485BPOS 1 d549428d485bpos.htm SPDR SERIES TRUST SPDR Series Trust

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 6, 2013

Securities Act File No. 333-57793

Investment Company Act of 1940 File No. 811-08839

 

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM N-1A

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

   THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933    x     
   Post-Effective Amendment No. 98    x     

And

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

   THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940    x     

Amendment No. 100

 

 

SPDR® SERIES TRUST

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

One Lincoln Street

Boston, Massachusetts 02111

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)

Registrant’s Telephone Number: (866) 787-2257

Mark E. Tuttle, Esq.

State Street Bank and Trust Company

One Lincoln Street/CPH0326

Boston, Massachusetts 02111

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

 

 

Copies to:

W. John McGuire, Esq.

Bingham McCutchen LLP

2020 K Street NW

Washington, DC 20006

 

 

It is proposed that this filing will become effective:

 

x immediately upon filing pursuant to Rule 485, paragraph (b)
¨ on                     pursuant to Rule 485, paragraph (b)
¨ 60 days after filing pursuant to Rule 485, paragraph (a)(1)
¨ on                     pursuant to Rule 485, paragraph (a)(1)
¨ 75 days after filing pursuant to Rule 485, paragraph (a)(2)
¨ on                     pursuant to Rule 485, paragraph (a)(2)
¨ this post-effective amendment designates a new effective date for a previously filed post-effective amendment.

 

 

 


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, the Registrant certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of this registration statement under Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act and has caused this amendment to the registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized, in the City of Boston and Commonwealth of Massachusetts on the 6th day of June, 2013.

 

SPDR® SERIES TRUST
By:  

/s/ Ellen M. Needham

  Ellen M. Needham
  President

SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, this amendment to the registration statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the date indicated:

 

SIGNATURES       TITLE   DATE

/s/ Bonny E. Boatman*

    Trustee   June 6, 2013
Bonny E. Boatman      

/s/ Dwight D. Churchill*

    Trustee   June 6, 2013
Dwight D. Churchill      

/s/ David M. Kelly*

    Trustee   June 6, 2013
David M. Kelly      

/s/ Frank Nesvet*

    Trustee   June 6, 2013
Frank Nesvet      

/s/ Carl G. Verboncoeur*

    Trustee   June 6, 2013
Carl G. Verboncoeur      

/s/ James E. Ross*

    Trustee   June 6, 2013
James E. Ross      

/s/ Ellen M. Needham

    President and Principal Executive Officer   June 6, 2013
Ellen M. Needham      

/s/ Chad C. Hallett

    Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer   June 6, 2013
Chad C. Hallett      

 

*By:   

/s/ Mark E. Tuttle

    
   Mark E. Tuttle     
  

As Attorney-in-Fact

Pursuant to Power of Attorney

    


Exhibit Index

 

Exhibit
No.
    
EX-101.INS    XBRL Instance Document
EX-101.SCH    XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document
EX-101.CAL    XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase
EX-101.DEF    XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase
EX-101.LAB    XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels Linkbase
EX-101.PRE    XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase