Notice of Grant of Stock Purchase Right - China Broadbanc Corp.
CHINA BROADBAND CORP.
2000 STOCK PLAN
NOTICE OF GRANT OF STOCK PURCHASE RIGHT
Unless otherwise defined herein, the terms defined in the 2000 Stock
Plan (the "PLAN") shall have the same defined meanings in this Notice of Grant.
[Grantee's Name and Address]
You have been granted the right to purchase Common Stock of the
Company, subject to the Company's repurchase option and your ongoing Continuous
Status as an Employee or Consultant (as described in the Plan and the attached
Restricted Stock Purchase Agreement), as follows:
Grant Number ___________________________
Date of Grant ___________________________
Price Per Share $__________________________
Total Number of Shares Subject ___________________________
to This Stock Purchase Right
Expiration Date ___________________________
YOU MUST EXERCISE THIS STOCK PURCHASE RIGHT BEFORE THE EXPIRATION DATE
OR IT WILL TERMINATE AND YOU WILL HAVE NO FURTHER RIGHT TO PURCHASE THE SHARES.
By your signature and the signature of the Company's representative below, you
and the Company agree that this Stock Purchase Right is granted under and
governed by the terms and conditions of the Plan and the Restricted Stock
Purchase Agreement attached hereto as Exhibit A, each of which is hereby
incorporated herein by reference. You further agree to execute the Restricted
Stock Purchase Agreement as a condition to purchasing any shares under this
Stock Purchase Right.
GRANTEE: CHINA BROADBAND CORP.
_______________________________________ By: ____________________________
CHINA BROADBAND CORP.
2000 STOCK PLAN
RESTRICTED STOCK PURCHASE AGREEMENT
Unless otherwise defined herein, the terms defined in the Plan shall
have the same defined meanings in this Restricted Stock Purchase Agreement.
THIS AGREEMENT is made as of __________, 2000, at __________, Nevada,
between China Broadband Corp., a Nevada corporation (the "Company"), and
_________________ (the "Purchaser").
WHEREAS the Purchaser named in the Notice of Grant, (the "Purchaser")
is an employee or consultant of the Company, and the Purchaser's continued
participation is considered by the Company to be important for the Company's
continued growth; and
WHEREAS in order to give the Purchaser an opportunity to acquire an
equity interest in the Company as an incentive for the Purchaser to participate
in the affairs of the Company, the Administrator has granted to the Purchaser
stock purchase rights subject to the terms and conditions of the Plan and the
Notice of Grant, which are incorporated herein by reference, and pursuant to
this Restricted Stock Purchase Agreement (the "Agreement").
THEREFORE, the parties agree as follows:
1. Sale of Stock. The Company hereby agrees to sell to the
Purchaser and the Purchaser hereby agrees to purchase shares of the Company's
Common Stock (the "Shares"), at the per share purchase price and as otherwise
described in the Notice of Grant.
2. Payment of Purchase Price. The purchase price for the Shares may
be paid by delivery to the Company at the time of execution of this Agreement of
cash or a check.
3. Repurchase Option.
(a) In the event the Purchaser's Continuous Status as an Employee
or Consultant terminates for any or no reason (including death or disability)
