|ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS PARTNERS L P filed this Form 8-K on 12/01/2017|
(jj) No Labor Disputes. Except as disclosed in the Prospectus, no labor dispute with the employees that are engaged in the business of the Partnership or its subsidiaries exists or, to the knowledge of the Enterprise Parties, is imminent or threatened that is reasonably likely to result in a Material Adverse Effect.
(kk) Intellectual Property. Each Partnership Entity owns or possesses adequate rights to use all material patents, patent applications, trademarks, service marks, trade names, trademark registrations, service mark registrations, copyrights, licenses and know-how (including trade secrets and other unpatented and/or unpatentable proprietary or confidential information, systems or procedures) necessary for the conduct of their respective businesses; and except as disclosed in the Prospectus the conduct of their respective businesses will not conflict in any material respect with, and no Partnership Entity has received any notice of any claim of conflict with, any such rights of others.
(ll) Investment Company. None of the Partnership Entities is now, or after sale of the Units to be sold by the Partnership hereunder and application of the net proceeds from such sale as described in the Prospectus under the heading Use of Proceeds will be, an investment company or a company controlled by an investment company within the meaning of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended.
(mm) Absence of Certain Actions. No action has been taken and no statute, rule, regulation or order has been enacted, adopted or issued by any governmental agency or body which prevents the issuance or sale of the Units in any jurisdiction; no injunction, restraining order or order of any nature by any federal or state court of competent jurisdiction has been issued with respect to any Partnership Entity which would prevent or suspend the issuance or sale of the Units or the use of the Prospectus in any jurisdiction; no action, suit or proceeding is pending against or, to the knowledge of the Enterprise Parties, threatened against or affecting any Partnership Entity before any court or arbitrator or any governmental agency, body or official, domestic or foreign, which could reasonably be expected to interfere with or adversely affect the issuance of the Units or in any manner draw into question the validity or enforceability of this Agreement or any action taken or to be taken pursuant hereto; and the Partnership has complied with any and all requests by any securities authority in any jurisdiction for additional information to be included in the Prospectus.
(nn) Other Sales; No Stabilizing Transactions. None of the General Partner, the Partnership or any of their affiliates has taken, directly or indirectly, any action designed to or which has constituted or which would reasonably be expected to cause or result, under the Exchange Act or otherwise, in stabilization or manipulation of the price of any securities of the Partnership to facilitate the sale or resale of the Units.
(oo) Form S-3. The conditions for the use of Form S-3 by the Partnership, as set forth in the General Instructions thereto, have been satisfied.
(pp) Disclosure Controls. The General Partner and the Partnership have established and maintain disclosure controls and procedures (as such term is defined in Rule 13a-15(e) and 15d-15(e) under the Exchange Act) which: (i) are designed to ensure that material information relating to the Partnership, including its consolidated subsidiaries, is made known to the General Partners principal executive officer and principal financial officer by others within