EX-99.2 3 dex992.htm OFFER LETTER DATED NOVEMBER 10, 2004 Offer letter dated November 10, 2004

Exhibit 99.2

 

[LETTERHEAD OF GENESIS MICROCHIP INC.]

 

November 10, 2004

 

Mr. Elias Antoun

 

Dear Elie,

 

We are pleased to offer you an “at-will” employment opportunity with Genesis Microchip Inc. (“Genesis” or the “Company”) as President & Chief Executive Officer. In addition, the Company will seek to nominate you as a member of our Board of Directors promptly following the commencement of your employment. You should note that the Company may modify job titles, salaries and benefits from time to time as it deems necessary. However, your salary and benefits would only be reduced as part of a company-wide program where all similarly situated executives are treated in the same manner. The terms of our offer of employment are outlined below. Capitalized terms used in this letter, and not otherwise defined herein, shall have the meanings ascribed to them in the enclosed Change of Control Severance Agreement (the “Agreement”). This letter replaces and supercedes our prior offers of employment to you dated October 22, 2004 and October 25, 2004 in their entirety.

 

During your employment with the Company, your monthly gross salary will be $29,167 payable in accordance with the Company’s normal payroll practice (currently salary is paid semi-monthly), less applicable withholding taxes. You will also receive a $600 per month taxable car allowance (paid semi-monthly and subject to applicable withholding taxes) and will be eligible for participation in any applicable Corporate Bonus Plan beginning in our next fiscal year, which will commence on April 1, 2005.

 

Furthermore, subject to the approval of the Board of Directors, you will be offered a stock option for 500,000 shares under our 2003 Stock Option Plan (copy attached) with an exercise price equal to the fair market value of our common stock on the date of grant. Please be aware that your stock option and other compensation information will be publicly disclosed pursuant to SEC and/or NASDAQ regulations. Your options are expected to be approved no later than the first Board of Directors meeting after your date of hire. Our new hire stock options vest over 4 years from the date of grant. There is one year “cliff vesting,” meaning that at the end of one year of employment, you would be 25% vested in your option. Thereafter, 1/36 of your unvested options would vest each month over the remaining 36 months, subject to your continued employment on the applicable vesting date. You will be informed when your stock option has been approved and the option price.


On your date of hire, you and Genesis will execute the attached Change of Control Severance Agreement and the attached Indemnification Agreement. In addition, as a condition of your employment with us, you must sign our Confidentiality Agreement, Code of Business Conduct and Ethics, Code of Ethics for Principal Executive and Senior Financial Officers, and Insider Trading Policy. We have enclosed these documents herewith and would ask that you sign and return them, along with one copy of your acceptance of our offer, to Human Resources in the Alviso office. You may not begin employment with us until we receive a signed copy of these documents and a signed acceptance of this offer of employment.

 

For purposes of federal immigration law, you will be required to provide to the Company documentary evidence of your identity and eligibility for employment in the United States. Such documentation must be provided to us within three (3) business days of your date of hire, or our employment relationship with you may be terminated.

 

We also ask that, if you have not already done so, you disclose to the Company any and all agreements relating to your prior employment that may affect your eligibility to be employed by the Company or limit the manner in which you may be employed. It is the Company’s understanding that any such agreements will not prevent you from performing the duties of your position and you represent that such is the case. Moreover, you agree that, during the term of your employment with the Company, you will not engage in any other employment, occupation, consulting or other business activity directly related to the business in which the Company is now involved or becomes involved during the term of your employment, nor will you engage in any other activities that conflict with your obligations to the Company. Similarly, you agree not to bring any third party confidential information to the Company, and in performing your duties for the Company, you will not in any way utilize any such information.

 

Your employment with Genesis is at-will. This means that neither you nor Genesis has entered into a contract regarding the duration of your employment. You are free to terminate your employment with Genesis at any time, with or without reason. Likewise, Genesis has the right to terminate your employment, or otherwise discipline, transfer, demote you or otherwise alter the terms and conditions of your employment at any time, with or without cause, and with or without notice, at the discretion of Genesis.

 

To accept the Company’s offer, please sign and date this letter in the space provided below. This letter, along with the Confidentiality Agreement, any other agreements relating to proprietary rights between you and the Company and all other documents referenced in this letter, set forth the terms of your employment with the Company and supersede any prior representations or agreements, including, but not limited to, any representations made during your recruitment, interviews or pre-employment negotiations, whether written or oral. This letter, including but not limited to its at-will employment provision, may not be modified or amended except by a written agreement signed by the Chairman of the Board and you.


This offer of employment will terminate if it is not accepted, signed and returned to Ken Murray, our Vice President of Human Resources via facsimile to (408) xxx-xxxx, by 5:00 p.m. California time on Thursday, November 11, 2004, and is contingent upon you commencing employment with us no later than November 29, 2004.

 

If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to your joining the Genesis team!

 

 

Yours truly,

GENESIS MICROCHIP INC.

 

/s/ Jeff Diamond


 

Jeff Diamond

Chairman of the Board

 

 

 

 

/s/ Elias Antoun


  

11/11/04


Acceptance Signature: Elias Antoun

  

Date

 

Start Date: November 29, 2004

 

 

Exhibit 99.1

 

GENESIS MICROCHIP INC. CHANGE OF CONTROL SEVERANCE AGREEMENT

 

This Change of Control Severance Agreement (the “Agreement”) is made and entered into effective as of November 29, 2004 (the “Effective Date”), by and between Elias Antoun (the “Employee”) and Genesis Microchip Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”). Certain capitalized terms used in this Agreement are defined in Section 1 below.

 

R E C I T A L S

 

A. As you have been informed, it is expected that the Company from time to time will consider the possibility of a Change of Control. The Board of Directors of the Company (the “Board”) recognizes that such consideration can be a distraction to the Employee and can cause the Employee to consider alternative employment opportunities.

 

B. The Board believes that it is in the best interests of the Company and its shareholders to provide the Employee with an incentive to continue Employee’s employment and to maximize the value of the Company upon a Change of Control for the benefit of its shareholders.

 

C. In order to provide the Employee with enhanced financial security and sufficient encouragement to remain with the Company notwithstanding the possibility of a Change of Control, the Board believes that it is imperative to provide the Employee with certain severance benefits upon the Employee’s termination of employment following a Change of Control.

 

AGREEMENT

 

In consideration of the mutual covenants herein contained and the continued employment of Employee by the Company, the parties agree as follows:

 

1. Definition of Terms. The following terms referred to in this Agreement shall have the following meanings:

 

(a) Cause. “Cause” shall mean (i) any act of dishonesty or fraud taken by the Employee that is in connection with his or her responsibilities as an employee which is intended to result in substantial personal enrichment of the Employee, (ii) Employee’s conviction of a felony which the Board reasonably believes has had or will have a material detrimental effect on the Company’s reputation or business, (iii) a willful act by the Employee which constitutes misconduct and is injurious to the Company, or (iv) continued willful violations by the Employee of the Employee’s obligations to the Company after there has been delivered to the Employee a written demand for performance from the Company which describes the basis for the Company’s belief that the Employee has not substantially performed his duties.


(b) Change of Control. “Change of Control” shall mean the occurrence of any of the following events:

 

(i) the approval by shareholders of the Company of a merger or consolidation of the Company with any other corporation, other than a merger or consolidation which would result in the voting securities of the Company outstanding immediately prior thereto continuing to represent (either by remaining outstanding or by being converted into voting securities of the surviving entity) more than fifty percent (50%) of the total voting power represented by the voting securities of the Company or such surviving entity outstanding immediately after such merger or consolidation;

 

(ii) the approval by the shareholders of the Company of a plan of complete liquidation of the Company or an agreement for the sale or disposition by the Company of all or substantially all of the Company’s assets;

 

(iii) any “person” (as such term is used in Sections 13(d) and 14(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended) becoming the “beneficial owner” (as defined in Rule 13d-3 under said Act), directly or indirectly, of securities of the Company representing 50% or more of the total voting power represented by the Company’s then outstanding voting securities;

 

(iv) a change in the composition of the Board, as a result of which fewer than a majority of the directors are Incumbent Directors. “Incumbent Directors” shall mean directors who either (A) are directors of the Company as of the date hereof, or (B) are elected, or nominated for election, to the Board with the affirmative votes of at least a majority of those directors whose election or nomination was not in connection with any transactions described in subsections (i), (ii), or (iii) or in connection with an actual or threatened proxy contest relating to the election of directors of the Company; or