before all of the Shares are released from the Company's repurchase option (see
Section 4), but not in the event of Purchaser's change in status from Employee
to Consultant or Consultant to Employee, the Company shall, upon the date of
such termination (as reasonably fixed and determined by the Company) have an
irrevocable, exclusive option for a period of sixty (60) days from such date to
repurchase up to that number of shares which constitute the Unreleased Shares
(as defined in Section 4) at the original purchase price
per share (the "REPURCHASE PRICE"). Said option shall be exercised by the
Company by delivering written notice to the Purchaser or the Purchaser's
executor (with a copy to the Escrow Holder (as defined in Section 6)) AND, at
the Company's option, (i) by delivering to the Purchaser or the Purchaser's
executor a check in the amount of the aggregate Repurchase Price, or (ii) by the
Company canceling an amount of the Purchaser's indebtedness to the Company equal
to the aggregate Repurchase Price, or (iii) by a combination of (i) and (ii) so
that the combined payment and cancellation of indebtedness equals such aggregate
Repurchase Price. Upon delivery of such notice and the payment of the aggregate
Repurchase Price in any of the ways described above, the Company shall become
the legal and beneficial owner of the Shares being repurchased and all rights
and interests therein or relating thereto, and the Company shall have the right
to retain and transfer to its own name the number of Shares being repurchased by
(b) Whenever the Company shall have the right to repurchase
Shares hereunder, the Company may designate and assign one or more employees,
officers, directors or stockholders of the Company or other persons or
organizations to exercise all or a part of the Company's purchase rights under
this Agreement and purchase all or a part of such Shares. If the Fair Market
Value of the Shares to be repurchased on the date of such designation or
assignment (the "Repurchase FMV") exceeds the aggregate Repurchase Price of such
Shares, then each such designee or assignee shall pay the Company cash equal to
the difference between the Repurchase FMV and the aggregate Repurchase Price of
4. Release of Shares From Repurchase Option.
(a) [__________________ (___%)] of the Shares shall be
released from the Company's repurchase option
[____________________________________________] of the Shares shall be released
each month thereafter], provided in each case that the Purchaser's Continuous
Status as an Employee or Consultant has not terminated prior to the date of any
(b) Any of the Shares which have not yet been released from
the Company's repurchase option are referred to herein as "UNRELEASED SHARES."
(c) The Shares which have been released from the Company's repur-
chase option shall be delivered to the Purchaser at the Purchaser's request (see
5. Restriction on Transfer. Except for the escrow described in
Section 6 or transfer of the Shares to the Company or its assignees contemplated
by this Agreement, none of the Shares or any beneficial interest therein shall
be transferred, encumbered or otherwise disposed of in any way until the release
of such Shares from the Company's repurchase option in accordance with the
provisions of this Agreement, other than by will or the laws of descent and
6. Escrow of Shares.
(a) To ensure the availability for delivery of the Purchaser's
Unreleased Shares upon repurchase by the Company pursuant to the Company's
repurchase option under Section 3
above, the Purchaser shall, upon execution of this Agreement, deliver and
deposit with an escrow holder designated by the Company (the "ESCROW HOLDER")
the share certificates representing the Unreleased Shares, together with the
stock assignment duly endorsed in blank, attached hereto as EXHIBIT B. The
Unreleased Shares and stock assignment shall be held by the Escrow Holder,
pursuant to the Joint Escrow Instructions of the Company and Purchaser attached
as EXHIBIT C hereto, until such time as the Company's repurchase option expires.
As a further condition to the Company's obligations under this Agreement, the
spouse of Purchaser, if any, shall execute and deliver to the Company the
Consent of Spouse attached hereto as EXHIBIT D.
(b) The Escrow Holder shall not be liable for any act it may do
or omit to do with respect to holding the Unreleased Shares in escrow and while
acting in good faith and in the exercise of its judgment.
(c) If the Company or any assignee exercises its repurchase
option hereunder, the Escrow Holder, upon receipt of written notice of such
option exercise from the proposed transferee, shall take all steps necessary to
accomplish such transfer.
(d) When the repurchase option has been exercised or expires
unexercised or a portion of the Shares has been released from such repurchase
option, upon Purchaser's request the Escrow Holder shall promptly cause a new
certificate to be issued for such released Shares and shall deliver such
certificate to the Company or the Purchaser, as the case may be.
(e) Subject to the terms hereof, the Purchaser shall have all
the rights of a stockholder with respect to such Shares while they are held in
escrow, including without limitation, the right to vote the Shares and receive
any cash dividends declared thereon. If, from time to time during the term of
the Company's repurchase option, there is (i) any stock dividend, stock split or
other change in the Shares, or (ii) any merger or sale of all or substantially
all of the assets or other acquisition of the Company, any and all new,
substituted or additional securities to which the Purchaser is entitled by
reason of the Purchaser's ownership of the Shares shall be immediately subject
to this escrow, deposited with the Escrow Holder and included thereafter as
"Shares" for purposes of this Agreement and the Company's repurchase option.
7. Company's Right of First Refusal. Before any Shares that are per-
mitted to be sold or otherwise transferred pursuant to this Agreement and that
are held by Purchaser or any transferee (either being sometimes referred to
herein as the "HOLDER") may be sold or otherwise transferred (including transfer
by gift or operation of law), the Company or its assignee(s) shall have a right
of first refusal to purchase the Shares on the terms and conditions set forth in
this Section (the "RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL").
