485BPOS 1 d458880d485bpos.htm SPDR INDEX SHARES FUNDS SPDR Index Shares Funds

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 20, 2013

Securities Act File No. 333-92106

Investment Company Act of 1940 File No. 811-21145

 

 

 

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. 48   

And

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

   THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940    x
   Amendment No. 50   

 

 

SPDR® INDEX SHARES FUNDS

(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

Ryan M. Louvar, 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 20th day of February, 2013.

 

SPDR® INDEX SHARES FUNDS
    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*

Bonny E. Boatman

  

Trustee

  February 20, 2013

/s/ Dwight D. Churchill*

Dwight D. Churchill

  

Trustee

  February 20, 2013

/s/ David M. Kelly*

David M. Kelly

  

Trustee

  February 20, 2013

/s/ Frank Nesvet*

Frank Nesvet

  

Trustee

  February 20, 2013

/s/ Carl G. Verboncoeur*

Carl G. Verboncoeur

  

Trustee

  February 20, 2013

/s/ James E. Ross*

James E. Ross

  

Trustee

  February 20, 2013

/s/ Ellen M. Needham*

Ellen M. Needham

  

President and Principal Executive Officer

  February 20, 2013

/s/ Chad C. Hallett

Chad C. Hallett

  

Treasurer and Principal Financial Officer

  February 20, 2013

 

*By:

 

/s/ Ryan M. Louvar

 

Ryan M. Louvar

 

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