TRIMERIS, INC. EMPLOYEE 401(K) PLAN
Trimeris, Inc. Employee 401(k) Plan
ADOPTION AGREEMENT #005
NONSTANDARDIZED 401(k) PROFIT SHARING PLAN
The undersigned, Trimeris, Inc. (“Employer”), by executing this Adoption Agreement, elects to establish a retirement
plan and trust (“Plan”) under the Poyner & Spruill LLP Defined Contribution Prototype Plan and Trust (basic plan document #
01). The Employer, subject to the Employer’s Adoption Agreement elections, adopts fully the Prototype Plan and Trust
provisions. This Adoption Agreement, the basic plan document and any attached appendices or addenda, constitute the
Employer’s entire plan and trust document. All section references within this Adoption Agreement are Adoption Agreement
section references unless the Adoption Agreement or the context indicate otherwise. All article references are basic plan
document and Adoption Agreement references as applicable. Numbers in parenthesis which follow headings are references to
basic plan document sections. The Employer makes the following elections granted under the corresponding provisions of the
basic plan document.
1. PLAN (1.21) . The name of the Plan as adopted by the Employer is Trimeris, Inc. Employee 401(k) Plan.
2. TRUSTEE (1.33) . The Trustee executing this Adoption Agreement is: (Choose one of (a), (b) or (c))
o (a) A discretionary Trustee. See Plan Section 10.03[A].
x (b) A nondiscretionary Trustee. See Plan Section 10.03[B].
o (c) A Trustee under a separate trust agreement. See Plan Section 10.03[G].
3. EMPLOYEE (1.11) . The following Employees are not eligible to participate in the Plan: (Choose (a) or one or more of
(b) through (g) as applicable)
x (a) No exclusions.
o (b) Collective bargaining Employees.
o (c) Nonresident aliens.
o (d) Leased Employees .