SUBSCRIPTION AGREEMENT (this “Subscription Agreement”) made as of the last date set forth on the signature page hereof between Avant Diagnostics, Inc., a Nevada corporation (the “Company”), and the undersigned (the “Subscriber”).
W I T N E S S E T H:
WHEREAS, the Company is conducting a private offering (the “Offering”) consisting of up to 2,000,000 shares of the Company’s series D convertible preferred stock, par value $0.001 per share (the “Preferred Stock”), each share of Preferred Stock having a stated value of $1.00 per share (the “Stated Value”) and convertible into shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.00001 per share (the “Common Stock”) at a conversion price of later determined by the board of directors of the Company, subject to adjustment, with each share to be sold at a negotiated price of $1.00 per share (the “Offering Price”);
WHEREAS, the Offering is on a “reasonable efforts” basis as to the shares of Preferred Stock to be sold up to the maximum offering amount of $2,000,000 (the “Maximum Offering”) to a limited number of “accredited investors” (as that term is defined by Rule 501(a) of Regulation D (“Regulation D”) promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”);
WHEREAS, the Company and each Subscriber is executing and delivering this agreement in reliance upon the exemption from securities registration afforded by Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act and Rule 506 of Regulation D as promulgated by the SEC under the Securities Act; and
WHEREAS the subscription for the Securities will be made in accordance with and subject to the terms and conditions of this Subscription Agreement and the Company’s Confidential Private Placement Memorandum dated March 13, 2019, together with all amendments thereof and supplements and exhibits thereto and as such may be amended from time to time (the “Memorandum”); and
WHEREAS, the Subscriber desires to purchase such number of shares of Preferred Stock as set forth on the signature page hereof on the terms and conditions hereinafter set forth.
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 agree as follows:
I. SUBSCRIPTION FOR SHARES AND REPRESENTATIONS BY SUBSCRIBER
1.1 Subject to the terms and conditions hereinafter set forth (including Section
1.19 hereof) and as set forth in the Memorandum, the Subscriber hereby subscribes for and agrees to purchase from the Company, and the Company agrees to sell to the Subscriber, such number of shares of Preferred Stock as is set forth on the signature page hereof. The purchase price is payable by wire transfer, to be held in escrow until a closing occurs, to the Company as follows:
1.2 The Subscriber understands, acknowledges, and agrees that, except as otherwise set forth in Section 3.2 herein or otherwise required by law, that once irrevocable, the Subscriber is not entitled to cancel, terminate or revoke this Subscription Agreement or any agreements of the Subscriber hereunder and that this Subscription Agreement and such other agreements shall survive the death or disability of the Subscriber and shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties and their heirs, executors, administrators, successors, legal representatives and permitted assigns. If the Subscriber is more than one person, the obligations of the Subscriber hereunder shall be joint and several and the agreements, representations, warranties and acknowledgments herein contained shall be deemed to be made by and be binding upon each such person and his/her heirs, executors, administrators, successors, legal representatives and permitted assigns
1.3 The Subscriber recognizes that the purchase of the Securities involves a high degree of risk including, but not limited to, the following: (a) the Company requires substantial funds in addition to the proceeds of the Offering; (b) an investment in the Company is highly speculative, and only investors who can afford the loss of their entire investment should consider investing in the Company and the Securities; (c) the Subscriber may not be able to liquidate his, her or its investment; (d) transferability of the Securities (including any securities issuable upon conversion and/or exercise of the Securities) is extremely limited; (e) in the event of a disposition, the Subscriber could sustain the loss of its entire investment; and (f) the Company has not paid any dividends since its inception and does not anticipate paying any dividends.
1.4 At the time such Subscriber was offered the Securities, it was, and as of the date hereof it is, and on each date on which it converts the Preferred Stock, it will be an “accredited investor” as defined in Rule 501(a) under the Securities Act, as indicated by the Subscriber’s responses to the investor questionnaire attached as Exhibit A to this Subscription Agreement, and that the Subscriber is able to bear the economic risk of an investment in the Securities.
1.5 The Subscriber hereby acknowledges and represents that (a) the Subscriber has adequate means of providing for the Subscriber’s current financial needs and contingencies, (b) the Subscriber has knowledge and experience in business and financial matters, prior investment experience, including investment in securities that are non-listed, unregistered and/or not traded on a national securities exchange or the Subscriber has employed the services of a “purchaser representative” (as defined in Rule 501 of Regulation D), attorney and/or accountant to read all of the documents furnished or made available by the Company both to the Subscriber and to all other prospective investors in the Securities to evaluate the merits and risks of such an investment on the Subscriber’s behalf; (c) the Subscriber recognizes the highly speculative nature of this investment; (d) the Subscriber is able to bear the economic risk that the Subscriber hereby assumes, (e) the Subscriber could afford a complete loss of such investment in the Securities.
1.6 The Subscriber hereby acknowledges receipt and careful review of this Subscription Agreement, the Memorandum, the certificate of designation to be filed with the Secretary of State of the State of Nevada for the Preferred Stock (the “Certificate of Designations”) and all other exhibits, annexes and appendices thereto (collectively referred to as the “Offering Materials”), and has had access to the Company’s periodic and current reports filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”), including the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 30, 2018, a copy of which is attached as an exhibit to the Memorandum, as publicly filed with and available at the website of the SEC which can be accessed at www.sec.gov, and hereby represents that the Subscriber has been furnished by the Company during the course of the Offering with all information regarding the Company, the terms and conditions of the Offering and any additional information that the Subscriber has requested or desired to know, and has been afforded the opportunity to ask questions of and receive answers from duly authorized officers or other representatives of the Company concerning the Company and the terms and conditions of the Offering; provided, however that no investigation performed by or on behalf of the Subscriber shall limit or otherwise affect its right to rely on the representations and warranties of the Company contained herein. By the date of signature to this Subscription Agreement, the Subscriber (along with its advisors) acknowledges its ability to conduct its own due diligence, research and evaluation of the financial condition and integrity of the parties involved and the particular transaction, and affirms it has made its own appraisal of, and investigation into, the Company’s business, property, financial and other condition and creditworthiness which has been completed to the Subscriber’s total satisfaction.
1.7 (a) In making the decision to invest in the Securities, the Subscriber has relied solely upon the information provided by the Company in the Offering Materials. To the extent necessary, the Subscriber has retained, at its own expense, and relied upon appropriate professional advice regarding the investment, tax and legal merits and consequences of this Subscription Agreement and the purchase of the Securities hereunder. The Subscriber disclaims reliance on any statements made or information provided by any person or entity in the course of Subscriber’s consideration of an investment in the Securities other than the Offering Materials and the results of Subscriber’s own independent investigation.
(b) The Subscriber represents that (i) the Subscriber was contacted regarding the sale of the Securities by the Company (or another person whom the Subscriber believed to be an authorized agent or representative thereof) with whom the Subscriber had a prior substantial pre-existing relationship and (ii) it did not learn of the offering of the Securities by means of any form of general solicitation or general advertising, and in connection therewith, the Subscriber did not (A) receive or review any advertisement, article, notice or other communication published in a newspaper or magazine or similar media or broadcast over television or radio, whether closed circuit, or generally available; or (B) attend any seminar meeting or industry investor conference whose attendees were invited by any general solicitation or general advertising.
1.8 The Subscriber hereby acknowledges that the Offering has not been reviewed by the SEC nor any state regulatory authority since the Offering is intended to be exempt from the registration requirements of Section 5 of the Securities Act, pursuant to Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act and Rule 506 of Regulation D. The Subscriber understands that the Securities have not been registered under the Securities Act or under any state securities or “blue sky” laws and agrees not to sell, pledge, assign or otherwise transfer or dispose of the Securities unless they are registered under the Securities Act and under any applicable state securities or “blue sky” laws or unless an exemption from such registration is available.
1.9 The Subscriber understands that the Securities (have not been registered under the Securities Act by reason of a claimed exemption under the provisions of the Securities Act that depends, in part, upon the Subscriber’s investment intention. In this connection, the Subscriber hereby represents that the Subscriber is purchasing the Securities for the Subscriber’s own account for investment and not with a view toward the resale or distribution to others; provided, however, that nothing contained herein shall constitute an agreement by the Subscriber to hold the Securities for any particular length of time and the Company acknowledges that the Subscriber shall at all times retain the right to dispose of its property as it may determine in its sole discretion, subject to any restrictions imposed by applicable law. The Subscriber, if an entity, further represents that it was not formed for the purpose of purchasing the Securities.
1.10 The Subscriber consents to the placement of a legend on any certificate or other document evidencing the Securities and, that such securities have not been registered under the Securities Act or any state securities or “blue sky” laws and setting forth or referring to the restrictions on transferability and sale thereof contained in this Subscription Agreement. The Subscriber is aware that the Company will make a notation in its appropriate records with respect to the restrictions on the transferability of such Securities. The legend to be placed on each certificate shall be in form substantially similar to the following:
“THE SECURITIES REPRESENTED HEREBY HAVE NOT BEEN REGISTERED UNDER THE UNITED STATES SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED (THE “ACT”) OR ANY STATE SECURITIES OR “BLUE SKY LAWS,” AND MAY NOT BE OFFERED, SOLD, TRANSFERRED, ASSIGNED, PLEDGED OR HYPOTHECATED ABSENT AN EFFECTIVE REGISTRATION THEREOF UNDER SUCH ACT OR COMPLIANCE WITH RULE 144 PROMULGATED UNDER SUCH ACT, OR UNLESS THE COMPANY HAS RECEIVED AN OPINION OF COUNSEL, REASONABLY SATISFACTORY TO THE COMPANY AND ITS COUNSEL, THAT SUCH REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED.”
1.11 The Subscriber hereby represents that the address of the Subscriber furnished by Subscriber on the signature page hereof is the Subscriber’s principal residence if Subscriber is an individual or its principal business address if it is a corporation or other entity.
1.12 The Subscriber represents that the Subscriber has full power and authority (corporate, statutory and otherwise) to execute and deliver this Subscription Agreement and to purchase the Securities. This Subscription Agreement constitutes the legal, valid and binding obligation of the Subscriber, enforceable against the Subscriber in accordance with its terms.
1.13 If the Subscriber is a corporation, partnership, limited liability company, trust, employee benefit plan, individual retirement account, Keogh Plan, or other tax-exempt entity, it is authorized and qualified to invest in the Company and the person signing this Subscription Agreement on behalf of such entity has been duly authorized by such entity to do so.
1.14 The Subscriber acknowledges that if he or she is a Registered Representative of a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) member firm, he or she must give such firm the notice required by the FINRA’s Rules of Fair Practice, receipt of which must be acknowledged by such firm.
1.15 To effectuate the terms and provisions hereof, until the consummation of the Reverse Split (as defined herein), the Subscriber hereby appoint AVDX Investors Group LLC (the “Investor Representative”) as its attorney-in-fact (and the Investor Representative hereby accepts such appointment) for the purpose of carrying out the Shareholder Approval (as defined herein) including, without limitation, taking any action on behalf of, or at the instruction of, the Subscriber and executing any documentation required and taking any action and executing any instrument that the Investor Representative may deem necessary or advisable (and lawful) to accomplish the purposes hereof. All acts done under the foregoing authorization are hereby ratified and approved and neither the Investor Representative nor any designee nor agent thereof shall be liable for any acts of commission or omission, for any error of judgment, for any mistake of fact or law except for acts of gross negligence or willful misconduct. This power of attorney, being coupled with an interest, is irrevocable until the Reverse Split is consummated.
1.16 The Subscriber agrees not to issue any public statement with respect to the Offering, Subscriber’s investment or proposed investment in the Company or the terms of any agreement or covenant between them and the Company without the Company’s prior written consent, except such disclosures as may be required under applicable law.
1.17 The Subscriber understands, acknowledges and agrees with the Company that this subscription may be rejected, in whole or in part, by the Company, in the sole and absolute discretion of the Company, at any time before any Closing notwithstanding prior receipt by the Subscriber of notice of acceptance of the Subscriber’s subscription.
1.18 The Subscriber acknowledges that the information contained in the Offering Materials or otherwise made available to the Subscriber is confidential and non- public, has been delivered to it in reliance upon agreement to maintain the confidentiality of the information and upon Regulation FD promulgated by the Commission, and agrees that all such information shall be kept in confidence by the Subscriber and neither used by the Subscriber for the Subscriber’s personal benefit (other than in connection with this subscription) nor disclosed to any third party for any reason, notwithstanding that a Subscriber’s subscription may not be accepted by the Company; provided, however, that (a) the Subscriber may disclose such information to its affiliates and advisors who may have a need for such information in connection with providing advice to the Subscriber with respect to its investment in the Company so long as such affiliates and advisors have an obligation of confidentiality, and (b) this obligation shall not apply to any such information that (i) is part of the public knowledge or literature and readily accessible at the date hereof, (ii) becomes part of the public knowledge or literature and readily accessible by publication (except as a result of a breach of this provision) or (iii) is received from third parties without an obligation of confidentiality (except third parties who disclose such information in violation of any confidentiality agreements or obligations, including, without limitation, any subscription or other similar agreement entered into with the Company).
1.19 The Subscriber understands that the Securities being offered and sold to it in reliance on specific exemptions from the registration requirements of United States federal and state securities laws and that the Company is relying in part upon the truth and accuracy of, and such Subscriber’s compliance with, the representations, warranties, agreements, acknowledgements and understandings of such Subscriber set forth herein in order to determine the availability of such exemptions and the eligibility of such Subscriber to acquire the Securities. The Subscriber agrees to supply the Company, within five (5) days after the Subscriber receives the request therefor from the Company, with such additional information concerning the Subscriber as the Company deems necessary or advisable
1.20 The Subscriber understands that Rule 144 promulgated under the Act (“Rule 144”) requires, among other conditions, a minimum holding period of six-months prior to the resale of securities acquired in a non-public offering without having to satisfy the registration requirements under the Act. The Subscriber understands and hereby acknowledges that the Company is under no obligation to register the Securities under the Act or any state securities or “blue sky” laws or to assist the Subscriber in obtaining an exemption from various registration requirements, other than as set forth herein.
1.21 The Subscriber agrees to hold the Company and its directors, officers, employees, controlling persons and agents (including its managers, members, officers, directors, employees, counsel, controlling persons and agents) and their respective heirs, representatives, successors and assigns harmless from and to indemnify them against all liabilities, costs and expenses incurred by them as a result of (i) any misrepresentation made by the Subscriber contained in this Subscription Agreement (including Article VII hereunder) or breach of any warranty by the Subscriber in this Subscription Agreement or in any Exhibits or Schedules attached hereto; (ii) any untrue statement of a material fact made by the Subscriber and contained herein; or (iii) after any applicable notice and/or cure periods, any breach or default in performance by the Subscriber of any covenant or undertaking to be performed by the Subscriber hereunder, or any other Offering Materials entered into by the Company and Subscriber relating hereto. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall the liability of the Subscriber hereunder be greater than the aggregate subscription amount paid for the Securities as set forth on the signature page hereto.
