6-K
BAIDU, INC. filed this Form 6-K on 06/28/2017
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(k) Licenses. Each of the Company and its Subsidiaries has all necessary licenses, franchises, concessions, consents, authorizations, approvals, orders, certificates and permits of and from all governmental or regulatory authorities to conduct their business in the manner described in each of the Registration Statement, the Time of Sale Information and the Prospectus, except that the failure to have any such license, franchise, concession, consent, authorization, approval, order, certificate and permit would not reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect; none of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries has received any notice of proceedings relating to the revocation or modification of any such licenses, consents, authorizations, approvals, orders, certificates or permits.

(l) No Violations. Except as disclosed in the Time of Sale Information, none of the Company or any of its Subsidiaries is (A) in breach of or in default under any laws, regulations, rules, orders, decrees, guidelines or notices in the PRC, the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands, Hong Kong, Japan or the United States, (B) in breach of or in default under any approval, consent, waiver, authorization, exemption, permission, endorsement or license granted by any court or governmental or regulatory agency or body or any stock exchange authorities in the PRC, the Cayman Islands, the British Virgin Islands, Hong Kong, Japan or the United States, (C) in violation of its constituent documents or (D) in default in the performance or observance of any obligation, agreement, covenant or condition contained in any indenture, mortgage, deed of trust, loan agreement, lease or other agreement or instrument to which it is a party or by which it is bound or by which any property, right or asset of it may be bound, except that, with respect to (A) and (D), the existence of such breach or default would not, individually or in the aggregate, reasonably be expected to have a Material Adverse Effect.

(m) Capitalization. The Company has the authorized, issued and outstanding capitalization as set forth in the Time of Sale Information. All the outstanding shares of capital stock or other equity interests of each Covered Subsidiary (i) have been duly and validly authorized and issued, (ii) are fully paid and non-assessable, (iii) are owned directly or indirectly by the Company, except as set forth in the Time of Sale Information, and (iv) are free and clear of any lien, charge, encumbrance, security interest, restriction on voting or transfer or any other claim of any third party. All of the issued and outstanding share capital or equity interest of each of the Covered Consolidated Affiliated Entities (i) have been duly authorized and validly issued, (ii) are fully paid and non-assessable, (iii) are owned directly by directors, senior officers or family members of directors or senior officers of the Company or by consolidated affiliated entities of the Company, as the case may be, and (iv) are free and clear of any security interest, mortgage, pledge, lien encumbrance, claim and equity other than as set forth in the Time of Sale Information. Each shareholder of the Covered Consolidated Affiliated Entities is a citizen of the People’s Republic of China (which for the purpose of this Agreement excludes Taiwan, Hong Kong SAR and Macau SAR) and no application is pending in any other jurisdiction by him or her or on his or her behalf for naturalization or citizenship thereof.

(n) No Registration Rights. Except as disclosed in the Registration Statement, the Time of Sale Information and the Prospectus, there are no contracts, agreements or understandings between the Company and any person granting such person the right to require the Company to require the Company to include such securities in the securities registered pursuant to the Registration Statement.

(o) Due Authorization. The Company has full right, power and authority to execute and deliver this Agreement, the Securities and the Indenture (collectively, the “Transaction Documents”) and to perform its obligations hereunder and thereunder; and all action required to be taken for the due and proper authorization, execution and delivery of each of the Transaction Documents and the consummation of the transactions contemplated thereby has been duly and validly taken.

(p) Transaction Documents. This Agreement has been duly authorized, executed and delivered by the Company. The Indenture has been duly authorized and, when executed and delivered by the Company on the Closing Date, will be a valid and binding agreement of the Company, enforceable in accordance with its terms, subject to applicable bankruptcy, insolvency or similar laws affecting the enforcement of creditors’ rights generally or by equitable principles relating to enforceability (collectively, the “Enforceability Exceptions”). The Indenture has been duly qualified under the Trust Indenture Act and on the Closing Date will conform in all material respects to the requirements of the Trust Indenture Act. The Securities have been duly authorized and, on the Closing Date, the Securities will have been duly executed by the Company and, when authenticated in accordance with the Indenture and delivered and paid for as provided in this Agreement, will be the valid and binding obligations of the Company, entitled to the benefits of the Indenture and enforceable in accordance with their terms, subject to the Enforceability Exceptions.

 

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