specifically consents to the implementation of such change hereunder upon the foregoing terms. In the event the Administrative Agent shall have delivered a GAAP Objection Notice to the Company, the parties hereto agree to endeavor, in good faith, to agree upon an amendment to this Agreement that would adjust such financial or accounting provision or the defined term Leverage Ratio for purposes of interest, Letter of Credit Fee, Term Loan Commitment Fee or Commitment Fee determinations in a manner that would give effect to such change hereunder determined in accordance with the Company's financial statements at that time; provided, further, that for purposes of the calculation of the financial covenants in [Sections 7.2.15 and 7.2.16]6], the adjustments to income and expense of the Loan Parties (and any other adjustments) resulting from the promulgation of Statement of Financial Accounting Standards ("SFAS") No. 158 shall be disregarded. Without limiting the foregoing, leases shall continue to be classified and accounted for on a basis consistent with that reflected in the Historical Statements referred to in [Section 5.1.8.1] for all purposes of this Agreement, notwithstanding any change in GAAP relating thereto, unless the parties hereto shall enter into a mutually acceptable amendment addressing such changes, as provided for above.

Next results

Draft better contracts
faster with AllDrafts

AllDrafts is a cloud-based editor designed specifically for contracts. With automatic formatting, a massive clause library, smart redaction, and insanely easy templates, it’s a welcome change from Word.

And AllDrafts generates clean Word and PDF files from any draft.