|ENTERPRISE PRODUCTS PARTNERS L P filed this Form 8-K on 12/01/2017|
(i) To make generally available to the Partnerships security holders and the Managers an earnings statement which satisfies the provisions of Section 11(a) of the Securities Act covering a period of twelve months beginning after the effective date of the Registration Statement (as defined in Rule 158(c) of the Rules and Regulations) as soon as is reasonably practicable after the termination of such twelve month period but not later than eighteen months after the effective date of the Registration Statement (as defined in Rule 158(c) of the Rules and Regulations).
(j) Not to sell, offer to sell, contract or agree to sell, hypothecate, pledge, grant any option to sell or otherwise dispose of or agree to dispose of, directly or indirectly, any Common Units or securities convertible into or exchangeable or exercisable for the Common Units or warrants or other rights to purchase the Common Units or any other securities of the Partnership that are substantially similar to the Common Units or permit the registration under the Securities Act of any Common Units, in each case, at any time that sales of the Units have been made but not settled or at any time the Partnership has outstanding with any Manager any instructions to sell the Units but such instructions have not been fulfilled or cancelled. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Partnership may: (i) register, offer and sell the Units through the Managers pursuant to this Agreement; (ii) consummate transactions for the acquisition of assets, businesses or the capital stock or other ownership interests of businesses in exchange for Common Units or any securities substantially similar to, convertible into or exchangeable or exercisable for Common Units; (iii) file a registration statement on Form S-8 relating to Common Units that may be issued pursuant to any employee benefit plans, qualified options plans or other employee compensation plans; (iv) issue securities under the Partnerships equity compensation plans described in the Partnerships reports filed with the Commission under the Exchange Act, including the Partnerships employee unit purchase plan or any employee benefit plans, qualified options plans or other employee compensation plans; (v) issue securities pursuant to the Partnerships distribution reinvestment plan or any outstanding options, rights or warrants described in the Prospectus; and (vi) file a universal shelf registration statement with respect to the Partnerships debt or Common Units for the purpose of increasing the capacity under or replacing the Partnerships then existing universal shelf registration statement.
(k) Not, at any time at or after the execution of this Agreement, to offer or sell any Units by means of any prospectus (within the meaning of the Securities Act), or use any prospectus (within the meaning of the Securities Act) in connection with the offer or sale of the Units, in each case other than the Prospectus.
(l) The Partnership will not, and will cause its subsidiaries not to, take any action that is designed to or that constitutes or that might reasonably be expected to cause or result in the stabilization or manipulation of the price of any security of the Partnership to facilitate the offer or sale of the Units.
(m) To ensure that prior to instructing any Manager to sell Units the Partnership shall have obtained all necessary authority from the Board of Directors of the General Partner for the offer and sale of such Units, free of preemptive rights, and to use all reasonable efforts to effect the listing of the Units on the NYSE, subject to notice of issuance, and to maintain such listing.