Loan Agreement - UTStarcom (China) Co. Inc. and Bill X. Huang
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
DESCRIPTION: EXHIBIT 10.35
SECURED BY DEED OF TRUST
$153,453.00 February 13, 1999
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
(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
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
(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.
(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.
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
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
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.
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
DEED OF TRUST AND THE OTHER DOCUMENTS CONTEMPLATED BY THIS AGREEMENT.
Bill X. Huang and Minnie Huang, husband and wife,
as joint tenants
/s/ Bill X. Huang
Bill X. Huang
/s/ Minnie Huang