Neither party is responsible to the other party for the non-compliance with an obligation resulting from an agreement resulting from an event beyond the control of that party, including, but not only, the law of God, terrorism, war, political insurrection, insurrection, riots, unrest, acts of civil or military authority, insurrection, earthquakes , floods or other natural or human events beyond our control. which would have been reasonably foreseeable. Among the grievances resolved by the transaction agreement are allegations that BNI illegally used taxpayers` money to influence Congress, including a direct violation of the Byrd Amendment (1989), which prohibits federal contractors from using taxpayers` money to influence or influence federal officials in their contracts. BNI`s inappropriate lobbying behaved allegedly, but was not limited to using taxpayers` money to use D.C. Lobbyists to actively downplay the importance of the concerns expressed in 2009 by the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) in the WTP construction project. Based on the BNI`s internal emails cited in the Relators` complaint, the taxpayer-funded congressional lobbying also involved the attempt to secure an additional $50 million in public funds in 2011, jeopardized by DNFSB`s concerns. These alleged lobbying, like others, constituted a direct violation of the Byrd Amendment (31 U.S.C No. 1352). On July 13, 2014, as part of sectoral speculation about the dissolution of URS, AECOM announced that an agreement had been reached for the acquisition of URS for approximately $4 billion in cash and shares with an additional $2 billion in debt repurchased. [7] [8] The final acquisition was decided on October 17, 2014 and URS was officially part of AECOM on October 20, 2014. Each share of the common shares of the URS is exchanged at the time of the merger for a consideration of US$53,991 in cash or 1.8879 AECOM common shares when choosing the holder, and only non-voting holders will receive a combination of cash and shares in accordance with the merger agreement. The voting deadline for shareholders was October 15, 2014 of 14 .m.

The default position is that disputes take place in the language of the registration agreement, which may require that the complaint be filed in that language. The settlement agreement, which requires BNI and URS to pay $125 million, also clarifies allegations that BNI illegally used taxpayers` money to pay for a multi-year lobbying campaign in Congress to acquire, among other things, more taxpayers` money to continue working on the WTP project.