Form 253G2

 

Filed pursuant to Rule 253(g)(2)

File No. 024-11602

 

Supplement No. 3 DATED JANUARY 3, 2022

(to the Offering Circular dated December 13, 2021)

 

RespireRx Pharmaceuticals Inc.

126 Valley Road, Suite C

Glen Rock, New Jersey 07452

(201) 444-4947

 

This Offering Circular Supplement No. 3 (“Supplement No. 3”) supplements and amends the offering circular of RespireRx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the “Company”) dated December 13, 2021 as previously supplemented by Offering Circular Supplement No. 1 on December 14, 2021 and by Offering Circular No. 2 on December 14, 2021 (the “Offering Circular”), relating to Company’s Tier 2 offering under Regulation A of Section 3(6) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, of up to 375,000,000 shares of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.001 per share (the “Common Stock”), at an offering price of $0.02 per share, for a maximum offering amount of $7,500,000 (the “Offering”). This Supplement No. 3 should be read in conjunction with the Offering Circular and is qualified by reference to the Offering Circular except to the extent that the information in this Supplement No. 3 supersedes the information contained in the Offering Circular.

 

Note Purchase Agreement with Quick Capital LLC

 

As of December 23, 2021 (the “Effective Date”), RespireRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the “Company”) and Quick Capital, LLC (“QC”) entered into a Note Purchase Agreement (the “NPA”) pursuant to which QC provided a sum of $78,300 (the “Consideration”) to the Company, in return for a Convertible Promissory Note (the “Note”) with a face amount of $87,000 (which difference in value as compared to the Consideration is due to an original issue discount of $8,700), and 1,553,000 commitment shares (the “Commitment Shares”). The Note matures 120 days after the issue date (“Maturity Date”) unless extended by the Company to a date that is 180 days following the issue date. The Note is convertible only in the event of a default as defined in the Note. If an event of default occurs, the Note is convertible at $0.02 per share of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.001 (“Common Stock”). Pursuant to the terms of the NPA, on the 121st day following the issue date, if any event of default has occurred, the Company shall deliver one or more warrants in a form attached to the NPA as Exhibit B. Such warrant or warrants if issued, would be exercisable into 4,785,000 shares of the Common Stock unless the Company properly extends the Maturity Date, at which time, upon the 181st day following the issuance of the Note, if any event of default has occurred, the Company shall issue a warrant exercisable into 6,525,000 shares of Common Stock. The warrant or warrants if issued, will be exercisable for five years at an exercise price of $0.02 per share of Common Stock on a cash or cashless basis. In addition, and to induce QC to enter into the NPA, the Company has, pursuant to the NPA, granted to QC, piggy-back registration rights under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) with respect to the Common Stock issuable pursuant to the NPA. The net proceeds of the Consideration, which were received by the Company on December 23, 2021, were used and will continue to be used for general corporate purposes, including the payment of accrued obligations.

 

The Note obligates the Company to pay on the 120th day after the issue date, a principal amount of $87,000 together with interest at a rate equal to 10% per annum. The interest, is guaranteed and earned in full as of the Effective Date. Any amount of principal or interest that is not paid by the Maturity Date would bear interest at the rate of 24% from the Maturity Date to the date it is paid.

 

The conversion rights and warrant exercise rights become effective upon any event of default, provided that the conversion would not result in QC beneficially owning more than 9.99% of the Company’s then outstanding Common Stock. The conversion price or warrant exercise price, as applicable would be equal to $0.02, subject to equitable adjustments for stock splits, stock dividends, combinations, recapitalizations, extraordinary distributions and similar events. Upon any conversion, all rights with respect to the portion of the Note being so converted will terminate, except for the right to receive Common Stock or other securities, cash or other assets as provided for in the Note.

 

At any time during the period beginning on the Issue Date and ending on the date which is day immediately prior to the maturity date, the Company shall have the right, exercisable on not less than three (3) trading days prior written notice to the QC or other holder, of the Note to prepay the outstanding Note (principal and accrued interest), in full by making a payment to QC or other holder of an amount in cash equal to 110 (10% prepayment premium), multiplied by the sum of: (w) the then outstanding principal amount of this Note plus (x) accrued and unpaid interest on the unpaid principal amount of this Note. To the extent a partial prepayment is made, the amount of principal and/or accrued but unpaid interest deemed prepaid, shall be 90.9090% of the amount paid and $9.0909 shall be deemed the 10% prepayment premium. While any portion of the Note is outstanding, if the Company receives cash proceeds from a closing of an offering pursuant to Regulation A, the Company shall, within one (1) business day of the Company’s receipt of such proceeds, inform the holder, of such receipt, following which holder has the right to require the Company to immediately apply 10% or any lesser portion of such proceeds to repay all or any portion of the outstanding amounts owed under the Note. In the event that such proceeds are received by holder prior to the maturity date, the required prepayment shall be subject to all prepayment terms in the Note.

 

The Note requires that the Company reserve the greater of (i) 16,312,500 shares of Common Stock or (ii) one and a half times the number of shares into which the Note may convert. The warrant requires that the Company reserve one and a half times the number of shares into which the Warrant is at any time exercisable.

 

The NPA includes, among other things: (1) the grant of an option to QC to incorporate into the Note any terms applicable to a subsequent issuance of a convertible note or security by the Company that are more beneficial to an investor than the terms of the NPA and Note are to QC; and (2) certain registration rights which are included in the NPA and the right to have any shares of Common Stock issued in connection with the conversion of the Note or exercise of the Warrant included in any Regulation A offering statement that the Company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission after the issue date.

 

The Note, the warrant, and the shares of Common Stock issuable upon conversion or exercise thereof, as applicable, were offered and sold to QC in reliance upon specific exemptions from the registration requirements of United States federal and state securities laws.

 

This Supplement No. 3 attaches the Current Report on Form 8-K that the Company filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on December 29, 2021.

 

Investing in our securities involves a high degree of risk. You should review carefully the risks and uncertainties described under the heading “Risk Factors” beginning on page 10 of the Offering Circular, and under similar headings in any amendments or supplements to the Offering Circular.

 

Neither the Securities and Exchange Commission nor any state securities commission has approved or disapproved of these securities or passed upon the adequacy or accuracy of the Offering Circular or this Supplement No. 1. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offense.

 

The date of this Supplement No. 3 is January 3, 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

Current Report

 

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 23, 2021

 

RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware   1-16467   33-0303583
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission
File Number)
  (I.R.S Employer
Identification No.)

 

126 Valley Road, Suite C

Glen Rock, New Jersey

  07452
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (201) 444-4947

 

 

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
N/A   N/A   N/A

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐

 

 

 

 

 

 

Item 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

 

Note Purchase Agreement with Quick Capital LLC

 

On December 31, 2021 (the “Effective Date”), RespireRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. (the “Company”) and Quick Capital, LLC (“QC”) entered into a Note Purchase Agreement (the “NPA”) pursuant to which QC provided a sum of $78,300 (the “Consideration”) to the Company, in return for a Convertible Promissory Note (the “Note”) with a face amount of $87,000 (which difference in value as compared to the Consideration is due to an original issue discount of $8,700), and 1,553,000 commitment shares (the “Commitment Shares”). The Note matures 120 days after the issue date (“Maturity Date”) unless extended by the Company to a date that is 180 days following the issue date. The Note is convertible only in the event of a default as defined in the Note. If an event of default occurs, the Note is convertible at $0.02 per share of the Company’s common stock, par value $0.001 (“Common Stock”). Pursuant to the terms of the NPA, on the 121st day following the issue date, if any event of default has occurred, the Company shall deliver one or more warrants in a form attached to the NPA as Exhibit B. Such warrant or warrants if issued, would be exercisable into 4,785,000 shares of the Common Stock unless the Company properly extends the Maturity Date, at which time, upon the 181st day following the issuance of the Note, if any event of default has occurred, the Company shall issue a warrant exercisable into 6,525,000 shares of Common Stock. The warrant or warrants if issued, will be exercisable for five years at an exercise price of $0.02 per share of Common Stock on a cash or cashless basis. In addition, and to induce QC to enter into the NPA, the Company has, pursuant to the NPA, granted to QC, piggy-back registration rights under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) with respect to the Common Stock issuable pursuant to the NPA. The net proceeds of the Consideration, which were received by the Company on December 31, 2021, were used and will continue to be used for general corporate purposes, including the payment of accrued obligations.

 

The Note obligates the Company to pay on the 120th day after the issue date, a principal amount of $87,000 together with interest at a rate equal to 10% per annum. The interest, is guaranteed and earned in full as of the Effective Date. Any amount of principal or interest that is not paid by the Maturity Date would bear interest at the rate of 24% from the Maturity Date to the date it is paid.

 

The conversion rights and warrant exercise rights become effective upon any event of default, provided that the conversion would not result in QC beneficially owning more than 9.99% of the Company’s then outstanding Common Stock. The conversion price or warrant exercise price, as applicable would be equal to $0.02, subject to equitable adjustments for stock splits, stock dividends, combinations, recapitalizations, extraordinary distributions and similar events. Upon any conversion, all rights with respect to the portion of the Note being so converted will terminate, except for the right to receive Common Stock or other securities, cash or other assets as provided for in the Note.

 

At any time during the period beginning on the Issue Date and ending on the date which is day immediately prior to the maturity date, the Company shall have the right, exercisable on not less than three (3) trading days prior written notice to the QC or other holder, of the Note to prepay the outstanding Note (principal and accrued interest), in full by making a payment to QC or other holder of an amount in cash equal to 110 (10% prepayment premium), multiplied by the sum of: (w) the then outstanding principal amount of this Note plus (x) accrued and unpaid interest on the unpaid principal amount of this Note. To the extent a partial prepayment is made, the amount of principal and/or accrued but unpaid interest deemed prepaid, shall be 90.9090% of the amount paid and $9.0909 shall be deemed the 10% prepayment premium. While any portion of the Note is outstanding, if the Company receives cash proceeds from a closing of an offering pursuant to Regulation A, the Company shall, within one (1) business day of the Company’s receipt of such proceeds, inform the holder, of such receipt, following which holder has the right to require the Company to immediately apply 10% or any lesser portion of such proceeds to repay all or any portion of the outstanding amounts owed under the Note. In the event that such proceeds are received by holder prior to the maturity date, the required prepayment shall be subject to all prepayment terms in the Note.

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The Note requires that the Company reserve the greater of (i) 16,312,500 shares of Common Stock or (ii) one and a half times the number of shares into which the Note may convert. The warrant requires that the Company reserve one and a half times the number of shares into which the Warrant is at any time exercisable.

 

The NPA includes, among other things: (1) the grant of an option to QC to incorporate into the Note any terms applicable to a subsequent issuance of a convertible note or security by the Company that are more beneficial to an investor than the terms of the NPA and Note are to QC; and (2) certain registration rights which are included in the NPA and the right to have any shares of Common Stock issued in connection with the conversion of the Note or exercise of the Warrant included in any Regulation A offering statement that the Company files with the Securities and Exchange Commission after the issue date.

 

The Note, the warrant, and the shares of Common Stock issuable upon conversion or exercise thereof, as applicable, were offered and sold to QC in reliance upon specific exemptions from the registration requirements of United States federal and state securities laws.

 

The descriptions of the NPA, and the Note, do not purport to be complete and are qualified in their entirety by reference to the NPA and the Note which are included as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, respectively, to this Current Report on Form 8-K and are incorporated herein by reference.

 

Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

 

The information provided in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Item 2.03.

 

Item 3.02 Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.

 

The information provided in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference into this Item 3.02.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit No.   Exhibit Description
99.1   Note Purchase Agreement, dated December 23, 2021, between RespireRx Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Quick Capital, LLC.
99.2   Convertible PromissoryNote, dated December 23, 2021.
104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

 

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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

Date: December 29, 2021 RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS INC.
  (Registrant)
     
  By: /s/ Jeff E. Margolis
    Jeff E. Margolis
    SVP, CFO, Secretary and Treasurer

 

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Exhibit 99.1

 

NOTE PURCHASE AGREEMENT

 

THIS NOTE PURCHASE AGREEMENT (this “Agreement”), dated as of December 23, 2021, (the “Execution Date”), is entered into by and between RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), and QUICK CAPITAL, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company (the “Buyer”). Each capitalized term used herein shall have the meaning ascribed thereto in Section 10 below, or as otherwise defined herein.

 

WHEREAS, the Company and the Buyer are executing and delivering this Agreement in reliance upon an exemption from securities registration afforded by the rules and regulations as promulgated by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”); and

 

WHEREAS, the Buyer desires to purchase and the Company desires to issue and sell, upon the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement a convertible promissory note of the Company with a maturity amount of $87,000.00, in the form attached hereto as Exhibit A, in an aggregate funded amount of $78,300 as set forth on the Issuance Schedule attached hereto (such note, together with any note(s) issued in replacement thereof or as a dividend thereon or otherwise with respect thereto in accordance with the terms thereof, the “Note”), convertible only upon Default into shares (the “Conversion Shares”) of common stock, $0.001 par value per share, of the Company (the “Common Stock”) pursuant to the terms of the Note; and

 

WHEREAS, as inducement to enter into this Agreement, and for the funding of each Note, the Company desires to issue to the Buyer shares of Common Stock (the “Commitment Shares”) as set forth herein.

 

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants contained in this Agreement, and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and adequacy of which are hereby acknowledged, the Company and the Buyer hereby agree as follows:

 

1.PURCHASE AND SALE OF SECURITIES.

 

(a)Closing. On the Closing Date (as defined below), the Company shall sell and issue to the Buyer and the Buyer shall purchase the Note in such principal amount, and for such funding price, set forth on the Issuance Schedule under “December 2021 Closing” (the “Closing”), which such funding amount shall be $78,300.00 for the Closing (the “Company Funding Amount”). The date on which Buyer funds the Note shall be the “Funding Date.”
   
(b)Closing Date. Subject to the satisfaction (or written waiver) of the conditions set forth in Section 7 and Section 8 below, the date of the issuance and sale of the Note constituting the Closing pursuant to this Agreement (the “Closing Date”) shall be the Execution Date.
   
(c)Form of Payment. On the Funding Date, the Buyer shall deliver the Company Funding Amount by wire transfer of immediately available funds, in accordance with the Company’s written wiring instructions.

 

 

 

 

(d)Warrants. Upon an Event of Default, as defined in the Note, and only upon an Event of Default, the Company shall deliver one or more warrants exercisable into shares (the “Warrant Shares”) of Common Stock in the form attached hereto as Exhibit B (the “Warrant”) to the Buyer as follows:

 

(i) Upon the 121st day following the issuance of the Note, if any Event of Default (as defined in the Note) has occurred, the Company shall issue a Warrant exercisable into 4,785,000 Warrant Shares to the Buyer (the “120 Day Warrant”), provided that;

 

(ii) In the event that the Company has properly extended the maturity date of the Note by 60 days (to 180 days post issuance) in accordance with the terms of the Note, the 120 Day Warrant shall not be issued, however, upon the 181st day following the issuance of the Note, if any Event of Default (as defined in the Note) has occurred, the Company shall issue one or more warrants exercisable into 6,525,000 Warrant Shares of Common Stock to the Buyer.

 

(e)Commitment Shares. The Company shall be required to deliver the Commitment Shares to the Buyer, and the Buyer shall be entitled to receive such shares, in an aggregate amount of 1,553,000 shares of Common Stock and as set forth on the Issuance Schedule.

 

2.REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF THE BUYER. The Buyer represents and warrants to the Company that:

 

(a)Investment Purpose. As of the Execution Date, the Closing Date and the Funding Date, the Buyer is purchasing the Securities for its own account for investment only and not with a view towards the public sale or distribution thereof, except pursuant to sales registered or exempted from registration under the Securities Act; provided, however, that by making the foregoing representation and warranty, the Buyer does not agree to hold any of the Securities for any minimum or other specific term and reserves the right to dispose of all or any portion of the Securities at any time in accordance with or pursuant to a registration statement or an exemption under the Securities Act.
   
(b)Reliance on Exemptions. The Buyer understands that the Securities are being offered and sold to it in reliance upon specific exemptions from the registration requirements of United States federal and state securities laws and that the Company is relying upon the truth and accuracy of, and the Buyer’s compliance with, the representations, warranties, agreements, acknowledgments and understandings of the Buyer set forth herein in order to determine the availability of such exemptions and the eligibility of the Buyer to acquire the Securities.

 

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(c)Information. The Buyer and its advisors, if any, have been furnished with all materials relating to the business, finances and operations of the Company and materials relating to the offer and sale of the Securities which have been requested by the Buyer or its advisors. The Buyer and its advisors, if any, have been afforded the opportunity to ask questions of the Company. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Company has not disclosed to the Buyer any material non-public information and will not disclose such information unless such information is disclosed to the public prior to or promptly following such disclosure to the Buyer. Neither such inquiries nor any other due diligence investigation conducted by Buyer or any of its advisors or representatives shall modify, amend or affect Buyer’s right to rely on the Company’s representations and warranties contained in Section 3 below.
   
(d)Authorization; Enforcement; Organization. This Agreement has been duly and validly authorized by the Buyer. This Agreement has been duly executed and delivered on behalf of the Buyer, and this Agreement constitutes a valid and binding agreement of the Buyer enforceable in accordance with its terms. The Buyer is a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of Wyoming.
   
(e)Accredited Investor Status. The Buyer is (i) an “accredited investor” as that term is defined in Rule 501 of the General Rules and Regulations under the Securities Act by reason of Rule 501(a)(3) (an “Accredited Investor”), (ii) experienced in making investments of the kind described in this Agreement and the related documents, (iii) able, by reason of the business and financial experience of its officers (if an entity) and professional advisors (who are not affiliated with or compensated in any way by the Company or any of its Affiliates or selling agents), to protect its own interests in connection with the transactions described in this Agreement, and the related documents, and (iv) able to afford the entire loss of its investment in the Securities.
   
(f)General Solicitation. The Buyer is not purchasing the Securities as a result of any advertisement, article, notice or other communication regarding the Securities published in any newspaper, magazine or similar media or broadcast over television or radio or presented at any seminar or any other general solicitation or general advertisement.

 

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3.REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES OF THE COMPANY. The Company represents and warrants to the Buyer that as of the Execution Date and as of the Closing Date and as of the Funding Date (or as of such other time expressly specified below):

 

(a)Corporate Governance Compliance:

 

(i)Issuance of Commitment Shares, Note and Conversion Shares and Warrant and Warrant Shares. The Note has been duly authorized and is being validly issued to the Buyer. The Conversion Shares have been duly authorized and fully reserved for issuance and, upon conversion of the Note in accordance with its terms, will be validly issued, fully paid and non-assessable, and free from all taxes, liens, claims and encumbrances with respect to the issue thereof, with the holders being entitled to all rights accorded to a holder of Common Stock. The Conversion Shares shall not be subject to pre-emptive rights or other similar rights of stockholders of the Company (except to the extent already waived) and will not impose personal liability upon the holder thereof, other than restrictions on transfer provided for in the Transaction Documents and under the Securities Act. The Warrant has been duly authorized and upon issuance, will be validly issued to the Buyer. The Warrant Shares have been duly authorized and fully reserved for issuance and, upon exercise of the Warrant in accordance with its terms, will be validly issued, fully paid and non-assessable, and free from all taxes, liens, claims and encumbrances with respect to the issue thereof, with the holders being entitled to all rights accorded to a holder of Common Stock. The Warrant Shares shall not be subject to pre-emptive rights or other similar rights of stockholders of the Company (except to the extent already waived) and will not impose personal liability upon the holder thereof, other than restrictions on transfer provided for in the Transaction Documents and under the Securities Act. The Commitment Shares have been duly authorized and upon delivery to the Buyer shall be validly issued, fully paid and non-assessable, and free from all taxes, Liens, claims and encumbrances with respect to the issue thereof, with the Buyer being entitled to all rights accorded to a holder of Common Stock. The Commitment Shares shall not be subject to pre-emptive rights or other similar rights of stockholders of the Company (except to the extent already waived) and will not impose personal liability upon the holder thereof, other than restrictions on transfer provided for in the Transaction Documents and under the Securities Act.
   
(ii)Organization and Qualification. The Company is a corporation duly incorporated, validly existing and in good standing under the laws of the State of Delaware, with the requisite corporate power and authority to own and use its properties and assets and to carry on its business as currently conducted. Each of the Subsidiaries is an entity duly incorporated or otherwise organized, and, to the extent such Subsidiary is a Material Subsidiary as defined below, is validly existing and in good standing under the laws of the jurisdiction of its incorporation or organization, with the requisite corporate power and authority to own and use its properties and assets and to carry on its business as currently conducted. Each of the Company and the Material Subsidiaries is not in violation or default of any of the provisions of its respective certificate or articles of incorporation, bylaws or other organizational or charter documents. Each of the Company and its Material Subsidiaries is duly qualified to conduct business and is in good standing as a foreign corporation or other entity 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, have or reasonably be expected to result in a Material Adverse Effect proceeding has been instituted in any such jurisdiction revoking, limiting or curtailing or seeking to revoke, limit or curtail such power and authority or qualification. As of the Closing Date or the Funding Date, whichever is later, the Company has no Material Subsidiaries.

 

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(iii)Authorization; Enforcement. The Company has the requisite corporate power and authority to enter into and perform its obligations under this Agreement and the other Transaction Documents. The execution and delivery of this Agreement and the other Transaction Documents by the Company and the consummation by it of the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby have been duly authorized by all necessary corporate action, and no further consent or authorization of the Company or its Board of Directors or stockholders is required. Each of this Agreement and the other Transaction Documents has been duly executed and delivered by the Company and constitutes a valid and binding obligation of the Company enforceable against the Company in accordance with its terms, except as such enforceability may be limited by applicable bankruptcy, insolvency, or similar laws relating to, or affecting generally the enforcement of, creditors’ rights and remedies or by other equitable principles of general application.
   
(iv)Capitalization. As of the Execution Date, the authorized capital stock of the Company is as set forth in the SEC Documents (as defined below). Except as set forth on Schedule 3(a)(iv), the Company has not issued any capital stock since its most recently filed SEC Document, other than pursuant to the exercise of employee stock options under the Company’s stock option plans, the issuance of shares of Common Stock to employees pursuant to the Company’s employee stock purchase plans and pursuant to the conversion and/or exercise of Common Stock Equivalents outstanding as of the date of the most recently filed SEC Document. Except as disclosed in the SEC Documents, no shares are reserved for issuance pursuant to the Company’s stock option plans, no shares are reserved for issuance pursuant to the terms of any Common Stock Equivalents (other than the Note and the Warrant) exercisable for, or convertible into or exchangeable for shares of Common Stock and sufficient shares are reserved for issuance upon conversion of the Note and upon exercise of the Warrant (as required by the Note, the Warrant and Transfer Agent Instruction Letter). All of such outstanding shares of capital stock are, or upon issuance will be, duly authorized, validly issued, fully paid and non-assessable. No shares of capital stock of the Company are subject to pre-emptive rights or any other similar rights of the stockholders of the Company or any liens or encumbrances imposed through the actions or failure to act of the Company. Except as disclosed in the SEC Documents, as of the Execution Date, (i) there are no outstanding options, warrants, scrip, rights to subscribe for, puts, calls, rights of first refusal, agreements, understandings, claims or other commitments or rights of any character whatsoever relating to, or securities or rights convertible into or exchangeable for any shares of capital stock of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, or arrangements by which the Company or any of its Subsidiaries is or may become bound to issue additional shares of capital stock of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, (ii) there are no agreements or arrangements under which the Company or any of its Subsidiaries is obligated to register the sale of any of its or their securities under the Securities Act and (iii) there are no anti-dilution or price adjustment provisions contained in any security issued by the Company (or in any agreement providing rights to security holders) that will be triggered by the issuance of the Securities. The Company has filed in its SEC Documents true and correct copies of the Company’s Certificate of Incorporation as in effect on the Execution Date, the Company’s bylaws, as in effect on the Execution Date, and the terms of all securities convertible into or exercisable for Common Stock of the Company and the material rights of the holders thereof in respect thereto, except as disclosed on Schedule 3(a)(iv). The Company shall provide the Buyer a certification of this representation signed by the Company’s Chief Executive Officer on behalf of the Company as of the Closing Date.

 

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(v)No Conflicts. The execution, delivery and performance of this Agreement and the other Transaction Documents by the Company and the consummation by the Company of the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby (including, without limitation, the issuance and reservation for issuance of the Conversion Shares and the Warrant Shares) will not (a) result in a violation of the Company’s or any Subsidiary’s certificate or articles of incorporation, by-laws or other organizational or charter documents, (b) conflict with, or constitute a material default (or an event that with notice or lapse of time or both would become a material default) under, result in the creation of any Lien upon any of the properties or assets of the Company or any Subsidiary, or give to others any rights of termination, amendment, acceleration or cancellation of, any agreement, indenture, instrument or any “lock-up” or similar provision of any underwriting or similar agreement to which the Company or any Subsidiary is a party, or (c) result in a violation of any federal, state or local law, rule, regulation, order, judgment or decree (including federal and state securities laws and regulations) applicable to the Company or any Subsidiary or by which any property or asset of the Company or any Subsidiary is bound or affected (except for such conflicts, defaults, terminations, amendments, accelerations, cancellations and violations as would not, individually or in the aggregate, have a Material Adverse Effect), nor is the Company otherwise in violation of, conflict with or in default under any of the foregoing. The business of the Company is not being conducted in violation of any law, ordinance or regulation of any governmental entity, except for possible violations that either singly or in the aggregate do not and will not have a Material Adverse Effect. The Company is not required under federal, state or local law, rule or regulation to obtain any consent, authorization or order of, or make any filing or registration with, any court or governmental agency in order for it to issue the Conversion Shares or the Warrant Shares or to execute, deliver or perform any of its obligations under this Agreement or the other Transaction Documents (other than any SEC, FINRA or state securities filings that may be required to be made by the Company subsequent to Closing).

 

(b)SEC and Offering Compliance:

 

(i)SEC Documents. The Company has filed all reports, schedules, forms, statements and other documents required to be filed by the Company under the Securities Act and the Exchange Act for the Company to be deemed fully “fully reporting” and “current” and in compliance with the periodic and current reporting requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Exchange Act, and in compliance with the Rule 144(c)(1) under the Securities Act (the foregoing materials, including the exhibits thereto and documents incorporated by reference therein, being collectively referred to herein as the “SEC Documents”). The SEC Documents comply in all material respects with the requirements of the Securities Act and the Exchange Act, as applicable, and other federal laws, rules and regulations applicable to such SEC Documents, and none of the SEC Documents contain any untrue statement of a material fact or omit to state a material fact required to be stated therein or necessary in order to make the statements therein, in light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading.

 

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(ii)Financial Statements. The financial statements of the Company included in its SEC Documents (the “Financial Statements”) comply as to form and substance in all material respects with applicable accounting requirements and the published rules and regulations of the SEC as well as other applicable rules and regulations with respect thereto. Such Financial Statements have been prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles applied on a consistent basis during the periods involved (except (a) as may be otherwise indicated in such Financial Statements or the notes thereto or (b) in the case of unaudited interim statements, to the extent they may not include footnotes or may be condensed or summary statements) and fairly present in all material respects the financial position of the Company as of the dates thereof and the results of operations and cash flows for the periods then ended (subject, in the case of unaudited statements, to normal, immaterial, year-end audit adjustments). The Company maintains a system of internal accounting controls appropriate for its size. There is no transaction, arrangement, or other relationship between the Company and an unconsolidated or other off balance sheet entity that is not disclosed by the Company in its Financial Statements or otherwise that would be reasonably likely to have a Material Adverse Effect. Except with respect to the material terms and conditions of the transactions contemplated by the Transaction Documents, the Company confirms that neither it nor any other Person acting on its behalf has provided the Buyer or its agents or counsel with any information that it believes constitutes or might constitute material, non-public information. The Company understands and confirms that the Buyer will rely on the foregoing representation in effecting transactions in securities of the Company.
   
(iii)Acknowledgment Regarding Buyer’s Purchase of Securities. The Company acknowledges and agrees that the Buyer is acting solely in the capacity of an arm’s length purchaser with respect to the Transaction Documents and the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby and that the Buyer is neither (i) an officer or director of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, nor (ii) an “affiliate” (as defined in Rule 144) of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries. The Company further acknowledges that the Buyer is not acting as a financial advisor or fiduciary of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries (or in any similar capacity) with respect to the Transaction Documents and the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby, and any advice given by a Buyer or any of its representatives or agents in connection with the Transaction Documents and the transactions contemplated hereby and thereby is merely incidental to the Buyer’s purchase of the Securities. The Company further represents to the Buyer that the Company’s decision to enter into the Transaction Documents has been based solely on the independent evaluation by the Company and its representatives.

 

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(iv)No Integrated Offering. Neither the Company, nor any person acting on its or their behalf, has directly or indirectly made any offers or sales in any security or solicited any offers to buy any security under circumstances that would require registration under the Securities Act of the issuance of the Securities to the Buyer. The issuance of the Securities to the Buyer will not be integrated with any other issuance of the Company’s securities (past, current or future) for purposes of any stockholder approval provisions applicable to the Company or its securities.
   
(v)Brokers. Except as set forth on Schedule 3(b)(v), no broker is entitled to a commission payable by the Company in connection with the transactions contemplated by this transaction and the Company has taken no action which would give rise to any claim by any person for brokerage commissions, transaction fees or similar payments relating to this Agreement or the transactions contemplated hereby. Any all fees due to any brokers shall be paid and satisfied by the Company at the Closing except as otherwise provided in Section 1(c) of this Agreement.
   
(vi)Disclosure. All information relating to or concerning the Company or any of its Subsidiaries set forth in this Agreement and provided to the Buyer pursuant in connection with the transactions contemplated hereby is true and correct in all material respects and the Company has not omitted to state any material fact necessary in order to make the statements made herein or therein, in light of the circumstances under which they were made, not misleading. No event or circumstance has occurred or exists with respect to the Company or any of its Subsidiaries or its or their business, properties, prospects, operations or financial conditions, which, under applicable law, rule or regulation, requires public disclosure or announcement by the Company but which has not been so publicly announced or disclosed (assuming for this purpose that the Company’s reports filed under the Exchange Act are being incorporated into a qualified filing pursuant to Regulation of the Securities Act, by the Company under the Securities Act).
   
(vii)Shell Company Status. The Company is not currently an issuer identified in Rule 144(i)(1)(i) under the Securities Act, and, if it was at any time previously been such an issuer, then the Company is subject to the reporting requirements of Section 13 or 15(d) of the Exchange Act, 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, and, as of a date at least one year prior to the Execution Date, has filed current “Form 10 information” with the SEC (as defined in Rule 144(i)(3) of the Securities Act) reflecting its status as an entity that is no longer an issuer described in Rule 144(i)(1)(i) of the Securities Act.

 

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(viii)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 hereunder, 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” disqualifying events described in Rule 506(d)(1)(i)(viii) under the Securities Act (each, 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 Buyers a copy of any disclosures provided thereunder.
   
(ix)Other Covered Persons. The Company is not aware of any Person (other than any Issuer Covered Person) that has been or will be paid (directly or indirectly) remuneration for solicitation of buyers or potential purchasers in connection with the sale of any Regulation D Securities.
   
(x)No General Solicitation; Placement Agent. Neither the Company, nor any of its Subsidiaries or Affiliates, nor any Person acting on its or their behalf, has engaged in any form of general solicitation or general advertising (within the meaning of Regulation D) in connection with the offer or sale of the Securities. Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has engaged any placement agent in connection with the sale of the Securities. In the event that a broker-dealer or other agent or advisory is engaged by the Company subsequent to the Closing, the Company shall be responsible for the payment of any placement agent’s fees, financial advisory fees, or brokers’ commissions (other than for persons engaged by any Buyer or its investment advisor) relating to or arising out of the transactions contemplated hereby in connection with the sale of the Securities. The Company shall pay, and hold the Buyer harmless against, any liability, loss or expense (including, without limitation, attorney’s fees and out-of-pocket expenses) arising in connection with any such claim.
   
(xi)Investment Company Status. The Company is not, and upon consummation of the sale of the Securities will not be, an “investment company,” a company controlled by an “investment company” or an “affiliated person” of, or “promoter” or “principal underwriter” for, an “investment company” as such terms are defined in the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended.
   
(xii)Transfer Taxes. On the Closing Date, all stock transfer or other taxes (other than income or similar taxes) which are required to be paid in connection with the sale and transfer of the Securities to be sold to the Buyer hereunder will be, or will have been, fully paid or provided for by the Company, and all laws imposing such taxes will be or will have been complied with.
   
(xiii)Compliance with Rule 15c2-11. On the Closing Date, and at all times that any of the Securities remain outstanding, the Company shall maintain as publicly available all information required by paragraph (b) of Rule 15c2-11 of the Exchange Act (as effective on September 26, 2021), as amended, such that brokers or dealers attempting to publish any quotation for the Common Stock or, directly or indirectly, to submit any such quotation for publication, shall be able to comply with Rule 15c2-11(a).

 

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(c)Operations Related:

 

(i)Absence of Certain Changes. No event has occurred that would have a Material Adverse Effect on the Company or any Subsidiary that has not been disclosed in the SEC Documents. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, except as disclosed in the SEC Documents, neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has taken any of the actions set forth on Schedule 3(c)(i).
   
(ii)Absence of Litigation. Except as disclosed in the SEC Documents, there are no actions, suits, investigations, inquiries or proceedings pending or, to the Knowledge of the Company, threatened against or affecting the Company, any Subsidiary or any of their respective properties, nor has the Company received any written or oral notice of any such action, suit, proceeding, inquiry or investigation, which would have a Material Adverse Effect or would require disclosure under the Securities Act or the Exchange Act. No judgment, order, writ, injunction or decree or award has been issued by or, to the Knowledge of the Company, requested of any court, arbitrator or governmental agency which would have a Material Adverse Effect. Except as disclosed in the SEC Documents or as set forth on Schedule 3(c)(ii) there has not been, and to the Knowledge of the Company, there is not pending or contemplated, any investigation by the SEC involving the Company, any Subsidiary or any current or former director or officer of the Company or any Subsidiary.
   
(iii)Patents, Copyrights, etc. The Company and the Subsidiaries own or possess adequate rights or licenses to use all material trademarks, trade names, service marks, service mark registrations, service names, patents, patent rights, copyrights, inventions, licenses, approvals, governmental authorizations, trade secrets and rights necessary to conduct their respective businesses as now conducted (“Intellectual Property”). None of the Company’s nor any Subsidiary’s Intellectual Property rights have expired or terminated, or, by the terms and conditions thereof, could expire or terminate within two years from the Execution Date other than by default under agreements that grant such rights. The Company does not have any Knowledge of any infringement by the Company and/or any Subsidiary of any material trademark, trade name rights, patents, patent rights, copyrights, inventions, licenses, service names, service marks, service mark registrations, trade secret or other similar rights of others, or of any such development of similar or identical trade secrets or technical information by others, and there is no claim, action or proceeding being made or brought against, or to the Company’s Knowledge, being threatened against, the Company and/or any Subsidiary regarding trademark, trade name, patents, patent rights, invention, copyright, license, service names, service marks, service mark registrations, trade secret or other infringement, which could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

 

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(iv)Tax Status. The Company and each of its Material Subsidiaries has made or filed all federal and material state and foreign income and all other material tax returns, reports and declarations required by any jurisdiction to which it is subject (unless and only to the extent that the Company and each of its Material Subsidiaries has set aside on its books provisions reasonably adequate for the payment of all unpaid and unreported taxes) and has paid all taxes and other governmental assessments and charges that are material in amount, shown or determined to be due on such returns, reports and declarations, except those being contested in good faith and has set aside on its books provisions reasonably adequate for the payment of all taxes for periods subsequent to the periods to which such returns, reports or declarations apply. There are no unpaid taxes in any material amount claimed to be due by the taxing authority of any jurisdiction, and the officers of the Company know of no basis for any such claim. The Company has not executed a waiver with respect to the statute of limitations relating to the assessment or collection of any foreign, federal, state or local tax. None of the Company’s tax returns is presently being audited by any taxing authority.
   
(v)Certain Transactions. Except as set forth in the SEC Documents, none of the officers or directors of the Company or any Subsidiary, and to the Knowledge of the Company, none of the employees of the Company or any Subsidiary is presently a party to any transaction with the Company or any Subsidiary (other than for services as employees, officers and directors), including any contract, agreement or other arrangement providing for the furnishing of services to or by, providing for rental of real or personal property to or from, or otherwise requiring payments to or from any officer, director or such employee or, to the Knowledge of the Company, any entity in which any officer, director, or any such employee has a substantial interest or is an officer, director, trustee or partner, in each case in excess of the lesser of (i) $120,000 or (ii) one percent of the average of the Company’s total assets at year end for the last two completed fiscal years, other than for (i) payment of salary or consulting fees for services rendered, (ii) reimbursement for expenses incurred on behalf of the Company or any Subsidiary and (iii) other employee benefits, including stock option agreements under any stock option plan of the Company.
   
(vi)Permits; Compliance. The Company and each of its Subsidiaries is in possession of all franchises, grants, authorizations, licenses, permits, easements, variances, exemptions, consents, certificates, approvals and orders necessary to own, lease and operate its properties and to carry on its business as it is now being conducted (collectively, the “Company Permits”), and there is no action pending or, to the Knowledge of the Company, threatened regarding suspension or cancellation of any of the Company Permits. Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries is in conflict with, or in default or violation of, any of the Company Permits, except for any such conflicts, defaults or violations which, individually or in the aggregate, would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. Neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has received any notification with respect to possible conflicts, defaults or violations of applicable laws, except for notices relating to possible conflicts, defaults or violations, which conflicts, defaults or violations would not have a Material Adverse Effect.

 

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(vii)Environmental Matters. The Company is in compliance with all applicable Environmental Laws in all respects except where the failure to comply does not have and could not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect. For purposes of the foregoing: “Environmental Laws” means, collectively, the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980, as amended, the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986, the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, the Toxic Substances Control Act, as amended, the Clean Air Act, as amended, the Clean Water Act, as amended, any other “Superfund” or “Superlien” law or any other applicable federal, state or local statute, law, ordinance, code, rule, regulation, order or decree regulating, relating to, or imposing liability or standards of conduct concerning, the environment or any Hazardous Material.
   
(viii)Title to Property. Except as disclosed in the SEC Documents, the Company and each Subsidiary has good and marketable title in fee simple to all real property owned by it and good and marketable title in all personal property owned by it that is material to the business of the Company and each Subsidiary, in each case free and clear of all Liens and, except for Liens as do not materially affect the value of such property and do not materially interfere with the use made and proposed to be made of such property by the Company or any Subsidiary and Liens for the payment of federal, state or other taxes, the payment of which is neither delinquent nor subject to penalties. Any real property and facilities held under lease by the Company or any Subsidiary is held under valid, subsisting and enforceable leases with which the Company is in compliance with such exceptions as are not material and do not interfere with the use made and proposed to be made of such property and buildings by the Company or any Subsidiary.
   
(ix)Internal Accounting Controls. Except as disclosed in the SEC Documents the Company and each of its Subsidiaries maintain a system of internal accounting controls sufficient, in the judgment of the Company’s board of directors, to provide reasonable assurance that (i) transactions are executed in accordance with management’s general or specific authorizations, (ii) transactions are recorded as necessary to permit preparation of financial statements in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles and to maintain asset accountability, (iii) access to assets is permitted only in accordance with management’s general or specific authorization and (iv) the recorded accountability for assets is compared with the existing assets at reasonable intervals and appropriate action is taken with respect to any differences. The Company is in compliance with all provisions of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, as amended, which are applicable to it.

 

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(x)Foreign Corrupt Practices. Neither the Company, nor any of its Subsidiaries, nor any director, officer, agent, employee or other person acting on behalf of the Company or any Subsidiary has, in the course of his actions for, or on behalf of, the Company, used any corporate funds for any unlawful contribution, gift, entertainment or other unlawful expenses relating to political activity; made any direct or indirect unlawful payment to any foreign or domestic government official or employee from corporate funds; violated or is in violation of any provision of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977, as amended, or made any bribe, rebate, payoff, influence payment, kickback or other unlawful payment to any foreign or domestic government official or employee.
   
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(xii)Insurance. The Company and each Material Subsidiary is insured by insurers of recognized financial responsibility against such losses and risks and in such amounts as management of the Company believes to be prudent and customary in the businesses in which the Company and each Material Subsidiary is engaged. Neither the Company, nor any Material Subsidiary has been refused any insurance coverage sought or applied for, and the Company has no reason to believe that it or any Material Subsidiary will not be able to renew its existing insurance coverage as and when such coverage expires or to obtain similar coverage from similar insurers as may be necessary to continue its business at a cost that would not materially and adversely affect the condition, financial or otherwise, or the earnings, business or operations of the Company, taken as a whole.
   
(xiii)No Undisclosed Events, Liabilities, Developments or Circumstances. Except as set forth in the SEC Documents, the Company and its Subsidiaries have no liabilities or obligations of any nature (whether accrued, absolute, contingent, unasserted or otherwise and whether due or to become due) other than those liabilities or obligations that are disclosed in the Financial Statements or which do not exceed, individually in excess of $50,000 and in the aggregate in excess of $200,000. The reserves, if any, established by the Company or the lack of reserves, if applicable, are reasonable based upon facts and circumstances known by the Company on the Execution Date and there are no loss contingencies that are required to be accrued by the Statement of Financial Accounting Standard No. 5 of the Financial Accounting Standards Board which are not provided for in the Financial Statements.
   
(xiv)Management. During the past five year period, no current or former officer or director or, to the Knowledge of the Company, stockholder of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries has been the subject of any matter that would require disclosure under Paragraph (f) of Rule 401 of Regulation S-K that has not been publicly disclosed.

 

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(xv)Assets; Title. Except as disclosed in the SEC Documents, each of the Company and its Subsidiaries has good and valid title to, or a valid leasehold interest in, as applicable, all of its properties and assets, free and clear of all Liens except (i) any Lien for taxes not yet due or delinquent or being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings for which adequate reserves have been established in accordance with GAAP, (ii) any statutory Lien arising in the ordinary course of business by operation of law with respect to a liability that is not yet due or delinquent, (iii) any Lien created by operation of law, such as materialmen’s liens, mechanics’ liens and other similar liens, arising in the ordinary course of business with respect to a liability that is not yet due or delinquent or that are being contested in good faith by appropriate proceedings, and (iv) such as have been disposed of in the ordinary course of business. To the Company’s Knowledge, all tangible personal property owned by the Company and its Subsidiaries has been maintained in good operating condition and repair, except (x) for ordinary wear and tear, and (y) where such failure would not have a Material Adverse Effect. To the Company’s Knowledge, all assets leased by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries are in the condition required by the terms of the lease applicable thereto during the term of such lease and upon the expiration thereof. To the Company’s Knowledge, the Company and its Subsidiaries have good and marketable title in fee simple to all real property and good and marketable title to all personal property owned by them which is material to the business of the Company and its Subsidiaries, in each case free and clear of all liens, encumbrances and defects. Any real property and facilities held under lease by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries are held by them under valid, subsisting and enforceable leases with such exceptions as are not material and do not interfere with the use made and proposed to be made of such property and buildings by the Company and its Subsidiaries.
   
(xvi)Subsidiary Rights. The Company or one of its Subsidiaries has the unrestricted right to vote, and to receive dividends and distributions on, all equity securities of its Subsidiaries as owned by the Company or such Subsidiary.
   
(xvii)Books and Records. To the Company’s Knowledge, the books of account, ledgers, order books, records and documents of the Company and its Subsidiaries accurately and completely reflect all information relating to the respective businesses of the Company and its Subsidiaries, the nature, acquisition, maintenance, location and collection of each of their respective assets, and the nature of all transactions giving rise to material obligations or accounts receivable of the Company or its Subsidiaries, as the case may be, except where the failure to so reflect such information would not have a Material Adverse Effect. To the Company’s Knowledge, the minute books of the Company and its Subsidiaries contain accurate records in all material respects of all meetings and accurately reflect all other actions taken by the stockholders, boards of directors and all committees of the boards of directors, and other governing Persons of the Company and its Subsidiaries, respectively.
   
(xviii)Money Laundering. The Company and its Subsidiaries are in compliance with, and have not previously violated, the USA PATRIOT ACT of 2001 and all other applicable U.S. and non-U.S. anti-money laundering laws and regulations, including, but not limited to, the laws, regulations and Executive Orders and sanctions programs administered by the U.S. Office of Foreign Assets Control, including, but not limited, to (i) Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001 entitled, “Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten to Commit, or Support Terrorism” (66 Fed. Reg. 49079 (2001)); and (ii) any regulations contained in 31 CFR, Subtitle B, Chapter V.

 

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(d)General

 

(i)Acknowledgment of Dilution. The Company understands and acknowledges the potentially dilutive effect to the Common Stock upon the issuance of the Conversion Shares upon conversion of the Note. The Company further acknowledges that its obligation to issue Conversion Shares upon conversion of the Note is absolute and unconditional regardless of the dilutive effect that such issuances may have on the ownership interests of other stockholders of the Company. The Company understands and acknowledges the potentially dilutive effect to the Common Stock upon the issuance of the Warrant Shares upon exercise of the Warrant. The Company further acknowledges that its obligation to issue Warrant Shares upon exercise of the Warrant is absolute and unconditional regardless of the dilutive effect that such issuances may have on the ownership interests of other stockholders of the Company. The Company understands and acknowledges the potentially dilutive effect to the Common Stock upon the issuance of the Commitment Shares upon execution of this Agreement. The Company further acknowledges that its obligation to issue Commitment Shares upon execution of this Agreement is absolute and unconditional regardless of the dilutive effect that such issuance may have on the ownership interests of other stockholders of the Company.
   
(ii)Breach of Representations and Warranties by the Company. If the Company breaches any of the representations or warranties set forth in this Section 3, and in addition to any other remedies available to the Buyer pursuant to this Agreement, it will be considered an Event of Default under the Note.
   
(iii)Absence of Schedules. In the event that at the Closing Date, the Company does not deliver and attach hereto any disclosure schedule contemplated by this Agreement, the Company hereby acknowledges and agrees that (i) each such undelivered disclosure schedule shall be deemed to read as follows: “Nothing to Disclose”, and (ii) the Buyer has not otherwise waived delivery of such disclosure schedule.

 

4.GENERAL COVENANTS.

 

(a)Best Efforts. The parties shall use their commercially reasonable best efforts to satisfy timely each of the conditions described in Section 7 and 8 of this Agreement.
   
(b)Use of Proceeds. The Company shall use the proceeds from the sale of the Notes first as set forth on Schedule 4(b), and thereafter for other general corporate purposes and shall not, directly or indirectly, use such proceeds for any loan to or investment in any other corporation, partnership, enterprise or other person.

 

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(c)Financial Information. The Company agrees to send or make available the following reports to the Buyer until the Buyer transfers, assigns, or sells all of the Securities: (i) within ten (10) days after the filing with the SEC, a copy of its Annual Report on Form 10-K, its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and any Current Reports on Form 8-K; (ii) within five (5) days after upload or filing, any filings made in the SEC Documents, (iii) within one (1) day after release, copies of all press releases issued by the Company or any of its Subsidiaries relating to the transactions contemplated hereby; and (iv) contemporaneously with the making available or giving to the stockholders of the Company, copies of any notices or other information the Company makes available or gives to such stockholders. For the avoidance of doubt, filing the documents required in (i) above via EDGAR or releasing any documents set forth in (ii) above via a recognized wire service shall satisfy the delivery requirements of this Section 4(c).
   
(d)Listing. The Company shall work in good faith to secure the listing of the Conversion Shares, the Commitment Shares, and the Warrant Shares upon each national securities exchange or automated quotation system, if any, upon which shares of Common Stock are then listed (subject to official notice of issuance) and, so long as the Buyer owns any of the Securities, shall maintain, so long as any other shares of Common Stock shall be so listed, such listing of all Conversion Shares, Commitment Shares, and all Warrant Shares from time to time issuable upon exercise of the Note and the Warrant, respectively. The Company will obtain and, so long as the Buyer owns any of the Securities, maintain the listing and trading of its Common Stock on the Trading Market and will comply in all respects with the Company’s reporting, filing and other obligations under the bylaws or rules of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) and such exchanges, as applicable.
   
(e)Corporate Existence. So long as the Buyer beneficially owns any of the Securities, the Company shall maintain its corporate existence and shall not sell all or substantially all of the Company’s assets, except in the event of a merger or consolidation or sale of all or substantially all of the Company’s assets, where the surviving or successor entity in such transaction (i) assumes the Company’s obligations hereunder and under the agreements and instruments entered into in connection herewith and (ii) is a publicly traded corporation whose Common Stock is listed or quoted for trading on the Trading Market.
   
(f)No Integration. The Company shall not make any offers or sales of any security (other than the Securities) under circumstances that would require registration of the Securities being offered or sold hereunder under the Securities Act or cause the offering of the Securities to be integrated with any other offering of securities by the Company for the purpose of any stockholder approval provision applicable to the Company or its securities.
   
(g)Failure to Comply with the Exchange Act. So long as the Buyer beneficially owns any of the Securities, the Company shall comply with the reporting requirements of the Exchange Act; and the Company be subject to the periodic reporting and other reporting requirements of the Exchange Act.

 

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(h)Breach of Covenants. If the Company breaches any of the covenants set forth in this Section 4, then in addition to any other remedies available to the Buyer pursuant to this Agreement, each such breach will be considered an “Event of Default” under the Note.
   
(i)Reservation of Shares. The Company covenants that while the Note and/or Warrant remain outstanding, the Company will reserve from its authorized and unissued Common Stock, ond and a half times (150%) the number of shares of Common Stock, free from pre-emptive rights, that would be issuable upon full, unconditioned conversion of the Note and exercise of the Warrant calculated on the basis of the conversion price and exercise price, respectively, in effect as the Closing Date, which such reserved amounts shall be increased by the Company from time to time in accordance with its obligations under such Securities. In addition to all other rights in this Agreement and the Note, in the event that on any date (the “Reserve Depletion Date”) the Company does not have available enough authorized shares of Common Stock to satisfy any conversion request regarding the Note, or exercise of the Warrant, the Company shall first convert as much as would be permitted based on the number of authorized and available shares of “Common Stock and then repay all remaining outstanding amounts owed under the Note in full within sixty (60) days of the Reserve Depletion Date.
   
(j)Indemnification. Each party hereto (an “Indemnifying Party”) agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the other party along with its officers, directors, employees, and authorized agents, and each Person or entity, if any, who controls such party within the meaning of Section 15 of the Securities Act or Section 20 of the Exchange Act or the rules and regulations thereunder (an “Indemnified Party”) from and against any Damages, joint or several, and any action in respect thereof to which the Indemnified Party becomes subject to, resulting from, arising out of or relating to any misrepresentation, breach of warranty or nonfulfillment of or failure to perform any covenant or agreement on the part of the Indemnifying Party contained in this Agreement.
   
(k)Certain Expenses and Fees. The Company shall pay all stamp taxes and other taxes and duties levied in connection with the delivery of the Note to the Buyer. In addition, the Buyer shall be entitled to withhold $3,000.00 for the Buyer’s transaction expenses from the amounts delivered at Closing.

 

5.SPECIAL COVENANTS

 

(a)Piggyback Registration Rights. The Company shall include, at the request of the Buyer, on any registration and/or offering statement filed with the SEC after the date hereof, including without limitation on any offering statement on Form 1-A, all Conversion Shares, all Warrant Shares, and all Commitment Shares for resale by the Buyer. In addition to all other remedies at law or in equity or otherwise under this Agreement or other Transaction Documents, failure to do so, upon Buyer request, will result in liquidated damages of $20,000.00 pursuant to this Section 5(a), being immediately due and payable to the Buyer at its election in the form of cash payment.

 

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(b)Variable Rate Transactions. The Company covenants and agrees that it will not, without the prior written consent of the Buyer, enter into any equity line of credit agreement with any other party or enter into any transaction resulting in, or with, any Variable Security Holders, excluding the Buyer, without the Buyer’s prior written consent, which consent may be granted or withheld in the Buyer’s sole and absolute discretion unless the proceeds of such transaction are used first and primarily to repay the Note in full; provided that such arrangements evidenced by written agreements that exist as of the Execution Date shall not be subject to the provisions of this Section 5(b). “Variable Security Holder” means any holder of any securities of the Company that (A) have or may have conversion rights of any kind, contingent, conditional or otherwise, in which the number of shares that may be issued pursuant to such conversion right varies with the market price of the Common Stock, and/or (B) are or may become convertible into Common Stock (including without limitation convertible debt, warrants or convertible preferred stock), with a conversion price that varies with the market price of the Common Stock, even if such security only becomes convertible following an event of default, the passage of time, or another trigger event or condition.
   
(c)Regulation A Offering Participation.

 

(i)During the twelve (12) months immediately following the Closing, with respect to any securities offering conducted by the Company on Form 1-A, or successor/similar form, filed by the Company with the SEC (a “Reg A+ Offering”) or any other offering of securities, the Company agrees to, and hereby does, irrevocably grant to the Buyer the option to purchase up to $1,000,000.00 worth of the securities offered by the Company in the Reg A+ Offering or other offering at the applicable prices thereunder (such grant, the “Participation Right”). The Buyer shall hold the Participation Right from the Execution Date until the 1 year anniversary thereof.
   
(ii)[Reserved].
   
(iii)[Reserved].

 

(d)Participation Rights. During the twelve (12) months immediately following the Closing, with respect to each and any securities offering conducted by the Company, the Company agrees to, and hereby does, irrevocably grant to the Buyer the option to purchase up to $87,000 worth of the securities, on a pro rata basis with other buyers or investors with a similar right, offered in such offering at the applicable offering prices thereunder. The effect of these participation rights shall, at all times, be subject to 9.99% maximum beneficial ownership percentage described in Section 1.1 of the Note and Section 1(c) of the Warrant if such Warrant is issued.

 

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(e)Repayment from Proceeds. While any portion of the Note is outstanding, if the Company receives cash proceeds from an closing of an offering pursuant to Regulation A, Company shall, within one (1) business day of the Company’s receipt of such proceeds, inform the Buyer of such receipt, following which the Buyer shall have the right in its sole discretion to require the Company to immediately apply 10% or any lesser portion of such proceeds to repay all or any portion of the outstanding amounts owed under the Note. In the event that such proceeds are received by the Holder (as defined in the Note) prior to the Maturity Date (as defined in the Note), the required prepayment shall be subject to all prepayment terms in the Note.
   
(f)Additional Participation Rights. During the twelve (12) months immediately following the Closing, in the event that the Company receives a Bona Fide Offer (defined below) of capital or financing from any third party consisting of any securities offering, including but not limited to any debt or equity securities, then the Company must, and irrevocably agrees, subject to Buyer’s agreement to receive what may be material non-public information, to offer, on a one-time basis only with respect to each Bona Fide Offer, pro rata participation in such securities offering in order to permit Buyer to maintain its percentage ownership in the Company, measured on a primary share basis. The Buyer shall have the opportunity, on a pro rata basis, to provide such capital or financing to the Company on the same or similar terms as each respective third party’s terms, and the Buyer may in its sole discretion determine whether the Buyer will provide such capital or financing. Upon receipt of the third party offer, the Company shall promptly provide notice thereof to the Buyer (the “Offer Notice”) and provide copies of the pending transaction documents. Should the Buyer be unwilling or unable to provide such capital or financing to the Company within two (2) Trading Days from the Buyer’s receipt of the Offer Notice from the Company, then the Company may obtain such capital or financing from the respective third party upon the exact same terms and conditions offered by the Company to the Buyer. A “Bona Fide Offer” is one in which the purchaser is irrevocably and contractually bound to purchase the subject securities from the Company, subject to the Buyer’s right of first refusal. The effect of these participation rights shall, at all times, be subject to 9.99% maximum beneficial ownership percentage described in Section 1.1 of the Note and Section 1(c) of the Warrant if such Warrant is issued.
   
(g)Compliance with Rule 15c2-11. The Company take all actions to maintain as publicly available all information required by paragraph (b) of Rule 15c2-11 of the Exchange Act (as effective on September 26, 2021), as amended, such that brokers or dealers attempting to publish any quotation for the Common Stock or, directly or indirectly, to submit any such quotation for publication, shall be able to comply with Rule 15c2-11(a).
   
(h)Prohibition on Certain Transactions. The Buyer covenants and agrees that neither it, nor any affiliate acting on its behalf or pursuant to any understanding with it will execute any “short sales” of the Common Stock as defined in Rule 200 of Regulation SHO under the Exchange Act.
   
(i)Audit. The Company shall maintain an engagement with a PCAOB registered accounting firm at all times the Securities are outstanding.

 

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(j)Registration Rights.

 

(i)[Reserved].
   
(ii)[Reserved].
   
(iii)[Reserved].
   
(iv)[Reserved].
   
(v)[Reserved].
   
(vi)[Reserved].

 

(k)Breach of Covenants. If the Company breaches any of the covenants set forth in this Section 5, then in addition to any other remedies available to the Buyer pursuant to this Agreement, each such breach will be considered an “Event of Default” under the Note.

 

6.Transfer Agent Instructions. Prior to registration of the Conversion Shares and the Warrant Shares under the Securities Act or the date on which the Conversion Shares or the Warrant Shares may be sold pursuant to Rule 144 without any restriction as to the number of Securities as of a particular date that can then be immediately sold, all such certificates shall bear the restrictive legend specified in the Note or Warrants as applicable. The Company warrants that: (i) no stop transfer instructions will be given by the Company to its Transfer Agent and that the Securities shall otherwise be freely transferable on the books and records of the Company as and to the extent provided in this Agreement and the Note; (ii) it will not direct its Transfer Agent not to transfer or delay, impair, and/or hinder its Transfer Agent in transferring (or issuing) (electronically or in certificated form) any certificate for Conversion Shares or Warrant Shares to be issued to the Buyer upon conversion/exercise of or otherwise pursuant to the Note or the Warrant, respectively, as and when required by the Note, the Warrant or this Agreement; and (iii) it will not fail to remove (or direct its Transfer Agent not to remove or impairs, delays, and/or hinders its Transfer Agent from removing) any restrictive legend (or to withdraw any stop transfer instructions in respect thereof) on any certificate for any Conversion Shares or any Warrant Shares as contemplated by the terms of this Agreement, the Note and the Warrant, as applicable. Nothing in this Section shall affect in any way the Buyer’s obligations and agreement to comply with all applicable prospectus delivery requirements, if any, upon re-sale of the Securities. If the Buyer provides the Company (which shall be at the cost of the Company), with (i) an opinion of counsel in form, substance and scope customary for opinions in comparable transactions, to the effect that a public sale or transfer of any Securities may be made without registration under the Securities Act and such sale or transfer is effected or (ii) the Buyer provides reasonable assurances that the Securities can be sold pursuant to Rule 144, the Company shall permit the transfer, and, in the case of the Conversion Shares, the Commitment Shares, and the Warrant Shares, promptly instruct its Transfer Agent to issue one or more certificates, free from restrictive legend, in such name and in such denominations as specified by the Buyer or, in the sole discretion of the Buyer, the Company shall take all action necessary to ensure that such Common Stock is transferred electronically as DWAC (as defined in the Note) shares. The Company acknowledges that a breach by it of its obligations hereunder will cause irreparable harm to the Buyer, by vitiating the intent and purpose of the transactions contemplated hereby. Accordingly, the Company acknowledges that the remedy at law for a breach of its obligations under this Section may be inadequate and agrees, in the event of a breach or threatened breach by the Company of the provisions of this Section, that the Buyer shall be entitled, in addition to all other available remedies, to an injunction restraining any breach and requiring immediate transfer, without the necessity of showing economic loss and without any bond or other security being required.

 

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7.CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO THE COMPANY’S OBLIGATIONS TO SELL. The obligation of the Company hereunder to issue and sell any Note, Warrant, and Commitment Shares to the Buyer at the Closing is subject to the satisfaction, at or before the Closing Date of each of the following conditions thereto, provided that these conditions are for the Company’s sole benefit and may be waived by the Company at any time in its sole discretion:

 

(a)The Buyer shall have executed this Agreement and delivered the same to the Company.
   
(b)The Buyer shall have delivered the Company Funding Amount in accordance with Section 1 above.
   
(c)The representations and warranties of the Buyer shall be true and correct in all material respects as of the date when made and as of the Closing Date as though made at that time (except for representations and warranties that speak as of a specific date), and the Buyer shall have performed, satisfied and complied in all material respects with the covenants, agreements and conditions required by this Agreement to be performed, satisfied or complied with by the Buyer at or prior to the Closing Date.
   
(d)No litigation, statute, rule, regulation, executive order, decree, ruling or injunction shall have been enacted, entered, promulgated or endorsed by or in any court or governmental authority of competent jurisdiction or any self-regulatory organization having authority over the matters contemplated hereby which prohibits the consummation of any of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement.

 

8.CONDITIONS PRECEDENT TO THE BUYER’S OBLIGATION TO PURCHASE. The obligation of the Buyer hereunder to purchase the Note and fund such Note at the Closing is subject to the satisfaction, at or before the Closing Date of each of the following conditions, provided that these conditions are for the Buyer’s sole benefit and may be waived by the Buyer at any time in its sole discretion:

 

(a)The Company shall have executed this Agreement and delivered the same to the Buyer on the Closing Date.
   
(b)The Company shall have delivered to the Buyer the duly executed Note and the Commitment Shares in accordance with Section 1 above on the Closing Date.
   
(c)[Reserved].

 

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(d)The Company shall have delivered to the Buyer the duly executed Transfer Agent Instruction Letter on the Closing Date.
   
(e)The Company shall have delivered a copy of its Directors’ resolutions relating to the transactions contemplated hereby on the Closing Date.
   
(f)No litigation, statute, rule, regulation, executive order, decree, ruling or injunction shall have been enacted, entered, promulgated or endorsed by or in any court or governmental authority of competent jurisdiction or any self-regulatory organization having authority over the matters contemplated hereby which prohibits the consummation of any of the transactions contemplated by this Agreement, as of the Closing Date.
   
(g)No event shall have occurred which could reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect on the Company including but not limited to a change in the Exchange Act reporting status of the Company or the failure of the Company to be timely in its Exchange Act reporting obligations, as of the Closing Date.
   
(h)The Company shall have delivered to the Buyer a copy of its certificate of good standing with the State of Delaware dated within five (5) days of the Closing.
   
(i)The Company shall have delivered a legal opinion to the Buyer regarding the enforceability of the Transaction Documents in form and substance acceptable to the Buyer.
   
(j)The representations and warranties of the Company shall be true and correct in all material respects as of the date when made and as of the Execution Date and the Closing Date as though made at such time (except for representations and warranties that speak as of a specific date, which shall be true and correct in all material respects as of such specific date) and the Company shall have performed, satisfied and complied in all material respects with the covenants, agreements and conditions required by this Agreement to be performed, satisfied or complied with by the Company at or prior to the Closing Date. The Buyer shall have received a certificate or certificates, executed by the chief executive officer of the Company, dated as of the Closing Date, to the foregoing effect and as to such other matters as may be reasonably requested by the Buyer, in the form prescribed by the Buyer.

 

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9.GOVERNING LAW; MISCELLANEOUS.

 

(a)Governing Law. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Wyoming without regard to principles of conflicts of laws. Any action brought by either party against the other concerning the transactions contemplated by this Agreement shall be brought only in the state courts of Miami, Florida, or in the federal courts located in the Southern District of Florida. The parties to this Agreement hereby irrevocably waive any objection to jurisdiction and venue of any action instituted hereunder and shall not assert any defense based on lack of jurisdiction or venue or based upon forum non conveniens. The prevailing party shall be entitled to recover from the other party its reasonable attorney’s fees and costs. In the event that any provision of this Agreement or any other agreement delivered in connection herewith is invalid or unenforceable under any applicable statute or rule of law, then such provision shall be deemed inoperative to the extent that it may conflict therewith and shall be deemed modified to conform with such statute or rule of law. Any such provision which may prove invalid or unenforceable under any law shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision of any agreement. Each party hereby irrevocably waives personal service of process and consents to process being served in any suit, action or proceeding in connection with this Agreement or any other Transaction Document by mailing a copy thereof via registered or certified mail or overnight delivery (with evidence of delivery) to such party at the address in effect for notices to it under this Agreement and agrees that such service shall constitute good and sufficient service of process and notice thereof. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to limit in any way any right to serve process in any other manner permitted by law.
   
(b)JURY TRIAL WAIVER. THE COMPANY AND THE BUYER HEREBY WAIVE A TRIAL BY JURY IN ANY ACTION, PROCEEDING OR COUNTERCLAIM BROUGHT BY EITHER OF THE PARTIES HERETO AGAINST THE OTHER IN RESPECT OF ANY MATTER ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE TRANSACTION DOCUMENTS.
   
(c)Counterparts; Signatures by Electronic Mail. This Agreement may be executed in one or more counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original but all of which shall constitute one and the same agreement and shall become effective when counterparts have been signed by each party and delivered to the other party. This Agreement, once executed by a party, may be delivered to the other party hereto by electronic mail transmission of a copy of this Agreement bearing the signature of the party so delivering this Agreement.
   
(d)Headings. The headings of this Agreement are for convenience of reference only and shall not form part of, or affect the interpretation of, this Agreement.
   
(e)Severability. In the event that any provision of this Agreement or of any of the Transaction Documents is invalid or unenforceable under any applicable statute or rule of law, then such provision shall be deemed inoperative to the extent that it may conflict therewith and shall be deemed modified to conform with such statute or rule of law. Any provision hereof which may prove invalid or unenforceable under any law shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision hereof.
   
(f)Entire Agreement; Amendments. This Agreement and the instruments referenced herein contain the entire understanding of the parties with respect to the matters covered herein and therein and, except as specifically set forth herein or therein, neither the Company nor the Buyer makes any representation, warranty, covenant or undertaking with respect to such matters. No provision of this Agreement may be waived or amended other than by an instrument in writing signed by the Buyer.

 

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(g)Notices. All notices, demands, requests, consents, approvals, and other communications required or permitted hereunder shall be in writing and, unless otherwise specified herein, shall be (a) personally served, (b) deposited in the mail, registered or certified, return receipt requested, postage prepaid, (c) delivered by reputable air courier service with charges prepaid, or (d) transmitted by hand delivery, or e-mail as a PDF (with read receipt), addressed as set forth below or to such other address as such party shall have specified most recently by written notice given in accordance herewith. Any notice or other communication required or permitted to be given hereunder shall be deemed effective (i) upon hand delivery or delivery by e-mail (with read receipt) at the address designated below (if delivered on a business day during normal business hours where such notice is to be received), or the first business day following such delivery (if delivered other than on a business day during normal business hours where such notice is to be received) or (ii) on the second business day following the date of mailing by express courier service or on the fifth business day after deposited in the mail, in each case, fully prepaid, addressed to such address, or upon actual receipt of such mailing, whichever shall first occur.

 

If to the Company, to:

 

RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

126 Valley Road Suite C

Glen Rock, NJ 07452

Attn: Jeff Eliot Margolis, CFO

E-mail: jmargolis@respirerx.com

 

If to the Buyer, to:

 

QUICK CAPITAL, LLC

66 West Flagler Street, 900-#2292

Miami, FL 33130

Attn: Eilon D. Natan, Manager

E-mail: eilon@quick-cap.com

 

Either party hereto may from time to time change its address or e-mail for notices under this Section 9(g) by giving at least ten (10) days’ prior written notice of such changed address to the other party hereto.

 

(h)Successors and Assigns. This Agreement shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit of the parties and their successors and assigns. Neither the Company nor the Buyer shall assign this Agreement or any rights or obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of the other. Notwithstanding the foregoing, subject to Section 2(e), the Buyer may assign its rights hereunder to any person that purchases Securities in a private transaction from the Buyer or to any of its “affiliates,” as that term is defined under the Exchange Act, without the consent of the Company.

 

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(i)Third Party Beneficiaries. This Agreement is intended for the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective permitted successors and assigns and is not for the benefit of, nor may any provision hereof be enforced by, any other person.
   
(j)Survival. The representations and warranties of the Company and the agreements and covenants set forth in this Agreement shall survive the Closings hereunder as well as the termination/satisfaction of the Note for the longest period allowable under applicable law. The Company agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Buyer and all their officers, directors, employees and agents for loss or damage arising as a result of or related to any breach by the Company of any of its representations, warranties and covenants set forth in this Agreement or any of its covenants and obligations under this Agreement, including advancement of expenses as they are incurred. The Buyer agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Company and all its officers, directors, employees and agents for loss or damage arising as a result of or related to any breach by the Buyer of any of its representations, warranties and covenants set forth in this Agreement or any of its covenants and obligations under this Agreement, including advancement of expenses as they are incurred.
   
(k)Further Assurances. Each party shall do and perform, or cause to be done and performed, all such further acts and things, and shall execute and deliver all such other agreements, certificates, instruments and documents, as the other party may reasonably request in order to carry out the intent and accomplish the purposes of this Agreement and the consummation of the transactions contemplated hereby.
   
(l)No Strict Construction. The language used in this Agreement will be deemed to be the language chosen by the parties to express their mutual intent, and no rules of strict construction will be applied against any party.

 

(m)Remedies.

 

(i)The Company acknowledges that a breach by it of its obligations hereunder will cause irreparable harm to the Buyer by vitiating the intent and purpose of the transaction contemplated hereby. Accordingly, the Company acknowledges that the remedy at law for a breach of its obligations under this Agreement will be inadequate and agrees, in the event of a breach or threatened breach by the Company of the provisions of this Agreement, that the Buyer shall be entitled, in addition to all other available remedies at law or in equity, and in addition to the penalties assessable herein, to an injunction or injunctions restraining, preventing or curing any breach of this Agreement and to enforce specifically the terms and provisions hereof, without the necessity of showing economic loss and without any bond or other security being required.

 

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(ii)In addition to any other remedy provided herein or in any document executed in connection herewith, the Company shall pay the Buyer for all costs, fees and expenses in connection with any arbitration, litigation, contest, dispute, suit or any other action to enforce any rights of the Buyer against the Company in connection herewith, including, but not limited to, costs and expenses and attorneys’ fees, and costs and time charges of counsel to the Buyer.

 

(n)Publicity. The Company and the Buyer shall have the right to review a reasonable period of time before issuance of any press releases, SEC, Trading Market, or FINRA filings, or any other public statements with respect to the transactions contemplated hereby; provided, however, that the Company shall be entitled, without the prior approval of the Buyer, to make any press release or SEC, Trading Market or FINRA filings with respect to such transactions as is required by applicable law and regulations (although the Buyer shall be consulted by the Company in connection with any such press release prior to its release and shall be provided with a copy thereof).

 

10.DEFINED TERMS. As used in this Agreement, the following terms shall have the following meanings specified or indicated (such meanings to be equally applicable to both the singular and plural forms of the terms defined):

 

Affiliate” means, with respect to any Person, any other Person that, directly or indirectly through one or more intermediaries, controls, or is controlled by, or is under common control with, such Person, and the term “control” (including the terms “controlled by” and “under common control with”) means the possession, directly or indirectly, of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management policies of such Person, whether through ownership of voting securities, by contract or otherwise.

 

Common Stock Equivalents” means any securities of the Company or the Subsidiaries that would entitle the holder thereof to acquire at any time Common Stock, including, without limitation, any debt, preferred stock, right, option, warrant or other instrument that is at any time convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for, or otherwise entitles the holder thereof to receive, Common Stock.

 

Damages” shall mean any loss, claim, damage, liability, cost and expense (including, without limitation, reasonable attorneys’ fees and disbursements and costs and expenses of expert witnesses and investigation).

 

Exchange Act” shall mean the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and the rules and regulations promulgated thereunder.

 

Hazardous Material” means and includes any hazardous, toxic or dangerous waste, substance or material, the generation, handling, storage, disposal, treatment or emission of which is subject to any Environmental Law.

 

Knowledge” including the phrase “to the Company’s Knowledge” shall mean the actual knowledge after reasonable investigation of the Company’s officers and directors.

 

Lien” means a lien, charge, pledge, security interest, encumbrance, right of first refusal, pre-emptive right or any other restriction.

 

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Material Adverse Effect” means any effect on the business, operations, properties, or financial condition of the Company and/or the Subsidiaries that is material and adverse to the Company and/or the Subsidiaries and/or any condition, circumstance, or situation that prohibits or otherwise materially interferes with the ability of the Company and/or the Subsidiaries to enter into and/or perform its obligations under any Transaction Document.

 

Material Subsidiary” means any Subsidiary with assets, liabilities or operations that is material to the business, operations, properties or financial condition of the Company.

 

Person” means an individual, a corporation, a partnership, an association, a trust or other entity or organization, including a government or political subdivision or an agency or instrumentality thereof.

 

Securities” means, collectively, the Note, the Conversion Shares, the Warrant, the Warrant Shares, the Commitment Shares, and any other securities of the Company issued in connection with or in exchange for any of the foregoing.

 

Subsidiary” or “Subsidiaries” means any Person the Company wholly-owns or controls, or in which the Company, directly or indirectly, owns a majority of the voting stock or similar voting interest, in each case that would be disclosable pursuant to Item 601(b)(21) of Regulation S-K promulgated under the Securities Act.

 

Trading Day” shall mean a day on which the NASDAQ stock market shall be open for business.

 

Trading Market” means the OTC-QB venture market of the OTC Markets.

 

Transaction Documents” shall mean this Agreement, the Note, the Warrant, the Transfer Agent Instruction Letter and all schedules and exhibits hereto and thereto.

 

Transfer Agent” shall mean the current transfer agent of the Company, and any successor transfer agent of the Company.

 

Transfer Agent Instruction Letter” means the letter from the Company to the Transfer Agent in the form mutually agreed by the Buyer and the Company.

 

** signature page follows **

 

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Buyer and the Company have caused their respective signature page to this Note Purchase Agreement to be duly executed as of the Execution Date.

 

  COMPANY:
   
  RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
     
  By: /s/Jeff Eliot Margolis
  Name: Jeff Eliot Margolis
  Title: CFO
     
  BUYER:
   
  QUICK CAPITAL, LLC
     
  By: /s/ Eilon D. Natan
  Name: Eilon D. Natan
  Title: Manager

 

** Signature Page to Note Purchase Agreement **

 

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ISSUANCE SCHEDULE

 

DECEMBER 2021 CLOSING

 

(1)   (2)   (4)   (5)
Buyer   Face Value of Note    Number of Commitment Shares    Funding Amount 
Quick Capital, LLC  $87,000*   1,553,000   $78,300**

 

*The Face Value of the Note includes an original issuance discount of 10%.

 

** The Buyer has the right to withhold $3,000 from the funding amount for payment of its transaction costs, and a 4% commission shall be delivered to the Company’s broker at the closing on the Company’s behalf.

 

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DISCLOSURE SCHEDULES

 

Schedule 3(a)(iv)

 

On December 21, 2021, the Company granted from the Company’s 2025 Stock and Option Plan, as amended, additional Common Stock Purchase Options to Jeffrey Witkin, PhD, a consultant to the Company, pursuant to the terms of an amendment dated December 1, 2021 to the Company’s consulting agreement with Dr. Witkin as follows:

 

Granted to  Grant date  Expiration Date  Vesting   Exercise Price   Number of shares of Common Stock into which Option is Exercisable 
Jeffrey Witkin  December 21, 2021  December 21, 2026   100% immediately   $0.019 per share    1,944,444 
Jeffrey Witkin  December 21, 2021  December 21, 2026   100% immediately   $0.019 per share    50,000 
Jeffrey Witkin  December 21, 2021  December 21, 2026   100% immediately   $0.019 per share    200,000 

  

Schedule 3(b)(v)

 

The Company’s broker is entitled to a payment of $3,480 for its services in connection with the transaction contemplated by this Agreement.

 

Schedule 3(c)(i)

 

Except as disclosed in the SEC Documents or in any schedules to the Agreement to which this schedule is attached, neither the Company nor any of its Subsidiaries has:

 

(1) declared, set aside or paid any dividend or other distribution with respect to any shares of capital stock of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries or any direct or indirect redemption, purchase or other acquisition of any such shares;

 

(2) sold, assigned, pledged, encumbered, transferred or otherwise disposed of any tangible asset of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries (other than sales or the licensing of its products to customers in the ordinary course of business consistent with past practice), or sold, assigned, pledged, encumbered, transferred or otherwise disposed of any Intellectual Property (as defined below), other than licensing of products of the Company or its Subsidiaries in the ordinary course of business and on a non-exclusive basis;

 

(3) entered into any licensing or other agreement with regard to the acquisition or disposition of any Intellectual Property other than licenses in the ordinary course of business consistent with past practice or any amendment or consent with respect to any licensing agreement filed or required to be filed with respect to any governmental authority;

 

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(4) made capital expenditures, individually or in the aggregate, in excess of $100,000;

 

(5) incurred any obligation or liability (whether absolute, accrued, contingent or otherwise, and whether due or to become due) on the Company’s behalf or any of its Subsidiaries, in excess of $100,000 individually, other than obligations under customer contracts, current obligations and liabilities, in each case incurred in the ordinary course of business and consistent with past practice;

 

(6) had any Lien on any property of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries except as disclosed in the SEC Documents, or any Schedule attached hereto;

 

(7) made any payment, discharge, satisfaction or settlement of any suit, action, claim, arbitration, proceeding or obligation of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries, except in the ordinary course of business and consistent with past practice;

 

(8) effected any split, combination or reclassification of any equity securities;

 

(9) sustained any material loss, destruction or damage to any property of the Company or any Subsidiary, whether or not insured;

 

(10) effected any acceleration or prepayment of any indebtedness for borrowed money or the refunding of any such indebtedness;

 

(11) experienced any labor trouble involving the Company or any Subsidiary or any material change in their personnel or the terms and conditions of employment;

 

(12) made any waiver of any valuable right, whether by contract or otherwise;

 

(13) made any loan or extension of credit to any officer or employee of the Company;

 

(14) made any change in the independent public accountants of the Company or its Subsidiaries or any material change in the accounting methods or accounting practices followed by the Company or its Subsidiaries, as applicable, or any material change in depreciation or amortization policies or rates;

 

(15) experienced any resignation or termination of any officer, key employee or group of employees of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries;

 

(16) effected any change in any compensation arrangement or agreement with any employee, officer, director or stockholder that would result in the aggregate compensation to such Person in such year to exceed $100,000, other than as may be contractually required;

 

(17) effected any material increase in the compensation of employees of the Company or its Subsidiaries (including any increase pursuant to any written bonus, pension, profit sharing or other benefit or compensation plan, policy or arrangement or commitment), or any increase in any such compensation or bonus payable to any officer, stockholder, director, consultant or agent of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries having an annual salary or remuneration in excess of $100,000, other than as may be contractually required;

 

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(18) made any revaluation of any of their respective assets, including, without limitation, writing down the value of capitalized inventory or writing off notes or accounts receivable or any sale of assets other than in the ordinary course of business;

 

(19) made any acquisition or disposition of any material assets (or any contract or arrangement therefor), or any other material transaction by the Company or any Subsidiary otherwise than for fair value in the ordinary course of business;

 

(20) written-down the value of any asset of the Company or its Subsidiaries or written-off as uncollectible of any accounts or notes receivable or any portion thereof except in the ordinary course of business and in a magnitude consistent with historical practice;

 

(21) cancelled any debts or claims or any material amendment, termination or waiver of any rights of the Company or its Subsidiaries; or

 

(22) entered into any agreement, whether in writing or otherwise, to take any of the actions specified in the foregoing items (1) through (21).

 

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SCHEDULE 4(b)

 

Use of Proceeds

 

(1) General working capital.

 

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EXHIBITS

 

A - NOTE

 

NEITHER THE ISSUANCE NOR SALE OF THE SECURITIES REPRESENTED BY THIS CERTIFICATE NOR THE SECURITIES INTO WHICH THESE SECURITIES ARE CONVERTIBLE HAVE BEEN REGISTERED UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED, OR APPLICABLE STATE SECURITIES LAWS. THE SECURITIES MAY NOT BE OFFERED FOR SALE, SOLD, TRANSFERRED OR ASSIGNED (I) IN THE ABSENCE OF (A) AN EFFECTIVE REGISTRATION STATEMENT FOR THE SECURITIES FILED PURSUANT TO THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED, OR (B) AN OPINION OF COUNSEL (WHICH COUNSEL SHALL BE SELECTED BY THE HOLDER), IN A GENERALLY ACCEPTABLE FORM, THAT REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED UNDER SAID ACT OR (II) UNLESS SOLD PURSUANT TO RULE 144 OR RULE 144A UNDER SAID ACT. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, THE SECURITIES MAY BE PLEDGED IN CONNECTION WITH A BONA FIDE MARGIN ACCOUNT OR OTHER LOAN OR FINANCING ARRANGEMENT SECURED BY THE SECURITIES.

 

Principal Amount: $87,000 Issue Date: December 23, 2021

 

CONVERTIBLE PROMISSORY NOTE

 

FOR VALUE RECEIVED, as of December 23, 2021 (the “Issue Date”), RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., a Delaware corporation (hereinafter called the “Borrower” or “Company”), hereby promises to pay to the order of Quick Capital, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company, or its registered assigns (the “Holder”), the principal sum of $87,000, payable upon the earlier of maturity or upon acceleration or upon prepayment of this Note as set forth herein. The term “Note” and all references thereto, as used throughout this instrument, shall mean this instrument as originally executed, or if later amended or supplemented, then as so amended or supplemented. A one-time interest charge equal to 10% per annum shall accrue on this Note, provided that upon and following any occurrence of an Event of Default, this Note shall accrue an interest charge at a rate equal to the lesser of 24% on the principal amount of this Note or the maximum rate of interest under applicable law. The maturity date of this Note shall be the date that is 120 days after the Issue Date (the “Maturity Date”), and is the date upon which the principal amount, as well as any accrued and unpaid interest and other fees, shall be due and payable, provided however, that upon 10 days prior written notice delivered to the Holder before the original Maturity Date, the Company may extend the Maturity Date to the 180th day following the Issue Date in the Company’s sole discretion. This Note may be prepaid in whole or in part only as explicitly set forth herein. All payments due hereunder (to the extent not converted into common stock of the Company, $0.001 par value per share (the “Common Stock”) in accordance with the terms hereof) shall be made in lawful money of the United States of America. All payments shall be made at such address as the Holder shall hereafter give to the Borrower by written notice made in accordance with the provisions of this Note. Whenever any amount expressed to be due by the terms of this Note is due on any day which is not a business day, the same shall instead be due on the next succeeding day which is a business day and, in the case of any interest payment date which is not the date on which this Note is paid in full, the extension of the due date thereof shall not be taken into account for purposes of determining the amount of interest due on such date. As used in this Note, the term “business day” shall mean any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or a day on which commercial banks in the city of Miami, Florida are authorized or required by law or executive order to remain closed. Each capitalized term used herein, and not otherwise defined, shall have the meaning ascribed thereto in that certain Note Purchase Agreement dated December 23, 2021, pursuant to which this Note was originally issued (as amended and/or restated from time to time, the “Purchase Agreement”).

 

The cash consideration delivered to the Borrower at the closing of this Note is $71,820.00 as this Note is being issued with a ten percent (10%) original issuance discount, with a 4% commission being issued to the Company’s broker on the Company’s behalf at closing, and with $3,000.00 being withheld to offset other transaction and legal costs of the Holder.

 

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This Note is free from all taxes, liens, claims and encumbrances with respect to the issue thereof and shall not be subject to preemptive rights or other similar rights of shareholders of the Borrower and will not impose personal liability upon the holder thereof.

 

The Company hereby affirms all of its obligations to the Holder under all of the Transaction Documents and agrees and affirms as follows: (i) that as of the Issue Date, the Company has performed, satisfied and complied in all material respects with all the covenants, agreements and conditions under each of the Transaction Documents to be performed, satisfied or complied with by the Company; (ii) that the Company shall continue to perform each and every covenant, agreement and condition set forth in each of the Transaction Documents and this Note, and continue to be bound by each and all of the terms and provisions thereof and hereof; (iii) that as of the Issue Date, no default or Event of Default has occurred or is continuing under the Purchase Agreement, the Note or any other Transaction Documents, and no event has occurred that, with the passage of time, the giving of notice, or both, would constitute a default or an Event of Default under the Purchase Agreement, the Note or any other Transaction Documents; and (iv) that as of the Issue Date, no event, fact, or other set of circumstances has occurred which could reasonably be expected to have, cause, or result in a Material Adverse Effect.

 

The Company hereby acknowledges, represents, warrants and confirms to the Holder that: (i) each of the Transaction Documents executed by the Company are valid and binding obligations of the Company, enforceable against the Company in accordance with their respective terms; and (ii) no oral representations, statements, or inducements have been made by Holder, or any agent or representative of Holder, with respect to this Note, the Purchase Agreement, and all other Transaction Documents.

 

The following additional terms shall also apply to this Note:

 

ARTICLE I
CONVERSION RIGHTS

 

1.1 Conversion Right. After the occurrence of any Event of Default (as defined herein), the Holder shall have the right at any time, and from time to time to convert all or any part of the outstanding and unpaid principal, interest, fees, or any other obligation owed pursuant to this Note into fully paid and non-assessable shares of Common Stock, as such Common Stock exists on the Issue Date, or any shares of capital stock or other securities of the Borrower into which such Common Stock shall hereafter be changed or reclassified at the Default Conversion Price (as defined below), determined as provided herein (a “Conversion”); provided, however, that in no event shall the Holder be entitled to convert any portion of this Note in excess of that portion of this Note upon conversion of which the sum of (1) the number of shares of Common Stock beneficially owned by the Holder and its affiliates (other than shares of Common Stock which may be deemed beneficially owned through the ownership of the unconverted portion of this Note or the unexercised or unconverted portion of any other security of the Borrower subject to a limitation on conversion or exercise analogous to the limitations contained herein) and (2) the number of shares of Common Stock issuable upon the Conversion of the portion of this Note with respect to which the determination of this proviso is being made, would result in beneficial ownership by the Holder and its affiliates of more than 9.99% of the outstanding shares of Common Stock. For purposes of the proviso to the immediately preceding sentence, beneficial ownership shall be determined in accordance with Section 13(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), and Regulations 13D-G thereunder, except as otherwise provided in clause (1) of such proviso. The number of shares of Common Stock to be issued upon each Conversion of this Note shall be determined by dividing the Conversion Amount (as defined below) (the numerator) by the applicable Default Conversion Price then in effect on the date specified in the notice of conversion (the denominator), in the form attached hereto as Exhibit A (the “Notice of Conversion”), delivered to the Borrower by the Holder in accordance with Section 1.4 below; provided that the Notice of Conversion is submitted by facsimile or e-mail (or by other means resulting in, or reasonably expected to result in, notice) to the Borrower before 6:00 p.m., Miami, Florida time on such conversion date (the “Conversion Date”). The term “Conversion Amount” means, with respect to any Conversion of this Note, the sum of (1) the principal amount of this Note to be converted in such Conversion plus (2) at the Holder’s option, accrued and unpaid interest, if any, on such principal amount at the interest rates provided in this Note to the Conversion Date plus (3) at the Holder’s option, fees on the amounts referred to in the immediately preceding clauses (1) and/or (2) plus (4) at the Holder’s option, any amounts owed to the Holder pursuant to Sections 1.3 and 1.4(g) hereof.