(a) Notice of Proposed Transfer. The Holder of the Shares shall
deliver to the Company a written notice (the "NOTICE") stating: (i) the Holder's
bona fide intention to sell or otherwise transfer such Shares; (ii) the name of
each proposed purchaser or other transferee ("PROPOSED TRANSFEREE"); (iii) the
number of Shares to be transferred to each Proposed Transferee; and (iv) the
bona fide cash price or other consideration for which the Holder proposes to
Shares (the "OFFERED PRICE"), and the Holder shall offer the Shares at the
Offered Price to the Company or its assignee(s).
(b) Exercise of Right of First Refusal. At any time within
thirty (30) days after receipt of the Notice, the Company and/or its assignee(s)
may, by giving written notice to the Holder, elect to purchase all, but not less
than all, of the Shares proposed to be transferred to any one or more of the
Proposed Transferees, at the purchase price determined in accordance with
subsection (c) below.
(c) Purchase Price. The purchase price ("PURCHASE PRICE")
for the Shares purchased by the Company or its assignee(s) under this Section
shall be (i) the Offered Price in the case of Shares that are not Unreleased
Shares, or (ii) in the case of Shares that are Unreleased Shares, the lower of
the Offered Price or the Repurchase Price as defined in Section 3(a) hereof. If
the Offered Price includes consideration other than cash, the cash equivalent
value of the non-cash consideration shall be determined by the Board of
Directors of the Company in good faith.
(d) Payment. Payment of the Purchase Price shall be made, at the
option of the Company or its assignee(s), in cash (by check), by cancellation of
all or a portion of any outstanding indebtedness of the Holder to the Company
(or, in the case of repurchase by an assignee, to the assignee), or by any
combination thereof within thirty (30) days after receipt of the Notice or in
the manner and at the times set forth in the Notice.
(e) Holder's Right to Transfer. If all of the Shares proposed in
the Notice to be transferred to a given Proposed Transferee are not purchased by
the Company and/or its assignee(s) as provided in this Section, then the Holder
may sell or otherwise transfer such Shares to that Proposed Transferee at the
Offered Price or at a higher price, provided that such sale or other transfer is
consummated within one hundred twenty (120) days after the date of the Notice
and provided further that any such sale or other transfer is effected in
accordance with any applicable securities laws and the Proposed Transferee
agrees in writing that the provisions of this Section shall continue to apply to
the Shares in the hands of such Proposed Transferee. If the Shares described in
the Notice are not transferred to the Proposed Transferee within such period, a
new Notice shall be given to the Company, and the Company and/or its assignees
shall again be offered the Right of First Refusal before any Shares held by the
Holder may be sold or otherwise transferred.
(f) Exception for Certain Family Transfers. Anything to the con-
trary contained in this Section notwithstanding, the transfer of any or all of
the Shares during the Purchaser's lifetime or on the Purchaser's death by will
or intestacy to the Purchaser's immediate family or a trust for the benefit of
the Purchaser's immediate family shall be exempt from the provisions of this
Section, provided that the Purchaser notifies the Company in writing within
thirty (30) days of said transfer. "IMMEDIATE FAMILY" as used herein shall mean
spouse, lineal descendant or antecedent, father, mother, brother or sister. In
such case, the transferee or other recipient shall receive and hold the Shares
so transferred subject to the provisions of this Agreement, including but not
limited to this
Section and Section 3, and there shall be no further transfer of such Shares
except in accordance with the terms of this Section.
(g) Termination of Right of First Refusal. The Right of First
Refusal shall terminate as to any Shares upon the date of the first sale of
Common Stock of the Company to the general public pursuant to a registration
statement filed with and declared effective by the Securities and Exchange
Commission under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
(a) Purchaser understands and agrees that the Company shall
cause the legends set forth below or legends substantially equivalent thereto,
to be placed upon any certificate(s) evidencing ownership of the Shares together
with any other legends that may be required by the Company or by applicable
state or federal securities laws:
THE SECURITIES REPRESENTED HEREBY HAVE NOT BEEN REGISTERED
UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 (THE "ACT") AND MAY NOT BE
OFFERED, SOLD OR OTHERWISE TRANSFERRED, PLEDGED OR
HYPOTHECATED UNLESS AND UNTIL REGISTERED UNDER THE ACT OR, IN
THE OPINION OF COUNSEL SATISFACTORY TO THE ISSUER OF THESE
SECURITIES, SUCH OFFER, SALE OR TRANSFER, PLEDGE OR
HYPOTHECATION IS IN COMPLIANCE THEREWITH.
THE SHARES REPRESENTED BY THIS CERTIFICATE ARE SUBJECT TO
CERTAIN RESTRICTIONS ON TRANSFER, A RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL,
AND A REPURCHASE OPTION HELD BY THE ISSUER OR ITS ASSIGNEE(S)
AS SET FORTH IN THE RESTRICTED STOCK PURCHASE AGREEMENT
BETWEEN THE ISSUER AND THE ORIGINAL HOLDER OF THESE SHARES, A
COPY OF WHICH MAY BE OBTAINED AT THE PRINCIPAL OFFICE OF THE
ISSUER. SUCH TRANSFER RESTRICTIONS, RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL AND
REPURCHASE OPTION ARE BINDING ON TRANSFEREES OF THESE SHARES.
(b) Stop-Transfer Notices. Purchaser agrees that, in order to
ensure compliance with the restrictions referred to herein, the Company may
issue appropriate "stop transfer" instructions to its transfer agent, if any,
and that, if the Company transfers its own securities, it may make appropriate
notations to the same effect in its own records.
(c) Refusal to Transfer. The Company shall not be required
(i) to transfer on its books any Shares that have been sold or otherwise
transferred in violation of any of the provisions of
this Agreement or (ii) to treat as owner of such Shares or to accord the right
to vote or pay dividends to any purchaser or other transferee to whom such
Shares shall have been so transferred.
9. Adjustment for Stock Split. All references to the number of Shares
and the purchase price of the Shares in this Agreement shall be appropriately
adjusted to reflect any stock split, stock dividend or other change in the
Shares which may be made by the Company after the date of this Agreement.
10. Tax Consequences. The Purchaser has reviewed with the Purchaser's
own tax advisors the federal, state, local and foreign tax consequences of this
investment and the transactions contemplated by this Agreement. The Purchaser is
relying solely on such advisors and not on any statements or representations of
the Company or any of its agents. The Purchaser understands that the Purchaser
(and not the Company) shall be responsible for the Purchaser's own tax liability
that may arise as a result of this investment or the transactions contemplated
by this Agreement. The Purchaser understands that Section 83 of the Internal
Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the "Code"), taxes as ordinary income the
difference between the purchase price for the Shares and the Fair Market Value
of the Shares as of the date any restrictions on the Shares lapse. In this
context, "restriction" includes the right of the Company to buy back the Shares
pursuant to its repurchase option. The Purchaser understands that the Purchaser
may elect to be taxed at the time the Shares are purchased rather than when and
as the Company's repurchase option expires by filing an election under Section
83(b) of the Code with the I.R.S. within thirty (30) days from the date of
purchase. The form for making this election is attached as EXHIBIT E hereto.
THE PURCHASER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT IT IS THE PURCHASER'S SOLE
RESPONSIBILITY AND NOT THE COMPANY'S TO FILE TIMELY THE ELECTION UNDER SECTION
83(b), EVEN IF THE PURCHASER REQUESTS THE COMPANY OR ITS REPRESENTATIVES TO MAKE
THIS FILING ON THE PURCHASER'S BEHALF.
11. General Provisions.
(a) This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of
Nevada. This Agreement, subject to the terms and conditions of the Plan and the
Notice of Grant, represents the entire agreement between the parties with
respect to the purchase of Common Stock by the Purchaser. Subject to Section
10.4 of the Plan, in the event of a conflict between the terms and conditions of
the Plan and the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the terms and
conditions of the Plan shall prevail. Unless otherwise defined herein, the terms
defined in the Plan shall have the same defined meanings in this Agreement.
(b) Any notice, demand or request required or permitted to be
given by either the Company or the Purchaser pursuant to the terms of this
Agreement shall be in writing and shall be deemed given when delivered
personally or deposited in the U.S. mail, First Class with postage prepaid, and
addressed to the parties at the addresses of the parties set forth at the end of
this Agreement or such other address as a party may request by notifying the
other in writing.
Any notice to the Escrow Holder shall be sent to the Company's address
with a copy to the other party not sending the notice.
(c) The rights and benefits of the Company under this Agreement
shall be transferable to any one or more persons or entities, and all covenants
and agreements hereunder shall inure to the benefit of, and be enforceable by
the Company's successors and assigns. The rights and obligations of the
Purchaser under this Agreement may only be assigned with the prior written
consent of the Company.
(d) Either party's failure to enforce any provision or pro-
visions of this Agreement shall not in any way be construed as a waiver of any
such provision or provisions, nor prevent that party from thereafter enforcing
each and every other provision of this Agreement. The rights granted both
parties herein are cumulative and shall not constitute a waiver of either
party's right to assert all other legal remedies available to it under the
(e) The Purchaser agrees upon request to execute any further
documents or instruments necessary or desirable to carry out the purposes or
intent of this Agreement.
(f) PURCHASER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT THE RELEASE OF SHARES
FROM THE REPURCHASE OPTION OF THE COMPANY PURSUANT TO SECTION 4 HEREOF IS EARNED
ONLY BY CONTINUING SERVICE AS AN EMPLOYEE OR CONSULTANT AT THE WILL OF THE
COMPANY (NOT THROUGH THE ACT OF BEING HIRED OR PURCHASING SHARES HEREUNDER).
PURCHASER FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT THIS AGREEMENT, THE TRANSACTIONS
CONTEMPLATED HEREUNDER AND THE VESTING SCHEDULE SET FORTH HEREIN DO NOT
CONSTITUTE AN EXPRESS OR IMPLIED PROMISE OF CONTINUED ENGAGEMENT AS AN EMPLOYEE
OR CONSULTANT FOR THE VESTING PERIOD, FOR ANY PERIOD, OR AT ALL, AND SHALL NOT
INTERFERE WITH PURCHASER'S RIGHT OR THE COMPANY'S RIGHT TO TERMINATE PURCHASER'S
EMPLOYMENT OR CONSULTING RELATIONSHIP AT ANY TIME, WITH OR WITHOUT CAUSE.
By Purchaser's signature below, Purchaser represents that he or she is
familiar with the terms and provisions of the Plan, and hereby accepts this
Agreement subject to all of the terms and provisions thereof. Purchaser has
reviewed the Plan and this Agreement in their entirety, has had an opportunity
to obtain the advice of counsel prior to executing this Agreement and fully
understands all provisions of this Agreement. Purchaser agrees to accept as
binding, conclusive and final all decisions or interpretations of the
Administrator upon any questions arising under the Plan or this Agreement.
Purchaser further agrees to notify the Company upon any change in the residence
indicated in the Notice of Grant.
PURCHASER: CHINA BROADBAND CORP.
______________________________________ By: _______________________________
ASSIGNMENT SEPARATE FROM CERTIFICATE
FOR VALUE RECEIVED I, __________________________, hereby sell, assign
and transfer unto (__________) shares of the Common Stock of China Broadband
Corp. standing in my name of the books of said corporation represented by
Certificate No. _____ herewith and do hereby irrevocably constitute and appoint
________________________ to transfer the said stock on the books of the within
named corporation with full power of substitution in the premises.
This Stock Assignment may be used only in accordance with the
Restricted Stock Purchase Agreement between ________________________ and the
undersigned dated ______________, 2000.
Dated: _______________, 2000.
INSTRUCTIONS: Please do not fill in any blanks other than the signature line.
The purpose of this assignment is to enable the Company to exercise its
"repurchase option," as set forth in the Agreement, without requiring additional
signatures on the part of the Purchaser.
JOINT ESCROW INSTRUCTIONS
China Broadband Corp.
As Escrow Agent for both China Broadband Corp., a Nevada corporation
(the "COMPANY"), and the undersigned purchaser of stock of the Company (the
"PURCHASER"), you are hereby authorized and directed to hold the documents
delivered to you pursuant to the terms of that certain Restricted Stock Purchase
Agreement ("AGREEMENT") between the Company and the undersigned, in accordance
with the following instructions:
1. In the event the Company and/or any assignee of the Company
(referred to collectively for convenience herein as the "COMPANY") exercises the
Company's repurchase option set forth in the Agreement, the Company shall give
to Purchaser and you a written notice specifying the number of shares of stock
to be purchased, the purchase price, and the time for a closing hereunder at the
principal office of the Company. Purchaser and the Company hereby irrevocably
authorize and direct you to close the transaction contemplated by such notice in
accordance with the terms of said notice.
2. At the closing, you are directed (a) to date the stock assignments
necessary for the transfer in question, (b) to fill in the number of shares
being transferred, and (c) to deliver same, together with the certificate
evidencing the shares of stock to be transferred, to the Company or its
assignee, against the simultaneous delivery to you of the purchase price (by
cash, a check, written evidence of cancellation of all or any portion of
outstanding indebtedness of the Holder to the Company, or some combination
thereof) for the number of shares of stock being purchased pursuant to the
exercise of the Company's repurchase option.
3. Purchaser irrevocably authorizes the Company to deposit with
you any certificates evidencing shares of stock to be held by you hereunder and
any additions and substitutions to said shares as defined in the Agreement.
Purchaser does hereby irrevocably constitute and appoint you as Purchaser's
attorney-in-fact and agent for the term of this escrow to execute with respect
to such securities all documents necessary or appropriate to make such
securities negotiable and to complete any transaction herein contemplated,
including but not limited to the filing with any applicable state blue sky
authority of any required applications for consent to, or notice of transfer of,
Subject to the provisions of this paragraph 3, Purchaser shall exercise all
rights and privileges of a stockholder of the Company while the stock is held by
4. Upon written request of the Purchaser, but no more than once per
calendar year, unless the Company's repurchase option has been exercised, you
will deliver to Purchaser a certificate or certificates representing so many
shares of stock as are not then subject to the Company's repurchase option.
Within ninety (90) days after cessation of Purchaser's continuous employment by
or services to the Company, or any parent or subsidiary of the Company, you will
deliver to Purchaser a certificate or certificates representing the aggregate
number of shares held or issued pursuant to the Agreement and not purchased by
the Company or its assignees pursuant to exercise of the Company's repurchase
5. If at the time of termination of this escrow you should
have in your possession any documents, securities, or other property belonging
to Purchaser, you shall deliver all of the same to Purchaser and shall be
discharged of all further obligations hereunder.
6. Your duties hereunder may be altered, amended, modified or revoked
only by a writing signed by all of the parties hereto.
7. You shall be obligated only for the performance of such duties as
are specifically set forth herein and may rely and shall be protected in relying
or refraining from acting on any instrument reasonably believed by you to be
genuine and to have been signed or presented by the proper party or parties. You
shall not be personally liable for any act you may do or omit to do hereunder as
Escrow Agent or as attorney-in-fact for Purchaser while acting in good faith,
and any act done or omitted by you pursuant to the advice of your own attorneys
shall be conclusive evidence of such good faith.
8. You are hereby expressly authorized to disregard any and all
warnings given by any of the parties hereto or by any other person or
corporation, excepting only orders or process of courts of law and are hereby
expressly authorized to comply with and obey orders, judgments or decrees of any
court. In case you obey or comply with any such order, judgment or decree, you
shall not be liable to any of the parties hereto or to any other person, firm or
corporation by reason of such compliance, notwithstanding any such order,
judgment or decree being subsequently reversed, modified, annulled, set aside,
vacated or found to have been entered without jurisdiction.
9. You shall not be liable in any respect on account of the identity,
authorities or rights of the parties executing or delivering or purporting to
execute or deliver the Agreement or any documents or papers deposited or called
10. You shall not be liable for the outlawing of any rights under the
Statute of Limitations with respect to these Joint Escrow Instructions or any
documents deposited with you.
11. You shall be entitled to employ such legal counsel and other
xperts as you may deem necessary properly to advise you in connection with your
obligations hereunder, may rely upon the advice of such counsel, and may pay
such counsel reasonable compensation therefor.
12. Your responsibilities as Escrow Agent hereunder shall terminate if
you shall cease to be an officer or agent of the Company or if you shall resign
by written notice to each party. In the event of any such termination, the
Company shall appoint a successor Escrow Agent.
13. If you reasonably require other or further instruments in connec-
tion with these Joint Escrow Instructions or obligations in respect hereto, the
necessary parties hereto shall join in furnishing such instruments.