1.22 If the Subscriber is purchasing the Securities in a fiduciary capacity for another person or entity, including without limitation a corporation, partnership, trust or any other entity, the Subscriber has been duly authorized and empowered to execute this Subscription Agreement and all other subscription documents, and such other person fulfills all the requirements for purchase of the Securities as such requirements are set forth herein, concurs in the purchase of the Securities and agrees to be bound by the obligations, representations, warranties and covenants contained herein. Upon request of the Company, the Subscriber will provide true, complete and current copies of all relevant documents creating the Subscriber, authorizing its investment in the Company and/or evidencing the satisfaction of the foregoing.
1.23 Neither the Subscriber nor, to the Subscriber’s knowledge, any of its directors, executive officers, other officers that may serve as a director or officer of any company in which it invests, general partners or managing members is subject to any Disqualification Events, except for Disqualification Events covered by Rule 506(d)(2)(ii) or (iii) under the Securities Act, and disclosed in writing in reasonable detail to the Company.
1.24 Each Subscriber understands that the Company is not current in its reporting obligations with the SEC and that the Company was previously was a “shell company” as defined in Rule 12b-2 under the Exchange Act. Pursuant to Rule 144(i), securities issued by a current or former shell company that otherwise meet the holding period and other requirements of Rule 144 nevertheless cannot be sold in reliance on Rule 144 until one year after the Company (a) is no longer a shell company; and (b) has filed current “Form 10 information” (as defined in Rule 144(i)) with the SEC reflecting that it is no longer a shell company, and provided that at the time of a proposed sale pursuant to Rule 144, the Company is subject to the reporting requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Exchange Act and has filed all reports and other materials required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Exchange Act, as applicable, during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the issuer was required to file such reports and materials), other than Form 8-K reports. As a result, the restrictive legends on certificates for the Preferred Stock and any Common Stock to be issued in exchange of such shares, cannot be removed except in connection with an actual sale meeting the foregoing requirements or pursuant to an effective registration statement.
II. REPRESENTATIONS BY AND COVENANTS OF THE COMPANY
The Company hereby represents and warrants to the Subscriber that:
2.1 Organization, Good Standing and Qualification. The Company is a corporation duly organized, validly existing and in good standing under the laws of the State of Nevada and has full corporate power and authority to own and use its properties and its assets and conduct its business as currently conducted. The Company is not in violation of any of the provisions of their respective articles of incorporation, by-laws or other organizational or charter documents, including, but not limited to the Charter Documents (as defined below). The Company is duly qualified to conduct business and is in good standing as a foreign corporation in each jurisdiction in which the nature of the business conducted or property owned by it makes such qualification necessary, except where the failure to be so qualified or in good standing, as the case may be, would not result in a direct and/or indirect (i) material adverse effect on the legality, validity or enforceability of any of the Securities and/or this Subscription Agreement, (ii) material adverse effect on the results of operations, assets, business, condition (financial and other) or prospects of the Company and its Subsidiaries, taken as a whole, or (iii) material adverse effect on the Company’s ability to perform in any material respect on a timely basis its obligations under the Offering Materials (as defined below) (any of (i), (ii) or (iii), a “Material Adverse Effect”).
2.2 Authorization; Enforceability. The Company has all corporate right, power and authority to enter into, execute and deliver this Subscription Agreement and each other agreement, document, instrument and certificate to be executed by the Company in connection with the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby, including, but not limited to the Offering Materials, and to perform fully its obligations hereunder and thereunder. All corporate action on the part of the Company, its directors and stockholders necessary for the (a) authorization execution, delivery and performance of this Subscription Agreement and the Offering Materials by the Company; and (b) authorization, sale, issuance and delivery of the Securities contemplated hereby and the performance of the Company’s obligations under this Subscription Agreement and the Offering Materials has been taken. This Subscription Agreement and the Offering Materials have been duly executed and delivered by the Company and each constitutes a legal, valid and binding obligation of the Company, enforceable against the Company in accordance with its respective terms, subject to laws of general application relating to bankruptcy, insolvency and the relief of debtors and rules of law governing specific performance, injunctive relief or other equitable remedies, and to limitations of public policy. The Securities are duly authorized and, when issued and paid for in accordance with the applicable Offering Materials, will be duly and validly issued, fully paid and nonassessable, free and clear of all encumbrances other than restrictions on transfer provided for in the Offering Materials. Except as set forth on Schedule 2.3 hereto, the issuance and sale of the Securities contemplated hereby will not give rise to any preemptive rights or rights of first refusal on behalf of any person.
2.3 No Conflict; Governmental Consents.
(a) The execution and delivery by the Company of this Subscription Agreement and the Offering Materials, the issuance and sale of the Securities and the consummation of the other transactions contemplated hereby or thereby do not and will not (i) result in the violation of any law, statute, rule, regulation, order, writ, injunction, judgment or decree of any court or governmental authority to or by which the Company is bound including without limitation all foreign, federal, state and local laws applicable to its business and all such laws that affect the environment, except in each case as could not have or reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect, (ii) conflict with or violate any provision of the Company’s Articles of Incorporation (the “Articles”), as amended or the Bylaws, (and collectively with the Articles, the “Charter Documents”) of the Company, and (iii) conflict with, or result in a material breach or violation of, any of the terms or provisions of, or constitute (with or without due notice or lapse of time or both) a default or give to others any rights of termination, amendment, acceleration or cancellation (with or without due notice, lapse of time or both) under any agreement, credit facility, lease, loan agreement, mortgage, security agreement, trust indenture or other agreement or instrument to which the Company or any Subsidiary is a party or by which any of them is bound or to which any of their respective properties or assets is subject, nor result in the creation or imposition of any Encumbrances upon any of the properties or assets of the Company or any Subsidiary.
(b) Except for the Charter Amendment and the Reverse Stock Split as discussed in the Memorandum, no approval by the holders of Common Stock, or other equity securities of the Company is required to be obtained by the Company in connection with the authorization, execution, delivery and performance of this Subscription Agreement and the other Offering Materials or in connection with the authorization, issue and sale of the Securities, except as has been previously obtained.
(c) Except as set forth on Schedule 2.4 hereto, no consent, approval, authorization or other order of any governmental authority or any other person is required to be obtained by the Company in connection with the authorization, execution, delivery and performance of this Subscription Agreement and the other Offering Materials or in connection with the authorization, issue and sale of the Securities and, upon issuance, the Underlying Shares, except such post-sale filings as may be required to be made with the SEC, FINRA and with any state or foreign blue sky or securities regulatory authority, all of which shall be made when required.
2.4 Consents of Third Parties. No vote, approval or consent of any holder of capital stock of the Company or any other third parties is required or necessary to be obtained by the Company in connection with the authorization, execution, deliver and performance of this Subscription Agreement and the other Offering Materials or in connection with the authorization, issue and sale of the Securities and, upon issuance, the Warrant Shares, except as previously obtained, each of which is in full force and effect.
2.5 Brokers. Except as defined in the memorandum, neither the Company nor any of the Company’s officers, directors, employees or stockholders has employed or engaged any broker or finder in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Subscription Agreement and no fee or other compensation is or will be due and owing to any broker, finder, underwriter, placement agent or similar person in connection with the transactions contemplated by this Subscription Agreement. Except as defined in the memorandum, the Company is not party to any other agreement, arrangement or understanding whereby any person has an exclusive right to raise funds and/or place or purchase any debt or equity securities for or on behalf of the Company.
2.6 Bad Actor Disqualification
(a) No Disqualification Events. With respect to Securities to be offered and sold hereunder in reliance on Rule 506 under the Securities Act (“Regulation D Securities”), none of the Company, any of its predecessors, any affiliated issuer, any director, executive officer, other officer of the Company participating in the offering, any beneficial owner of 20% or more of the Company’s outstanding voting equity securities, calculated on the basis of voting power, nor any promoter (as that term is defined in Rule 405 under the Securities Act) connected with the Company in any capacity at the time of sale (each, an “Issuer Covered Person” and, together, “Issuer Covered Persons”) is subject to any of the “Bad Actor” disqualifications described in Rule 506(d)(1)(i) to (viii) under the Securities Act (a “Disqualification Event”), except for a Disqualification Event covered by Rule 506(d)(2) or (d)(3). The Company has exercised reasonable care to determine whether any Issuer Covered Person is subject to a Disqualification Event. The Company has complied, to the extent applicable, with its disclosure obligations under Rule 506(e), and has furnished to the Subscriber a copy of any disclosures provided thereunder.
(b) Other Covered Persons. The Company is not aware of any person that (i) has been or will be paid (directly or indirectly) remuneration for solicitation of purchasers in connection with the sale of the Securities and (ii) who is subject to a Disqualification Event.
(c) Notice of Disqualification Events. The Company will notify in writing of (i) any Disqualification Event relating to any Issuer Covered Person and (ii) any event that would, with the passage of time, become a Disqualification Event relating to any Issuer Covered Person, prior to any Closing of this Offering.
III. TERMS OF SUBSCRIPTION
3.1 The Securities will be offered for sale until the earlier of (i) the date upon which subscriptions for the Maximum Offering offered hereunder have been accepted, (ii) May 31, 2019, which period may be extended without further notice to prospective investors by the Company, in their mutual discretion, until July 31, 2019, or (iii) the date upon which the Company elects to terminate the Offering (the “Termination Date”). The Offering is being conducted on a “reasonable efforts” basis for the Maximum Offering.
3.2 The Company may hold an initial closing (“Initial Closing”) at any time after the receipt of accepted subscriptions by the Company. After the Initial Closing, subsequent closings with respect to additional Securities may take place at any time prior to the Termination Date as determined by the Company, with respect to subscriptions accepted prior to the Termination Date (each such closing, together with the Initial Closing, being referred to as a “Closing”). The last Closing of the Offering, occurring on or prior to the Termination Date, shall be referred to as the “Final Closing”. Any subscription documents or funds received after the Final Closing will be returned, without interest or deduction. In the event that the any Closing does not occur prior to the Termination Date, all amounts paid by the Subscriber shall be returned to the Subscriber, without interest or deduction. The Subscriber may revoke its subscription and obtain a return of the subscription amount paid to the Company’s bank account at any time before the date of the Initial Closing by providing written notice to the Company as provided in Section 6.1 below. Upon receipt of a revocation notice from the Subscriber prior to the date of the Initial Closing, all amounts paid by the Subscriber shall be returned to the Subscriber, without interest or deduction. The Subscriber may not revoke this subscription or obtain a return of the subscription amount paid to the Escrow Agent on or after the date of the Initial Closing. Any subscription received after the Initial Closing but prior to the Termination Date shall be irrevocable. Subscriber acknowledges that funds from any Closing will be held in a control account and will not be able to be used by the Company without the consent of the Investor Representative.
3.3 The minimum purchase that may be made by any prospective investor shall be $50,000. Subscriptions for investment below the minimum investment may be accepted at the discretion of the Company. The Company reserve the right to reject any subscription made hereby, in whole or in part, in their sole discretion. The Company’s agreement with each Subscriber is a separate agreement and the sale of the Securities to each Subscriber is a separate sale.
3.4 All funds shall be deposited in the account identified in Section 1.1 hereof.
3.5 Certificates representing the Preferred Stock purchased by the Subscriber pursuant to this Subscription Agreement will be prepared for delivery to the Subscriber as soon as practicable following the Closing (but in no event later than seven (7) days after a Closing) at which such purchase takes place. The Subscriber hereby authorizes and directs the Company to deliver the certificates representing the Securities purchased by the Subscriber pursuant to this Subscription Agreement directly to the Subscriber’s residential or business or brokerage house address indicated on the signature page hereto.
3.6 The Company’s agreement with each Subscriber is a separate agreement and the sale of Securities to each Subscriber is a separate sale.
IV. CONDITIONS TO OBLIGATIONS OF THE SUBSCRIBER
4.1 The Subscriber’s obligation to purchase the Securities at the Closing at which such purchase is to be consummated is subject to the fulfillment on or prior to such Closing of the following conditions, which conditions may be waived at the option of each Subscriber to the extent permitted by law:
(a) Representations and Warranties; Covenants. The representations and warranties made by the Company in Section 2 hereof qualified as to materiality shall be true and correct at all times prior to and on the Closing Date(s), except to the extent any such representation or warranty expressly speaks as of an earlier date, in which case such representation or warranty shall be true and correct as of such earlier date, and, the representations and warranties made by the Company in Section 2 hereof not qualified as to materiality shall be true and correct in all material respects at all times prior to and on the Closing Date, except to the extent any such representation or warranty expressly speaks as of an earlier date, in which case such representation or warranty shall be true and correct in all material respects as of such earlier date. All covenants, agreements and conditions contained in this Subscription Agreement to be performed by the Company on or prior to the date of such Closing shall have been performed or complied with in all material respects.
(b) No Legal Order Pending. There shall not then be in effect any legal or other order enjoining or restraining the transactions contemplated by this Subscription Agreement.
(c) No Law Prohibiting or Restricting Such Sale. There shall not be in effect any law, rule or regulation prohibiting or restricting such sale or requiring any consent or approval of any person, which shall not have been obtained, to issue the Securities (except as otherwise provided in this Subscription Agreement).
(d) Required Consents. The Company shall have obtained any and all consents, permits, approvals, registrations and waivers necessary or appropriate for consummation of the purchase and sale of the Securities and the consummation of the other transactions contemplated by the Offering Materials, all of which shall be in full force and effect.
(e) Adverse Changes. As of the date of execution of this Subscription Agreement, no event or series of events shall have occurred that reasonably could have or result in a Material Adverse Effect.
(f) Blue Sky. The Company shall have completed qualification for the Securities under applicable Blue Sky laws.
(g) Conditions Precedent. As of the date of the Memorandum, all conditions precedent are completed for the commencement of the Offering.
V. COVENANTS OF THE COMPANY
5.1 Listing of Securities. The Company agrees, (i) if the Company applies to have the Common Stock traded on any other trading market and (ii) it will take all action reasonably necessary to continue the listing and trading of its Common Stock on a trading market and will comply in all material respects with the Company’s reporting, filing and other obligations under the bylaws or rules of the trading market.
5.2 Replacement of Securities. If any certificate or instrument evidencing any Securities is mutilated, lost, stolen or destroyed, the Company shall issue or cause to be issued in exchange and substitution for and upon cancellation thereof, or in lieu of and substitution therefor, a new certificate or instrument, but only upon receipt of evidence reasonably satisfactory to the Company of such loss, theft or destruction and customary and reasonable indemnity, if requested. The applicants for a new certificate or instrument under such circumstances shall also pay any reasonable third-party costs associated with the issuance of such replacement securities. If a replacement certificate or instrument evidencing any securities is requested due to a mutilation thereof, the Company may require delivery of such mutilated certificate or instrument as a condition precedent to any issuance of a replacement.
5.3 Furnishing of Information. As long as Subscriber owns Securities, if the Company is not required to file reports pursuant to the Exchange Act, it will prepare and furnish to Subscriber and make publicly available in accordance with Rule 144(c) such information as is required for the Subscribers to sell the Securities under Rule 144. The Company further covenants that it will take such further action as any holder of Securities may reasonably request, to the extent required from time to time to enable such person to sell such Securities without registration under the Securities Act within the requirements of the exemption provided by Rule 144.
5.4 Securities Laws; Publicity. The Company shall, by 8:30 a.m. (New York City time) on the fourth Trading Day immediately following a Closing hereunder, issue a Current Report on Form 8-K disclosing the material terms of the transactions contemplated hereby and including the Offering Materials as exhibits thereto. The Company shall not publicly disclose the name of Subscriber, or include the name of any Subscriber in any filing with the Commission or any regulatory agency or trading market, without the prior written consent of Subscriber, except: (a) as required by federal securities law in connection with (i) any registration statement contemplated by this Subscription Agreement and (ii) the filing of final Offering Materials (including signature pages thereto) with the SEC and (b) to the extent such disclosure is required by law, in which case the Company shall provide the Subscriber with prior notice of such disclosure permitted under this clause (b).
5.5 Blue Sky Filings. The Company shall take such action as the Company shall reasonably determine is necessary in order to obtain an exemption for, or to qualify the Securities for, sale to the Subscriber at the Closing under applicable securities or “Blue Sky” laws of the states of the United States, and shall provide evidence of such actions promptly upon request of any Subscriber.
5.6 Use of Proceeds. Except as set forth in the Memorandum, the Company shall not use the net proceeds from the sale of the Securities hereunder for the redemption of any Common Stock or Common Stock equivalents.
5.7 Stockholder Approval. As soon as practicable after the Final Closing, the Company shall use commercially reasonable efforts to take all necessary actions and to obtain such approvals of the Company’s stockholders as may be required to increase the Company’s authorized shares of Common Stock such that the Company can issue all of the shares of Common Stock issuable upon completion of the restructuring and undertake a reverse stock split at such ratio where the number of shares of Common Stock outstanding after consummation of such reverse stock split shall be approximately 1,500,000 shares (the “Reverse Split”) before the conversion of the Series D Convertible Preferred securities of the Offering, all in accordance with the Nevada Revised Statutes (the “Stockholder Approval”). The Company shall furnish to each Buyer and its legal counsel promptly (but in no event less than one (1) business days) before the same is filed with the SEC, one copy of the proxy or information statement and any amendment thereto, and shall deliver to each Buyer promptly each letter written by or on behalf of the Company to the SEC or the staff of the SEC, and each item of correspondence from the SEC or the staff of the SEC, in each case relating to such proxy or information statement (other than any portion thereof which contains information for which the Company has sought confidential treatment).
VI REGISTRATION RIGHTS
6.1 Definitions. As used in this Section, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
“Effectiveness Date” means, with respect to the Initial Registration Statement required to be filed hereunder, as soon as commercially practicable following the filing of the Initial Registration Statement, and with respect to any additional Registration Statements which may be required pursuant to Section 5.3(c), as soon as commercially practicable following the date on which an additional Registration Statement is required to be filed hereunder.
“Effectiveness Period” means the period from the Effectiveness Date of a Registration Statement through the date that all Registrable Securities covered by such Registration Statement have been sold, or may be sold without volume restrictions pursuant to Rule 144, as determined by the counsel to the Company pursuant to a written opinion letter to such effect, addressed and acceptable to the Company’s transfer agent and the affected Holders.
“Initial Registration Statement” means the initial Registration Statement filed pursuant to this Subscription Agreement.
“Legal Counsel” means one (1) counsel as designated by a majority of the holders of the Registrable Securities.
“Prospectus” means the prospectus included in a Registration Statement (including, without limitation, a prospectus that includes any information previously omitted from a prospectus filed as part of an effective registration statement in reliance upon Rule 430A promulgated by the Commission pursuant to the Securities Act), as amended or supplemented by any prospectus supplement, with respect to the terms of the offering of any portion of the Registrable Securities covered by a Registration Statement, and all other amendments and supplements to the Prospectus, including post-effective amendments, and all material incorporated by reference or deemed to be incorporated by reference in such Prospectus.
“Registrable Securities” means (a) all of the shares of Common Stock issuable upon exchange of the Preferred Stock (b) all shares of Common Stock issuable for any series of Preferred Stock issued prior to the date of this Offering and (c) any securities issued or issuable upon any stock split, dividend or other distribution, recapitalization or similar event with respect to the foregoing; provided, however, that the Company shall not be required to maintain the effectiveness, or file another Registration Statement hereunder with respect to any Registrable Securities that are (i) not subject to the current public information requirement under Rule 144 and that are eligible for resale without volume or manner-of-sale restrictions without current public information pursuant to Rule 144 promulgated by the Commission or (ii) not required to be registered in reliance upon the exemption in Section 4(1) under the Securities Act, in either case pursuant to a written opinion letter to such effect, addressed, delivered and acceptable to the affected Subscribers.
“Registration Statement” means any registration statement required to be filed hereunder pursuant to Section 5.2(a) and any additional registration statements contemplated by Section 5.3(c), including (in each case) the Prospectus, amendments and supplements to any such registration statement or Prospectus, including pre- and post-effective amendments, all exhibits thereto, and all material incorporated by reference or deemed to be incorporated by reference in any such registration statement.
“Rule 415” means Rule 415 promulgated by the Commission pursuant to the Securities Act, as such Rule may be amended or interpreted from time to time, or any similar rule or regulation hereafter adopted by the Commission having substantially the same purpose and effect as such Rule.
“Rule 424” means Rule 424 promulgated by the Commission pursuant to the Securities Act, as such Rule may be amended or interpreted from time to time, or any similar rule or regulation hereafter adopted by the Commission having substantially the same purpose and effect as such Rule.
“SEC Guidance” means (i) any publicly-available written or oral guidance, comments, requirements or requests of the Commission staff and (ii) the Securities Act.
6.2 Demand Registration.
(a) Beginning on the six month anniversary of the Final Closing, on or prior to the sixth (60th) calendar day after the date of receipt of written demand from Subscribers holding at least 51% of Registrable Securities, the Company shall prepare and file with the Commission a Registration Statement covering the resale of all of the Registrable Securities that are not then registered on an effective Registration Statement for an offering to be made on a continuous basis pursuant to Rule 415. Subject to the terms of this Subscription Agreement, the Company shall use its best efforts to cause a Registration Statement filed under this Subscription Agreement to be declared effective under the Securities Act as promptly as possible after the filing thereof, but in any event no later than the applicable Effectiveness Date, and shall use its best efforts to keep such Registration Statement continuously effective during the Effectiveness Period.
(b) Notwithstanding the registration obligations set forth in Section 6.2(a), if the Commission informs the Company that all of the Registrable Securities cannot, as a result of the application of Rule 415, be registered for resale as a secondary offering on a single registration statement, the Company agrees to promptly inform each of the Holders thereof and use its commercially reasonable efforts to file amendments to the Initial Registration Statement as required by the Commission, covering the maximum number of Registrable Securities permitted to be registered by the Commission, provided, however, that, prior to filing such amendment, the Company shall be obligated to use diligent efforts to advocate with the Commission for the registration of all of the Registrable Securities in accordance with the SEC Guidance, including without limitation, Compliance and Disclosure Interpretation 612.09.
(c) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Subscription Agreement, if the Commission or any SEC Guidance sets forth a limitation on the number of Registrable Securities permitted to be registered on a particular Registration Statement as a secondary offering (and notwithstanding that the Company used diligent efforts to advocate with the Commission for the registration of all or a greater portion of Registrable Securities), unless otherwise directed in writing by a Holder as to its Registrable Securities, the number of Registrable Securities to be registered on such Registration Statement will eliminate any securities to be included other than Registrable Securities; and Second, the Company shall reduce or eliminate any securities issued as warrants.
(d) In the event the Company amends the Initial Registration Statement in accordance with the foregoing, the Company will use its best efforts to file with the Commission, as promptly as allowed by Commission or SEC Guidance provided to the Company or to registrants of securities in general, one or more registration statements on Form S-1 or such other form available to register for resale those Registrable Securities that were not registered for resale on the Initial Registration Statement, as amended. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, in no event shall the Company be permitted to name any Holder or affiliate of a Holder as any Underwriter without the prior written consent of such Holder.
6.3 Piggy Back Registration.
(a) At any time the Registrable Securities are owned by a Subscriber and there is not an effective registration statement covering all of the Registrable Securities, and if the Company shall determine to prepare and file with the SEC a registration statement relating to an offering for its own account or the account of others under the Act, of any of its equity securities, other than on Form S-4 or Form S-8 (each as promulgated under the Act) or their then equivalents, relating to equity securities to be issued solely in connection with any acquisition of any entity or business or equity securities issuable in connection with the Company’s stock option or other employee benefit plans, then the Company shall deliver to each Subscriber a written notice of such determination and, if within fifteen (15) days after the date of the delivery of such notice, any such Subscriber shall so request in writing, the Company shall include in such registration statement all or any part of such Registrable Securities such Subscriber requests to be registered; provided, however, that Registrable Securities will not be included if the underwriter(s) associated with the offering which is the subject of the registration statement believes, in good faith, that the inclusion of such Registrable Securities will have an adverse effect on the sale of the securities for which such registration statement was filed, and further provided, however, that the Company shall not be required to register any Registrable Securities pursuant to this Section 6.2 that are eligible for resale pursuant to Rule 144 promulgated by the SEC pursuant to the Act or that are the subject of a then effective registration statement. If any SEC Guidance sets forth a limitation on the number of securities permitted to be registered on a particular registration statement (and notwithstanding that the Company used diligent efforts to advocate with the SEC for the registration of all or a greater portion of Registrable Securities), unless otherwise directed in writing by a Subscriber as to its Registrable Securities, the number of Registrable Securities to be registered on such registration statement will be reduced on a pro rata basis with such other securities being registered on the applicable registration after as full an allocation as possible has been afforded for the securities for which the registration statement has been filed.
(c) Subject to the terms and conditions of this Subscription Agreement, Subscribers shall have the right to select Legal Counsel to review and oversee, solely on its behalf, any Registration Statement pursuant to this Subscription Agreement, if such Registration Statement is filed. The Company shall also reimburse Legal Counsel for its documented fees and disbursements in connection with registration, filing or qualification pursuant to this Subscription Agreement which amount shall be limited to $5,000.
6.4 Registration Procedures. In connection with the Company’s registration obligations hereunder, the Company shall:
(a) Not less than five (5) Trading days prior to the filing of each Registration Statement and not less than one (1) Trading day prior to the filing of any related Prospectus or any amendment or supplement thereto (including any document that would be incorporated or deemed to be incorporated therein by reference), the Company shall (i) furnish to Legal Counsel copies of the Registration Statement proposed to be filed, which documents (other than those incorporated or deemed to be incorporated by reference) will be subject to the review of Legal Counsel; and (ii) cause its officers and directors, counsel and independent registered public accountants to respond to such inquiries as shall be necessary, in the reasonable opinion of Legal Counsel, to conduct a reasonable investigation within the meaning of the Securities Act. The Company shall not file a Registration Statement or any such Prospectus or any amendments or supplements thereto to which the Subscribers of a majority of the Registrable Securities or Legal Counsel shall reasonably object in good faith, provided that, the Company is notified of such objection in writing no later than three (3) Trading days after Legal Counsel has been so furnished a copy of a Registration Statement or one (1) Trading day after Legal Counsel has been so furnished copies of any related Prospectus or amendments or supplements thereto. Each Subscriber agrees to furnish to the Company a completed questionnaire in the form attached to this Subscription Agreement as Annex B (a “Selling Stockholder Questionnaire”) on a date that is not less than two (2) Trading days prior to the Filing Date or by the end of the fourth (4th) Trading day following the date on which such Subscriber receives draft materials in accordance with this Section.
(b) (i) Prepare and file with the Commission such amendments, including post-effective amendments, to a Registration Statement and the Prospectus used in connection therewith as may be necessary to keep a Registration Statement continuously effective as to the applicable Registrable Securities for the Effectiveness Period and prepare and file with the Commission such additional Registration Statements in order to register for resale under the Securities Act all of the Registrable Securities, (ii) cause the related Prospectus to be amended or supplemented by any required Prospectus supplement (subject to the terms of this Subscription Agreement), and, as so supplemented or amended, to be filed pursuant to Rule 424, (iii) respond as promptly as reasonably possible to any comments received from the Commission with respect to a Registration Statement or any amendment thereto and provide as promptly as reasonably possible to the Subscriber’s true and complete copies of all correspondence from and to the Commission relating to a Registration Statement (provided that, the Company may excise any information contained therein which would constitute material non-public information as to any Subscriber which has not executed a confidentiality agreement with the Company), and (iv) comply in all material respects with the provisions of the Securities Act and the Exchange Act with respect to the disposition of all Registrable Securities covered by a Registration Statement during the applicable period in accordance (subject to the terms of this Subscription Agreement) with the intended methods of disposition by the Subscribers thereof set forth in such Registration Statement as so amended or in such Prospectus as so supplemented.
Notify the Subscribers of Registrable Securities to be sold (which notice shall, pursuant to clauses (iii) through (vi) hereof, be accompanied by an instruction to suspend the use of the Prospectus until the requisite changes have been made) as promptly as reasonably possible (and, in the case of (i)(A) below, not less than one trading day prior to such filing) and (if requested by any such Person) confirm such notice in writing no later than one Trading day following the day (i)(A) when a Prospectus or any Prospectus supplement or post-effective amendment to a Registration Statement is proposed to be filed, (B) when the Commission notifies the Company whether there will be a “review” of such Registration Statement and whenever the Commission comments in writing on such Registration Statement, and (C) with respect to a Registration Statement or any post-effective amendment, when the same has become effective, (ii) of any request by the Commission or any other federal or state governmental authority for amendments or supplements to a Registration Statement or Prospectus or for additional information, (iii) of the issuance by the Commission or any other federal or state governmental authority of any stop order suspending the effectiveness of a Registration Statement covering any or all of the Registrable Securities or the initiation of any Proceedings for that purpose; (iv) of the receipt by the Company of any notification with respect to the suspension of the qualification or exemption from qualification of any of the Registrable Securities for sale in any jurisdiction, or the initiation or threatening of any Proceeding for such purpose, (v) of the occurrence of any event or passage of time that makes the financial statements included in a Registration Statement ineligible for inclusion therein or any statement made in a Registration Statement or Prospectus or any document incorporated or deemed to be incorporated therein by reference untrue in any material respect or that requires any revisions to a Registration Statement, Prospectus or other documents so that, in the case of a Registration Statement or the Prospectus, as the case may be, it will not contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state any material fact required to be stated therein or necessary to make the statements therein, in light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading and (vi) of the occurrence or existence of any pending corporate development with respect to the Company that the Company believes may be material and that, in the determination of the Company, makes it not in the best interest of the Company to allow continued availability of a Registration Statement or Prospectus, provided that, any and all of such information shall remain confidential to each Subscriber until such information otherwise becomes public, unless disclosure by a Subscriber is required by law.
(c) Use its commercially reasonable efforts to avoid the issuance of, or, if issued, obtain the withdrawal of (i) any order stopping or suspending the effectiveness of a Registration Statement, or (ii) any suspension of the qualification (or exemption from qualification) of any of the Registrable Securities for sale in any jurisdiction, at the earliest practicable moment.
(d) Furnish to Legal Counsel, without charge, at least one conformed copy of each such Registration Statement and each amendment thereto, including financial statements and schedules, all documents incorporated or deemed to be incorporated therein by reference to the extent requested by such person, and all exhibits to the extent requested by such Person (including those previously furnished or incorporated by reference) promptly after the filing of such documents with the Commission; provided, that any such item which is available on the EDGAR system need not be furnished in physical form.
(e) Subject to the terms of this Subscription Agreement, the Company hereby consents to the use of such Prospectus and each amendment or supplement thereto by each of the selling Subscribers in connection with the offering and sale of the Registrable Securities covered by such Prospectus and any amendment or supplement thereto, except after the giving of any notice pursuant to Section 3(c).
(f) The Company shall effect a filing with respect to the public offering contemplated by the Registration Statement (an “Issuer Filing”) with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (“FINRA”) Corporate Financing Department pursuant to FINRA Rule 5110 within one Trading Day of the date that the Registration Statement is first filed with the Commission and pay the filing fee required by such Issuer Filing. The Company, shall use commercially reasonable efforts to pursue the Issuer Filing until the FINRA issues a letter confirming that it does not object to the terms of the offering contemplated by the Registration Statement. A copy of the Issuer Filing and all related correspondence with respect thereto shall be provided to the Company.
(g) Prior to any resale of Registrable Securities by a Subscriber, use its commercially reasonable efforts to register or qualify or cooperate with the selling Subscribers in connection with the registration or qualification (or exemption from the Registration or qualification) of such Registrable Securities for the resale by the Subscriber under the securities or Blue Sky laws of such jurisdictions within the United States as any Subscriber reasonably requests in writing, to keep each registration or qualification (or exemption therefrom) effective during the Effectiveness Period and to do any and all other acts or things reasonably necessary to enable the disposition in such jurisdictions of the Registrable Securities covered by each Registration Statement; provided, that, the Company shall not be required to qualify generally to do business in any jurisdiction where it is not then so qualified, subject the Company to any material tax in any such jurisdiction where it is not then so subject or file a general consent to service of process in any such jurisdiction.
(h) If requested by a Subscriber, cooperate with such Subscribers to facilitate the timely preparation and delivery of certificates representing Registrable Securities to be delivered to a transferee pursuant to an effective Registration Statement, which certificates shall be free, to the extent permitted by the Subscription Agreement, of all restrictive legends, and to enable such Registrable Securities to be in such denominations and registered in such names as any such Subscriber may request.
The Company will, as promptly as reasonably possible under the circumstances taking into account the Company’s good faith assessment of any adverse consequences to the Company and its stockholders of the premature disclosure of such event, prepare a supplement or amendment, including a post-effective amendment, to a Registration Statement or a supplement to the related Prospectus or any document incorporated or deemed to be incorporated therein by reference, and file any other required document so that, as thereafter delivered, neither a Registration Statement nor such Prospectus will contain an untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact required to be stated therein or necessary to make the statements therein, in light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading. If the Company notifies the Subscribers in accordance with clauses (iii) through (vi) of Section 6.3(c) above to suspend the use of any Prospectus until the requisite changes to such Prospectus have been made, then the Subscribers shall suspend use of such Prospectus. The Company will use its best efforts to ensure that the use of the Prospectus may be resumed as promptly as is practicable.
(i) Comply with all applicable rules and regulations of the Commission.
(j) The Company may require each selling Subscriber to furnish to the Company a certified statement as to the number of shares of Common Stock beneficially owned by such Subscriber and, if required by the Commission, the natural persons thereof that have voting and dispositive control over the shares. During any periods that the Company is unable to meet its obligations hereunder with respect to the registration of the Registrable Securities solely because any Subscriber fails to furnish such information within three Trading days of the Company’s request, any liquidated damages that are accruing at such time as to such Subscriber only shall be tolled and any Event that may otherwise occur solely because of such delay shall be suspended as to such Subscriber only, until such information is delivered to the Company.
6.5. Registration Expenses. All fees and expenses incident to the performance of or compliance with Section by the Company shall be borne by the Company whether or not any Registrable Securities are sold pursuant to a Registration Statement. In no event shall the Company be responsible for any broker or similar commissions of any Subscriber or, except to the extent provided for in the Offering Materials, any legal fees (except per section 6.3(c)) or other costs of the Subscribers.
7.1 Any notice or other communication given hereunder shall be deemed sufficient if in writing and sent by registered or certified mail, return receipt requested, or delivered by hand against written receipt therefor, addressed as follows:
if to the Company, to it at:
Avant Diagnostics, Inc.
1050 30th Street NW Suite 107
Washington, D.C. 20007 Attn: Secretary
With a copy to (which shall not constitute notice): Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP
30 Rockefeller Plaza, 39th Floor
New York, NY 10112
Attn: Stephen A. Cohen, Esq.
if to the Subscriber, to the Subscriber’s address indicated on the signature page of this Subscription Agreement.
7.2 Notices shall be deemed to have been given or delivered on the date of receipt. Except as otherwise provided herein, this Subscription Agreement shall not be changed, modified or amended except by a writing signed by the parties to be charged, and this Subscription Agreement may not be discharged except by performance in accordance with its terms or by a writing signed by the party to be charged. No waiver of any default with respect to any provision, condition or requirement of this Subscription Agreement shall be deemed to be a continuing waiver in the future or a waiver of any subsequent default or a waiver of any other provision, condition or requirement hereof, nor shall any delay or omission of any party to exercise any right hereunder in any manner impair the exercise of any such right.
7.3 This Subscription Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and to their respective heirs, legal representatives, successors and assigns. The Company may not assign this Subscription Agreement or any rights or obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of Subscriber (other than by merger). Subscriber may assign any or all of its rights under this Subscription Agreement to any person to whom Subscriber assigns or transfers any Securities, provided that such transferee agrees in writing to be bound, with respect to the transferred Securities, by the provisions of the Offering Materials and this Subscription Agreement.
7.4 The Offering Materials, together with the exhibits and schedules thereto, contain the entire understanding of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersede all prior agreements and understandings, oral or written, with respect to such matters, which the parties acknowledge have been merged into such documents, exhibits and schedules.
7.5 Upon the execution and delivery of this Subscription Agreement by the Subscriber and the Company, this Subscription Agreement shall become a binding obligation of the Subscriber with respect to the purchase of Securities as herein provided, subject, however, to the right hereby reserved by the Company to enter into the same agreements with other Subscriber and to reject any subscription, in whole or in part, provided the Company returns to Subscriber any funds paid by Subscriber with respect to such rejected subscription or portion thereof, without interest or deduction.
All questions concerning the construction, validity, enforcement and interpretation of the Offering Materials shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the internal laws of the State of New York, without regard to the principles of conflicts of law thereof. Each party agrees that all legal proceedings concerning the interpretations, enforcement and defense of the transactions contemplated by this Subscription Agreement and any other Offering Materials (whether brought against a party hereto or its respective affiliates, directors, officers, shareholders, employees or agents) shall be commenced exclusively in the state and federal courts sitting in the City of New York. Each party hereby irrevocably submits to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state and federal courts sitting in the City of New York, borough of Manhattan for the adjudication of any dispute hereunder or in connection herewith or with any transaction contemplated hereby or discussed herein (including with respect to the enforcement of any of the Offering Materials), and hereby irrevocably waives, and agrees not to assert in any suit, action or proceeding, any claim that it is not personally subject to the jurisdiction of any such court, that such suit, action or proceeding is improper or is an inconvenient venue for such proceeding.
7.6 In order to discourage frivolous claims the parties agree that unless a claimant in any proceeding arising out of this Subscription Agreement succeeds in establishing his claim and recovering a judgment against another party (regardless of whether such claimant succeeds against one of the other parties to the action), then the other party shall be entitled to recover from such claimant all of its/their reasonable legal costs and expenses relating to such proceeding and/or incurred in preparation therefor.
7.7 The holding of any provision of this Subscription Agreement to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction shall not affect any other provision of this Subscription Agreement, which shall remain in full force and effect. If any provision of this Agreement shall be declared by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal or incapable of being enforced in whole or in part, such provision shall be interpreted so as to remain enforceable to the maximum extent permissible consistent with applicable law and the remaining conditions and provisions or portions thereof shall nevertheless remain in full force and effect and enforceable to the extent they are valid, legal and enforceable, and no provisions shall be deemed dependent upon any other covenant or provision unless so expressed herein.
7.8 The representations, warranties, covenants and agreements contained in this Agreement, shall survive the Closing of the transactions contemplated by this Subscription Agreement and the delivery of the Securities for the applicable statute of limitations.
7.9 It is agreed that a waiver by either party of a breach of any provision of this Subscription Agreement shall not operate, or be construed, as a waiver of any subsequent breach by that same party.
7.10 The Company agrees to execute and deliver all such further documents, agreements and instruments and take such other and further action as may be necessary or appropriate to carry out the purposes and intent of this Subscription Agreement.
7.11 This Subscription Agreement may be executed in two or more counterparts each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which shall together constitute one and the same instrument. In the event that any signature is delivered by facsimile transmission or by e-mail delivery of a “.pdf” format data file, such signature shall create a valid and binding obligation of the party executing (or on whose behalf such signature is executed) with the same force and effect as if such facsimile or “.pdf” signature page were an original thereof.
7.12 Nothing in this Subscription Agreement shall create or be deemed to create any rights in any person or entity not a party to this Subscription Agreement.
7.13 In addition to being entitled to exercise all rights provided herein or granted by law, including recovery of damages, the Subscriber and the Company will be entitled to specific performance under this Subscription Agreement. The parties agree that monetary damages may not be adequate compensation for any loss incurred by reason of any breach of obligations described in this Subscription Agreement and hereby agrees to waive in any action for specific performance of any such obligation the defense that a remedy at law would be adequate.
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|DOLLAR SUBSCRIPTION_______||/ $1.00 = ______________________||NUMBER OF SHARES OF PREFERRED STOCK|
|Signature||Signature (if purchasing jointly)|
|Name Typed or Printed||Name Typed or Printed|
|Title (if Subscriber is an Entity)||Title (if Subscriber is an Entity)|
|Entity Name (if applicable)||Entity Name (if applicable|
|City, State and Zip Code||City, State and Zip Code|
|Tax ID # or Social Security #||Tax ID # or Social Security #|
|E-Mail Address||E-Mail Address|
|Name in which securities should be issued:|
|Dated: __________________, 2019|
This Subscription Agreement is agreed to and accepted as of ___________, 2019.
|AVANT DIAGNOSTICS, INC.|
CERTIFICATE OF SIGNATORY
(To be completed if Securities are being subscribed for by an entity)
I,______________________________________________ , am the ______________________________________ of ___________________________________________(the “Entity”).
I certify that I am empowered and duly authorized by the Entity to execute and carry out the terms of the Subscription Agreement and to purchase and hold the Securities (and, upon issuance, the Underlying Shares), and certify further that the Subscription Agreement has been duly and validly executed on behalf of the Entity and constitutes a legal and binding obligation of the Entity.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have set my hand this ___________________________day of _____________________, 20__
INVESTOR QUESTIONNAIRE AVANT DIAGNOSTICS, INC.
For Individual Investors Only
(All individual investors must INITIAL where appropriate.
Where there are joint investors both parties must INITIAL):
|Initial _______||I certify that I have a “net worth” of at least $1 million either individually or through aggregating my individual holdings and those in which I have a joint, community property or other similar shared ownership interest with my spouse. For purposes of calculating net worth under this paragraph, (i) the primary residence shall not be included as an asset, (ii) to the extent that the indebtedness that is secured by the primary residence is in excess of the fair market value of the primary residence, the excess amount shall be included as a liability, and (iii) if the amount of outstanding indebtedness that is secured by the primary residence exceeds the amount outstanding 60 days prior to the execution of this Subscription Agreement, other than as a result of the acquisition of the primary residence, the amount of such excess shall be included as a liability.|
|Initial _______||I certify that I have had an annual gross income for the past two years of at least$200,000 (or $300,000 jointly with my spouse) and expect my income (or joint income, as appropriate) to reach the same level in the current year.|
For Non-Individual Investors
(all Non-Individual Investors must INITIAL where appropriate):
|Initial _______||The undersigned certifies that it is a partnership, corporation, limited liability company or business trust that is 100% owned by persons who meet either of the criteria for Individual Investors, above.|
|Initial _______||The undersigned certifies that it is a partnership, corporation, limited liability company or business trust that has total assets of at least $5 million and was not formed for the purpose of investing in Company.|
|Initial _______||The undersigned certifies that it is an employee benefit plan whose investment decision is made by a plan fiduciary (as defined in ERISA §3(21)) that is a bank, savings and loan association, insurance company or registered investment adviser.|
|Initial _______||The undersigned certifies that it is an employee benefit plan whose total assets exceed $5,000,000 as of the date of the Subscription Agreement|
|Initial _______||The undersigned certifies that it is a self-directed employee benefit plan whose investment decisions are made solely by persons who meet either of the criteria for Individual Investors, above.|
|Initial _______||The undersigned certifies that it is a U.S. bank, U.S. savings and loan association or other similar U.S. institution acting in its individual or fiduciary capacity.|
|Initial _______||The undersigned certifies that it is a broker-dealer registered pursuant to §15 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.|
|Initial _______||The undersigned certifies that it is an organization described in §501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code with total assets exceeding $5,000,000 and not formed for the specific purpose of investing in Company.|
|Initial _______||The undersigned certifies that it is a trust with total assets of at least $5,000,000, not formed for the specific purpose of investing in Company, and whose purchase is directed by a person with such knowledge and experience in financial and business matters that he is capable of evaluating the merits and risks of the prospective investment.|
|Initial _______||The undersigned certifies that it is a plan established and maintained by a state or its political subdivisions, or any agency or instrumentality thereof, for the benefit of its employees, and which has total assets in excess of $5,000,000.|
|Initial _______||The undersigned certifies that it is an insurance company as defined in §2(a)(13) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or a registered investment company.|
Printed Name of Subscriber (Individual OR Non-Individual Entity)