LAW RULES THEREOF. VENUE FOR ANY ACTION BROUGHT HEREUNDER SHALL BE PROPER EXCLUSIVELY IN DALLAS COUNTY, TEXAS.
7.09 Headings; Construction. The headings in this Agreement are provided for convenience only and will not affect its construction or interpretation. All references to Article, Articles, Section, or Sections refer to the corresponding Article, Articles, Section, or Sections of this Agreement unless otherwise specified. All words used in this Agreement will be construed to be of such gender or number as the circumstances require.
7.10 Severability. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable by an arbitrator or any court of competent jurisdiction, the other provisions of this Agreement will remain in full force and effect. Any provision of this Agreement held invalid or unenforceable only in part or degree will remain in full force and effect to the extent not held invalid or unenforceable.
7.11 Counterparts. This Agreement may be executed in any number of counterparts, each of which shall be an original, but all of which together shall constitute one instrument.
7.12 Telecopy Execution and Delivery. A facsimile, telecopy or other reproduction of this Agreement may be executed by one or more parties hereto, and an executed copy of this Agreement may be delivered by one or more parties hereto by facsimile or similar electronic transmission device pursuant to which the signature of or on behalf of such party can be seen, and such execution and delivery shall be considered valid, binding and effective for all purposes. At the request of any party hereto, all parties hereto agree to execute an original of this Agreement as well as any facsimile, telecopy or other reproduction hereof.
7.13 Survival of Obligations. The obligations of the Employer and the Executive under this Agreement which by their nature may require either partial or total performance after the expiration of the Employment Period shall survive such expiration.
7.14 Withholding and Set Off. All payments and benefits made or provided under this Agreement shall be subject to withholding as required under applicable law. The Employer is further authorized to withhold and setoff against any such payments and benefits any amounts that the Executive may come to owe the Employer, whether as a result of any breach of this Agreement or otherwise.
7.15 Arbitration. Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement, or violation of this Agreement, shall be settled by arbitration in accordance with the Rules of the American Arbitration Association, and judgment rendered by the arbitrator may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereover. The arbitration shall be conducted in Dallas, Texas, unless otherwise agreed by the parties thereto. The arbitrator shall be deemed to possess the power to issue mandatory orders and restraining orders in connection with such arbitration; provided, however, that nothing in this Section 7.15 shall be construed as to deny the Employer the right and power to seek and obtain injunctive relief in a court of competent jurisdiction for any breach or threatened breach of the Employers agreements contained in this Agreement.