(d) if to NBT, to the address shown below, or to such
other address as NBT may have furnished to Borrower:
One NationsBank Plaza
Nashville, Tennessee 37239
Any communication so addressed and mailed by certified mail shall be deemed to
be given when so mailed.
Section 9.02 Deviation from Covenants. The procedure to be followed by
Borrower to obtain the consent of Agent to any deviation from the covenants
contained in this Agreement or any other Loan Document shall be as follows:
(a) Borrower shall send a written notice to Agent setting
forth (i) the covenant(s) relevant to the matter, (ii) the requested
deviation from the covenant(s) involved, and (iii) the reason for the
requested deviation from the covenant(s); and
(b) Agent, within a reasonable time, will send a written
notice to Borrower, signed by an authorized officer of Agent,
permitting or refusing the request, but in no event will any deviation
from the covenants of this Agreement or any other Loan Document be
effective without the express prior written consent of Agent. Agent's
failure to provide such written notice shall be deemed a refusal of
Section 9.03 Invalidity. In the event that any one or more of the
provisions contained in any Loan Document for any reason shall be held invalid,
illegal, or unenforceable in any respect, such invalidity, illegality, or
unenforceability shall not affect any other provision of any Loan Document.
Section 9.04 Survival of Agreements. All representations and
warranties of Borrower in this Agreement and all covenants and agreements in
this Agreement not fully performed before the Closing Date of this Agreement
shall survive the Closing.
Section 9.05 Successors and Assigns. Borrower may not assign its
rights or delegate its duties under this Agreement or any other Loan Document.
All covenants and agreements contained by or on behalf of Borrower in any Loan
Document shall bind the Borrower's successors and assigns and shall inure to
the benefit of Agent and Lenders and their respective successors and assigns.
In the event that any of the Lenders sells participations in Indebtedness to
participating lenders, each of such participating lenders shall have the rights
of set-off against such Indebtedness and similar rights or Liens to the same
extent available to Lenders, except as otherwise provided in this Agreement.