LOAN AGREEMENT FOR AN INDIVIDUAL EMPLOYEE Party A: UTStarcom (China) Co., Inc. Party B: Bill X. Huang Whereas Party B is an employee of Party A, and Party A desires to solve the said employee's practical problems, it is, therefore, that a loan is hereby provided by Party A to Party B. For the sake of clarifying each other's responsibilities and keeping their promises, the parties hereto agree to the following with regard to the loan: Article 1: Purpose of the Loan Due to his job transfer to Hangzhou, Party B needs to relocate his family by purchasing a house and paying settlement allowance, but is lacking in part of the necessary funds, therefore, Party B submits an application to Party A for a loan whereas Party A is willing to provide such loan to Party B for such purpose. Article 2: Amount of the Loan Party B desires from Party A a loan of RMB One Million Three Hundred Thousand ($1,300,000). Article 3: Term and Interest of the Loan Party B shall pay off the total amount of the loan and its interest at 3%APR within ten (10) years. Article 4: Methods of Payment Party B agrees to pay off the loan by the following methods: 1. Party B agrees to pay at least one tenth (1/10) of the total amount of the loan every year, beginning from January, 1998. 2. The total amount of interest arising from the principle may be paid onetime at the last installment of payment. Article 5: Provisions of Guarantee 1. Party B guarantees that he will work for Party A for at least five (5) years. 2. Party B guarantees that the loan shall be paid off in a timely fashion and within the time schedule. 3. Party B guarantees that he shall keep confidential the contents of this Agreement and shall not disclose any of the said Agreement to any third party. 4. Party B shall appropriate the loan in accordance with the terms of this Agreement providing for the use of such loan and shall not be allowed to use the loan it for any other purposes, or engaging in business or other activities in violation of the law. 5. In case Party A requires Party B to provide guarantee, Party B shall provide such qualified guarantee; otherwise, Party A is entitled to recall the loan and demand that Party B pay the corresponding interest. Article 6: Liability of Breach 1. If Party B submits his resignation to leave the Company for personal reasons (including the firing of Party B by Party A due to his violation of the Company's rules and regulations or the harm he has caused to the Company's interests), he shall return all the loan and the interest of such loan at 6%APR prior to his departure from the Company. 2. If, due to Party A's business and managerial needs, the labor relationship with Party B is severed, Party B shall make onetime payment for the unpaid loan and its interest. Article 7: This Agreement shall become effective upon execution by the parties and be terminated when Party B pays off all the loan and its interest. This Agreement is executed in two originals with Party A and B each in possession of one copy. Party A: UTStarcom (China) Co., Ltd. Party B: Bill X. Huang Date: October 8, 1996. TYPE: EX-10.35 SEQUENCE: 5 DESCRIPTION: EXHIBIT 10.35 Exhibit 10.35 PROMISSORY NOTE SECURED BY DEED OF TRUST $153,453.00 February 13, 1999 Alameda, California FOR VALUE RECEIVED, the undersigned, Bill X. Huang ('Employee') and Minnie Huang, husband and wife, as joint tenants (jointly and severally, the 'Borrower'), promise to pay to UTSTARCOM, INC., a Delaware corporation ('Lender'), at 1275 Harbor Bay Parkway, Alameda, California 94502 (or at such other place as Lender may from time to time designate by written notice to Borrower), in lawful money of the United States, the principal sum of ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE DOLLARS ($153,453.00), on the following terms: 1. PAYMENT: Upon the occurrence of a Maturity Event (as defined herein), the entire principal amount of ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE DOLLARS ($153,453.00) shall be immediately due and payable in lawful money of the United States. 2. SECURITY: This Note is secured by a deed of trust of even date herewith made by Borrower, as trustor, to First American Title Insurance Company, as trustee, for Lender, as beneficiary (the 'Deed of Trust') which shall be recorded in the Official Records of the County of Alameda, State of California encumbering certain real property commonly known as 230 Sweet Road, in the City of Alameda, County of Alameda, State of California (the 'Property'), described with particularity in the Deed of Trust. 3. MATURITY EVENT: Upon the occurrence of a Maturity Event (as hereinafter defined), the entire principal amount of the Loan and any other sums due hereunder, shall become immediately due and payable without further demand or notice to Borrower. To the extent permitted by law, any of the following events shall be a 'Maturity Event' under this Note and the Deed of Trust: (a) The date of termination or cessation of Borrower's employment with the Company for any reason, whether voluntary or involuntary, and whether with cause or without cause. (b) There shall occur any default in the performance of any obligation of Borrower contained in the Deed of Trust or the First Deed of Trust, as defined herein below, or any other deed of trust, security agreement or other agreement (including any amendment, modification or extension thereof) which may hereafter be executed by Borrower for the purpose of securing this Note. (c) Borrower, without the prior written consent of Lender, voluntarily or by operation of law, sells, conveys, assigns or otherwise transfers or agrees to sell, convey or otherwise transfer, all or any portion of, or any interest in, the Property. (d) Borrower (i) admits in writing his inability to pay debts, (ii) makes an assignment for the benefit of creditors, (iii) files a voluntary petition in bankruptcy, effects a plan -2- or other arrangement with creditors, liquidates his assets under arrangement with creditors, or liquidates his assets under court supervision, (iv) has an involuntary petition in bankruptcy filed against him that is not discharged within sixty (60) days after such petition is filed, or (v) applies for or permits the appointment of a receiver or trustee or custodian for any of his property or assets which shall not have been discharged within sixty (60) days after the date of appointment. (e) The occurrence of the third (3rd) anniversary of the date of this Note. (f) Borrower breaches any representation or warranty contained herein or in the Deed of Trust, or any agreement or instrument executed in connection with this loan proves to have been false or misleading. (h) The death of the Borrower. 4. INTEREST: Upon the failure of Borrower to pay the outstanding principal balance within thirty (30) days after a Maturity Event, interest on the outstanding principal balance shall thereafter accrue at the rate of 6% per annum, or if lower, the highest rate permitted by applicable law. 5. BORROWER'S REPRESENTATIONS: Borrower hereby makes the following representations and warranties to the Lender and acknowledges that Lender is relying on such representations in the loan: (a) As of the date of recording of the Deed of Trust, Borrower shall have good and marketable title to the Property, free and clear of any security interests, liens or encumbrances other than the First Deed of Trust as defined in Paragraph 8. -3- (b) As of the date of the Deed of Trust, the consent of no other person or entity is required to grant the security interest in the Property to the Lender evidenced by the Deed of Trust. (c) There are no actions, proceedings, claims or disputes pending or, to the Borrower's knowledge threatened against or affecting the Borrower or the Property. 6. BORROWER'S ADDITIONAL OBLIGATIONS: Borrower shall take any and all further actions that may from time to time be required to ensure that the Deed of Trust creates a valid lien on the Property in favor of the Lender, which shall secure the Note and be junior in priority only to the First Deed of Trust. Borrower shall furnish evidence reasonably satisfactory to the Lender that: (i) Borrower has good and marketable title to the Property; (ii) the consent of no other person or entity is required to grant a security interest in the Property to the Lender; and (iii) there is no other deed of trust, mortgage or encumbrance against the Property other than the First Deed of Trust. If it should be hereafter determined that there are defects against title or matters which could result in defects against title to the Property, or that the consent of another person or entity is required to grant to and perfect in the Lender a valid second-priority lien on the Property, Borrower shall promptly take all action necessary to remove such defects and to obtain such consent and grant (or cause to be granted) and perfect such lien on the Property. Failure of Borrower to comply with the provisions of this Paragraph 6 shall be deemed a default under the Note and the Deed of Trust. -4- 7. DEED OF TRUST: As used herein, 'Deed of Trust' shall mean the deed of trust constituting a second-priority lien against the Property by Borrower to First American Title Insurance Company, as trustee, for the benefit of Lender, as beneficiary, to be recorded in the Official Records or the County of Alameda, State of California, securing a loan in the original principal amount of ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE DOLLARS ($153,453.00). 