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In connection with your use of this Site and your evaluation of Pentwater Event Fund LLC and/or Pentwater Event Fund Ltd. (the “Funds”), Pentwater will be furnishing you with certain information concerning Pentwater and the Funds. Such information may include certain business, technical, financial, operational, marketing and economic information and other materials and data that are non-public, confidential or proprietary nature. As a condition to your being furnished such information, you agree, on behalf of yourself, and your directors, officers, employees, agents, advisors, subsidiaries, affiliates, attorneys, accountants, consultants, or appraisers or other representatives (individually, a “Representative” and collectively, “Representatives”), as follows:
Definition of Confidential Information. For purposes of these Terms, “Confidential Information” shall mean all information of a confidential and/or proprietary nature, including financial information, such as financial statements, budgets and forecasts, clearing arrangements, profit margins, commission rates, financing arrangements and overhead costs; trading information, strategies and methodologies, such as the identity of any of the specific financial instruments traded, position and dollar limitations, trading and risk management methods and policies, style of trading, amount of trades, trade development methods, profitability of trades and hedging and spread trading techniques; business plans and operations, such as personnel and salary data, information concerning the utilization of trading facilities, recruitment information and equipment utilization information; current or potential investments, investors, and/or clients; marketing plans, techniques, strategies, ideas and contacts; proprietary programs and software, including computer programs in source or object code and all related documentation and training materials; and any other information of a confidential and/or proprietary nature, whether any of the foregoing types of “Confidential Information” is furnished to you orally or in writing (whether on paper or electronically) or gathered by inspection, and regardless of whether such information is specifically identified as “confidential.” The term “Confidential Information” shall not include information, which you can demonstrate through legally sufficient evidence: (a) is now or subsequently becomes generally available to the public through no fault of you or your Representatives; (b) was rightfully in the possession of you or your Representatives before it was received from Pentwater, provided that, to the best of your knowledge, such information was not obtained, directly or indirectly, from a source that was bound by a confidentiality agreement with or other obligation of secrecy to Pentwater or its Representatives; or (c) was obtained by you or your Representatives from a third party who has the right, without obligation to Pentwater, to provide such information.
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Return of Confidential Information. You agree that, promptly upon Pentwater’s request, you and your Representatives shall return or, if expressly permitted by Pentwater, destroy all copies of any media or materials containing Confidential Information, including all documentation, notes, computer records and copies of the foregoing. Notwithstanding any such return or destruction, you will continue to be bound by your obligations hereunder, and you may retain, to the extent required by law or your recordkeeping policies, all routinely prepared account statements, memos or similar internal analyses, computations, studies, or reports, but any such retained information must be kept confidential and subject to the terms hereof.
Remedies. You understand and agree that by reason of the sensitive nature of the Confidential Information referred to in these Terms, (i) the Confidential Information is of a special, unique, unusual, extraordinary and intellectual character, (ii) that money damages would not be a sufficient remedy for any breach of these Terms by you or your Representatives, (iii) that the interests of Pentwater and the Funds may be irreparably injured by disclosure of such Confidential Information and that (iv) Pentwater and the Funds shall be entitled to specific performance and injunctive relief as remedies for any such breach. Such remedies shall not be deemed to be the exclusive remedies for any such breach, bu t shall be in addition to all other remedies available at law or equity to Pentwater and the Funds.
No Definitive Agreement; Conduct of Process. Unless and until a definitive agreement between Pentwater and you with respect to any Potential Investment has been executed and delivered, neither Pentwater nor you will be under any legal obligation of any kind whatsoever with respect to such a Potential Investment by virtue of this or any written or oral expression with respect to such a Potential Investment by any of Pentwater’s Representatives except, in the case of these Terms, for the matters specifically agreed to herein.
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You agree that Pentwater is a party, and the Funds and their Representatives are deemed parties, to these Terms and as such, may rely upon and enforce the terms and conditions of these Terms. These Terms supersede all other prior agreements, including confidentiality agreements, whether written or oral, between the parties relative to the Confidential Information or the subject matter discussed herein. No provision of these Terms may be modified, waived, discharged, or terminated except by a separate writing signed by the parties to these Terms. The captions of these Terms are inserted for convenience only and shall not affect the meaning or interpretation of the provisions hereof.
These Terms shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois, without giving effect to the conflicts of law provisions thereof. In the event of any litigation arising hereunder, you and the Funds agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of the State of Illinois and of the United States located in the Cook County, Illinois.
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