14. It is understood and agreed that should any dispute arise with
respect to the delivery and/or ownership or right of possession of the
securities held by you hereunder, you are authorized and directed to retain in
your possession without liability to anyone all or any part of said securities
until such disputes shall have been settled either by mutual written agreement
of the parties concerned or by a final order, decree or judgment of a court of
competent jurisdiction after the time for appeal has expired and no appeal has
been perfected, but you shall be under no duty whatsoever to institute or defend
any such proceedings.
15. Any notice required or permitted hereunder shall be given in
writing and shall be deemed effectively given upon personal delivery or upon
deposit in the United States Post Office, by registered or certified mail with
postage and fees prepaid, addressed to each of the other parties thereunto
entitled at the following addresses or at such other addresses as a party may
designate by ten (10) days' advance written notice to each of the other parties
COMPANY: China Broadband Corp.
2080, 440-2 Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2P 5E9
ESCROW AGENT: President
China Broadband Corp.
2080, 440-2 Avenue S.W.
Calgary, Alberta T2P 5E9
16. By signing these Joint Escrow Instructions, you become a party
hereto only for the purpose of said Joint Escrow Instructions; you do not become
a party to the Agreement.
17. This instrument shall be binding upon and inure to the benefit
of the parties hereto, and their respective successors and permitted assigns.
18. These Joint Escrow Instructions shall be governed by, and con-
strued and enforced in accordance with, the laws of the State of Nevada.
Very truly yours,
CHINA BROADBAND CORP.
(Typed or Printed Name)
CONSENT OF SPOUSE
I, ____________________, spouse of ___________________, have read and
approve the foregoing Agreement. In consideration of granting of the right to my
spouse to purchase shares of China Broadband Corp., as set forth in the
Agreement, I hereby appoint my spouse as my attorney-in-fact in respect to the
exercise of any rights under the Agreement and agree to be bound by the
provisions of the Agreement insofar as I may have any rights in said Agreement
or any shares issued pursuant thereto under the community property laws or
similar laws relating to marital property in effect in the state of our
residence as of the date of the signing of the foregoing Agreement.
Dated: _______________, 2000.
ELECTION UNDER SECTION 83(b)
OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986
The undersigned taxpayer hereby elects, pursuant to the above-referenced Federal
Tax Code, to include in taxpayer's gross income for the current taxable year,
the amount of any compensation taxable to taxpayer in connection with his
receipt of the property described below:
1. The name, address, taxpayer identification number and taxable year of the
undersigned are as follows:
NAME: TAXPAYER: SPOUSE:
IDENTIFICATION NO.: TAXPAYER: SPOUSE:
2. The property with respect to which the election is made is described
as follows: ____________________ shares (the "SHARES") of the Common Stock
of China Broadband Corp. (the "COMPANY").
3. The date on which the property was transferred is:__________________, 2000.
4. The property is subject to the following restrictions:
The Shares may be repurchased by the Company, or its assignee, on certain
events. This right lapses with regard to a portion of the Shares based on the
continued performance of services by the taxpayer over time.
5. The fair market value at the time of transfer, determined without regard
to any restriction other than a restriction which by its terms will never
lapse, of such property is: $_______________.
6. The amount (if any) paid for such property is:
The undersigned has submitted a copy of this statement to the person for whom
the services were performed in connection with the undersigned's receipt of the
above-described property. The transferee of such property is the person
performing the services in connection with the transfer of said property.
The undersigned understands that the foregoing election may not be revoked
except with the consent of the Commissioner.
Dated:___________________, 20__ _________________________________________
The undersigned spouse of taxpayer joins in this election.
Dated:___________________, 20__ _________________________________________
Spouse of Taxpayer
INVESTMENT REPRESENTATION STATEMENT
COMPANY : CHINA BROADBAND CORP.
SECURITY : COMMON STOCK
In connection with the purchase of the above-listed Securities, the undersigned
Purchaser represents to the Company the following:
(a) Purchaser is aware of the Company's business affairs and financial
condition and has acquired sufficient information about the Company to reach an
informed and knowledgeable decision to acquire the Securities. Purchaser is
acquiring these Securities for investment for Purchaser's own account only and
not with a view to, or for resale in connection with, any "distribution" thereof
within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities
(b) Purchaser acknowledges and understands that the Securities con-
stitute "restricted securities" under the Securities Act and have not been
registered under the Securities Act in reliance upon a specific exemption
therefrom, which exemption depends upon, among other things, the bona fide
nature of Purchaser's investment intent as expressed herein. In this connection,
Purchaser understands that, in the view of the Securities and Exchange
Commission, the statutory basis for such exemption may be unavailable if
Purchaser's representation was predicated solely upon a present intention to
hold these Securities for the minimum capital gains period specified under tax
statutes, for a deferred sale, for or until an increase or decrease in the
market price of the Securities, or for a period of one (1) year or any other
fixed period in the future. Purchaser further understands that the Securities
must be held indefinitely unless they are subsequently registered under the
Securities Act or an exemption from such registration is available. Purchaser
further acknowledges and understands that the Company is under no obligation to
register the Securities. Purchaser understands that the certificate evidencing
the Securities will be imprinted with a legend which prohibits the transfer of
the Securities unless they are registered or such registration is not required
in the opinion of counsel satisfactory to the Company, a legend prohibiting
their transfer without the consent of the Director of Department of Financial
Institutions of the State of Nevada and any other legend required under
applicable state securities laws.
(c) Purchaser is familiar with the provisions of Rule 701 and Rule 144,
each promulgated under the Securities Act, which, in substance, permit limited
public resale of "restricted securities" acquired, directly or indirectly from
the issuer thereof, in a non-public offering subject to the satisfaction of
certain conditions. Rule 701 provides that if the issuer qualifies under Rule
701 at the time of the grant of the Stock Purchase Right to the Purchaser, the
exercise will be exempt from registration under the Securities Act. In the event
the Company becomes subject to the reporting requirements of Section 13 or 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "EXCHANGE ACT"), ninety
(90) days thereafter (or such longer period as any market stand-off agreement
may require) the Securities exempt under Rule 701 may be resold, subject to the
satisfaction of certain of the conditions specified by Rule 144, including: (1)
the resale being made through a broker in an unsolicited "broker's transaction"
or in transactions directly with a market maker (as said term is defined under
the Exchange Act); and, in the case of an affiliate, (2) the availability of
certain public information about the Company, (3) the amount of Securities being
sold during any three (3) month period not exceeding the limitations specified
in Rule 144(e), and (4) the timely filing of a Form 144, if applicable.
In the event that the Company does not qualify under Rule 701 at the time
of grant of the Stock Purchase Right, then the Securities may be resold in
certain limited circumstances subject to the provisions of Rule 144, which
requires the resale to occur not less than one (1) year after the later of the
date the Securities were sold by the Company or the date the Securities were
sold by an affiliate of the Company, within the meaning of Rule 144; and, in the
case of acquisition of the Securities by an affiliate, or by a non-affiliate who
subsequently holds the Securities less than two (2) years, the satisfaction of
the conditions set forth in sections (1), (2), (3) and (4) of the paragraph
(d) Purchaser hereby agrees that if so requested by the Company or
any representative of the underwriters in connection with any registration of
the offering of any securities of the Company under the Securities Act,
Purchaser shall not sell or otherwise transfer any Shares or other securities of
the Company during the 180-day period following the effective date of a
registration statement of the Company filed under the Securities Act; provided,
however, that such restriction shall only apply to the first registration
statement of the Company to become effective under the Securities Act which
include securities to be sold on behalf of the Company to the public in an
underwritten public offering under the Securities Act. The Company may impose
stop-transfer instructions with respect to securities subject to the foregoing
restrictions until the end of such 180-day period.
(e) Purchaser further understands that in the event all of the applicable
requirements of Rule 701 or 144 are not satisfied, registration under the
Securities Act, compliance with Regulation A, or some other registration
exemption will be required; and that, notwithstanding the fact that Rules 144
and 701 are not exclusive, the Staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission
has expressed its opinion that persons proposing to sell private placement
securities other than in a registered offering and otherwise than pursuant to
Rules 144 or 701 will have a substantial burden of proof in establishing that an
exemption from registration is available for such offers or sales, and that such
persons and their respective brokers who participate in such transactions do so
at their own risk.
Purchaser understands that no assurances can be given that any such other
registration exemption will be available in such event.
Signature of Purchaser: