Risk of Burdensomeness of Applicable Laws, Regulations, and Standards. Failure to comply with existing laws and regulations or the findings of government inspections, or increased governmental regulation of Earn Guild’s operations, could result in substantial additional compliance costs or various sanctions, which could materially adversely affect Earn Guild’s business and the Platform. Earn Guild’s operations and properties are subject to regulation by various government entities and agencies, in connection with ongoing compliance with existing laws, regulations, and standards. Regulatory authorities exercise considerable discretion in matters of enforcement and interpretation of applicable laws, regulations, and standards. Respective authorities have the right to, and frequently do, conduct periodic inspections of any Earn Guild’s operations and properties throughout the year. Any such future inspections may conclude that Earn Guild has violated laws, decrees or regulations, and it may be unable to refute such conclusions or remedy the violations. Earn Guild’s failure to comply with existing laws and regulations or the findings of government inspections may result in the imposition of fines or penalties or more severe sanctions or in requirements that respective Earn Guild cease certain of its business activities, or in criminal and administrative penalties applicable to respective officers. Any such decisions, requirements or sanctions, or any increase in governmental regulation of respective operations, could increase Earn Guild’s costs and materially adversely affect Earn Guild's business and the value of $EARN Token.