 

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1.2 Default Conversion Price. Subject to the adjustments described herein, this Note shall be convertible into shares of Common Stock at any time after an Event of Default in any portion at the Default Conversion Price, in the sole discretion of the Holder. “Default Conversion Price” means the conversion price as determined in accordance with this Note. The Default Conversion Price shall be automatically adjusted equitably for stock splits, stock dividends or rights offerings by the Borrower relating to the Borrower’s securities or the securities of any subsidiary of the Borrower, as well as combinations, recapitalization, reclassifications, extraordinary distributions and similar events:

 

(a) [Reserved]

 

(b) [Reserved].

 

(c) Default Conversion Price: The “Default Conversion Price” shall mean $0.02 per share. “Trading Day” shall mean any day on which the Common Stock is tradable for any period on the OTCBB, OTCQB or on the principal securities exchange or other securities market on which the Common Stock is then being quoted or traded.

 

(d) [Reserved].

 

(e) Pro Rata Conversion; Disputes. In the event of a dispute as to the number of shares of Common Stock issuable to the Holder in connection with a conversion of this Note, the Borrower shall issue to the Holder the number of shares of Common Stock not in dispute and resolve such dispute in accordance with this Note.

 

1.3 Authorized Shares. The Borrower covenants that during the period the Conversion right exists, the Borrower will reserve from its authorized and unissued Common Stock a sufficient number of shares, free from preemptive rights, to provide for the issuance of Common Stock upon the full conversion of this Note issued pursuant to the Purchase Agreement. The Borrower is required at all times to have authorized and reserved one and a half times (150%) the number of shares that is actually issuable upon full conversion of the Note (based on the Conversion Price of the Note in effect from time to time) (the “Reserved Amount”). The Reserved Amount shall be increased from time to time in accordance with the Borrower’s obligations pursuant to Section 4(i) of the Purchase Agreement. The Borrower represents that upon issuance, such shares of Common Stock will be duly and validly issued, fully paid and non-assessable. In addition, if the Borrower shall issue any securities or make any change to its capital structure which would change the number of shares of Common Stock into which this Note shall be convertible at the then current Conversion Price, the Borrower shall at the same time make proper provision so that thereafter there shall be a sufficient number of shares of Common Stock authorized and reserved, free from preemptive rights, for conversion of the outstanding Note. The Borrower (i) represents that it has irrevocably instructed its transfer agent to issue certificates for the Common Stock issuable upon conversion of this Note, and (ii) agrees that its issuance of this Note shall constitute full authority to its officers and agents who are charged with the duty of executing stock certificates to execute and issue the necessary certificates for shares of Common Stock in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Note. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall the Reserved Amount be lower than the initial Reserved Amount, regardless of any prior conversions.

 

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Borrower’s failure to maintain or to replenish the Reserved Amount within three (3) business days of a request of the Holder, shall be an Event of Default under this Note.

 

1.4 Method of Conversion.

 

(a) Mechanics of Conversion. Subject to Section 1.1, this Note may be converted by the Holder in whole or in part at any time from time to time on or after the Issue Date, by (i) submitting to the Borrower a Notice of Conversion (by facsimile, e-mail or other reasonable means of communication dispatched on the Conversion Date prior to 6:00 p.m., Miami, Florida time) and (ii) subject to Section 1.4(b), surrendering this Note at the principal office of the Borrower.

 

(b) Surrender of Note Upon Conversion. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth herein, upon conversion of this Note in accordance with the terms hereof, the Holder shall not be required to physically surrender this Note to the Borrower unless the entire unpaid principal amount of this Note is so converted. The Holder and the Borrower shall maintain records showing the principal amount so converted and the dates of such conversions or shall use such other method, reasonably satisfactory to the Holder and the Borrower, so as not to require physical surrender of this Note upon each such conversion. In the event of any dispute or discrepancy, such records of the Holder shall, prima facie, be controlling and determinative in the absence of manifest error. The Holder and any assignee, by acceptance of this Note, acknowledge and agree that, by reason of the provisions of this paragraph, following conversion of a portion of this Note, the unpaid and unconverted principal amount of this Note represented by this Note may be less than the amount stated on the face hereof.

 

(c) Payment of Taxes. The Borrower shall not be required to pay any tax which may be payable in respect of any transfer involved in the issue and delivery of shares of Common Stock or other securities or property on conversion of this Note in a name other than that of the Holder (or in street name), and the Borrower shall not be required to issue or deliver any such shares or other securities or property unless and until the person or persons (other than the Holder or the custodian in whose street name such shares are to be held for the Holder’s account) requesting the issuance thereof shall have paid to the Borrower the amount of any such tax or shall have established to the satisfaction of the Borrower that such tax has been paid.

 

(d) Delivery of Common Stock Upon Conversion. Upon receipt by the Borrower from the Holder of a facsimile transmission or e-mail (or other reasonable means of communication) of a Notice of Conversion meeting the requirements for conversion as provided in this Section 1.4, the Borrower shall issue and deliver or cause to be issued and delivered to or upon the order of the Holder certificates (or electronic shares via DWAC transfer, at the option of Holder) for the Common Stock issuable upon such conversion within three (3) business days after such receipt (the “Deadline”) (and, solely in the case of conversion of the entire unpaid principal amount hereof, surrender of this Note) in accordance with the terms hereof and the Purchase Agreement.

 

(e) Obligation of Borrower to Deliver Common Stock. Upon receipt by the Borrower of a Notice of Conversion, the Holder shall be deemed to be the holder of record of the Common Stock issuable upon such conversion, the outstanding principal amount and the amount of accrued and unpaid interest on this Note shall be reduced to reflect such conversion, and, the reserve shall be proportionately reduced, unless the Borrower defaults on its obligations under this Article I, all rights with respect to the portion of this Note being so converted shall forthwith terminate except the right to receive the Common Stock or other securities, cash or other assets, as herein provided, on such conversion. If the Holder shall have given a Notice of Conversion as provided herein, the Borrower’s obligation to issue and deliver the certificates for Common Stock shall be absolute and unconditional, irrespective of the absence of any action by the Holder to enforce the same, any waiver or consent with respect to any provision thereof, the recovery of any judgment against any person or any action to enforce the same, any failure or delay in the enforcement of any other obligation of the Borrower to the holder of record, or any setoff, counterclaim, recoupment, limitation or termination, or any breach or alleged breach by the Holder of any obligation to the Borrower, and irrespective of any other circumstance which might otherwise limit such obligation of the Borrower to the Holder in connection with such conversion. The Conversion Date specified in the Notice of Conversion shall be the Conversion Date so long as the Notice of Conversion is received by the Borrower before 6:00 p.m., Miami, Florida time, on such date.

 

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(f) Delivery of Common Stock by Electronic Transfer. In lieu of delivering physical certificates representing the Common Stock issuable upon conversion, provided the Borrower is participating in the Depository Trust Company (“DTC”) Fast Automated Securities Transfer (“FAST”) program, upon request of the Holder and its compliance with the provisions contained in Section 1.1 and in this Section 1.4, the Borrower shall use its best efforts to cause its transfer agent to electronically transmit the Common Stock issuable upon conversion to the Holder by crediting the account of Holder’s Prime Broker with DTC through its Deposit Withdrawal At Custodian (“DWAC”) system.

 

(g) Failure to Deliver Common Stock Prior to Delivery Deadline. Without in any way limiting the Holder’s right to pursue other remedies, including actual damages and/or equitable relief, the parties agree that if delivery of the Common Stock issuable upon conversion of this Note is not delivered by the Deadline (other than a failure due to the circumstances described in Section 1.3 above, which failure shall be governed by such Section) the Borrower shall pay to the Holder $1,000 per day in cash, for each day beyond the Deadline that the Borrower fails to deliver such Common Stock until the Borrower issues and delivers a certificate to the Holder or credit the Holder’s balance account with DTC for the number of shares of Common Stock to which the Holder is entitled upon such Holder’s conversion of any Conversion Amount (under Holder’s and Borrower’s expectation that any damages will tack back to the Issue Date). Such cash amount shall be paid to Holder by the fifth day of the month following the month in which it has accrued or, at the option of the Holder (by written notice to the Borrower by the first day of the month following the month in which it has accrued), shall be added to the principal amount of this Note, in which event interest shall accrue thereon in accordance with the terms of this Note and such additional principal amount shall be convertible into Common Stock in accordance with the terms of this Note. The Borrower agrees that the right to convert is a valuable right to the Holder. The damages resulting from a failure, attempt to frustrate, interference with such conversion right are difficult if not impossible to qualify. Accordingly, the parties acknowledge that the liquidated damages provision contained in this Section 1.4(g) are justified.

 

(h) Rescindment of a Notice of Conversion. If (i) the Borrower fails to respond to Holder within one (1) business day from the Conversion Date confirming the details of Notice of Conversion, (ii) the Borrower fails to provide any of the shares of the Borrower’s Common Stock requested in the Notice of Conversion within three (3) business days from the date of receipt of the Note of Conversion, (iii) the Holder is unable to procure a legal opinion required to have the shares of the Borrower’s Common Stock issued unrestricted and/or deposited to sell for any reason related to the Borrower’s standing, (iv) the Holder is unable to deposit the shares of the Borrower’s Common Stock requested in the Notice of Conversion for any reason related to the Borrower’s standing, (v) at any time after a missed Deadline, at the Holder’s sole discretion, or (vi) if OTC Markets Group, Inc. changes the Borrower’s designation to ‘Limited Information’ (Yield), ‘No Information’ (Stop Sign), ‘Caveat Emptor’ (Skull & Crossbones), ‘OTC’, ‘Other OTC’ or ‘Grey Market’ (Exclamation Mark Sign) or other trading restriction on the day of or any day after the Conversion Date, the Holder maintains the option and sole discretion to rescind the Notice of Conversion with a “Notice of Rescindment.”

 

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1.5 Concerning the Shares. The shares of Common Stock issuable upon conversion of this Note may not be sold or transferred unless (i) such shares are sold pursuant to an effective registration statement under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended 1933 Act or (ii) the Borrower or its transfer agent shall have been furnished with an opinion of counsel (which opinion shall be in form, substance and scope customary for opinions of counsel in comparable transactions) to the effect that the shares to be sold or transferred may be sold or transferred pursuant to an exemption from such registration or (iii) such shares are sold or transferred pursuant to Rule 144 under the 1933 Act (or a successor rule) (“Rule 144”) or (iv) such shares are transferred to an “affiliate” (as defined in Rule 144) of the Borrower who agrees to sell or otherwise transfer the shares only in accordance with this Section 1.5 and who is an “accredited investor” (as defined in Rule 501(a) of the 1933 Act). Except as otherwise provided in the Purchase Agreement (and subject to the removal provisions set forth below), until such time as the shares of Common Stock issuable upon conversion of this Note have been registered under the 1933 Act or otherwise may be sold pursuant to Rule 144 without any restriction as to the number of securities as of a particular date that can then be immediately sold, each certificate for shares of Common Stock issuable upon conversion of this Note that has not been so included in an effective registration statement or that has not been sold pursuant to an effective registration statement or an exemption that permits removal of the legend, shall bear a legend substantially in the following form, as appropriate:

 

“NEITHER THE ISSUANCE OR SALE OF THE SECURITIES REPRESENTED BY THIS CERTIFICATE HAVE BEEN REGISTERED UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED, OR APPLICABLE STATE SECURITIES LAWS. THE SECURITIES MAY NOT BE OFFERED FOR SALE, SOLD, TRANSFERRED OR ASSIGNED (I) IN THE ABSENCE OF (A) AN EFFECTIVE REGISTRATION STATEMENT FOR THE SECURITIES UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED, OR (B) AN OPINION OF COUNSEL (WHICH COUNSEL SHALL BE SELECTED BY THE HOLDER), IN A GENERALLY ACCEPTABLE FORM, THAT REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED UNDER SAID ACT OR (II) UNLESS SOLD PURSUANT TO RULE 144 OR RULE 144A UNDER SAID ACT. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, THE SECURITIES MAY BE PLEDGED IN CONNECTION WITH A BONA FIDE MARGIN ACCOUNT OR OTHER LOAN OR FINANCING ARRANGEMENT SECURED BY THE SECURITIES.”

 

The legend set forth above shall be removed and the Borrower shall issue to the Holder a new certificate therefore free of any transfer legend if (i) the Borrower or its transfer agent shall have received an opinion of counsel, in form, substance and scope customary for opinions of counsel in comparable transactions, to the effect that a public sale or transfer of such Common Stock may be made without registration under the 1933 Act, which opinion shall be reasonably accepted by the Company so that the sale or transfer is effected or (ii) in the case of the Common Stock issuable upon conversion of this Note, such security is registered for sale by the Holder under an effective registration statement filed under the 1933 Act or otherwise may be sold pursuant to Rule 144 without any restriction as to the number of securities as of a particular date that can then be immediately sold. Assuming Rule 144 or Regulation S is available and in the event that the Company does not accept the opinion of counsel provided by the Holder with respect to the transfer of Securities pursuant to an exemption from registration, such as Rule 144 or Regulation S, at the Deadline, and the does not provide a suitable replacement opinion to the Holder within two (2) business days, it will be considered an Event of Default pursuant to Section 3.2 of the Note.

 

1.6 Effect of Certain Events.

 

(a) Effect of Merger, Consolidation, Etc. At the option of the Holder, the sale, conveyance or disposition of all or substantially all of the assets of the Borrower, the effectuation by the Borrower of a transaction or series of related transactions in which more than 50% of the voting power of the Borrower is disposed of, or the consolidation, merger or other business combination of the Borrower with or into any other Person (as defined below) or Persons when the Borrower is not the survivor shall either: (i) be deemed to be an acceleration event (“Acceleration Event”) pursuant to which the Borrower shall be required to pay to the Holder upon the consummation of and as a condition to such transaction an amount equal full Principal Amount and unpaid accrued interest or (ii) be treated pursuant to Section 1.6(b) hereof. “Person” shall mean any individual, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association, trust or other entity or organization.

 

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(b) Adjustment Due to Merger, Consolidation, Etc. If, at any time when this Note is issued and outstanding and prior to conversion of the Note, there shall be any merger, consolidation, exchange of shares, recapitalization, reorganization, or other similar event, as a result of which shares of Common Stock of the Borrower shall be changed into the same or a different number of shares of another class or classes of stock or securities of the Borrower or another entity, or in case of any sale or conveyance of all or substantially all of the assets of the Borrower other than in connection with a plan of complete liquidation of the Borrower, then the Holder of this Note shall thereafter have the right to receive upon conversion of this Note, upon the basis and upon the terms and conditions specified herein and in lieu of the shares of Common Stock immediately theretofore issuable upon conversion, such stock, securities or assets which the Holder would have been entitled to receive in such transaction had this Note been converted in full immediately prior to such transaction (without regard to any limitations on conversion set forth herein), and in any such case appropriate provisions shall be made with respect to the rights and interests of the Holder of this Note to the end that the provisions hereof (including, without limitation, provisions for adjustment of the Default Conversion Price and of the number of shares issuable upon conversion of the Note) shall thereafter be applicable, as nearly as may be practicable in relation to any securities or assets thereafter deliverable upon the conversion hereof. The Borrower shall not affect any transaction described in this Section 1.6(b) unless (a) it first gives, to the extent practicable, thirty (30) days prior written notice (but in any event at least fifteen (15) days prior written notice) of the record date of the special meeting of shareholders to approve, or if there is no such record date, the consummation of, such merger, consolidation, exchange of shares, recapitalization, reorganization or other similar event or sale of assets (during which time the Holder shall be entitled to convert this Note) and (b) the resulting successor or acquiring entity (if not the Borrower) assumes by written instrument the obligations of this Section 1.6(d). The above provisions shall similarly apply to successive consolidations, mergers, sales, transfers or share exchanges.

 

(c) Adjustment Due to Distribution. If the Borrower shall declare or make any distribution of its assets (or rights to acquire its assets) to holders of Common Stock as a dividend, stock repurchase, by way of return of capital or otherwise (including any dividend or distribution to the Borrower’s shareholders in cash or shares (or rights to acquire shares) of capital stock of a subsidiary (i.e., a spin-off)) (a “Distribution”), then the Holder of this Note shall be entitled, upon any conversion of this Note after the date of record for determining shareholders entitled to such Distribution, to receive the amount of such assets which would have been payable to the Holder with respect to the shares of Common Stock issuable upon such conversion had such Holder been the holder of such shares of Common Stock on the record date for the determination of shareholders entitled to such Distribution.

 

(d) Adjustment Due to Dilutive Issuance. If, at any time when this Note is issued and outstanding, the Borrower issues or sells, or in accordance with this Section 1.6(d) hereof is deemed to have issued or sold, except for shares of Common Stock issued directly to employees with respect to accrued and unpaid compensation and employee benefits or in repayment of notes or advances due to such employees, or to vendors or suppliers of the Borrower in satisfaction of amounts owed to such vendors or suppliers (provided, however, that such vendors or suppliers shall not have an arrangement to transfer, sell or assign such shares of Common Stock prior to the issuance of such shares), any shares of Common Stock for no consideration or for a consideration per share (before deduction of reasonable expenses or commissions or underwriting discounts or allowances in connection therewith) less than the Conversion Price in effect on the date of such issuance (or deemed issuance) of such shares of Common Stock (a “Dilutive Issuance”), then immediately upon the Dilutive Issuance, the Conversion Price will be reduced to the amount of the consideration per share received by the Borrower in such Dilutive Issuance, subject to the Holder’s rights under Section 1.2 to select its Conversion Price.

 

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The Borrower shall be deemed to have issued or sold shares of Common Stock if the Borrower in any manner issues or grants any warrants, rights or options (not including rights or options associated with employee stock option plans), whether or not immediately exercisable, to subscribe for or to purchase Common Stock or other securities convertible into or exchangeable for Common Stock (“Convertible Securities”) (such warrants, rights and options to purchase Common Stock or Convertible Securities are hereinafter referred to as “Options”) and the price per share for which Common Stock is issuable upon the exercise of such Options is less than the Conversion Price then in effect, then the Conversion Price shall be equal to such price per share. For purposes of the preceding sentence, the “price per share for which Common Stock is issuable upon the exercise of such Options” is determined by dividing (i) the total amount, if any, received or receivable by the Borrower as consideration for the issuance or granting of all such Options, plus the minimum aggregate amount of additional consideration, if any, payable to the Borrower upon the exercise of all such Options, plus, in the case of Convertible Securities issuable upon the exercise of such Options, the minimum aggregate amount of additional consideration payable upon the conversion or exchange thereof at the time such Convertible Securities first become convertible or exchangeable, by (ii) the maximum total number of shares of Common Stock issuable upon the exercise of all such Options (assuming full conversion of Convertible Securities, if applicable). No further adjustment to the Conversion Price will be made upon the actual issuance of such Common Stock upon the exercise of such Options or upon the conversion or exchange of Convertible Securities issuable upon exercise of such Options.

 

Additionally, the Borrower shall be deemed to have issued or sold shares of Common Stock if the Borrower in any manner issues or sells any Convertible Securities, whether or not immediately convertible (other than where the same are issuable upon the exercise of Options), and the price per share for which Common Stock is issuable upon such conversion or exchange is less than the Conversion Price then in effect, then the Conversion Price shall be equal to such price per share. For the purposes of the preceding sentence, the “price per share for which Common Stock is issuable upon such conversion or exchange” is determined by dividing (i) the total amount, if any, received or receivable by the Borrower as consideration for the issuance or sale of all such Convertible Securities, plus the minimum aggregate amount of additional consideration, if any, payable to the Borrower upon the conversion or exchange thereof at the time such Convertible Securities first become convertible or exchangeable, by (ii) the maximum total number of shares of Common Stock issuable upon the conversion or exchange of all such Convertible Securities. No further adjustment to the Conversion Price will be made upon the actual issuance of such Common Stock upon conversion or exchange of such Convertible Securities. Notwithstanding the forgoing, no adjustment will be made under this Section 1.6(d) in respect of an Exempt Issuance.

 

An “Exempt Issuance” shall mean the issuance of (a) shares of Common Stock or other securities to officers or directors of the Borrower pursuant to any stock or option or similar equity incentive plan duly adopted for such purpose by a majority of the non-employee members of the Borrower’s Board of Directors or a majority of the members of a committee of non-employee directors (“Plan”) established for such purpose in a manner which is consistent with the Borrower’s prior business practices, including, but not limited to granting of such as bonuses; (b) securities pursuant to a merger, consolidation, acquisition or similar business combination approved by a majority of the disinterested directors of the Borrower, provided that any such issuance shall only be to a Person (or to the equity holders of a Person) which is, itself or through its subsidiaries, an operating company or an owner of an asset in a business synergistic with the business of the Borrower and shall provide to the Borrower additional benefits in addition to, or in lieu of, an investment of funds, but shall not include a transaction in which the Borrower is issuing securities primarily for the purpose of raising capital or to an entity whose primary business is investing in securities; (c) securities issued pursuant to any equipment loan or leasing arrangement, real property leasing arrangement or debt financing from a bank or similar financial institution approved by a majority of the disinterested directors of the Borrower; and/or (d) securities issued with respect to which the Holder waives its rights in writing under this Section 1.6(d).

 

(e) Purchase Rights. If, at any time when any Notes are issued and outstanding, the Borrower issues any Convertible Securities or rights to purchase stock, warrants, securities or other property (the “Purchase Rights”) pro rata to the record holders of any class of Common Stock, then the Holder of this Note will be entitled to acquire, upon the terms applicable to such Purchase Rights, the aggregate Purchase Rights which such Holder could have acquired if such Holder had held the number of shares of Common Stock acquirable upon complete conversion of this Note (without regard to any limitations on conversion contained herein) immediately before the date on which a record is taken for the grant, issuance or sale of such Purchase Rights or, if no such record is taken, the date as of which the record holders of Common Stock are to be determined for the grant, issue or sale of such Purchase Rights.

 

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(f) Notice of Adjustments. Upon the occurrence of each adjustment or readjustment of the Conversion Price as a result of the events described in this Section 1.6, or under Section 1.2 (regarding stock splits, combinations, etc.), the Borrower, at its expense, shall promptly compute such adjustment or readjustment and prepare and furnish to the Holder a certificate setting forth such adjustment or readjustment and showing in detail the facts upon which such adjustment or readjustment is based. The Borrower shall, upon the written request at any time of the Holder, furnish to such Holder a like certificate setting forth (i) such adjustment or readjustment, (ii) the Conversion Price at the time in effect and (iii) the number of shares of Common Stock and the amount, if any, of other securities or property which at the time would be received upon conversion of the Note.

 

1.7 Trading Market Limitations. Unless permitted by the applicable rules and regulations of the principal securities market on which the Common Stock is then quoted, listed or traded, in no event shall the Borrower issue upon conversion of or otherwise pursuant to this Note more than the maximum number of shares of Common Stock that the Borrower can issue pursuant to any rule of the principal United States securities market on which the Common Stock is then traded (the “Maximum Share Amount”), subject to equitable adjustment from time to time for stock splits, stock dividends, combinations, capital reorganizations and similar events relating to the Common Stock occurring after the Issue Date. Once the Maximum Share Amount has been issued, if the Borrower fails to eliminate any prohibitions under applicable law or the rules or regulations of any stock exchange, interdealer quotation system or other self-regulatory organization with jurisdiction over the Borrower or any of its securities on the Borrower’s ability to issue shares of Common Stock in excess of the Maximum Share Amount, in lieu of any further right to convert this Note, this will be considered an Event of Default under Section 3.2 of the Note.

 

1.8 Status as Shareholder. Upon submission of a Notice of Conversion by a Holder, (i) the shares covered thereby (other than the shares, if any, which cannot be issued because their issuance would exceed such Holder’s allocated portion of the Reserved Amount or Maximum Share Amount) shall be deemed converted into shares of Common Stock and (ii) the Holder’s rights as a Holder of such converted portion of this Note shall cease and terminate, excepting only the right to receive certificates for such shares of Common Stock and to any remedies provided herein or otherwise available at law or in equity to such Holder because of a failure by the Borrower to comply with the terms of this Note. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if a Holder has not received certificates or transmission of such shares pursuant to Section 1.4(f) for all shares of Common Stock prior to the tenth (10th) business day after the expiration of the Deadline with respect to a conversion of any portion of this Note for any reason, then (unless the Holder otherwise elects to retain its status as a holder of Common Stock by so notifying the Borrower) the Holder shall regain the rights of a Holder of this Note with respect to such unconverted portions of this Note and the Borrower shall, as soon as practicable, return such unconverted Note to the Holder or, if this Note has not been surrendered, adjust its records to reflect that such portion of this Note has not been converted. In all cases, the Holder shall retain all of its rights and remedies (including, without limitation, (i) the right to receive Conversion default payments pursuant to Section 1.3 to the extent required thereby for such Conversion default and any subsequent Conversion default and (ii) the right to have the Conversion Price with respect to subsequent conversions determined in accordance with Section 1.2) for the Borrower’s failure to convert this Note.

 

1.9 Prepayment. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Note, the Borrower may prepay the amounts outstanding hereunder with the consent of the Holder pursuant to the following terms and conditions:

 

(a) At any time during the period beginning on the Issue Date and ending on the date which is day immediately prior to the Maturity Date, the Borrower shall have the right, exercisable on not less than three (3) Trading Days prior written notice to the Holder of the Note to prepay the outstanding Note (principal and accrued interest), in full by making a payment to the Holder of an amount in cash equal to 110% 10% prepayment premium, multiplied by the sum of: (w) the then outstanding principal amount of this Note plus (x) accrued and unpaid interest on the unpaid principal amount of this Note. To the extent a partial prepayment is made, the amount of principal and/or accrued but unpaid interest deemed prepaid, shall be 90.9090% of the amount paid and $9.0909 shall be deemed the 10% prepayment premium.

 

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(b) Any notice of prepayment hereunder by the Company (an “Optional Prepayment Notice”) shall be delivered to the Holder of the Note at its registered addresses and shall state: (1) that the Borrower is exercising its right to prepay the Note, and (2) the date of prepayment which shall be not more than three (3) Trading Days from the date of the Optional Prepayment Notice. On the date fixed for prepayment (the “Optional Prepayment Date”), the Borrower shall make payment of the applicable prepayment amount to or upon the order of the Holder as specified by the Holder in writing to the Borrower at least one (1) business day prior to the Optional Prepayment Date. If the Borrower delivers an Optional Prepayment Notice and fails to pay the applicable prepayment amount due to the Holder of the Note within two (2) business days following the Optional Prepayment Date, the Borrower shall forever forfeit its right to prepay the Note pursuant to this Section 1.9.

 

ARTICLE II
CERTAIN COVENANTS

 

2.1 Distributions on Capital Stock. So long as the Borrower shall have any obligation under this Note, the Borrower shall not without the Holder’s written consent (a) pay, declare or set apart for such payment, any dividend or other distribution (whether in cash, property or other securities) on shares of capital stock other than dividends on shares of Common Stock solely in the form of additional shares of Common Stock or (b) directly or indirectly or through any subsidiary make any other payment or distribution in respect of its capital stock except for distributions pursuant to any shareholders’ rights plan which is approved by a majority of the Borrower’s disinterested directors.

 

2.2 Restriction on Stock Repurchases. So long as the Borrower shall have any obligation under this Note, the Borrower shall not without the Holder’s written consent redeem, repurchase or otherwise acquire (whether for cash or in exchange for property or other securities or otherwise) in any one transaction or series of related transactions any shares of capital stock of the Borrower or any warrants, rights or options to purchase or acquire any such shares.

 

2.3 [Reserved].

 

2.4 Sale of Assets. So long as the Borrower shall have any obligation under this Note, the Borrower shall not, without the Holder’s written consent, sell, lease or otherwise dispose of any significant portion of its assets outside the ordinary course of business, or in an arms-length transaction or which intent has been previously disclosed in SEC Documents as such term is defined in the Purchase Agreement. Any consent to the disposition of any assets may be conditioned on a specified use of the proceeds of disposition.

 

2.5 Advances and Loans. So long as the Borrower shall have any obligation under this Note, the Borrower shall not, without the Holder’s written consent, lend money, give credit or make advances to any person, firm, joint venture or corporation, including, without limitation, officers, directors, employees, subsidiaries and affiliates of the Borrower, except loans, credits or advances (a) in existence or committed on the Issue Date and which the Borrower has informed Holder in writing prior to the Issue Date, (b) made in the ordinary course of business or (c) not in excess of $15,000.

 

2.6 Section 3(a)(9) or 3(a)(10) Transaction. So long as this Note is outstanding, the Borrower shall not enter into any transaction or arrangement structured in accordance with, based upon, or related or pursuant to, in whole or in part, either Section 3(a)(9) of the 1933 Act (a “3(a)(9) Transaction”) or Section 3(a)(10) of the 1933 Act (a “3(a)(10) Transaction”). In the event that the Borrower does enter into, or makes any issuance of Common Stock related to a 3(a)(9) Transaction or a 3(a)(10) Transaction while this Note is outstanding, a liquidated damages charge of 25% of the outstanding principal balance of this Note, but not less than Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,000), will be assessed and will become immediately due and payable to the Holder at its election in the form of cash payment or addition to the balance of this Note. Notwithstanding the forgoing, transactions contemplated by subsection (a) of the definition of “Exempt Issuance” in Section 1.6(d) that are considered 3(a)(9) or 3(a)(10) Transactions will not cause a liquidated damages charge under this Section 2.6.

 

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2.7 Preservation of Existence, etc. The Borrower shall maintain and preserve, and cause each of its Subsidiaries to maintain and preserve, its existence, rights and privileges, and become or remain, and cause each of its Subsidiaries (other than dormant Subsidiaries that have no or minimum assets) to become or remain, duly qualified and in good standing in each jurisdiction in which the character of the properties owned or leased by it or in which the transaction of its business makes such qualification necessary.

 

2.8 Non-circumvention. The Borrower hereby covenants and agrees that the Borrower will not, by amendment of its Certificate or Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws, or through any reorganization, transfer of assets, consolidation, merger, scheme of arrangement, dissolution, issue or sale of securities, or any other voluntary action, avoid or seek to avoid the observance or performance of any of the terms of this Note, and will at all times in good faith carry out all the provisions of this Note and take all action as may be required to protect the rights of the Holder.

 

2.9 Repayment from Proceeds. While any portion of this Note is outstanding, if the Borrower receives cash proceeds from any source or series of related or unrelated sources, including but not limited to, from payments from customers, the issuance of equity or debt, the conversion of outstanding warrants of the Borrower, the issuance of securities pursuant to an equity line of credit of the Borrower or the sale of assets, the Borrower shall, within one (1) business day of Borrower’s receipt of such proceeds, inform the Holder of such receipt, following which the Holder shall have the right in its sole discretion to require the Borrower to immediately apply all or any portion of such proceeds to repay all or any portion of the outstanding amounts owed under this Note, provided that, upon the occurrence of any closings under the Reg A+ Offering the Company shall make mandatory repayments of amounts owed under this Note in an amount equal to 10% of the net proceeds obtained by the Company from each such closing without demand thereof from the Holder. Failure of the Borrower to comply with this provision shall constitute an Event of Default. In the event that such proceeds are received by the Holder prior to the Maturity Date, the required prepayment shall be subject to the terms of Section 1.9 herein.

 

2.10 Piggyback Registration Rights. The Company shall include, subject to any underwriter or placement agent cutbacks, on any registration statement or offering statement filed with the SEC, the pro rata portion of Conversion Shares, all Warrant Shares, and all Commitment Shares as would be the same pro rata portion included in such registration statement of offering statement as other holders similarly situated. In addition to all other remedies at law or in equity or otherwise in connection with any breaches under this Note or the other Transaction Documents, failure to do so in compliance with this Section 2.10 will result in liquidated damages of $20,000, being immediately due and payable to the Holder at its election in the form of cash payment.

 

2.11 [Reserved].

 

ARTICLE III
EVENTS OF DEFAULT

 

The occurrence of any of the following shall each constitute an “Event of Default” with no right to notice or the right to cure except as specifically stated:

 

3.1 Failure to Pay Principal or Interest. The Borrower fails to pay the principal hereof or interest thereon when due on this Note, whether at the Maturity Date, upon acceleration or otherwise.

 

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3.2 Conversion and the Shares. The Borrower fails to issue shares of Common Stock to the Holder (or announces or threatens in writing that it will not honor its obligation to do so) upon exercise by the Holder of the Conversion rights of the Holder in accordance with the terms of this Note, fails to transfer or cause its transfer agent to transfer (issue) (electronically or in certificated form) any certificate for shares of Common Stock issued to the Holder upon conversion of or otherwise pursuant to this Note as and when required by this Note, the Borrower directs its transfer agent not to transfer or delays, impairs, and/or hinders its transfer agent in transferring (or issuing) (electronically or in certificated form) any certificate for shares of Common Stock to be issued to the Holder upon conversion of or otherwise pursuant to this Note as and when required by this Note, or fails to remove (or directs its transfer agent not to remove or impairs, delays, and/or hinders its transfer agent from removing) any restrictive legend (or to withdraw any stop transfer instructions in respect thereof) on any certificate for any shares of Common Stock issued to the Holder upon conversion of or otherwise pursuant to this Note as and when required by this Note (or makes any written announcement, statement or threat that it does not intend to honor the obligations described in this paragraph) and any such failure shall continue uncured (or any written announcement, statement or threat not to honor its obligations shall not be rescinded in writing) for three (3) business days after the Holder shall have delivered a Notice of Conversion. It is an obligation of the Borrower to remain current in its obligations to its transfer agent. It shall be an “Event of Default” of this Note, if a conversion of this Note is delayed, hindered or frustrated due to a balance owed by the Borrower to its transfer agent. If at the option of the Holder, the Holder advances any funds to the Borrower’s transfer agent in order to process a conversion, such advanced funds shall be paid by the Borrower to the Holder within forty-eight (48) hours of a demand from the Holder.

 

3.3 Breach of Covenants. While this Note is outstanding, the Borrower breaches any covenant or other term or condition contained in this Note, or in any of the Transaction Documents including but not limited to the Purchase Agreement.

 

3.4 Breach of Representations and Warranties. While this Note is outstanding, any representation or warranty of the Borrower made herein or in any agreement, statement or certificate given in writing pursuant hereto or in connection herewith (including, without limitation, the Purchase Agreement), shall be false or misleading in any material respect when made.

 

3.5 Receiver or Trustee. While this Note is outstanding, the Company or any Material Subsidiary (as such term is defined in the Purchase Agreement) of the Company shall make an assignment for the benefit of creditors, or apply for or consent to the appointment of a receiver or trustee for it or for a substantial part of its property or business, or such a receiver or trustee shall otherwise be appointed.

 

3.6 Judgments. Any money judgment, writ or similar process, other than those disclosed in the SEC Documents, shall be entered or filed against the Borrower or any subsidiary of the Borrower or any of its property or other assets for more than $50,000, and shall remain unvacated, unbonded or unstayed for a period of twenty (20) days unless otherwise consented to by the Holder, which consent will not be unreasonably withheld.

 

3.7 Bankruptcy; Liquidation. (i) Bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization or liquidation proceedings or other proceedings, voluntary or involuntary, for relief under any bankruptcy law or any law for the relief of debtors shall be instituted by or against the Company or any Material Subsidiary, as such term is defined in the Purchase Agreement, of the Company or the Borrower admits in writing its inability to pay its debts generally as they mature, or have filed against it an involuntary petition for bankruptcy; or (ii) any dissolution, liquidation, or winding up of Borrower or any substantial portion of its business occurs.

 

3.8 Delisting of Common Stock. The Borrower shall fail to maintain the listing of the Common Stock on at least one of the OTCBB, OTCQB, OTC Pink or an equivalent replacement exchange, the Nasdaq Capital Market, the New York Stock Exchange, or the NYSE American.

 

3.9 Failure to Comply with the Exchange Act. The Borrower shall fail to timely comply with the reporting requirements of the 1934 Act (including but not limited to becoming delinquent in its filings); and/or the Borrower shall cease to be subject to the reporting requirements of the Exchange Act; and/or the Borrower shall not have publicly available all information required by paragraph (b) of Rule 15c2-11 of the Exchange Act (as effective on September 26, 2021), as amended, such that brokers or dealers attempting to publish any quotation for the Common Stock or, directly or indirectly, to submit any such quotation for publication, shall be able to comply with Rule 15c2-11(a).

 

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3.10 DTC. If the Company (i) loses its ability to deliver shares via “DWAC/FAST” electronic transfer, or (ii) loses its stats as “DTC Eligible.”

 

3.11 Cessation of Operations. Any cessation of operations by Borrower or Borrower admits it is otherwise generally unable to pay its debts as such debts become due, provided, however, that any disclosure of the Borrower’s ability to continue as a “going concern” shall not be an admission that the Borrower cannot pay its debts as they become due.

 

3.12 Maintenance of Assets. The failure by Borrower to maintain any material intellectual property rights, personal, real property or other assets which are necessary to conduct its business (whether now or in the future) or any disposition or conveyance of any material asset of the Borrower.

 

3.13 Financial Statement Restatement. The restatement of any financial statements filed by the Borrower with the SEC for any date or period from two years prior to the Issue Date of this Note and until this Note is no longer outstanding, if the result of such restatement would, by comparison to the unrestated financial statement, have constituted a material adverse effect on the rights of the Holder with respect to this Note or the Purchase Agreement.

 

3.14 Reverse Splits. The Borrower effectuates a reverse split of its Common Stock without twenty (20) days prior written notice to the Holder.

 

3.15 Rights of Participation. The failure of the Borrower to fully satisfy its obligations to the Holder under Section 5(c) and/or Section 5(d) of the Purchase Agreement.

 

3.16 Replacement of Transfer Agent. In the event that the Borrower proposes to replace its transfer agent, the Borrower fails to provide, prior to the effective date of such replacement, a fully executed Transfer Agent Instruction Letter in a form as initially delivered pursuant to the Purchase Agreement (including but not limited to the provision to irrevocably reserve shares of Common Stock in the Reserved Amount) signed by the successor transfer agent to Borrower and the Borrower.

 

3.17 Cessation of Trading. Any cessation of trading of the Common Stock on at least one of the OTCBB, OTCQB, OTC Pink or an equivalent replacement exchange, the Nasdaq Capital Market, the New York Stock Exchange, or the NYSE American, and such cessation of trading shall continue for a period of five consecutive (5) Trading Days.

 

3.18 Cross-Default. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Note or the other related or companion documents, a breach or default by the Borrower of any material covenant or other term or condition contained in any of the Other Agreements, other than any such breach or default which is cured by agreement of the parties, after the passage of all applicable notice and cure or grace periods, shall, at the option of the Holder, be considered a default under this Note and the Other Agreements, in which event the Holder shall be entitled (but in no event required) to apply all rights and remedies of the Holder under the terms of this Note and the Other Agreements by reason of a default under said Other Agreement or hereunder. “Other Agreements” means, collectively, all agreements and instruments between, among or by: (1) the Borrower, and, or for the benefit of, (2) the Holder and any affiliate of the Holder, including, without limitation, promissory notes. Each of the loan transactions will be cross-defaulted with each other loan transaction and with all other existing and future debt of Borrower to the Holder.

 

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3.19 Bid Price. The Borrower shall lose the “bid” price for its Common Stock ($0.001 on the “Ask” with zero market makers on the “Bid” per Level 2) and/or a market (including the OTC Pink, OTC QB or an equivalent replacement exchange).

 

3.20 OTC Markets Designation. If the OTC-Markets changes the Borrower’s designation to ‘No Information’ (Stop Sign), ‘Caveat Emptor’ (Skull and Crossbones), or ‘OTC’, ‘Other OTC’ or ‘Grey Market’ (Exclamation Mark Sign).

 

3.21 Inside Information. Any attempt by the Borrower or its officers, directors, and/or affiliates to transmit, convey, disclose, or any actual transmittal, conveyance, or disclosure by the Borrower or its officers, directors, and/or affiliates of, material non-public information concerning the Borrower, to the Holder or its successors and assigns, which is not immediately cured by Borrower’s filing of a Form 8-K pursuant to Regulation FD on that same date.

 

3.22 Unavailability of Rule 144. If, at any time on or after the date which is six (6) months after the Issue Date, the Holder is unable to (i) obtain a standard “144 legal opinion letter” from an attorney reasonably acceptable to the Holder, the Holder’s brokerage firm (and respective clearing firm), and the Borrower’s transfer agent in order to facilitate the Holder’s conversion of any portion of the Note into free trading shares of the Borrower’s Common Stock pursuant to Rule 144, and (ii) thereupon deposit such shares into the Holder’s brokerage account.

 

Upon the occurrence of any Event of Default specified in Sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.13, 3.14, 3.15, 3.16. 3.17, 3.18, 3.19, 3.20, 3.21, and/or 3.22 exercisable through the delivery of written notice to the Borrower by the Holder (the “Default Notice”), the Note shall become immediately due and payable and the Borrower shall pay to the Holder, in full satisfaction of its obligations hereunder, an amount equal to (i) 115% times the sum of (x) the then outstanding principal amount of this Note plus (y) accrued and unpaid interest on the unpaid principal amount of this Note to the date of payment (the “Mandatory Prepayment Date”), on the amounts referred to in clauses (x) and/or (y) plus (z) any amounts owed to the Holder pursuant to Sections 1.3 and 1.4(g) hereof (the then outstanding principal amount of this Note to the date of payment plus the amounts referred to in clauses (x), (y) and (z) shall collectively be known as the “Default Sum”) or (ii) at the option of the Holder, the “parity value” of the Default Sum to be prepaid, where parity value means (a) the highest number of shares of Common Stock issuable upon conversion of or otherwise pursuant to such Default Sum in accordance with Article I, treating the Trading Day immediately preceding the Mandatory Prepayment Date as the “Conversion Date” for purposes of determining the lowest applicable Conversion Price, unless the Event of Default arises as a result of a breach in respect of a specific Conversion Date (in which case such Conversion Date shall be the Conversion Date), multiplied by (b) the highest Closing Price (defined below) for the Common Stock during the period beginning on the date of first occurrence of the Event of Default and ending one day prior to the Mandatory Prepayment Date (the “Default Amount”) and all other amounts payable hereunder shall immediately become due and payable, all without demand, presentment or notice, all of which hereby are expressly waived, together with all costs, including, without limitation, legal fees and expenses, of collection, and the Holder shall be entitled to exercise all other rights and remedies available at law or in equity. “Closing Price” means, for any security as of any date, the closing bid price as reported on the OTCBB, OTCQB or applicable trading market or exchange as reported by a reliable reporting service designated by the Holder or, if the OTCBB is not the principal trading market for such security, the closing bid price of such security on the principal securities exchange or trading market where such security is quoted, listed or traded.

 

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The Holder shall have the right at any time, to require the Borrower to immediately issue, in lieu of the Default Amount, the number of shares of Common Stock of the Borrower equal to the Default Amount divided by the Conversion Price then in effect, subject to the terms of this Note. This requirement by the Borrower shall automatically apply upon the occurrence of an Event of Default without the need for any party to give any notice or take any other action.

 

If the Holder shall commence an action or proceeding to enforce any provisions of this Note, including, without limitation, engaging an attorney, then if the Holder prevails in such action, the Holder shall be reimbursed by the Borrower for its attorneys’ fees and other costs and expenses incurred in the investigation, preparation and prosecution of such action or proceeding.

 

ARTICLE IV
MISCELLANEOUS

 

4.1 Failure or Indulgence Not Waiver. No failure or delay on the part of the Holder in the exercise of any power, right or privilege hereunder shall operate as a waiver thereof, nor shall any single or partial exercise of any such power, right or privilege preclude other or further exercise thereof or of any other right, power or privileges. All rights and remedies existing hereunder are cumulative to, and not exclusive of, any rights or remedies otherwise available.

 

4.2 Notices. All notices, demands, requests, consents, approvals, and other communications required or permitted hereunder shall be in writing and, unless otherwise specified herein, shall be (i) personally served, (ii) deposited in the mail, registered or certified, return receipt requested, postage prepaid, (iii) delivered by reputable air courier service with charges prepaid, or (iv) transmitted by hand delivery, or electronic transmission by e-mail (with read-receipt required) addressed as set forth below or to such other address as such party shall have specified most recently by written notice. Any notice or other communication required or permitted to be given hereunder shall be deemed effective (a) upon hand delivery or delivery by electronic transmission by e-mail (with read-receipt required), at the address or number designated below (if delivered on a business day during normal business hours where such notice is to be received), or the first business day following such delivery (if delivered other than on a business day during normal business hours where such notice is to be received) or (b) on the second business day following the date of mailing by express courier service, fully prepaid, addressed to such address, or upon actual receipt of such mailing, whichever shall first occur. The addresses for such communications shall be:

 

If to the Borrower, to:

 

RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

126 Valley Road Suite C

Glen Rock, NJ 07452

Attn: Jeff Eliot Margolis, CFO

E-mail: jmargolis@respirerx.com

 

If to the Holder:

 

Quick Capital, LLC

66 West Flagler Street, 900-#2292

Miami, FL 33130

Attn: Eilon D. Natan, Manager

E-mail: eilon@quick-cap.com

 

4.3 Amendments. This Note and any provision hereof may only be amended by an instrument in writing signed by the Borrower and the Holder.

 

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4.4 Assignability. This Note shall be binding upon the Borrower and its successors and assigns, and shall inure to be the benefit of the Holder and its successors and assigns. Neither the Borrower nor the Holder shall assign this Note or any rights or obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of the other. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Holder may assign its rights hereunder to any “accredited investor” (as defined in Rule 501(a) of the 1933 Act) in a private transaction from the Holder or to any of its “affiliates”, as that term is defined under the 1934 Act, without the consent of the Borrower. Notwithstanding anything in this Note to the contrary, this Note may be pledged as collateral in connection with a bonafide margin account or other lending arrangement. The Holder and any assignee, by acceptance of this Note, acknowledge and agree that following conversion of a portion of this Note, the unpaid and unconverted principal amount of this Note represented by this Note may be less than the amount stated on the face hereof.

 

4.5 Cost of Collection. If default is made in the payment of this Note, the Borrower shall pay the Holder hereof reasonable costs of collection, including reasonable attorneys’ fees.

 

4.6 Governing Law. This Note shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Wyoming without regard to principles of conflicts of laws. Any action brought by either party against the other concerning the transactions contemplated by this Note shall be brought only in the state courts of Miami, Florida, or in the federal courts located in the Southern District of Florida. The parties to this Note hereby irrevocably waive any objection to jurisdiction and venue of any action instituted hereunder and shall not assert any defense based on lack of jurisdiction or venue or based upon forum non conveniens. EACH PARTY HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT IT MAY HAVE TO, AND AGREES NOT TO REQUEST, A JURY TRIAL FOR THE ADJUDICATION OF ANY DISPUTE HEREUNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING OUT OF THIS NOTE OR ANY TRANSACTION CONTEMPLATED HEREBY. The prevailing party shall be entitled to recover from the other party its reasonable attorney’s fees and costs. In the event that any provision of this Note or any other agreement delivered in connection herewith is invalid or unenforceable under any applicable statute or rule of law, then such provision shall be deemed inoperative to the extent that it may conflict therewith and shall be deemed modified to conform with such statute or rule of law. Any such provision which may prove invalid or unenforceable under any law shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision of any agreement. Each party hereby irrevocably waives personal service of process and consents to process being served in any suit, action or proceeding in connection with this Note or any other Transaction Document by mailing a copy thereof via registered or certified mail or overnight delivery (with evidence of delivery) to such party at the address in effect for notices to it under this Note and agrees that such service shall constitute good and sufficient service of process and notice thereof. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to limit in any way any right to serve process in any other manner permitted by law.

 

4.7 Certain Amounts. Whenever pursuant to this Note the Borrower is required to pay an amount in excess of the outstanding principal amount (or the portion thereof required to be paid at that time) plus accrued and unpaid interest, the Borrower and the Holder agree that the actual damages to the Holder from the receipt of cash payment on this Note may be difficult to determine and the amount to be so paid by the Borrower represents stipulated damages and not a penalty and is intended to compensate the Holder in part for loss of the opportunity to convert this Note and to earn a return from the sale of shares of Common Stock acquired upon conversion of this Note at a price in excess of the price paid for such shares pursuant to this Note. The Borrower and the Holder hereby agree that such amount of stipulated damages is not plainly disproportionate to the possible loss to the Holder from the receipt of a cash payment without the opportunity to convert this Note into shares of Common Stock.

 

4.8 Purchase Agreement and Security Agreement. By its acceptance of this Note, each party agrees to be bound by the applicable terms of the Purchase Agreement and the Security Agreement.

 

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4.9 Notice of Corporate Events. Except as otherwise provided in this Note, the Holder of this Note shall have no rights as a Holder of Common Stock unless and only to the extent that it converts this Note into Common Stock. The Borrower shall provide the Holder with prior notification of any meeting of the Borrower’s shareholders (and copies of proxy materials and other information sent to shareholders). In the event of any taking by the Borrower of a record of its shareholders for the purpose of determining shareholders who are entitled to receive payment of any dividend or other distribution, any right to subscribe for, purchase or otherwise acquire (including by way of merger, consolidation, reclassification or recapitalization) any share of any class or any other securities or property, or to receive any other right, or for the purpose of determining shareholders who are entitled to vote in connection with any proposed sale, lease or conveyance of all or substantially all of the assets of the Borrower or any proposed liquidation, dissolution or winding up of the Borrower, the Borrower shall mail a notice to the Holder, at least twenty (20) days prior to the record date specified therein (or thirty (30) days prior to the consummation of the transaction or event, whichever is earlier), of the date on which any such record is to be taken for the purpose of such dividend, distribution, right or other event, and a brief statement regarding the amount and character of such dividend, distribution, right or other event to the extent known at such time. The Borrower shall make a public announcement of any event requiring notification to the Holder hereunder substantially simultaneously with the notification to the Holder in accordance with the terms of this Section 4.9 including, but not limited to, name changes, recapitalizations, etc. as soon as possible under law.

 

4.10 Usury. If it shall be found that any interest or other amount deemed interest due hereunder violates the applicable law governing usury, the applicable provision shall automatically be revised to equal the maximum rate of interest or other amount deemed interest permitted under applicable law. The Borrower covenants (to the extent that it may lawfully do so) that it will not seek to claim or take advantage of any usury law that would prohibit or forgive the Borrower from paying all or a portion of the principal or interest on this Note.

 

4.11 Remedies. The Borrower acknowledges that a breach by it of its obligations hereunder will cause irreparable harm to the Holder, by vitiating the intent and purpose of the transaction contemplated hereby. Accordingly, the Borrower acknowledges that the remedy at law for a breach of its obligations under this Note will be inadequate and agrees, in the event of a breach or threatened breach by the Borrower of the provisions of this Note, that the Holder shall be entitled, in addition to all other available remedies at law or in equity, and in addition to the penalties assessable herein, to an injunction or injunctions restraining, preventing or curing any breach of this Note and to enforce specifically the terms and provisions thereof, without the necessity of showing economic loss and without any bond or other security being required. No provision of this Note shall alter or impair the obligation of the Borrower, which is absolute and unconditional, to pay the principal of, and interest on, this Note at the time, place, and rate, and in the form, herein prescribed.

 

4.12 Severability. In the event that any provision of this Note is invalid or unenforceable under any applicable statute or rule of law, then such provision shall be deemed inoperative to the extent that it may conflict therewith and shall be deemed modified to conform with such statute or rule of law. Any provision hereof which may prove invalid or unenforceable under any law shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision hereof.

 

4.13 Dispute Resolution. In the case of a dispute as to the determination of the Default Conversion Price, Conversion Amount, any prepayment amount or Default Amount, Default Sum, Closing Date, Funding Date (as such term is defined in the Purchase Agreement), or Maturity Date, the closing bid price, or fair market value (as the case may be) or the arithmetic calculation of the Conversion Price or the applicable prepayment amount(s) (as the case may be), the Borrower or the Holder shall submit the disputed determinations or arithmetic calculations via electronic transmission by e-mail (with read-receipt required) (i) within two (2) Trading Days after receipt of the applicable notice giving rise to such dispute to the Borrower or the Holder or (ii) if no notice gave rise to such dispute, at any time after the Holder learned of the circumstances giving rise to such dispute. If the Holder and the Borrower are unable to agree upon such determination or calculation within two (2) business days of such disputed determination or arithmetic calculation (as the case may be) being submitted to the Borrower or the Holder, then the Borrower shall, within two (2) business days, submit via electronic transmission by e-mail (with read-receipt required) (a) the disputed determination of the Conversion Price, the closing bid price, the or fair market value (as the case may be) to an independent, reputable investment bank selected by the Borrower and approved by the Holder or (b) the disputed arithmetic calculation of the Conversion Price, Conversion Amount, any prepayment amount or Default Amount, Default Sum to an independent, outside accountant selected by the Holder that is reasonably acceptable to the Borrower. The Borrower shall cause at its expense the investment bank or the accountant to perform the determinations or calculations and notify the Borrower and the Holder of the results no later than ten (10) business days from the time it receives such disputed determinations or calculations. Such investment bank’s or accountant’s determination or calculation shall be binding upon all parties absent demonstrable error.

 

4.14 Most Favored Nation Status. So long as this Note is outstanding, upon any issuance by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries of any security with any term more favorable to the holder of such security or with a term (including without limitation any Conversion Price) in favor of the holder of such security that was not similarly provided to the Holder in this Note (other than a future financing with the Holder), then the Borrower shall notify the Holder of such additional or more favorable term and such term, at Holder’s option, shall become a part of the Transaction Documents with the Holder. The types of terms contained in another security that may be more favorable to the holder of such security include, but are not limited to, terms addressing conversion discounts, prepayment rate, conversion lookback periods, interest rates, original issue discounts, stock sale price, private placement price per share, and warrant coverage.

 

*** signature page follows ***

 

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, Borrower has caused this Note to be signed in its name by its duly authorized officer as of the Issue Date.

 

  COMPANY:
     
  RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
                                  
  By:
  Name: Jeff Eliot Margolis
  Title: CFO

 

Acknowledged and Accepted by:

 

HOLDER:  
   
Quick Capital, LLC  
     
By:  
Name: Eilon D. Natan  
Title: Manager  

 

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EXHIBIT A

 

NOTICE OF CONVERSION

 

The undersigned hereby elects to convert $_________________ principal amount of the Note (defined below) together with $________________ of accrued and unpaid interest thereto, totaling $_____________ into that number of shares of Common Stock to be issued pursuant to the conversion of the Note (“Common Stock”) as set forth below, of RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., a Nevada corporation (the “Borrower”), according to the conditions of the convertible note of the Borrower dated as of _____________ ____, 2021 (the “Note”), as of the date written below. No fee will be charged to the Holder for any conversion, except for transfer taxes, if any.

 

Box Checked as to applicable instructions:

 

  [  ] The Borrower shall electronically transmit the Common Stock issuable pursuant to this Notice of Conversion to the account of the undersigned or its nominee with DTC through its Deposit Withdrawal At Custodian system (“DWAC Transfer”).

 

Name of DTC Prime Broker: ____________________________________________________________

 

Account Number: ___________________________________________________________________

 

  [  ] The undersigned hereby requests that the Borrower issue a certificate or certificates for the number of shares of Common Stock set forth below (which numbers are based on the Holder’s calculation attached hereto) in the name(s) specified immediately below or, if additional space is necessary, on an attachment hereto:

 

Name: [NAME]______________________________________________________________________

Address: [ADDRESS]_________________________________________________________________

 

Date of Conversion:_________________________________________

Applicable Conversion Price: $_________________________________

Number of Shares of Common Stock to be Issued

Pursuant to Conversion of the Notes:____________________________

Amount of Principal Balance Due remaining

Under the Note after this conversion:____________________________

Accrued and unpaid interest remaining:__________________________

 

[HOLDER]

 

By: ________________________________________

Name: [NAME]_______________________________

Title: [TITLE]________________________________

Date: [DATE]________________________________

 

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B – FORM OF WARRANT

 

NEITHER THIS SECURITY NOR THE SECURITIES AS TO WHICH THIS SECURITY MAY BE EXERCISED HAVE BEEN REGISTERED WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION OR THE SECURITIES COMMISSION OF ANY STATE IN RELIANCE UPON AN EXEMPTION FROM REGISTRATION UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED (THE “SECURITIES ACT”), AND, ACCORDINGLY, MAY NOT BE OFFERED OR SOLD EXCEPT PURSUANT TO AN EFFECTIVE REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OR PURSUANT TO AN AVAILABLE EXEMPTION FROM, OR IN A TRANSACTION NOT SUBJECT TO, THE REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS OF THE SECURITIES ACT AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH APPLICABLE STATE SECURITIES LAWS AS EVIDENCED BY A LEGAL OPINION OF COUNSEL TO THE TRANSFEROR TO SUCH EFFECT, THE SUBSTANCE OF WHICH SHALL BE REASONABLY ACCEPTABLE TO THE COMPANY. THIS SECURITY AND THE SECURITIES ISSUABLE UPON EXERCISE OF THIS SECURITY MAY BE PLEDGED IN CONNECTION WITH A BONA FIDE MARGIN ACCOUNT OR OTHER LOAN SECURED BY SUCH SECURITIES.

 

FORM OF COMMON STOCK PURCHASE WARRANT

 

RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

 

Warrant Shares: 4,785,000

 

Date of Issuance: [          ] [__], 202[ ] (the “Issuance Date”)

 

THIS COMMON STOCK PURCHASE WARRANT (the “Warrant”) certifies that, for value received (in connection with the funding of that certain convertible promissory note dated [     ] [__], 202[ ], in the original principal amount of $87,000 issued by the Company (as defined below) to the Lender (as defined below) (the “Note”), Quick Capital, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company (the “Lender” and including any permitted and registered assigns, the “Holder”), is entitled, upon the terms and subject to the limitations on exercise and the conditions hereinafter set forth, at any time during the Exercise Period, to purchase from RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), up to 4,785,000 shares of Common Stock (as defined below) (the “Warrant Shares”) at the Exercise Price per share then in effect. The number of Warrant Shares for which this Warrant may be exercised is subject to adjustment in accordance with the terms hereof. This Warrant is issued by the Company as of the Issuance Date pursuant to the note purchase agreement dated [    ] [__], 202[ ], between the Company and the Lender (the “Purchase Agreement”).

 

Capitalized terms used in this Warrant shall have the meanings set forth in the Purchase Agreement unless otherwise defined in the body of this Warrant or in Section 12 below. For purposes of this Warrant, the term “Exercise Price” shall mean) $0.02 per share subject to adjustment as provided herein (including but not limited to cashless exercise), and the term “Exercise Period” shall mean the period commencing on the Issuance Date and ending on 5:00 p.m. eastern standard time on the five-year anniversary of such date.