 

(c) Involuntary Termination. “Involuntary Termination” shall mean (i) without the Employee’s express written consent, a significant reduction of the Employee’s duties, position or responsibilities relative to the Employee’s duties, position or responsibilities in effect immediately prior to such reduction, or the removal of the Employee from such position, duties and responsibilities, unless the Employee is provided with comparable or greater duties, position and responsibilities, (ii) without the Employee’s express written consent, a substantial reduction, without good business reasons, of the facilities and perquisites (including office space and location) available to the Employee immediately prior to such reduction; (iii) without the Employee’s express written consent, a reduction by the Company of the Employee’s base salary as in effect immediately prior to such reduction (other than a reduction that is part of a Company-wide program where all similarly situated executives are treated in a similar manner); (iv) without the Employee’s express written consent, a material reduction by the Company in the kind or level of employee benefits to which the Employee is entitled immediately prior to such reduction, with the result that the Employee’s overall benefits package is significantly reduced; (v) without the Employee’s express written consent, the imposition of a requirement for the relocation of the Employee to a facility or a location more than fifty (50) miles from the Employee’s current work location; (vi) any purported termination of the Employee’s employment by the Company which is not effected for Cause or for which the grounds relied upon are not valid; or (vii) the failure of the Company to obtain the assumption of this Agreement by any successors contemplated in Section 6 below.

 

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(d) Termination Date. “Termination Date” shall mean the effective date of any notice of termination delivered by one party to the other hereunder.

 

2. Term of Agreement. This Agreement shall terminate upon the earlier of (i) two (2) years after a Change of Control, or (ii) the date that all obligations of the parties hereto under this Agreement have been satisfied; provided, however, that if there has not been a Change of Control as of November 15, 2006, this Agreement shall immediately terminate.

 

3. At-Will Employment. The Company and the Employee acknowledge that the Employee’s employment is and shall continue to be at-will, as defined under applicable law. If the Employee’s employment terminates for any reason, the Employee shall not be entitled to any payments, benefits, damages, awards or compensation other than as provided by this Agreement, or as may otherwise be established under the Company’s then existing employee benefit plans or policies at the time of termination.

 

4. Severance Benefits.

 

(a) Termination Following a Change of Control.

 

(i) If Within Twelve Months Following a Change of Control. If the Employee’s employment with the Company terminates as a result of an Involuntary Termination at any time within twelve (12) months after a Change of Control, and the Employee signs the release of claims pursuant to Section 7 hereto, Employee shall be entitled to the following severance benefits:

 

(1) twelve (12) months of Employee’s base salary as in effect as of the date of such termination or, if greater, as in effect immediately prior to the Change of Control, less applicable withholding, payable in a lump sum within thirty (30) days of the Involuntary Termination;

 

(2) receive a lump-sum payment equal to the prorated portion, based on the number of full months Employee was employed by the Company during the fiscal year of the Company in which his termination of employment occurs, of the full target bonus, if any, that Employee would have earned if he had been employed for the full fiscal year and if 100% of the objectives for receiving the target bonus were met;

 

(3) fifty percent (50%) of the Employee’s unvested stock options, as determined on the Termination Date, shall accelerate and become vested and exercisable to the extent such stock options are outstanding, unexercisable and unvested on the Termination Date and fifty percent (50%) of any stock subject to a right of repurchase by the Company (or its successor) or vesting that was purchased by Employee prior to the Change of Control shall have such right of repurchase and/or vesting provision lapse;

 

(4) the Employee shall be permitted to exercise all vested (including shares that vest as a result of this Agreement) stock options granted by the Company to

 

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the Employee prior to the Change of Control for a period of two (2) years following the date of the termination (to the extent such stock options were assumed by the successor in the Change of Control); and

 

(5) Company-paid health (i.e., medical, vision and dental) coverage under the applicable Company health plans; provided, however, that (i) the Employee constitutes a qualified beneficiary, as defined in Section 4980B(g)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended; and (ii) Employee elects continuation coverage pursuant to the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1985, as amended (“COBRA”), within the time period prescribed pursuant to COBRA. The Company shall continue to provide Employee with such Company-paid coverage until the earlier of (i) the date Employee (and his/her eligible dependents) is no longer eligible to receive continuation coverage pursuant to COBRA, or (ii) twelve (12) months from the Termination Date.

 

(ii) If Between Twelve Months and Twenty-Four Months Following Change of Control. If the Employee’s employment with the Company terminates as a result of an Involuntary Termination at any time during the period that is after twelve (12) months after a Change of Control but before twenty-four (24) months after a Change of Control (such period being the “Second Year”), and the Employee signs the release of claims pursuant to Section 7 hereto, Employee shall be entitled to the following severance benefits:

 

(1) a lump sum cash amount payable within thirty (30) days of the Involuntary Termination representing a portion of the Employee’s base salary with such amount being the resulting product of: the number of months remaining in the Second Year as of the Termination Date, multiplied by the per-month portion of the Employee’s base salary and allowances as in effect as of the Termination Date or, if greater, as in effect immediately prior to the Change of Control, less applicable withholding. For purposes of this subsection (1), only entire months that remain in the Second Year shall be counted as “remaining,” and any fraction of a month that remains after the date of the termination shall not be counted hereunder;

 

(2) receive a lump-sum payment equal to the prorated portion, based on the number of full months Employee was employed by the Company during the fiscal year of the Company in which his termination of employment occurs, of the full target bonus, if any, that Employee would have earned if he had been employed for the full fiscal year and if 100% of the objectives for receiving the target bonus were met;

 

(3) the health benefits set forth in Section 4(a)(i)(5) above, provided, however, that the twelve (12) month period shall be pro-rated to reflect that number of months remaining in the Second Year as of the date of termination. For purposes of this subsection (2), only entire months that remain in the Second Year shall be counted as “remaining,” and any fraction of a month that remains after the date of the termination shall not be counted hereunder;

 

(4) fifty percent (50%) of the Employee’s unvested stock options, as determined on the Termination Date, shall accelerate and become vested and exercisable to the extent such stock options are outstanding, unexercisable and unvested on the Termination Date and fifty percent (50%) of any stock subject to a right of repurchase by the Company (or its successor) or vesting that was purchased by Employee prior to the Change of Control shall have such right of repurchase and/or vesting provision lapse; and

 

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(5) the Employee shall be permitted to exercise all vested (including shares that vest as a result of this Agreement) stock options granted by the Company to the Employee prior to the Change of Control for a period of two (2) years following the date of the termination (to the extent such stock options were assumed by the successor in the Change of Control).

 

(b) Termination Apart from a Change of Control. If the Employee’s employment with the Company terminates other than as a result of an Involuntary Termination within the twenty-four (24) months following a Change of Control or for any reason before a Change of Control or on or after the date twenty-four (24) months following a Change of Control, then the Employee shall not be entitled to receive severance or other benefits hereunder, but may be eligible for those benefits (if any) as may then be established under the Company’s then existing severance and benefits plans and policies at the time of such termination.

 

(c) Accrued Wages and Vacation; Expenses. Without regard to the reason for, or the timing of, Employee’s termination of employment: (i) the Company shall pay the Employee any unpaid base salary due for periods prior to the Termination Date; (ii) the Company shall pay the Employee all of the Employee’s accrued and unused vacation through the Termination Date; and (iii) following submission of proper expense reports by the Employee, the Company shall reimburse the Employee for all expenses reasonably and necessarily incurred by the Employee in connection with the business of the Company prior to the Termination Date. These payments shall be made promptly upon termination and within the period of time mandated by law.

 

5. Golden Parachute Excise Tax Gross-Up. In the event that the severance and other benefits provided for in this Agreement or otherwise payable to the Employee constitute “parachute payments” within the meaning of Section 280G of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the “Code”) and will be subject to the excise tax imposed by Section 4999 of the Code, then the Employee shall receive a payment from the Company equal to the lesser of (i) an amount equal to such excise tax (excluding any excise tax or federal and state income taxes arising from the payments made by the Company to Employee pursuant to this sentence), and (ii) $250,000.00 (two hundred and fifty thousand dollars). Unless the Company and the Employee otherwise agree in writing, the determination of Employee’s excise tax liability and the amount required to be paid under this Section shall be made in writing by the Company’s independent public accountants (the “Accountants”). In the event that the excise tax incurred by Employee is determined by the Internal Revenue Service to be greater or lesser than the amount so determined by the Accountants, the Company and Employee agree to promptly make such additional payment, including interest and any tax penalties, to the other party as the Accountants reasonably determine is appropriate to ensure that the net economic effect to Employee under this Section, on an after-tax basis, is as if the Code Section 4999 excise tax did not apply to Employee. For purposes of making the calculations required by this Section, the Accountants may make reasonable assumptions and approximations concerning applicable taxes and may rely on interpretations of the Code for which there is a “substantial authority” tax reporting position. The Company and the Employee shall furnish to the Accountants such information and documents as the Accountants may reasonably request in order to make a determination under this Section. The Company shall bear all costs the Accountants may reasonably incur in connection with any calculations contemplated by this Section.

 

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6. Successors.

 

(a) Company’s Successors. Any successor to the Company (whether direct or indirect and whether by purchase, lease, merger, consolidation, liquidation or otherwise) to all or substantially all of the Company’s business and/or assets shall assume the Company’s obligations under this Agreement and agree expressly to perform the Company’s obligations under this Agreement in the same manner and to the same extent as the Company would be required to perform such obligations in the absence of a succession. For all purposes under this Agreement, the term “Company” shall include any successor to the Company’s business and/or assets which executes and delivers the assumption agreement described in this subsection (a) or which becomes bound by the terms of this Agreement by operation of law.

 

(b) Employee’s Successors. Without the written consent of the Company, Employee shall not assign or transfer this Agreement or any right or obligation under this Agreement to any other person or entity. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the terms of this Agreement and all rights of Employee hereunder shall inure to the benefit of, and be enforceable by, Employee’s personal or legal representatives, executors, administrators, successors, heirs, distributees, devisees and legatees.

 

7. Execution of Release Agreement upon Termination. As a condition of entering into this Agreement and receiving the benefits under Section 4, the Employee agrees to execute and not revoke a general release of claims (in the form provided by the Company) upon the termination of employment with the Company.

 

8. Notices.

 

(a) General. Notices and all other communications contemplated by this Agreement shall be in writing and shall be deemed to have been duly given when personally delivered or when mailed by U.S. registered or certified mail, return receipt requested and postage prepaid. In the case of the Employee, mailed notices shall be addressed to Employee at the home address which Employee most recently communicated to the Company in writing. In the case of the Company, mailed notices shall be addressed to its corporate headquarters, and all notices shall be directed to the attention of its Secretary.

 

(b) Notice of Termination. Any termination by the Company for Cause or by the Employee as a result of a voluntary resignation shall be communicated by a notice of termination to the other party hereto given in accordance with this Section. Such notice shall indicate the specific termination provision in this Agreement relied upon, shall set forth in reasonable detail the facts and circumstances claimed to provide a basis for termination under the provision so indicated, and shall specify the Termination Date (which shall be not more than 30 days after the giving of such notice). The failure by the Employee to provide the notice or to include in the notice any fact or circumstance which contributes to a showing of Involuntary Termination shall not waive any right of the Employee hereunder or preclude the Employee from asserting such fact or circumstance in enforcing his rights hereunder.

 

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9. Arbitration.

 

(a) Any dispute or controversy arising out of, relating to, or in connection with this Agreement, or the interpretation, validity, construction, performance, breach, or termination thereof, shall be settled by binding arbitration to be held in Santa Clara, California, in accordance with the National Rules for the Resolution of Employment Disputes then in effect of the American Arbitration Association (the “Rules”). The arbitrator may grant injunctions or other relief in such dispute or controversy. The decision of the arbitrator shall be final, conclusive and binding on the parties to the arbitration. Judgment may be entered on the arbitrator’s decision in any court having jurisdiction.

 

(b) The arbitrator(s) shall apply California law to the merits of any dispute or claim, without reference to conflicts of law rules. The arbitration proceedings shall be governed by federal arbitration law and by the Rules, without reference to state arbitration law. Employee hereby consents to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts located in California for any action or proceeding arising from or relating to this Agreement or relating to any arbitration in which the parties are participants.

 

(c) Employee understands that nothing in this Section modifies Employee’s at-will employment status. Either Employee or the Company can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without Cause.

 

(d) EMPLOYEE HAS READ AND UNDERSTANDS THIS SECTION, WHICH DISCUSSES ARBITRATION. EMPLOYEE UNDERSTANDS THAT SUBMITTING ANY CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF, RELATING TO, OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, OR THE INTERPRETATION, VALIDITY, CONSTRUCTION, PERFORMANCE, BREACH OR TERMINATION THEREOF TO BINDING ARBITRATION, CONSTITUTES A WAIVER OF EMPLOYEE’S RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL AND RELATES TO THE RESOLUTION OF ALL DISPUTES RELATING TO ALL ASPECTS OF THE EMPLOYER/EMPLOYEE RELATIONSHIP, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING CLAIMS:

 

(i) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS FOR WRONGFUL DISCHARGE OF EMPLOYMENT; BREACH OF CONTRACT, BOTH EXPRESS AND IMPLIED; BREACH OF THE COVENANT OF GOOD FAITH AND FAIR DEALING, BOTH EXPRESS AND IMPLIED; NEGLIGENT OR INTENTIONAL INFLICTION OF EMOTIONAL DISTRESS; NEGLIGENT OR INTENTIONAL MISREPRESENTATION; NEGLIGENT OR INTENTIONAL INTERFERENCE WITH CONTRACT OR PROSPECTIVE ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE; AND DEFAMATION.

 

(ii) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS FOR VIOLATION OF ANY FEDERAL STATE OR MUNICIPAL STATUTE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, TITLE VII OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964, THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1991, THE AGE

 

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DISCRIMINATION IN EMPLOYMENT ACT OF 1967, THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF 1990, THE FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT, THE CALIFORNIA FAIR EMPLOYMENT AND HOUSING ACT, AND LABOR CODE SECTION 201, et seq;

 

(iii) ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF ANY OTHER LAWS AND REGULATIONS RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT OR EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION.

 

10. Miscellaneous Provisions.

 

(a) Effect of Any Statutory Benefits. To the extent that any severance benefits are required to be paid to the Employee upon termination of employment with the Company as a result of any requirement of law or any governmental entity in any applicable jurisdiction, the aggregate amount of severance benefits payable pursuant to Section 4 hereof shall be reduced by such amount.

 

(b) No Duty to Mitigate. The Employee shall not be required to mitigate the amount of any payment contemplated by this Agreement, nor shall any such payment be reduced by any earnings that the Employee may receive from any other source.

 

(c) Waiver. No provision of this Agreement may be modified, waived or discharged unless the modification, waiver or discharge is agreed to in writing and signed by the Employee and by an authorized officer of the Company (other than the Employee). No waiver by either party of any breach of, or of compliance with, any condition or provision of this Agreement by the other party shall be considered a waiver of any other condition or provision or of the same condition or provision at another time.

 

(d) Integration. This Agreement and any outstanding stock option agreements and any restricted stock purchase agreements referenced herein represent the entire agreement and understanding between the parties as to the subject matter herein and supersede all prior or contemporaneous agreements, whether written or oral, with respect to this Agreement and any stock option agreement or any restricted stock purchase agreement, provided, that, for clarification purposes, this agreement shall not affect any agreements between the Company and Employee regarding intellectual property matters or confidential information of the Company.

 

(e) Choice of Law. The validity, interpretation, construction and performance of this Agreement shall be governed by the internal substantive laws, but not the conflicts of law rules, of the State of California.

 

(f) Severability. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision or provisions of this Agreement shall not affect the validity or enforceability of any other provision hereof, which shall remain in full force and effect.

 

(g) Employment Taxes. All payments made pursuant to this Agreement shall be subject to withholding of applicable income and employment taxes.

 

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(h) Counterparts. This Agreement may be executed in counterparts, each of which shall be deemed an original, but all of which together will constitute one and the same instrument.

 

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, each of the parties has executed this Agreement, in the case of the Company by its duly authorized officer, as of the day and year first above written.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COMPANY:

 

 

 

GENESIS MICROCHIP INC.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

 

/s/ Ken Murray


 

 

 

 

Title:

 

VP Human Resources


 

 

 

EMPLOYEE:

 

 

 

/s/ Elias Antoun


 

 

 

 

Signature

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Elias Antoun


 

 

 

 

Printed Name

 

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