8. FIRST DEED OF TRUST: As used herein, 'First Deed of Trust' shall mean the deed of trust constituting a first-priority lien against the Property, by Borrower to First American Title Insurance Company, as trustee, recorded on September 25, 1997 in the Official Records of the County of Alameda, State of California as Instrument No. 97250791 securing a loan in the principal amount of $436,800. 9. NOTICE: This Note is subject to Section 2924(i) of the California Civil Code which provides that the holder of this Note, shall give written notice to the trustor or his successor-in-interest, of prescribed information at least ninety (90) days and not more than one hundred and fifty (150) days before any balloon payment is due. 10. ATTORNEYS' FEES: In the event of Borrower's default hereunder, Borrower shall pay all costs of collection, including reasonable attorneys' fees incurred by the holder hereof on account of such collection, whether or not suit is filed hereon. 11. WAIVER: The waiver by Lender of any breach of or default under any term, covenant or condition contained herein or in any other agreement referred to above shall not be -5- deemed to be a waiver of any subsequent breach of or default under the same or any other such term, covenant or condition. 12. NO USURY: Borrower hereby represents and warrants that at no time shall the proceeds of the indebtedness evidenced hereby be used 'primarily for personal, family, or household purposes' as that term is defined and used in Article XV of the California Constitution (as amended from time to time). Anything in this Note to the contrary notwithstanding, it is expressly stipulated and agreed that the intent of Borrower and Lender is to comply at all times with all usury and other laws relating to this Note. If the laws of the State of California would now or hereafter render usurious, or are revised, repealed or judicially interpreted so as to render usurious, any amount called for under this Note, or contracted for, charged or received with respect to the loan evidenced by this Note, or if any prepayment by Borrower results in Borrower's having paid any interest in excess of that permitted by law, then it is Borrower's and Lender's express intent that all excess amounts theretofore collected by Lender be credited to the principal balance of this Note (or, if this Note has been paid in full, refunded to Borrower), and the provisions of this Note immediately be deemed reformed and the amounts therefor collectible hereunder reduced, without the necessity of execution of any new document, so as to comply with the then applicable law, but so as to permit the recovery of the fullest amount otherwise called for hereunder. 13. PREPAYMENT: Borrower may prepay all or any portion of this Note at any time prior to the stated maturity date, with no premium or penalty. -6- 14. GENERAL PROVISIONS: This Note shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California. The maker of this Note hereby waives presentment for payment, protest and demand, notice of protest, demand and dishonor and nonpayment of this Note, and consents that Lender may extend the time for payment or otherwise modify the terms of payment or any part of the whole of the debt evidenced by this Note, at the request of any person liable hereon, and such consent shall not alter nor diminish the liability of any person. Borrower hereby waives the defense of the statute of limitations in any action on this Note to the extent permitted by law. All covenants of liability shall be a joint and several obligation. 15. THIS NOTE, THE DEED OF TRUST AND ALL RELATED DOCUMENTATION ARE EXECUTED VOLUNTARILY AND WITHOUT ANY DURESS OR UNDUE INFLUENCE ON THE PART OF OR ON BEHALF OF THE PARTIES HERETO, WITH THE FULL INTENT OF CREATING THE OBLIGATIONS AND SECURITY INTERESTS DESCRIBED HEREIN AND THEREIN. THE PARTIES ACKNOWLEDGE THAT: (a) THEY HAVE READ SUCH DOCUMENTATION; (b) THEY HAVE BEEN REPRESENTED IN THE PREPARATION, NEGOTIATION AND EXECUTION OF SUCH DOCUMENTATION BY LEGAL COUNSEL OF THEIR OWN CHOICE OR THAT THEY HAVE VOLUNTARILY DECLINED TO SEEK SUCH COUNSEL; (c) THEY UNDERSTAND THE TERMS AND CONSEQUENCES OF THIS NOTE, THE DEED OF TRUST AND ALL RELATED DOCUMENTATION AND THE OBLIGATIONS THEY CREATE; AND (d) THEY ARE FULLY AWARE OF THE LEGAL AND BINDING EFFECT OF THIS NOTE, THE -7- DEED OF TRUST AND THE OTHER DOCUMENTS CONTEMPLATED BY THIS AGREEMENT. AS BORROWER: Bill X. Huang and Minnie Huang, husband and wife, as joint tenants /s/ Bill X. Huang ---------------------------------------- Bill X. Huang /s/ Minnie Huang ---------------------------------------- Minnie Huang -8-
Loan Agreement - UTStarcom (China) Co. Inc. and Bill X. Huang
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