 

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1. EXERCISE OF WARRANT.

 

(a) Mechanics of Exercise. Subject to the terms and conditions hereof, the rights represented by this Warrant may be exercised in whole or in part at any time or times during the Exercise Period by delivery of a written notice, in the form attached hereto as Exhibit A (the “Exercise Notice”), of the Holder’s election to exercise this Warrant. The Holder shall not be required to deliver the original Warrant in order to effect an exercise hereunder. Partial exercises of this Warrant resulting in purchases of a portion of the total number of Warrant Shares available hereunder shall have the effect of lowering the outstanding number of Warrant Shares purchasable hereunder in an amount equal to the applicable number of Warrant Shares exercised. On or before the second Trading Day (the “Warrant Share Delivery Date”) following the date on which the Company shall have received the Exercise Notice, which Exercise Notice must be received by the Company prior to 11 a.m., Miami, Florida time to count as received on such date, and upon receipt by the Company of payment to the Company of an amount equal to the applicable Exercise Price multiplied by the number of Warrant Shares as to which all or a portion of this Warrant is being exercised (the “Aggregate Exercise Price” and together with the Exercise Notice, the “Exercise Delivery Documents”) in cash or by wire transfer of immediately available funds (or by cashless exercise if permitted under the terms of this Warrant, in which case there shall be no Aggregate Exercise Price provided), the Company shall (or direct its transfer agent to) issue and dispatch by overnight courier to the address as specified in the Exercise Notice, a certificate, registered in the Company’s share register in the name of the Holder or its designee, for the number of shares of Common Stock to which the Holder is entitled pursuant to such exercise. Upon delivery of the Exercise Delivery Documents, the Holder shall be deemed for all corporate purposes to have become the holder of record of the Warrant Shares with respect to which this Warrant has been exercised, irrespective of the date of delivery of the certificates evidencing such Warrant Shares. If this Warrant is submitted in connection with any partial exercise and the number of Warrant Shares represented by this Warrant is greater than the number of Warrant Shares being exercised, then the Company shall as soon as practicable and in no event later than three business days after any exercise and at its own expense, issue a new Warrant (in accordance with Section 6) representing the right to purchase the number of Warrant Shares purchasable immediately prior to such exercise under this Warrant, less the number of Warrant Shares with respect to which this Warrant is exercised, provided that, the Holder may elect to keep this Warrant subject to an applicable downward adjustment of exercisable shares in lieu of the issuance of a new Warrant.

 

If the Company fails to cause its transfer agent to transmit to the Holder the respective shares of Common Stock by the respective Warrant Share Delivery Date, then the Holder will have the right to rescind such exercise in Holder’s sole discretion, and such failure shall be deemed an “Event of Default” under the Note. Without in any way limiting the Holder’s right to pursue other remedies, including actual damages and/or equitable relief, the parties agree that if delivery of the Common Stock issuable upon conversion of this Warrant is not delivered by the Warrant Share Delivery Date the Company shall pay to the Holder $500 per day, for each day beyond the Warrant Share Delivery Date that the Company fails to deliver such Common Stock (unless such failure results from war, acts of terrorism, an epidemic, or natural disaster). Such amount shall be paid to Holder in cash by the fifth day of the month following the month in which it has accrued. The Company agrees that the right to exercise the Warrant is a valuable right to the Holder. The damages resulting from a failure, attempt to frustrate, interference with such exercise right are difficult if not impossible to qualify. Accordingly, the parties acknowledge that the liquidated damages provision contained in this Section 1(a) are justified.

 

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At any time during the Exercise Period, the Holder may elect to receive Warrant Shares pursuant to a cashless exercise, in lieu of a cash exercise, equal to the value of this Warrant determined in the manner described below (or of any portion thereof remaining unexercised) by surrender of this Warrant and a Notice of Exercise, in which event the Company shall issue to Holder a number of shares of Common Stock computed using the following formula:

 

X = Y (A-B)

 

A

 

Where  X = the number of Shares to be issued to Holder.
 
  Y = the number of Warrant Shares that the Holder elects to exercise under this Warrant (at the date of such calculation).
     
  A = the Market Price (at the date of such calculation).
     
  B = Exercise Price (as adjusted to the date of such calculation).

 

(b) No Fractional Shares. No fractional shares shall be issued upon the exercise of this Warrant as a consequence of any adjustment pursuant hereto. All Warrant Shares (including fractions) issuable upon exercise of this Warrant may be aggregated for purposes of determining whether the exercise would result in the issuance of any fractional share. If, after aggregation, the exercise would result in the issuance of a fractional share, the Company shall, in lieu of issuance of any fractional share, deliver to the Holder otherwise entitled to such fraction, a full Warrant Share.

 

(c) Holder’s Exercise Limitations. The Company shall not affect any exercise of this Warrant, and a Holder shall not have the right to exercise any portion of this Warrant, to the extent that after giving effect to issuance of Warrant Shares upon exercise as set forth on the applicable Notice of Exercise, the Holder (together with the Holder’s Affiliates (as such term is defined under the Exchange Act), and any other persons acting as a group together with the Holder or any of the Holder’s Affiliates), would beneficially own in excess of the Beneficial Ownership Limitation, as defined below. For purposes of the foregoing sentence, the number of shares of Common Stock beneficially owned by the Holder and its Affiliates shall include the number of shares of Common Stock issuable upon exercise of this Warrant with respect to which such determination is being made, but shall exclude the number of shares of Common Stock which would be issuable upon (i) exercise of the remaining, non-exercised portion of this Warrant beneficially owned by the Holder or any of its Affiliates and (ii) exercise or conversion of the unexercised or non-converted portion of any other securities of the Company (including without limitation any other Common Stock Equivalents) subject to a limitation on conversion or exercise analogous to the limitation contained herein beneficially owned by the Holder or any of its Affiliates. Except as set forth in the preceding sentence, for purposes of this paragraph (d), beneficial ownership shall be calculated in accordance with Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act, it being acknowledged by the Holder that the Company is not representing to the Holder that such calculation is in compliance with Section 13(d) of the Exchange Act and the Holder is solely responsible for any schedules required to be filed in accordance therewith. To the extent that the limitation contained in this paragraph applies, the determination of whether this Warrant is exercisable (in relation to other securities owned by the Holder together with any affiliates) and of which portion of this Warrant is exercisable shall be in the sole discretion of the Holder, and the submission of a Notice of Exercise shall be deemed to be the Holder’s determination of whether this Warrant is exercisable (in relation to other securities owned by the Holder together with any Affiliates) and of which portion of this Warrant is exercisable, in each case subject to the Beneficial Ownership Limitation, and the Company shall have no obligation to verify or confirm the accuracy of such determination.

 

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For purposes of this Section 1(c), in determining the number of outstanding shares of Common Stock, a Holder may rely on the number of outstanding shares of Common Stock as reflected in (A) the Company’s most recent periodic or annual report filed with the SEC, as the case may be, (B) a more recent public announcement by the Company or (C) a more recent written notice by the Company or its transfer agent setting forth the number of shares of Common Stock outstanding. Upon the request of a Holder, the Company shall within two Trading Days confirm to the Holder the number of shares of Common Stock then outstanding. In any case, the number of outstanding shares of Common Stock shall be determined after giving effect to the conversion or exercise of securities of the Company, including this Warrant, by the Holder or its affiliates since the date as of which such number of outstanding shares of Common Stock was reported. The “Beneficial Ownership Limitation” shall be 9.99% of the number of shares of the Common Stock outstanding immediately after giving effect to the issuance of shares of Common Stock issuable upon exercise of this Warrant. The limitations contained in this paragraph shall apply to a successor Holder of this Warrant.

 

2. ADJUSTMENTS. The Exercise Price and the number of Warrant Shares shall be adjusted from time to time as follows:

 

(a) Distribution of Assets. If the Company shall declare or make any dividend or other distribution of its assets (or rights to acquire its assets) to holders of shares of Common Stock, by way of return of capital or otherwise (including without limitation any distribution of cash, stock or other securities, property or options by way of a dividend, spin off, reclassification, corporate rearrangement or other similar transaction) (a “Distribution”), at any time after the issuance of this Warrant, then, in each such case:

 

(i) any Exercise Price in effect immediately prior to the close of business on the record date fixed for the determination of holders of shares of Common Stock entitled to receive the Distribution shall be reduced, effective as of the close of business on such record date, to a price determined by multiplying such Exercise Price by a fraction (i) the numerator of which shall be the Closing Sale Price of the shares of Common Stock on the Trading Day immediately preceding such record date minus the value of the Distribution (as determined in good faith by the Company’s Board of Directors) applicable to one share of Common Stock, and (ii) the denominator of which shall be the Closing Sale Price of the shares of Common Stock on the Trading Day immediately preceding such record date; and

 

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(ii) the number of Warrant Shares shall be increased to a number of shares equal to the number of shares of Common Stock obtainable immediately prior to the close of business on the record date fixed for the determination of holders of shares of Common Stock entitled to receive the Distribution multiplied by the reciprocal of the fraction set forth in the immediately preceding clause (i); provided, however, that in the event that the Distribution is of shares of common stock of a company (other than the Company) whose common stock is traded on a national securities exchange or a national automated quotation system (“Other Shares of Common Stock”), then the Holder may elect to receive a warrant to purchase Other Shares of Common Stock in lieu of an increase in the number of Warrant Shares, the terms of which shall be identical to those of this Warrant, except that such warrant shall be exercisable into the number of shares of Other Shares of Common Stock that would have been payable to the Holder pursuant to the Distribution had the Holder exercised this Warrant immediately prior to such record date and with an aggregate exercise price equal to the product of the amount by which the exercise price of this Warrant was decreased with respect to the Distribution pursuant to the terms of the immediately preceding clause (i) and the number of Warrant Shares calculated in accordance with the first part of this clause (ii).

 

(b) Stock Splits. If the Company, at any time while this Warrant is outstanding: (i) subdivides outstanding shares of Common Stock into a larger number of shares, or (ii) combines (including by way of reverse stock split) outstanding shares of Common Stock into a smaller number of shares, then in each case the Exercise Price shall be multiplied by a fraction of which the numerator shall be the number of shares of Common Stock (excluding treasury shares, if any) outstanding immediately before such event and of which the denominator shall be the number of shares of Common Stock outstanding immediately after such event, and the number of shares issuable upon exercise of this Warrant shall be proportionately adjusted such that the aggregate Exercise Price of this Warrant shall remain unchanged. Any adjustment made pursuant to this Section 2(b) shall become effective immediately after the effective date in the case of a subdivision or combination.

 

(c)Anti-Dilution; Adjustments to Exercise Price. [RESERVED].

 

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3. FUNDAMENTAL TRANSACTIONS. If, at any time while this Warrant is outstanding, (i) the Company effects any merger of the Company with or into another entity and the Company is not the surviving entity (such surviving entity, the “Successor Entity”), (ii) the Company effects any sale of all or substantially all of its assets in one or a series of related transactions, (iii) any tender offer or exchange offer (whether by the Company or by another individual or entity, and approved by the Company) is completed pursuant to which holders of Common Stock are permitted to tender or exchange their shares of Common Stock for other securities, cash or property and the holders of at least 50% of the Common Stock accept such offer, or (iv) the Company effects any reclassification of the Common Stock or any compulsory share exchange pursuant to which the Common Stock is effectively converted into or exchanged for other securities, cash or property (other than as a result of a subdivision or combination of shares of Common Stock) (in any such case, a “Fundamental Transaction”), then, upon any subsequent exercise of this Warrant, the Holder shall have the right to receive the number of shares of Common Stock of the Successor Entity or of the Company and any additional consideration (the “Alternate Consideration”) receivable upon or as a result of such reorganization, reclassification, merger, consolidation or disposition of assets by a holder of the number of shares of Common Stock for which this Warrant is exercisable immediately prior to such event (disregarding any limitation on exercise contained herein solely for the purpose of such determination). For purposes of any such exercise, the determination of the Exercise Price shall be appropriately adjusted to apply to such Alternate Consideration based on the amount of Alternate Consideration issuable in respect of one share of Common Stock in such Fundamental Transaction, and the Company shall apportion the Exercise Price among the Alternate Consideration in a reasonable manner reflecting the relative value of any different components of the Alternate Consideration. If holders of Common Stock are given any choice as to the securities, or property to be received in a Fundamental Transaction, then the Holder shall be given the same choice as to the Alternate Consideration it receives upon any exercise of this Warrant following such Fundamental Transaction. To the extent necessary to effectuate the foregoing provisions, any Successor Entity in such Fundamental Transaction shall issue to the Holder a new warrant consistent with the foregoing provisions and evidencing the Holder’s right to exercise such warrant into Alternate Consideration.

 

4. NON-CIRCUMVENTION. The Company covenants and agrees that it will not, by amendment of its certificate of incorporation, bylaws or through any reorganization, transfer of assets, consolidation, merger, scheme of arrangement, dissolution, issue or sale of securities, or any other voluntary action, avoid or seek to avoid the observance or performance of any of the terms of this Warrant, and will at all times in good faith carry out all the provisions of this Warrant and take all action as may be required to protect the rights of the Holder as set forth in this Warrant against impairment . Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the Company (i) shall not increase the par value of any shares of Common Stock receivable upon the exercise of this Warrant above the Exercise Price then in effect, (ii) shall take all such actions as may be necessary or appropriate in order that the Company may validly and legally issue fully paid and non-assessable shares of Common Stock upon the exercise of this Warrant, and (iii) shall, for so long as this Warrant is outstanding, have authorized and reserved, free from preemptive rights, one and a half times the number of shares of Common Stock issuable under the Warrant, or as otherwise required under the Purchase Agreement, to provide for the exercise of the rights represented by this Warrant (without regard to any limitations on exercise).

 

5. WARRANT HOLDER NOT DEEMED A STOCKHOLDER. Except as otherwise specifically provided herein, this Warrant, in and of itself, shall not entitle the Holder to any voting rights or other rights as a stockholder of the Company. In addition, nothing contained in this Warrant shall be construed as imposing any liabilities on the Holder to purchase any securities (upon exercise of this Warrant or otherwise) or as a stockholder of the Company, whether such liabilities are asserted by the Company or by creditors of the Company.

 

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6. REISSUANCE.

 

(a) Lost, Stolen or Mutilated Warrant. If this Warrant is lost, stolen, mutilated or destroyed, the Company will, on such terms as to indemnity or otherwise as it may reasonably impose (which shall, in the case of a mutilated Warrant, include the surrender thereof), issue a new Warrant of like denomination and tenor as this Warrant so lost, stolen, mutilated or destroyed.

 

(b) Issuance of New Warrants. Whenever the Company is required to issue a new Warrant pursuant to the terms of this Warrant, such new Warrant shall be of like tenor with this Warrant, and shall have an issuance date, as indicated on the face of such new Warrant which is the same as the Issuance Date.

 

7. TRANSFER.

 

(a) Notice of Transfer. The Holder agrees to give written notice to the Company before transferring this Warrant or transferring any Warrant Shares of such Holder’s intention to do so, describing briefly the manner of any proposed transfer. Promptly upon receiving such written notice, the Company shall present copies thereof to the Company’s counsel. If the proposed transfer may be effected without registration or qualification (under any federal or state securities laws) as evidenced by an opinion of counsel to Holder, the Company, as promptly as practicable, shall notify the Holder thereof, whereupon the Holder shall be entitled to transfer this Warrant or to dispose of Warrant Shares received upon the previous exercise of this Warrant, all in accordance with the terms of the notice delivered by the Holder to the Company; provided, however, that an appropriate legend may be endorsed on this Warrant or the certificates for such Warrant Shares respecting restrictions upon transfer thereof necessary or advisable in the opinion of counsel and satisfactory to the Company to prevent further transfers which would be in violation of Section 5 of the Securities Act and applicable state securities laws; and provided further that the prospective transferee or purchaser shall execute the Assignment of Warrant attached hereto as Exhibit B and such other documents and make such representations, warranties, and agreements as may be required solely to comply with the exemptions relied upon by the Company for the transfer or disposition of the Warrant or Warrant Shares.

 

(b) If the proposed transfer or disposition of this Warrant or such Warrant Shares described in the written notice given pursuant to this Section 7 may not be effected without registration or qualification of this Warrant or such Warrant Shares, the Holder will limit its activities in respect to such transfer or disposition as are permitted by law.

 

(c) Any transferee of all or a portion of this Warrant shall succeed to the rights and benefits of the initial Holder of this Warrant under the Purchase Agreement (registration rights, expenses, and indemnity).

 

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8. NOTICES. Whenever notice is required to be given under this Warrant, unless otherwise provided herein, such notice shall be given in accordance with the notice provisions contained in the Purchase Agreement. The Company shall provide the Holder with prompt written notice (i) immediately upon any adjustment of the Exercise Price, setting forth in reasonable detail, the calculation of such adjustment and (ii) at least 20 days prior to the date on which the Company closes its books or takes a record (A) with respect to any dividend or distribution upon the shares of Common Stock, (B) with respect to any grants, issuances or sales of any stock or other securities directly or indirectly convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for shares of Common Stock or other property, pro rata to the holders of shares of Common Stock or (C) for determining rights to vote with respect to any Fundamental Transaction, dissolution or liquidation, provided in each case that such information shall be made known to the public prior to or in conjunction with such notice being provided to the Holder.

 

9. AMENDMENT AND WAIVER. The terms of this Warrant may be amended or waived (either generally or in a particular instance and either retroactively or prospectively) only with the written consent of the Company and the Holder.

 

10. GOVERNING LAW; DISPUTE RESOLUTION. This Warrant shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Wyoming without regard to principles of conflicts of laws. Any action brought by either party against the other concerning the transactions contemplated by this Warrant shall be brought only in the state courts of Miami, Florida, or in the federal courts located in the Southern District of Florida. The parties to this Warrant hereby irrevocably waive any objection to jurisdiction and venue of any action instituted hereunder and shall not assert any defense based on lack of jurisdiction or venue or based upon forum non conveniens. EACH PARTY HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT IT MAY HAVE TO, AND AGREES NOT TO REQUEST, A JURY TRIAL FOR THE ADJUDICATION OF ANY DISPUTE HEREUNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING OUT OF THIS WARRANT OR ANY TRANSACTION CONTEMPLATED HEREBY. The prevailing party shall be entitled to recover from the other party its reasonable attorney’s fees and costs. In the event that any provision of this Warrant or any other agreement delivered in connection herewith is invalid or unenforceable under any applicable statute or rule of law, then such provision shall be deemed inoperative to the extent that it may conflict therewith and shall be deemed modified to conform with such statute or rule of law. Any such provision which may prove invalid or unenforceable under any law shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision of any agreement. Each party hereby irrevocably waives personal service of process and consents to process being served in any suit, action or proceeding in connection with this Warrant or any other Transaction Document by mailing a copy thereof via registered or certified mail or overnight delivery (with evidence of delivery) to such party at the address in effect for notices to it under this Warrant and agrees that such service shall constitute good and sufficient service of process and notice thereof. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to limit in any way any right to serve process in any other manner permitted by law.

 

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11. ACCEPTANCE. Receipt of this Warrant by the Holder shall constitute acceptance of and agreement to all of the terms and conditions contained herein.

 

12. CERTAIN DEFINITIONS. For purposes of this Warrant, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

 

(a) “Closing Sale Price” means, for any security as of any date, (i) the last closing trade price for such security on the Trading Market, as reported by the Trading Market, or, if the Trading Market begins to operate on an extended hours basis and does not designate the closing trade price, then the last trade price of such security prior to 4:00 p.m., Miami, Florida time, as reported by the Trading Market, or (ii) if the foregoing does not apply, the last trade price of such security in the over-the-counter market for such security as reported by the Trading Market, or (iii) if no last trade price is reported for such security by the Trading Market, the average of the bid and ask prices of any market makers for such security as reported by the Trading Market. If the Closing Sale Price cannot be calculated for a security on a particular date on any of the foregoing bases, the Closing Sale Price of such security on such date shall be the fair market value as mutually determined by the Company and the Holder. All such determinations to be appropriately adjusted for any stock dividend, stock split, stock combination or other similar transaction during the applicable calculation period.

 

(b) “Common Stock” means the Company’s common stock, par value $0.001 per share, and any other class of securities into which such securities may hereafter be reclassified or changed.

 

(c) “Common Stock Equivalents” means any securities of the Company that would entitle the holder thereof to acquire at any time Common Stock, including without limitation any debt, preferred stock, rights, options, warrants or other instrument that is at any time convertible into or exercisable or exchangeable for, or otherwise entitles the holder thereof to receive, Common Stock.

 

(d) “Market Price” means the highest closing price of the Common Stock during the twenty (20) Trading Days prior to the date of the respective Exercise Notice.

 

(e) “OTC Markets” means OTCQX, OTCQB and the OTC Pink.

 

(f) “Trading Day” means (i) any day on which the Common Stock is listed or quoted and traded on its Trading Market, (ii) if the Common Stock is not then listed or quoted and traded on any national securities exchange, then a day on which trading occurs on any over-the-counter markets, or (iii) if trading does not occur on the over-the-counter markets, any business day.

 

(g) “Trading Market” means the OTC Markets or any equivalent principal securities exchange or other securities market on which the Common Stock is being traded or quoted.

 

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the Company has caused this Warrant to be duly executed as of the Issuance Date set forth above.

 

 

  RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
                                  
  By:
  Name: Jeff Eliot Margolis
  Title: CFO
     
  Agreed & Accepted:
     
  Quick Capital, LLC
     
  By:
  Name: Eilon D. Natan
  Title: Managing Partner

 

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EXHIBIT A

 

EXERCISE NOTICE

 

(To be executed by the registered holder to exercise this Common Stock Purchase Warrant)

 

The Undersigned holder hereby exercises the right to purchase _________________ of the shares of Common Stock (“Warrant Shares”) of RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), evidenced by the attached copy of the Common Stock Purchase Warrant (the “Warrant”). Capitalized terms used herein and not otherwise defined shall have the respective meanings set forth in the Warrant.

 

1. Form of Exercise Price. The Holder intends that payment of the Exercise Price shall be made as (check one):

 

  a cash exercise with respect to _________________ Warrant Shares; or
     
  by cashless exercise pursuant to the Warrant (calculation schedule attached).

 

2. Payment of Exercise Price. If cash exercise is selected above, the holder shall pay the applicable Aggregate Exercise Price in the sum of $___________________ to the Company in accordance with the terms of the Warrant.
   
3. Delivery of Warrant Shares. The Company shall deliver to the holder __________________ Warrant Shares in accordance with the terms of the Warrant or as mutually agreed by the Holder and the Company.

 

Date:________________________

 

(Print Name of Registered Holder)

 

By: _________________________________________

Name:______________________________________

Title:________________________________________

 

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EXHIBIT B

 

ASSIGNMENT OF WARRANT

 

(To be signed only upon authorized transfer of the Warrant)

 

For Value Received, the undersigned hereby sells, assigns, and transfers unto ____________________ the right to purchase _______________ shares of common stock of RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. , to which the within Common Stock Purchase Warrant relates and appoints ____________________, as attorney-in-fact, to transfer said right on the books of RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. with full power of substitution and re-substitution in the premises. By accepting such transfer, the transferee has agreed to be bound in all respects by the terms and conditions of the within Warrant.

 

Date:

 

____________________________________

(Signature) *

 

____________________________________

(Name)

 

____________________________________

(Address)

 

____________________________________

(Social Security or Tax Identification No.)

 

* The signature on this Assignment of Warrant must correspond to the name as written upon the face of the Common Stock Purchase Warrant in every particular without alteration or enlargement or any change whatsoever. When signing on behalf of a corporation, partnership, trust or other entity, please indicate your position(s) and title(s) with such entity.

 

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Exhibit 99.2

 

NEITHER THE ISSUANCE NOR SALE OF THE SECURITIES REPRESENTED BY THIS CERTIFICATE NOR THE SECURITIES INTO WHICH THESE SECURITIES ARE CONVERTIBLE HAVE BEEN REGISTERED UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED, OR APPLICABLE STATE SECURITIES LAWS. THE SECURITIES MAY NOT BE OFFERED FOR SALE, SOLD, TRANSFERRED OR ASSIGNED (I) IN THE ABSENCE OF (A) AN EFFECTIVE REGISTRATION STATEMENT FOR THE SECURITIES FILED PURSUANT TO THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED, OR (B) AN OPINION OF COUNSEL (WHICH COUNSEL SHALL BE SELECTED BY THE HOLDER), IN A GENERALLY ACCEPTABLE FORM, THAT REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED UNDER SAID ACT OR (II) UNLESS SOLD PURSUANT TO RULE 144 OR RULE 144A UNDER SAID ACT. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, THE SECURITIES MAY BE PLEDGED IN CONNECTION WITH A BONA FIDE MARGIN ACCOUNT OR OTHER LOAN OR FINANCING ARRANGEMENT SECURED BY THE SECURITIES.

 

Principal Amount: $87,000 Issue Date: December 23, 2021

 

CONVERTIBLE PROMISSORY NOTE

 

FOR VALUE RECEIVED, as of December 23, 2021 (the “Issue Date”), RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., a Delaware corporation (hereinafter called the “Borrower” or “Company”), hereby promises to pay to the order of Quick Capital, LLC, a Wyoming limited liability company, or its registered assigns (the “Holder”), the principal sum of $87,000, payable upon the earlier of maturity or upon acceleration or upon prepayment of this Note as set forth herein. The term “Note” and all references thereto, as used throughout this instrument, shall mean this instrument as originally executed, or if later amended or supplemented, then as so amended or supplemented. A one-time interest charge equal to 10% per annum shall accrue on this Note, provided that upon and following any occurrence of an Event of Default, this Note shall accrue an interest charge at a rate equal to the lesser of 24% on the principal amount of this Note or the maximum rate of interest under applicable law. The maturity date of this Note shall be the date that is 120 days after the Issue Date (the “Maturity Date”), and is the date upon which the principal amount, as well as any accrued and unpaid interest and other fees, shall be due and payable, provided however, that upon 10 days prior written notice delivered to the Holder before the original Maturity Date, the Company may extend the Maturity Date to the 180th day following the Issue Date in the Company’s sole discretion. This Note may be prepaid in whole or in part only as explicitly set forth herein. All payments due hereunder (to the extent not converted into common stock of the Company, $0.001 par value per share (the “Common Stock”) in accordance with the terms hereof) shall be made in lawful money of the United States of America. All payments shall be made at such address as the Holder shall hereafter give to the Borrower by written notice made in accordance with the provisions of this Note. Whenever any amount expressed to be due by the terms of this Note is due on any day which is not a business day, the same shall instead be due on the next succeeding day which is a business day and, in the case of any interest payment date which is not the date on which this Note is paid in full, the extension of the due date thereof shall not be taken into account for purposes of determining the amount of interest due on such date. As used in this Note, the term “business day” shall mean any day other than a Saturday, Sunday or a day on which commercial banks in the city of Miami, Florida are authorized or required by law or executive order to remain closed. Each capitalized term used herein, and not otherwise defined, shall have the meaning ascribed thereto in that certain Note Purchase Agreement dated December 23, 2021, pursuant to which this Note was originally issued (as amended and/or restated from time to time, the “Purchase Agreement”).

 

The cash consideration delivered to the Borrower at the closing of this Note is $71,820.00 as this Note is being issued with a ten percent (10%) original issuance discount, with a 4% commission being issued to the Company’s broker on the Company’s behalf at closing, and with $3,000.00 being withheld to offset other transaction and legal costs of the Holder.

 

 

 

 

This Note is free from all taxes, liens, claims and encumbrances with respect to the issue thereof and shall not be subject to preemptive rights or other similar rights of shareholders of the Borrower and will not impose personal liability upon the holder thereof.

 

The Company hereby affirms all of its obligations to the Holder under all of the Transaction Documents and agrees and affirms as follows: (i) that as of the Issue Date, the Company has performed, satisfied and complied in all material respects with all the covenants, agreements and conditions under each of the Transaction Documents to be performed, satisfied or complied with by the Company; (ii) that the Company shall continue to perform each and every covenant, agreement and condition set forth in each of the Transaction Documents and this Note, and continue to be bound by each and all of the terms and provisions thereof and hereof; (iii) that as of the Issue Date, no default or Event of Default has occurred or is continuing under the Purchase Agreement, the Note or any other Transaction Documents, and no event has occurred that, with the passage of time, the giving of notice, or both, would constitute a default or an Event of Default under the Purchase Agreement, the Note or any other Transaction Documents; and (iv) that as of the Issue Date, no event, fact, or other set of circumstances has occurred which could reasonably be expected to have, cause, or result in a Material Adverse Effect.

 

The Company hereby acknowledges, represents, warrants and confirms to the Holder that: (i) each of the Transaction Documents executed by the Company are valid and binding obligations of the Company, enforceable against the Company in accordance with their respective terms; and (ii) no oral representations, statements, or inducements have been made by Holder, or any agent or representative of Holder, with respect to this Note, the Purchase Agreement, and all other Transaction Documents.

 

The following additional terms shall also apply to this Note:

 

ARTICLE I

CONVERSION RIGHTS

 

1.1       Conversion Right. After the occurrence of any Event of Default (as defined herein), the Holder shall have the right at any time, and from time to time to convert all or any part of the outstanding and unpaid principal, interest, fees, or any other obligation owed pursuant to this Note into fully paid and non-assessable shares of Common Stock, as such Common Stock exists on the Issue Date, or any shares of capital stock or other securities of the Borrower into which such Common Stock shall hereafter be changed or reclassified at the Default Conversion Price (as defined below), determined as provided herein (a “Conversion”); provided, however, that in no event shall the Holder be entitled to convert any portion of this Note in excess of that portion of this Note upon conversion of which the sum of (1) the number of shares of Common Stock beneficially owned by the Holder and its affiliates (other than shares of Common Stock which may be deemed beneficially owned through the ownership of the unconverted portion of this Note or the unexercised or unconverted portion of any other security of the Borrower subject to a limitation on conversion or exercise analogous to the limitations contained herein) and (2) the number of shares of Common Stock issuable upon the Conversion of the portion of this Note with respect to which the determination of this proviso is being made, would result in beneficial ownership by the Holder and its affiliates of more than 9.99% of the outstanding shares of Common Stock. For purposes of the proviso to the immediately preceding sentence, beneficial ownership shall be determined in accordance with Section 13(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), and Regulations 13D-G thereunder, except as otherwise provided in clause (1) of such proviso. The number of shares of Common Stock to be issued upon each Conversion of this Note shall be determined by dividing the Conversion Amount (as defined below) (the numerator) by the applicable Default Conversion Price then in effect on the date specified in the notice of conversion (the denominator), in the form attached hereto as Exhibit A (the “Notice of Conversion”), delivered to the Borrower by the Holder in accordance with Section 1.4 below; provided that the Notice of Conversion is submitted by facsimile or e-mail (or by other means resulting in, or reasonably expected to result in, notice) to the Borrower before 6:00 p.m., Miami, Florida time on such conversion date (the “Conversion Date”). The term “Conversion Amount” means, with respect to any Conversion of this Note, the sum of (1) the principal amount of this Note to be converted in such Conversion plus (2) at the Holder’s option, accrued and unpaid interest, if any, on such principal amount at the interest rates provided in this Note to the Conversion Date plus (3) at the Holder’s option, fees on the amounts referred to in the immediately preceding clauses (1) and/or (2) plus (4) at the Holder’s option, any amounts owed to the Holder pursuant to Sections 1.3 and 1.4(g) hereof.

 

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1.2       Default Conversion Price. Subject to the adjustments described herein, this Note shall be convertible into shares of Common Stock at any time after an Event of Default in any portion at the Default Conversion Price, in the sole discretion of the Holder. “Default Conversion Price” means the conversion price as determined in accordance with this Note. The Default Conversion Price shall be automatically adjusted equitably for stock splits, stock dividends or rights offerings by the Borrower relating to the Borrower’s securities or the securities of any subsidiary of the Borrower, as well as combinations, recapitalization, reclassifications, extraordinary distributions and similar events:

 

(a)       [Reserved]

 

(b)       [Reserved].

 

(c)       Default Conversion Price: The “Default Conversion Price” shall mean $0.02 per share. “Trading Day” shall mean any day on which the Common Stock is tradable for any period on the OTCBB, OTCQB or on the principal securities exchange or other securities market on which the Common Stock is then being quoted or traded.

 

(d)       [Reserved].

 

(e)       Pro Rata Conversion; Disputes. In the event of a dispute as to the number of shares of Common Stock issuable to the Holder in connection with a conversion of this Note, the Borrower shall issue to the Holder the number of shares of Common Stock not in dispute and resolve such dispute in accordance with this Note.

 

1.3       Authorized Shares. The Borrower covenants that during the period the Conversion right exists, the Borrower will reserve from its authorized and unissued Common Stock a sufficient number of shares, free from preemptive rights, to provide for the issuance of Common Stock upon the full conversion of this Note issued pursuant to the Purchase Agreement. The Borrower is required at all times to have authorized and reserved one and a half times (150%) the number of shares that is actually issuable upon full conversion of the Note (based on the Conversion Price of the Note in effect from time to time) (the “Reserved Amount”). The Reserved Amount shall be increased from time to time in accordance with the Borrower’s obligations pursuant to Section 4(i) of the Purchase Agreement. The Borrower represents that upon issuance, such shares of Common Stock will be duly and validly issued, fully paid and non-assessable. In addition, if the Borrower shall issue any securities or make any change to its capital structure which would change the number of shares of Common Stock into which this Note shall be convertible at the then current Conversion Price, the Borrower shall at the same time make proper provision so that thereafter there shall be a sufficient number of shares of Common Stock authorized and reserved, free from preemptive rights, for conversion of the outstanding Note. The Borrower (i) represents that it has irrevocably instructed its transfer agent to issue certificates for the Common Stock issuable upon conversion of this Note, and (ii) agrees that its issuance of this Note shall constitute full authority to its officers and agents who are charged with the duty of executing stock certificates to execute and issue the necessary certificates for shares of Common Stock in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Note. Notwithstanding the foregoing, in no event shall the Reserved Amount be lower than the initial Reserved Amount, regardless of any prior conversions.

 

Borrower’s failure to maintain or to replenish the Reserved Amount within three (3) business days of a request of the Holder, shall be an Event of Default under this Note.

 

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1.4       Method of Conversion.

 

(a)       Mechanics of Conversion. Subject to Section 1.1, this Note may be converted by the Holder in whole or in part at any time from time to time on or after the Issue Date, by (i) submitting to the Borrower a Notice of Conversion (by facsimile, e-mail or other reasonable means of communication dispatched on the Conversion Date prior to 6:00 p.m., Miami, Florida time) and (ii) subject to Section 1.4(b), surrendering this Note at the principal office of the Borrower.

 

(b)       Surrender of Note Upon Conversion. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary set forth herein, upon conversion of this Note in accordance with the terms hereof, the Holder shall not be required to physically surrender this Note to the Borrower unless the entire unpaid principal amount of this Note is so converted. The Holder and the Borrower shall maintain records showing the principal amount so converted and the dates of such conversions or shall use such other method, reasonably satisfactory to the Holder and the Borrower, so as not to require physical surrender of this Note upon each such conversion. In the event of any dispute or discrepancy, such records of the Holder shall, prima facie, be controlling and determinative in the absence of manifest error. The Holder and any assignee, by acceptance of this Note, acknowledge and agree that, by reason of the provisions of this paragraph, following conversion of a portion of this Note, the unpaid and unconverted principal amount of this Note represented by this Note may be less than the amount stated on the face hereof.

 

(c)       Payment of Taxes. The Borrower shall not be required to pay any tax which may be payable in respect of any transfer involved in the issue and delivery of shares of Common Stock or other securities or property on conversion of this Note in a name other than that of the Holder (or in street name), and the Borrower shall not be required to issue or deliver any such shares or other securities or property unless and until the person or persons (other than the Holder or the custodian in whose street name such shares are to be held for the Holder’s account) requesting the issuance thereof shall have paid to the Borrower the amount of any such tax or shall have established to the satisfaction of the Borrower that such tax has been paid.

 

(d)       Delivery of Common Stock Upon Conversion. Upon receipt by the Borrower from the Holder of a facsimile transmission or e-mail (or other reasonable means of communication) of a Notice of Conversion meeting the requirements for conversion as provided in this Section 1.4, the Borrower shall issue and deliver or cause to be issued and delivered to or upon the order of the Holder certificates (or electronic shares via DWAC transfer, at the option of Holder) for the Common Stock issuable upon such conversion within three (3) business days after such receipt (the “Deadline”) (and, solely in the case of conversion of the entire unpaid principal amount hereof, surrender of this Note) in accordance with the terms hereof and the Purchase Agreement.

 

(e)       Obligation of Borrower to Deliver Common Stock. Upon receipt by the Borrower of a Notice of Conversion, the Holder shall be deemed to be the holder of record of the Common Stock issuable upon such conversion, the outstanding principal amount and the amount of accrued and unpaid interest on this Note shall be reduced to reflect such conversion, and, the reserve shall be proportionately reduced, unless the Borrower defaults on its obligations under this Article I, all rights with respect to the portion of this Note being so converted shall forthwith terminate except the right to receive the Common Stock or other securities, cash or other assets, as herein provided, on such conversion. If the Holder shall have given a Notice of Conversion as provided herein, the Borrower’s obligation to issue and deliver the certificates for Common Stock shall be absolute and unconditional, irrespective of the absence of any action by the Holder to enforce the same, any waiver or consent with respect to any provision thereof, the recovery of any judgment against any person or any action to enforce the same, any failure or delay in the enforcement of any other obligation of the Borrower to the holder of record, or any setoff, counterclaim, recoupment, limitation or termination, or any breach or alleged breach by the Holder of any obligation to the Borrower, and irrespective of any other circumstance which might otherwise limit such obligation of the Borrower to the Holder in connection with such conversion. The Conversion Date specified in the Notice of Conversion shall be the Conversion Date so long as the Notice of Conversion is received by the Borrower before 6:00 p.m., Miami, Florida time, on such date.

 

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(f)       Delivery of Common Stock by Electronic Transfer. In lieu of delivering physical certificates representing the Common Stock issuable upon conversion, provided the Borrower is participating in the Depository Trust Company (“DTC”) Fast Automated Securities Transfer (“FAST”) program, upon request of the Holder and its compliance with the provisions contained in Section 1.1 and in this Section 1.4, the Borrower shall use its best efforts to cause its transfer agent to electronically transmit the Common Stock issuable upon conversion to the Holder by crediting the account of Holder’s Prime Broker with DTC through its Deposit Withdrawal At Custodian (“DWAC”) system.

 

(g)       Failure to Deliver Common Stock Prior to Delivery Deadline. Without in any way limiting the Holder’s right to pursue other remedies, including actual damages and/or equitable relief, the parties agree that if delivery of the Common Stock issuable upon conversion of this Note is not delivered by the Deadline (other than a failure due to the circumstances described in Section 1.3 above, which failure shall be governed by such Section) the Borrower shall pay to the Holder $1,000 per day in cash, for each day beyond the Deadline that the Borrower fails to deliver such Common Stock until the Borrower issues and delivers a certificate to the Holder or credit the Holder’s balance account with DTC for the number of shares of Common Stock to which the Holder is entitled upon such Holder’s conversion of any Conversion Amount (under Holder’s and Borrower’s expectation that any damages will tack back to the Issue Date). Such cash amount shall be paid to Holder by the fifth day of the month following the month in which it has accrued or, at the option of the Holder (by written notice to the Borrower by the first day of the month following the month in which it has accrued), shall be added to the principal amount of this Note, in which event interest shall accrue thereon in accordance with the terms of this Note and such additional principal amount shall be convertible into Common Stock in accordance with the terms of this Note. The Borrower agrees that the right to convert is a valuable right to the Holder. The damages resulting from a failure, attempt to frustrate, interference with such conversion right are difficult if not impossible to qualify. Accordingly, the parties acknowledge that the liquidated damages provision contained in this Section 1.4(g) are justified.

 

(h)       Rescindment of a Notice of Conversion. If (i) the Borrower fails to respond to Holder within one (1) business day from the Conversion Date confirming the details of Notice of Conversion, (ii) the Borrower fails to provide any of the shares of the Borrower’s Common Stock requested in the Notice of Conversion within three (3) business days from the date of receipt of the Note of Conversion, (iii) the Holder is unable to procure a legal opinion required to have the shares of the Borrower’s Common Stock issued unrestricted and/or deposited to sell for any reason related to the Borrower’s standing, (iv) the Holder is unable to deposit the shares of the Borrower’s Common Stock requested in the Notice of Conversion for any reason related to the Borrower’s standing, (v) at any time after a missed Deadline, at the Holder’s sole discretion, or (vi) if OTC Markets Group, Inc. changes the Borrower’s designation to ‘Limited Information’ (Yield), ‘No Information’ (Stop Sign), ‘Caveat Emptor’ (Skull & Crossbones), ‘OTC’, ‘Other OTC’ or ‘Grey Market’ (Exclamation Mark Sign) or other trading restriction on the day of or any day after the Conversion Date, the Holder maintains the option and sole discretion to rescind the Notice of Conversion with a “Notice of Rescindment.”

 

1.5       Concerning the Shares. The shares of Common Stock issuable upon conversion of this Note may not be sold or transferred unless (i) such shares are sold pursuant to an effective registration statement under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended 1933 Act or (ii) the Borrower or its transfer agent shall have been furnished with an opinion of counsel (which opinion shall be in form, substance and scope customary for opinions of counsel in comparable transactions) to the effect that the shares to be sold or transferred may be sold or transferred pursuant to an exemption from such registration or (iii) such shares are sold or transferred pursuant to Rule 144 under the 1933 Act (or a successor rule) (“Rule 144”) or (iv) such shares are transferred to an “affiliate” (as defined in Rule 144) of the Borrower who agrees to sell or otherwise transfer the shares only in accordance with this Section 1.5 and who is an “accredited investor” (as defined in Rule 501(a) of the 1933 Act). Except as otherwise provided in the Purchase Agreement (and subject to the removal provisions set forth below), until such time as the shares of Common Stock issuable upon conversion of this Note have been registered under the 1933 Act or otherwise may be sold pursuant to Rule 144 without any restriction as to the number of securities as of a particular date that can then be immediately sold, each certificate for shares of Common Stock issuable upon conversion of this Note that has not been so included in an effective registration statement or that has not been sold pursuant to an effective registration statement or an exemption that permits removal of the legend, shall bear a legend substantially in the following form, as appropriate:

 

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“NEITHER THE ISSUANCE OR SALE OF THE SECURITIES REPRESENTED BY THIS CERTIFICATE HAVE BEEN REGISTERED UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED, OR APPLICABLE STATE SECURITIES LAWS. THE SECURITIES MAY NOT BE OFFERED FOR SALE, SOLD, TRANSFERRED OR ASSIGNED (I) IN THE ABSENCE OF (A) AN EFFECTIVE REGISTRATION STATEMENT FOR THE SECURITIES UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933, AS AMENDED, OR (B) AN OPINION OF COUNSEL (WHICH COUNSEL SHALL BE SELECTED BY THE HOLDER), IN A GENERALLY ACCEPTABLE FORM, THAT REGISTRATION IS NOT REQUIRED UNDER SAID ACT OR (II) UNLESS SOLD PURSUANT TO RULE 144 OR RULE 144A UNDER SAID ACT. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, THE SECURITIES MAY BE PLEDGED IN CONNECTION WITH A BONA FIDE MARGIN ACCOUNT OR OTHER LOAN OR FINANCING ARRANGEMENT SECURED BY THE SECURITIES.”

 

The legend set forth above shall be removed and the Borrower shall issue to the Holder a new certificate therefore free of any transfer legend if (i) the Borrower or its transfer agent shall have received an opinion of counsel, in form, substance and scope customary for opinions of counsel in comparable transactions, to the effect that a public sale or transfer of such Common Stock may be made without registration under the 1933 Act, which opinion shall be reasonably accepted by the Company so that the sale or transfer is effected or (ii) in the case of the Common Stock issuable upon conversion of this Note, such security is registered for sale by the Holder under an effective registration statement filed under the 1933 Act or otherwise may be sold pursuant to Rule 144 without any restriction as to the number of securities as of a particular date that can then be immediately sold. Assuming Rule 144 or Regulation S is available and in the event that the Company does not accept the opinion of counsel provided by the Holder with respect to the transfer of Securities pursuant to an exemption from registration, such as Rule 144 or Regulation S, at the Deadline, and the does not provide a suitable replacement opinion to the Holder within two (2) business days, it will be considered an Event of Default pursuant to Section 3.2 of the Note.

 

1.6       Effect of Certain Events.

 

(a)       Effect of Merger, Consolidation, Etc. At the option of the Holder, the sale, conveyance or disposition of all or substantially all of the assets of the Borrower, the effectuation by the Borrower of a transaction or series of related transactions in which more than 50% of the voting power of the Borrower is disposed of, or the consolidation, merger or other business combination of the Borrower with or into any other Person (as defined below) or Persons when the Borrower is not the survivor shall either: (i) be deemed to be an acceleration event (“Acceleration Event”) pursuant to which the Borrower shall be required to pay to the Holder upon the consummation of and as a condition to such transaction an amount equal full Principal Amount and unpaid accrued interest or (ii) be treated pursuant to Section 1.6(b) hereof. “Person” shall mean any individual, corporation, limited liability company, partnership, association, trust or other entity or organization.

 

(b)       Adjustment Due to Merger, Consolidation, Etc. If, at any time when this Note is issued and outstanding and prior to conversion of the Note, there shall be any merger, consolidation, exchange of shares, recapitalization, reorganization, or other similar event, as a result of which shares of Common Stock of the Borrower shall be changed into the same or a different number of shares of another class or classes of stock or securities of the Borrower or another entity, or in case of any sale or conveyance of all or substantially all of the assets of the Borrower other than in connection with a plan of complete liquidation of the Borrower, then the Holder of this Note shall thereafter have the right to receive upon conversion of this Note, upon the basis and upon the terms and conditions specified herein and in lieu of the shares of Common Stock immediately theretofore issuable upon conversion, such stock, securities or assets which the Holder would have been entitled to receive in such transaction had this Note been converted in full immediately prior to such transaction (without regard to any limitations on conversion set forth herein), and in any such case appropriate provisions shall be made with respect to the rights and interests of the Holder of this Note to the end that the provisions hereof (including, without limitation, provisions for adjustment of the Default Conversion Price and of the number of shares issuable upon conversion of the Note) shall thereafter be applicable, as nearly as may be practicable in relation to any securities or assets thereafter deliverable upon the conversion hereof. The Borrower shall not affect any transaction described in this Section 1.6(b) unless (a) it first gives, to the extent practicable, thirty (30) days prior written notice (but in any event at least fifteen (15) days prior written notice) of the record date of the special meeting of shareholders to approve, or if there is no such record date, the consummation of, such merger, consolidation, exchange of shares, recapitalization, reorganization or other similar event or sale of assets (during which time the Holder shall be entitled to convert this Note) and (b) the resulting successor or acquiring entity (if not the Borrower) assumes by written instrument the obligations of this Section 1.6(d). The above provisions shall similarly apply to successive consolidations, mergers, sales, transfers or share exchanges.

 

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(c)       Adjustment Due to Distribution. If the Borrower shall declare or make any distribution of its assets (or rights to acquire its assets) to holders of Common Stock as a dividend, stock repurchase, by way of return of capital or otherwise (including any dividend or distribution to the Borrower’s shareholders in cash or shares (or rights to acquire shares) of capital stock of a subsidiary (i.e., a spin-off)) (a “Distribution”), then the Holder of this Note shall be entitled, upon any conversion of this Note after the date of record for determining shareholders entitled to such Distribution, to receive the amount of such assets which would have been payable to the Holder with respect to the shares of Common Stock issuable upon such conversion had such Holder been the holder of such shares of Common Stock on the record date for the determination of shareholders entitled to such Distribution.

 

(d)       Adjustment Due to Dilutive Issuance. If, at any time when this Note is issued and outstanding, the Borrower issues or sells, or in accordance with this Section 1.6(d) hereof is deemed to have issued or sold, except for shares of Common Stock issued directly to employees with respect to accrued and unpaid compensation and employee benefits or in repayment of notes or advances due to such employees, or to vendors or suppliers of the Borrower in satisfaction of amounts owed to such vendors or suppliers (provided, however, that such vendors or suppliers shall not have an arrangement to transfer, sell or assign such shares of Common Stock prior to the issuance of such shares), any shares of Common Stock for no consideration or for a consideration per share (before deduction of reasonable expenses or commissions or underwriting discounts or allowances in connection therewith) less than the Conversion Price in effect on the date of such issuance (or deemed issuance) of such shares of Common Stock (a “Dilutive Issuance”), then immediately upon the Dilutive Issuance, the Conversion Price will be reduced to the amount of the consideration per share received by the Borrower in such Dilutive Issuance, subject to the Holder’s rights under Section 1.2 to select its Conversion Price.

 

The Borrower shall be deemed to have issued or sold shares of Common Stock if the Borrower in any manner issues or grants any warrants, rights or options (not including rights or options associated with employee stock option plans), whether or not immediately exercisable, to subscribe for or to purchase Common Stock or other securities convertible into or exchangeable for Common Stock (“Convertible Securities”) (such warrants, rights and options to purchase Common Stock or Convertible Securities are hereinafter referred to as “Options”) and the price per share for which Common Stock is issuable upon the exercise of such Options is less than the Conversion Price then in effect, then the Conversion Price shall be equal to such price per share. For purposes of the preceding sentence, the “price per share for which Common Stock is issuable upon the exercise of such Options” is determined by dividing (i) the total amount, if any, received or receivable by the Borrower as consideration for the issuance or granting of all such Options, plus the minimum aggregate amount of additional consideration, if any, payable to the Borrower upon the exercise of all such Options, plus, in the case of Convertible Securities issuable upon the exercise of such Options, the minimum aggregate amount of additional consideration payable upon the conversion or exchange thereof at the time such Convertible Securities first become convertible or exchangeable, by (ii) the maximum total number of shares of Common Stock issuable upon the exercise of all such Options (assuming full conversion of Convertible Securities, if applicable). No further adjustment to the Conversion Price will be made upon the actual issuance of such Common Stock upon the exercise of such Options or upon the conversion or exchange of Convertible Securities issuable upon exercise of such Options.

 

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Additionally, the Borrower shall be deemed to have issued or sold shares of Common Stock if the Borrower in any manner issues or sells any Convertible Securities, whether or not immediately convertible (other than where the same are issuable upon the exercise of Options), and the price per share for which Common Stock is issuable upon such conversion or exchange is less than the Conversion Price then in effect, then the Conversion Price shall be equal to such price per share. For the purposes of the preceding sentence, the “price per share for which Common Stock is issuable upon such conversion or exchange” is determined by dividing (i) the total amount, if any, received or receivable by the Borrower as consideration for the issuance or sale of all such Convertible Securities, plus the minimum aggregate amount of additional consideration, if any, payable to the Borrower upon the conversion or exchange thereof at the time such Convertible Securities first become convertible or exchangeable, by (ii) the maximum total number of shares of Common Stock issuable upon the conversion or exchange of all such Convertible Securities. No further adjustment to the Conversion Price will be made upon the actual issuance of such Common Stock upon conversion or exchange of such Convertible Securities. Notwithstanding the forgoing, no adjustment will be made under this Section 1.6(d) in respect of an Exempt Issuance.

 

An “Exempt Issuance” shall mean the issuance of (a) shares of Common Stock or other securities to officers or directors of the Borrower pursuant to any stock or option or similar equity incentive plan duly adopted for such purpose by a majority of the non-employee members of the Borrower’s Board of Directors or a majority of the members of a committee of non-employee directors (“Plan”) established for such purpose in a manner which is consistent with the Borrower’s prior business practices, including, but not limited to granting of such as bonuses; (b) securities pursuant to a merger, consolidation, acquisition or similar business combination approved by a majority of the disinterested directors of the Borrower, provided that any such issuance shall only be to a Person (or to the equity holders of a Person) which is, itself or through its subsidiaries, an operating company or an owner of an asset in a business synergistic with the business of the Borrower and shall provide to the Borrower additional benefits in addition to, or in lieu of, an investment of funds, but shall not include a transaction in which the Borrower is issuing securities primarily for the purpose of raising capital or to an entity whose primary business is investing in securities; (c) securities issued pursuant to any equipment loan or leasing arrangement, real property leasing arrangement or debt financing from a bank or similar financial institution approved by a majority of the disinterested directors of the Borrower; and/or (d) securities issued with respect to which the Holder waives its rights in writing under this Section 1.6(d).

 

(e)       Purchase Rights. If, at any time when any Notes are issued and outstanding, the Borrower issues any Convertible Securities or rights to purchase stock, warrants, securities or other property (the “Purchase Rights”) pro rata to the record holders of any class of Common Stock, then the Holder of this Note will be entitled to acquire, upon the terms applicable to such Purchase Rights, the aggregate Purchase Rights which such Holder could have acquired if such Holder had held the number of shares of Common Stock acquirable upon complete conversion of this Note (without regard to any limitations on conversion contained herein) immediately before the date on which a record is taken for the grant, issuance or sale of such Purchase Rights or, if no such record is taken, the date as of which the record holders of Common Stock are to be determined for the grant, issue or sale of such Purchase Rights.

 

(f)       Notice of Adjustments. Upon the occurrence of each adjustment or readjustment of the Conversion Price as a result of the events described in this Section 1.6, or under Section 1.2 (regarding stock splits, combinations, etc.), the Borrower, at its expense, shall promptly compute such adjustment or readjustment and prepare and furnish to the Holder a certificate setting forth such adjustment or readjustment and showing in detail the facts upon which such adjustment or readjustment is based. The Borrower shall, upon the written request at any time of the Holder, furnish to such Holder a like certificate setting forth (i) such adjustment or readjustment, (ii) the Conversion Price at the time in effect and (iii) the number of shares of Common Stock and the amount, if any, of other securities or property which at the time would be received upon conversion of the Note.

 

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1.7       Trading Market Limitations. Unless permitted by the applicable rules and regulations of the principal securities market on which the Common Stock is then quoted, listed or traded, in no event shall the Borrower issue upon conversion of or otherwise pursuant to this Note more than the maximum number of shares of Common Stock that the Borrower can issue pursuant to any rule of the principal United States securities market on which the Common Stock is then traded (the “Maximum Share Amount”), subject to equitable adjustment from time to time for stock splits, stock dividends, combinations, capital reorganizations and similar events relating to the Common Stock occurring after the Issue Date. Once the Maximum Share Amount has been issued, if the Borrower fails to eliminate any prohibitions under applicable law or the rules or regulations of any stock exchange, interdealer quotation system or other self-regulatory organization with jurisdiction over the Borrower or any of its securities on the Borrower’s ability to issue shares of Common Stock in excess of the Maximum Share Amount, in lieu of any further right to convert this Note, this will be considered an Event of Default under Section 3.2 of the Note.

 

1.8       Status as Shareholder. Upon submission of a Notice of Conversion by a Holder, (i) the shares covered thereby (other than the shares, if any, which cannot be issued because their issuance would exceed such Holder’s allocated portion of the Reserved Amount or Maximum Share Amount) shall be deemed converted into shares of Common Stock and (ii) the Holder’s rights as a Holder of such converted portion of this Note shall cease and terminate, excepting only the right to receive certificates for such shares of Common Stock and to any remedies provided herein or otherwise available at law or in equity to such Holder because of a failure by the Borrower to comply with the terms of this Note. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if a Holder has not received certificates or transmission of such shares pursuant to Section 1.4(f) for all shares of Common Stock prior to the tenth (10th) business day after the expiration of the Deadline with respect to a conversion of any portion of this Note for any reason, then (unless the Holder otherwise elects to retain its status as a holder of Common Stock by so notifying the Borrower) the Holder shall regain the rights of a Holder of this Note with respect to such unconverted portions of this Note and the Borrower shall, as soon as practicable, return such unconverted Note to the Holder or, if this Note has not been surrendered, adjust its records to reflect that such portion of this Note has not been converted. In all cases, the Holder shall retain all of its rights and remedies (including, without limitation, (i) the right to receive Conversion default payments pursuant to Section 1.3 to the extent required thereby for such Conversion default and any subsequent Conversion default and (ii) the right to have the Conversion Price with respect to subsequent conversions determined in accordance with Section 1.2) for the Borrower’s failure to convert this Note.

 

1.9       Prepayment. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Note, the Borrower may prepay the amounts outstanding hereunder with the consent of the Holder pursuant to the following terms and conditions:

 

(a)       At any time during the period beginning on the Issue Date and ending on the date which is day immediately prior to the Maturity Date, the Borrower shall have the right, exercisable on not less than three (3) Trading Days prior written notice to the Holder of the Note to prepay the outstanding Note (principal and accrued interest), in full by making a payment to the Holder of an amount in cash equal to 110% 10% prepayment premium, multiplied by the sum of: (w) the then outstanding principal amount of this Note plus (x) accrued and unpaid interest on the unpaid principal amount of this Note. To the extent a partial prepayment is made, the amount of principal and/or accrued but unpaid interest deemed prepaid, shall be 90.9090% of the amount paid and $9.0909 shall be deemed the 10% prepayment premium.

 

(b)       Any notice of prepayment hereunder by the Company (an “Optional Prepayment Notice”) shall be delivered to the Holder of the Note at its registered addresses and shall state: (1) that the Borrower is exercising its right to prepay the Note, and (2) the date of prepayment which shall be not more than three (3) Trading Days from the date of the Optional Prepayment Notice. On the date fixed for prepayment (the “Optional Prepayment Date”), the Borrower shall make payment of the applicable prepayment amount to or upon the order of the Holder as specified by the Holder in writing to the Borrower at least one (1) business day prior to the Optional Prepayment Date. If the Borrower delivers an Optional Prepayment Notice and fails to pay the applicable prepayment amount due to the Holder of the Note within two (2) business days following the Optional Prepayment Date, the Borrower shall forever forfeit its right to prepay the Note pursuant to this Section 1.9.

 

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ARTICLE II

CERTAIN COVENANTS

 

2.1       Distributions on Capital Stock. So long as the Borrower shall have any obligation under this Note, the Borrower shall not without the Holder’s written consent (a) pay, declare or set apart for such payment, any dividend or other distribution (whether in cash, property or other securities) on shares of capital stock other than dividends on shares of Common Stock solely in the form of additional shares of Common Stock or (b) directly or indirectly or through any subsidiary make any other payment or distribution in respect of its capital stock except for distributions pursuant to any shareholders’ rights plan which is approved by a majority of the Borrower’s disinterested directors.

 

2.2       Restriction on Stock Repurchases. So long as the Borrower shall have any obligation under this Note, the Borrower shall not without the Holder’s written consent redeem, repurchase or otherwise acquire (whether for cash or in exchange for property or other securities or otherwise) in any one transaction or series of related transactions any shares of capital stock of the Borrower or any warrants, rights or options to purchase or acquire any such shares.

 

2.3       [Reserved].

 

2.4       Sale of Assets. So long as the Borrower shall have any obligation under this Note, the Borrower shall not, without the Holder’s written consent, sell, lease or otherwise dispose of any significant portion of its assets outside the ordinary course of business, or in an arms-length transaction or which intent has been previously disclosed in SEC Documents as such term is defined in the Purchase Agreement. Any consent to the disposition of any assets may be conditioned on a specified use of the proceeds of disposition.

 

2.5       Advances and Loans. So long as the Borrower shall have any obligation under this Note, the Borrower shall not, without the Holder’s written consent, lend money, give credit or make advances to any person, firm, joint venture or corporation, including, without limitation, officers, directors, employees, subsidiaries and affiliates of the Borrower, except loans, credits or advances (a) in existence or committed on the Issue Date and which the Borrower has informed Holder in writing prior to the Issue Date, (b) made in the ordinary course of business or (c) not in excess of $15,000.

 

2.6       Section 3(a)(9) or 3(a)(10) Transaction. So long as this Note is outstanding, the Borrower shall not enter into any transaction or arrangement structured in accordance with, based upon, or related or pursuant to, in whole or in part, either Section 3(a)(9) of the 1933 Act (a “3(a)(9) Transaction”) or Section 3(a)(10) of the 1933 Act (a “3(a)(10) Transaction”). In the event that the Borrower does enter into, or makes any issuance of Common Stock related to a 3(a)(9) Transaction or a 3(a)(10) Transaction while this Note is outstanding, a liquidated damages charge of 25% of the outstanding principal balance of this Note, but not less than Fifteen Thousand Dollars ($15,000), will be assessed and will become immediately due and payable to the Holder at its election in the form of cash payment or addition to the balance of this Note. Notwithstanding the forgoing, transactions contemplated by subsection (a) of the definition of “Exempt Issuance” in Section 1.6(d) that are considered 3(a)(9) or 3(a)(10) Transactions will not cause a liquidated damages charge under this Section 2.6.

 

2.7       Preservation of Existence, etc. The Borrower shall maintain and preserve, and cause each of its Subsidiaries to maintain and preserve, its existence, rights and privileges, and become or remain, and cause each of its Subsidiaries (other than dormant Subsidiaries that have no or minimum assets) to become or remain, duly qualified and in good standing in each jurisdiction in which the character of the properties owned or leased by it or in which the transaction of its business makes such qualification necessary.

 

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2.8       Non-circumvention. The Borrower hereby covenants and agrees that the Borrower will not, by amendment of its Certificate or Articles of Incorporation or Bylaws, or through any reorganization, transfer of assets, consolidation, merger, scheme of arrangement, dissolution, issue or sale of securities, or any other voluntary action, avoid or seek to avoid the observance or performance of any of the terms of this Note, and will at all times in good faith carry out all the provisions of this Note and take all action as may be required to protect the rights of the Holder.

 

2.9       Repayment from Proceeds. While any portion of this Note is outstanding, if the Borrower receives cash proceeds from any source or series of related or unrelated sources, including but not limited to, from payments from customers, the issuance of equity or debt, the conversion of outstanding warrants of the Borrower, the issuance of securities pursuant to an equity line of credit of the Borrower or the sale of assets, the Borrower shall, within one (1) business day of Borrower’s receipt of such proceeds, inform the Holder of such receipt, following which the Holder shall have the right in its sole discretion to require the Borrower to immediately apply all or any portion of such proceeds to repay all or any portion of the outstanding amounts owed under this Note, provided that, upon the occurrence of any closings under the Reg A+ Offering the Company shall make mandatory repayments of amounts owed under this Note in an amount equal to 10% of the net proceeds obtained by the Company from each such closing without demand thereof from the Holder. Failure of the Borrower to comply with this provision shall constitute an Event of Default. In the event that such proceeds are received by the Holder prior to the Maturity Date, the required prepayment shall be subject to the terms of Section 1.9 herein.

 

2.10       Piggyback Registration Rights. The Company shall include, subject to any underwriter or placement agent cutbacks, on any registration statement or offering statement filed with the SEC, the pro rata portion of Conversion Shares, all Warrant Shares, and all Commitment Shares as would be the same pro rata portion included in such registration statement of offering statement as other holders similarly situated. In addition to all other remedies at law or in equity or otherwise in connection with any breaches under this Note or the other Transaction Documents, failure to do so in compliance with this Section 2.10 will result in liquidated damages of $20,000, being immediately due and payable to the Holder at its election in the form of cash payment.

 

2.11       [Reserved].

 

ARTICLE III

EVENTS OF DEFAULT

 

The occurrence of any of the following shall each constitute an “Event of Default” with no right to notice or the right to cure except as specifically stated:

 

3.1       Failure to Pay Principal or Interest. The Borrower fails to pay the principal hereof or interest thereon when due on this Note, whether at the Maturity Date, upon acceleration or otherwise.

 

3.2       Conversion and the Shares. The Borrower fails to issue shares of Common Stock to the Holder (or announces or threatens in writing that it will not honor its obligation to do so) upon exercise by the Holder of the Conversion rights of the Holder in accordance with the terms of this Note, fails to transfer or cause its transfer agent to transfer (issue) (electronically or in certificated form) any certificate for shares of Common Stock issued to the Holder upon conversion of or otherwise pursuant to this Note as and when required by this Note, the Borrower directs its transfer agent not to transfer or delays, impairs, and/or hinders its transfer agent in transferring (or issuing) (electronically or in certificated form) any certificate for shares of Common Stock to be issued to the Holder upon conversion of or otherwise pursuant to this Note as and when required by this Note, or fails to remove (or directs its transfer agent not to remove or impairs, delays, and/or hinders its transfer agent from removing) any restrictive legend (or to withdraw any stop transfer instructions in respect thereof) on any certificate for any shares of Common Stock issued to the Holder upon conversion of or otherwise pursuant to this Note as and when required by this Note (or makes any written announcement, statement or threat that it does not intend to honor the obligations described in this paragraph) and any such failure shall continue uncured (or any written announcement, statement or threat not to honor its obligations shall not be rescinded in writing) for three (3) business days after the Holder shall have delivered a Notice of Conversion. It is an obligation of the Borrower to remain current in its obligations to its transfer agent. It shall be an “Event of Default” of this Note, if a conversion of this Note is delayed, hindered or frustrated due to a balance owed by the Borrower to its transfer agent. If at the option of the Holder, the Holder advances any funds to the Borrower’s transfer agent in order to process a conversion, such advanced funds shall be paid by the Borrower to the Holder within forty-eight (48) hours of a demand from the Holder.

 

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3.3       Breach of Covenants. While this Note is outstanding, the Borrower breaches any covenant or other term or condition contained in this Note, or in any of the Transaction Documents including but not limited to the Purchase Agreement.

 

3.4       Breach of Representations and Warranties. While this Note is outstanding, any representation or warranty of the Borrower made herein or in any agreement, statement or certificate given in writing pursuant hereto or in connection herewith (including, without limitation, the Purchase Agreement), shall be false or misleading in any material respect when made.

 

3.5       Receiver or Trustee. While this Note is outstanding, the Company or any Material Subsidiary (as such term is defined in the Purchase Agreement) of the Company shall make an assignment for the benefit of creditors, or apply for or consent to the appointment of a receiver or trustee for it or for a substantial part of its property or business, or such a receiver or trustee shall otherwise be appointed.

 

3.6       Judgments. Any money judgment, writ or similar process, other than those disclosed in the SEC Documents, shall be entered or filed against the Borrower or any subsidiary of the Borrower or any of its property or other assets for more than $50,000, and shall remain unvacated, unbonded or unstayed for a period of twenty (20) days unless otherwise consented to by the Holder, which consent will not be unreasonably withheld.

 

3.7       Bankruptcy; Liquidation. (i) Bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization or liquidation proceedings or other proceedings, voluntary or involuntary, for relief under any bankruptcy law or any law for the relief of debtors shall be instituted by or against the Company or any Material Subsidiary, as such term is defined in the Purchase Agreement, of the Company or the Borrower admits in writing its inability to pay its debts generally as they mature, or have filed against it an involuntary petition for bankruptcy; or (ii) any dissolution, liquidation, or winding up of Borrower or any substantial portion of its business occurs.

 

3.8       Delisting of Common Stock. The Borrower shall fail to maintain the listing of the Common Stock on at least one of the OTCBB, OTCQB, OTC Pink or an equivalent replacement exchange, the Nasdaq Capital Market, the New York Stock Exchange, or the NYSE American.

 

3.9       Failure to Comply with the Exchange Act. The Borrower shall fail to timely comply with the reporting requirements of the 1934 Act (including but not limited to becoming delinquent in its filings); and/or the Borrower shall cease to be subject to the reporting requirements of the Exchange Act; and/or the Borrower shall not have publicly available all information required by paragraph (b) of Rule 15c2-11 of the Exchange Act (as effective on September 26, 2021), as amended, such that brokers or dealers attempting to publish any quotation for the Common Stock or, directly or indirectly, to submit any such quotation for publication, shall be able to comply with Rule 15c2-11(a).

 

3.10       DTC . If the Company (i) loses its ability to deliver shares via “DWAC/FAST” electronic transfer, or (ii) loses its stats as “DTC Eligible.”

 

3.11       Cessation of Operations. Any cessation of operations by Borrower or Borrower admits it is otherwise generally unable to pay its debts as such debts become due, provided, however, that any disclosure of the Borrower’s ability to continue as a “going concern” shall not be an admission that the Borrower cannot pay its debts as they become due.

 

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3.12       Maintenance of Assets. The failure by Borrower to maintain any material intellectual property rights, personal, real property or other assets which are necessary to conduct its business (whether now or in the future) or any disposition or conveyance of any material asset of the Borrower.

 

3.13       Financial Statement Restatement. The restatement of any financial statements filed by the Borrower with the SEC for any date or period from two years prior to the Issue Date of this Note and until this Note is no longer outstanding, if the result of such restatement would, by comparison to the unrestated financial statement, have constituted a material adverse effect on the rights of the Holder with respect to this Note or the Purchase Agreement.

 

3.14       Reverse Splits. The Borrower effectuates a reverse split of its Common Stock without twenty (20) days prior written notice to the Holder.

 

3.15       Rights of Participation. The failure of the Borrower to fully satisfy its obligations to the Holder under Section 5(c) and/or Section 5(d) of the Purchase Agreement.

 

3.16       Replacement of Transfer Agent. In the event that the Borrower proposes to replace its transfer agent, the Borrower fails to provide, prior to the effective date of such replacement, a fully executed Transfer Agent Instruction Letter in a form as initially delivered pursuant to the Purchase Agreement (including but not limited to the provision to irrevocably reserve shares of Common Stock in the Reserved Amount) signed by the successor transfer agent to Borrower and the Borrower.

 

3.17       Cessation of Trading. Any cessation of trading of the Common Stock on at least one of the OTCBB, OTCQB, OTC Pink or an equivalent replacement exchange, the Nasdaq Capital Market, the New York Stock Exchange, or the NYSE American, and such cessation of trading shall continue for a period of five consecutive (5) Trading Days.

 

3.18       Cross-Default. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in this Note or the other related or companion documents, a breach or default by the Borrower of any material covenant or other term or condition contained in any of the Other Agreements, other than any such breach or default which is cured by agreement of the parties, after the passage of all applicable notice and cure or grace periods, shall, at the option of the Holder, be considered a default under this Note and the Other Agreements, in which event the Holder shall be entitled (but in no event required) to apply all rights and remedies of the Holder under the terms of this Note and the Other Agreements by reason of a default under said Other Agreement or hereunder. “Other Agreements” means, collectively, all agreements and instruments between, among or by: (1) the Borrower, and, or for the benefit of, (2) the Holder and any affiliate of the Holder, including, without limitation, promissory notes. Each of the loan transactions will be cross-defaulted with each other loan transaction and with all other existing and future debt of Borrower to the Holder.

 

3.19       Bid Price. The Borrower shall lose the “bid” price for its Common Stock ($0.001 on the “Ask” with zero market makers on the “Bid” per Level 2) and/or a market (including the OTC Pink, OTC QB or an equivalent replacement exchange).

 

3.20       OTC Markets Designation. If the OTC-Markets changes the Borrower’s designation to ‘No Information’ (Stop Sign), ‘Caveat Emptor’ (Skull and Crossbones), or ‘OTC’, ‘Other OTC’ or ‘Grey Market’ (Exclamation Mark Sign).

 

3.21       Inside Information. Any attempt by the Borrower or its officers, directors, and/or affiliates to transmit, convey, disclose, or any actual transmittal, conveyance, or disclosure by the Borrower or its officers, directors, and/or affiliates of, material non-public information concerning the Borrower, to the Holder or its successors and assigns, which is not immediately cured by Borrower’s filing of a Form 8-K pursuant to Regulation FD on that same date.

 

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3.22       Unavailability of Rule 144. If, at any time on or after the date which is six (6) months after the Issue Date, the Holder is unable to (i) obtain a standard “144 legal opinion letter” from an attorney reasonably acceptable to the Holder, the Holder’s brokerage firm (and respective clearing firm), and the Borrower’s transfer agent in order to facilitate the Holder’s conversion of any portion of the Note into free trading shares of the Borrower’s Common Stock pursuant to Rule 144, and (ii) thereupon deposit such shares into the Holder’s brokerage account.

 

Upon the occurrence of any Event of Default specified in Sections 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12, 3.13, 3.14, 3.15, 3.16. 3.17, 3.18, 3.19, 3.20, 3.21, and/or 3.22 exercisable through the delivery of written notice to the Borrower by the Holder (the “Default Notice”), the Note shall become immediately due and payable and the Borrower shall pay to the Holder, in full satisfaction of its obligations hereunder, an amount equal to (i) 115% times the sum of (x) the then outstanding principal amount of this Note plus (y) accrued and unpaid interest on the unpaid principal amount of this Note to the date of payment (the “Mandatory Prepayment Date”), on the amounts referred to in clauses (x) and/or (y) plus (z) any amounts owed to the Holder pursuant to Sections 1.3 and 1.4(g) hereof (the then outstanding principal amount of this Note to the date of payment plus the amounts referred to in clauses (x), (y) and (z) shall collectively be known as the “Default Sum”) or (ii) at the option of the Holder, the “parity value” of the Default Sum to be prepaid, where parity value means (a) the highest number of shares of Common Stock issuable upon conversion of or otherwise pursuant to such Default Sum in accordance with Article I, treating the Trading Day immediately preceding the Mandatory Prepayment Date as the “Conversion Date” for purposes of determining the lowest applicable Conversion Price, unless the Event of Default arises as a result of a breach in respect of a specific Conversion Date (in which case such Conversion Date shall be the Conversion Date), multiplied by (b) the highest Closing Price (defined below) for the Common Stock during the period beginning on the date of first occurrence of the Event of Default and ending one day prior to the Mandatory Prepayment Date (the “Default Amount”) and all other amounts payable hereunder shall immediately become due and payable, all without demand, presentment or notice, all of which hereby are expressly waived, together with all costs, including, without limitation, legal fees and expenses, of collection, and the Holder shall be entitled to exercise all other rights and remedies available at law or in equity. “Closing Price” means, for any security as of any date, the closing bid price as reported on the OTCBB, OTCQB or applicable trading market or exchange as reported by a reliable reporting service designated by the Holder or, if the OTCBB is not the principal trading market for such security, the closing bid price of such security on the principal securities exchange or trading market where such security is quoted, listed or traded.

 

The Holder shall have the right at any time, to require the Borrower to immediately issue, in lieu of the Default Amount, the number of shares of Common Stock of the Borrower equal to the Default Amount divided by the Conversion Price then in effect, subject to the terms of this Note. This requirement by the Borrower shall automatically apply upon the occurrence of an Event of Default without the need for any party to give any notice or take any other action.

 

If the Holder shall commence an action or proceeding to enforce any provisions of this Note, including, without limitation, engaging an attorney, then if the Holder prevails in such action, the Holder shall be reimbursed by the Borrower for its attorneys’ fees and other costs and expenses incurred in the investigation, preparation and prosecution of such action or proceeding.

 

ARTICLE IV

MISCELLANEOUS

 

4.1       Failure or Indulgence Not Waiver. No failure or delay on the part of the Holder in the exercise of any power, right or privilege hereunder shall operate as a waiver thereof, nor shall any single or partial exercise of any such power, right or privilege preclude other or further exercise thereof or of any other right, power or privileges. All rights and remedies existing hereunder are cumulative to, and not exclusive of, any rights or remedies otherwise available.

 

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4.2       Notices. All notices, demands, requests, consents, approvals, and other communications required or permitted hereunder shall be in writing and, unless otherwise specified herein, shall be (i) personally served, (ii) deposited in the mail, registered or certified, return receipt requested, postage prepaid, (iii) delivered by reputable air courier service with charges prepaid, or (iv) transmitted by hand delivery, or electronic transmission by e-mail (with read-receipt required) addressed as set forth below or to such other address as such party shall have specified most recently by written notice. Any notice or other communication required or permitted to be given hereunder shall be deemed effective (a) upon hand delivery or delivery by electronic transmission by e-mail (with read-receipt required), at the address or number designated below (if delivered on a business day during normal business hours where such notice is to be received), or the first business day following such delivery (if delivered other than on a business day during normal business hours where such notice is to be received) or (b) on the second business day following the date of mailing by express courier service, fully prepaid, addressed to such address, or upon actual receipt of such mailing, whichever shall first occur. The addresses for such communications shall be:

 

If to the Borrower, to:

 

RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.

126 Valley Road Suite C

Glen Rock, NJ 07452

Attn: Jeff Eliot Margolis, CFO

E-mail: jmargolis@respirerx.com

 

If to the Holder:

 

Quick Capital, LLC

66 West Flagler Street, 900-#2292

Miami, FL 33130

Attn: Eilon D. Natan, Manager

E-mail: eilon@quick-cap.com

 

4.3       Amendments. This Note and any provision hereof may only be amended by an instrument in writing signed by the Borrower and the Holder.

 

4.4       Assignability. This Note shall be binding upon the Borrower and its successors and assigns, and shall inure to be the benefit of the Holder and its successors and assigns. Neither the Borrower nor the Holder shall assign this Note or any rights or obligations hereunder without the prior written consent of the other. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Holder may assign its rights hereunder to any “accredited investor” (as defined in Rule 501(a) of the 1933 Act) in a private transaction from the Holder or to any of its “affiliates”, as that term is defined under the 1934 Act, without the consent of the Borrower. Notwithstanding anything in this Note to the contrary, this Note may be pledged as collateral in connection with a bonafide margin account or other lending arrangement. The Holder and any assignee, by acceptance of this Note, acknowledge and agree that following conversion of a portion of this Note, the unpaid and unconverted principal amount of this Note represented by this Note may be less than the amount stated on the face hereof.

 

4.5       Cost of Collection. If default is made in the payment of this Note, the Borrower shall pay the Holder hereof reasonable costs of collection, including reasonable attorneys’ fees.

 

4.6       Governing Law. This Note shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Wyoming without regard to principles of conflicts of laws. Any action brought by either party against the other concerning the transactions contemplated by this Note shall be brought only in the state courts of Miami, Florida, or in the federal courts located in the Southern District of Florida. The parties to this Note hereby irrevocably waive any objection to jurisdiction and venue of any action instituted hereunder and shall not assert any defense based on lack of jurisdiction or venue or based upon forum non conveniens. EACH PARTY HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVES ANY RIGHT IT MAY HAVE TO, AND AGREES NOT TO REQUEST, A JURY TRIAL FOR THE ADJUDICATION OF ANY DISPUTE HEREUNDER OR IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING OUT OF THIS NOTE OR ANY TRANSACTION CONTEMPLATED HEREBY. The prevailing party shall be entitled to recover from the other party its reasonable attorney’s fees and costs. In the event that any provision of this Note or any other agreement delivered in connection herewith is invalid or unenforceable under any applicable statute or rule of law, then such provision shall be deemed inoperative to the extent that it may conflict therewith and shall be deemed modified to conform with such statute or rule of law. Any such provision which may prove invalid or unenforceable under any law shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision of any agreement. Each party hereby irrevocably waives personal service of process and consents to process being served in any suit, action or proceeding in connection with this Note or any other Transaction Document by mailing a copy thereof via registered or certified mail or overnight delivery (with evidence of delivery) to such party at the address in effect for notices to it under this Note and agrees that such service shall constitute good and sufficient service of process and notice thereof. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to limit in any way any right to serve process in any other manner permitted by law.

 

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4.7       Certain Amounts. Whenever pursuant to this Note the Borrower is required to pay an amount in excess of the outstanding principal amount (or the portion thereof required to be paid at that time) plus accrued and unpaid interest, the Borrower and the Holder agree that the actual damages to the Holder from the receipt of cash payment on this Note may be difficult to determine and the amount to be so paid by the Borrower represents stipulated damages and not a penalty and is intended to compensate the Holder in part for loss of the opportunity to convert this Note and to earn a return from the sale of shares of Common Stock acquired upon conversion of this Note at a price in excess of the price paid for such shares pursuant to this Note. The Borrower and the Holder hereby agree that such amount of stipulated damages is not plainly disproportionate to the possible loss to the Holder from the receipt of a cash payment without the opportunity to convert this Note into shares of Common Stock.

 

4.8       Purchase Agreement and Security Agreement. By its acceptance of this Note, each party agrees to be bound by the applicable terms of the Purchase Agreement and the Security Agreement.

 

4.9       Notice of Corporate Events. Except as otherwise provided in this Note, the Holder of this Note shall have no rights as a Holder of Common Stock unless and only to the extent that it converts this Note into Common Stock. The Borrower shall provide the Holder with prior notification of any meeting of the Borrower’s shareholders (and copies of proxy materials and other information sent to shareholders). In the event of any taking by the Borrower of a record of its shareholders for the purpose of determining shareholders who are entitled to receive payment of any dividend or other distribution, any right to subscribe for, purchase or otherwise acquire (including by way of merger, consolidation, reclassification or recapitalization) any share of any class or any other securities or property, or to receive any other right, or for the purpose of determining shareholders who are entitled to vote in connection with any proposed sale, lease or conveyance of all or substantially all of the assets of the Borrower or any proposed liquidation, dissolution or winding up of the Borrower, the Borrower shall mail a notice to the Holder, at least twenty (20) days prior to the record date specified therein (or thirty (30) days prior to the consummation of the transaction or event, whichever is earlier), of the date on which any such record is to be taken for the purpose of such dividend, distribution, right or other event, and a brief statement regarding the amount and character of such dividend, distribution, right or other event to the extent known at such time. The Borrower shall make a public announcement of any event requiring notification to the Holder hereunder substantially simultaneously with the notification to the Holder in accordance with the terms of this Section 4.9 including, but not limited to, name changes, recapitalizations, etc. as soon as possible under law.

 

4.10       Usury. If it shall be found that any interest or other amount deemed interest due hereunder violates the applicable law governing usury, the applicable provision shall automatically be revised to equal the maximum rate of interest or other amount deemed interest permitted under applicable law. The Borrower covenants (to the extent that it may lawfully do so) that it will not seek to claim or take advantage of any usury law that would prohibit or forgive the Borrower from paying all or a portion of the principal or interest on this Note.

 

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4.11       Remedies. The Borrower acknowledges that a breach by it of its obligations hereunder will cause irreparable harm to the Holder, by vitiating the intent and purpose of the transaction contemplated hereby. Accordingly, the Borrower acknowledges that the remedy at law for a breach of its obligations under this Note will be inadequate and agrees, in the event of a breach or threatened breach by the Borrower of the provisions of this Note, that the Holder shall be entitled, in addition to all other available remedies at law or in equity, and in addition to the penalties assessable herein, to an injunction or injunctions restraining, preventing or curing any breach of this Note and to enforce specifically the terms and provisions thereof, without the necessity of showing economic loss and without any bond or other security being required. No provision of this Note shall alter or impair the obligation of the Borrower, which is absolute and unconditional, to pay the principal of, and interest on, this Note at the time, place, and rate, and in the form, herein prescribed.

 

4.12       Severability. In the event that any provision of this Note is invalid or unenforceable under any applicable statute or rule of law, then such provision shall be deemed inoperative to the extent that it may conflict therewith and shall be deemed modified to conform with such statute or rule of law. Any provision hereof which may prove invalid or unenforceable under any law shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision hereof.

 

4.13       Dispute Resolution. In the case of a dispute as to the determination of the Default Conversion Price, Conversion Amount, any prepayment amount or Default Amount, Default Sum, Closing Date, Funding Date (as such term is defined in the Purchase Agreement), or Maturity Date, the closing bid price, or fair market value (as the case may be) or the arithmetic calculation of the Conversion Price or the applicable prepayment amount(s) (as the case may be), the Borrower or the Holder shall submit the disputed determinations or arithmetic calculations via electronic transmission by e-mail (with read-receipt required) (i) within two (2) Trading Days after receipt of the applicable notice giving rise to such dispute to the Borrower or the Holder or (ii) if no notice gave rise to such dispute, at any time after the Holder learned of the circumstances giving rise to such dispute. If the Holder and the Borrower are unable to agree upon such determination or calculation within two (2) business days of such disputed determination or arithmetic calculation (as the case may be) being submitted to the Borrower or the Holder, then the Borrower shall, within two (2) business days, submit via electronic transmission by e-mail (with read-receipt required) (a) the disputed determination of the Conversion Price, the closing bid price, the or fair market value (as the case may be) to an independent, reputable investment bank selected by the Borrower and approved by the Holder or (b) the disputed arithmetic calculation of the Conversion Price, Conversion Amount, any prepayment amount or Default Amount, Default Sum to an independent, outside accountant selected by the Holder that is reasonably acceptable to the Borrower. The Borrower shall cause at its expense the investment bank or the accountant to perform the determinations or calculations and notify the Borrower and the Holder of the results no later than ten (10) business days from the time it receives such disputed determinations or calculations. Such investment bank’s or accountant’s determination or calculation shall be binding upon all parties absent demonstrable error.

 

4.14       Most Favored Nation Status. So long as this Note is outstanding, upon any issuance by the Borrower or any of its Subsidiaries of any security with any term more favorable to the holder of such security or with a term (including without limitation any Conversion Price) in favor of the holder of such security that was not similarly provided to the Holder in this Note (other than a future financing with the Holder), then the Borrower shall notify the Holder of such additional or more favorable term and such term, at Holder’s option, shall become a part of the Transaction Documents with the Holder. The types of terms contained in another security that may be more favorable to the holder of such security include, but are not limited to, terms addressing conversion discounts, prepayment rate, conversion lookback periods, interest rates, original issue discounts, stock sale price, private placement price per share, and warrant coverage.

 

*** signature page follows ***

 

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, Borrower has caused this Note to be signed in its name by its duly authorized officer as of the Issue Date.

 

  COMPANY:
   
  RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
   
  By: /s/ Jeff Eliot Margolis
  Name: Jeff Eliot Margolis
  Title: CFO

 

 

Acknowledged and Accepted by:  
   
HOLDER:  
   
Quick Capital, LLC  
   
By: /s/ Eilon D. Natan  
Name: Eilon D. Natan  
Title: Manager  

 

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EXHIBIT A

 

NOTICE OF CONVERSION

 

The undersigned hereby elects to convert $_________________ principal amount of the Note (defined below) together with $________________ of accrued and unpaid interest thereto, totaling $_____________ into that number of shares of Common Stock to be issued pursuant to the conversion of the Note (“Common Stock”) as set forth below, of RESPIRERX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC., a Nevada corporation (the “Borrower”), according to the conditions of the convertible note of the Borrower dated as of _____________ ____, 2021 (the “Note”), as of the date written below. No fee will be charged to the Holder for any conversion, except for transfer taxes, if any.

 

Box Checked as to applicable instructions:

 

  [  ] The Borrower shall electronically transmit the Common Stock issuable pursuant to this Notice of Conversion to the account of the undersigned or its nominee with DTC through its Deposit Withdrawal At Custodian system (“DWAC Transfer”).
     
    Name of DTC Prime Broker:  
    Account Number:  
     
  [  ] The undersigned hereby requests that the Borrower issue a certificate or certificates for the number of shares of Common Stock set forth below (which numbers are based on the Holder’s calculation attached hereto) in the name(s) specified immediately below or, if additional space is necessary, on an attachment hereto:

 

  Name: [NAME]  
  Address: [ADDRESS]  
     
  Date of Conversion:    
  Applicable Conversion Price: $    
  Number of Shares of Common Stock to be Issued    
  Pursuant to Conversion of the Notes:    
  Amount of Principal Balance Due remaining    
  Under the Note after this conversion:    
  Accrued and unpaid interest remaining:    

 

  [HOLDER]  
     
  By:     
  Name: [NAME]  
  Title: [TITLE]  
  Date: [DATE]  

 

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