Settlement Allocation Agreement - Wind River Systems KK and Kobe Steel Ltd.
SETTLEMENT ALLOCATION AGREEMENT
THIS SETTLEMENT ALLOCATION AGREEMENT is made this 27th day of April, 2001, between WIND RIVER SYSTEMS KABUSHIKI KAISHA, a corporation organized and existing under the laws of Japan and having its registered office at Ebisu Prime Square Tower, 1-1-39 Hiroo, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0012, Japan ("WRSKK"), and KOBE STEEL, LTD., a corporation organized and existing under the laws of Japan and having its registered office at 5-1 Wakinohama-Kaigandori 1-chome, Chuo-ku, Kobe, Japan ("Kobe").
WHEREAS, on 30 March 2001 WRSKK and Kobe entered into that certain Settlement Agreement ("Settlement Agreement"), wherein the parties resolved various issues arising from their termination of business relationships involving WRSI computer software and other products ("WRSI Products");
WHEREAS, pursuant to the terms and conditions of said Settlement Agreement, WRSKK agreed to pay to Kobe a sum certain to settle any claims arising out of the termination of their business relationships, if any, and for Kobe's customer list, goodwill, etc. (hereinafter referred to collectively as "Settlement Proceeds"); and
WHEREAS, the particular breakdown of how the Settlement Proceeds would be allocated among the various matters was mutually determined and agreed upon by the parties hereto after engaging in discussions and consultations between the parties.
NOW, THEREFORE, IT IS AGREED AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Definitions. All capitalized terms used in this Agreement shall have the same meaning as defined in the Settlement Agreement unless otherwise specifically defined herein.
Section 2. Allocation of Settlement Proceeds. Based upon discussions and consultations between the parties hereto pursuant to the Settlement Agreement, the parties decided that WRSKK shall be liable for Two Hundred Ninety Seven Million Japanese Yen (JPY297,000,000) of the Settlement Proceeds and the parties decided upon the following breakdown of how said portion of the Settlement Proceeds will be allocated among the following components of the settlement:
|1.||Value of Kobe's customer lists||JPY228,000,000|
Value of Kobe's maintenance contract lists
Value of Kobe's list of potential customers identified during the period from 1 January 2001 to the present
The parties determined that the above-mentioned items were properly allocated to WRSKK, since WRSKK will be using said information in its future business endeavors. Furthermore, the parties have determined that the Japanese Consumption Tax will be imposed on said portion of the Settlement Proceeds and that WRSKK shall be responsible for paying the amount of said Consumption Tax to Kobe. WRSKK agrees that it or its designee shall make payment to Kobe without undue delay by wire transfer to an account designated by Kobe. WRSKK further agrees that it or its designee will bear the cost of the telegraphic transfer handling charges.
Section 3. Entire Agreement. This Agreement contains the entire understanding between and among the parties and supersedes any prior understandings and agreements among them respecting the subject matter of this Agreement. Except as amended by this Agreement, the Settlement Agreement shall continue to be unchanged and the Settlement Agreement as amended by this Agreement sets
forth the entire agreement between WRSKK and Kobe with respect to the subject matter contemplated therein. No amendment to the Settlement Agreement or this Agreement shall be effective unless in writing and signed by WRSKK and Kobe.
Section 4. Law Governing. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Japan. The parties hereto hereby agree that any suits brought hereunder shall be brought in the Tokyo District Court in Tokyo, Japan, which will have sole and exclusive jurisdiction for the first instance.
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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, this Agreement has been made in duplicate, each of the parties caused this Agreement to be executed by a duly authorized officer or agent as of the date first above written, and the parties hereto shall each keep one (1) original copy of the Agreement.
WIND RIVER SYSTEMS KABUSHIKI KAISHA,
a Japan corporation
/s/ Giuseppe Kobayashi
Name: Giuseppe Kobayashi
Office: Representative Director
Place and Date of Signing: Tokyo, Japan, 27 April 2001
KOBE STEEL, LTD.,
a Japan corporation
/s/ Yoshiro Nishimoto
Name: Yoshiro Nishimoto
Office: General Manager
Place and Date of Signing: Kobe, Japan, 27 April 2001