(d) make any investment other than investments in prime commercial paper, money market funds, certificates of deposit in any United States bank having a net worth in excess of $100,000,000 or obligations issued or guaranteed by the United States of America, in each case having a maturity not in excess of two (2) years;
(e) incur any aggregate indebtedness in excess of $1,000,000 that is not already included in a budget approved or modified by the Board of Directors, other than trade credit incurred in the ordinary course of business;
(f) otherwise enter into or be a party to any transaction with any director, officer, or employee of the Company or any associate (as defined in Rule 12b-2 promulgated under the Exchange Act) of any such Person, except for transactions contemplated by this Agreement, the Purchase Agreement, or transactions made in the ordinary course of business and pursuant to reasonable requirements of the Companys business and upon fair and reasonable terms;
(g) hire, terminate, or change the compensation of the executive officers, including approving any option grants or stock awards to executive officers;
(h) change the principal business of the Company, enter new lines of business, or exit the current line of business;
(i) sell, assign, license, pledge, or encumber material technology or intellectual property, other than licenses, material transfer agreements, or other similar agreements granted in the ordinary course of business; or
(j) make any material investments, joint ventures or acquisitions.
5.5. Meetings of the Board of Directors. Unless otherwise determined by the vote of a majority of the directors then in office, the Board of Directors shall meet at least four (4) times per year in accordance with an agreed-upon schedule.
5.6. Successor Indemnification. If the Company or any of its successors or assignees (i) consolidates with or merges into any other Person and is not the continuing or surviving corporation or entity of such consolidation or merger or (ii) transfers or conveys all or substantially all of its properties and assets to any Person, then, and in each such case, to the extent necessary, proper provision shall be made so that the successors and assignees of the Company assume the obligations of the Company with respect to indemnification of members of the Board of Directors as in effect immediately before such transaction, whether such obligations are contained in the Companys Bylaws, its Charter, the Indemnification Agreements (as defined in the Purchase Agreement) or elsewhere, as the case may be.
5.7. Board Expenses. The Company shall reimburse the nonemployee directors for all reasonable out-of-pocket travel expenses incurred in connection with attending meetings of the Board of Directors.
5.8. Board Committees. The MPM Director, the Prism Director, the TVM Director, the Skyline Director, the Abingworth Director and the Pharmstandard Director (each as