485BPOS 1 d30723.htm 485BPOS

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission October 8, 2013

File Nos. 002-67052 and 811-03023

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549

FORM N-1A

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE
SECURITIES ACT OF 1933

Post-Effective Amendment No. 428

AND

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE
INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940

Amendment No. 429

____________________________________________________________________________________________

FORUM FUNDS
Three Canal Plaza, Suite 600
Portland, Maine 04101
207-347-2090

Stacy Fuller, Esq.
K&L Gates LLP
1601 K Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20006

Copies to:
Lina Bhatnagar
Atlantic Fund Administration, LLC
Three Canal Plaza
Portland, ME 04101

____________________________________________________________________________________________

It is proposed that this filing will become effective:

           
  [X]     immediately upon filing pursuant to Rule 485, paragraph (b)(1)  
    [ ]     on __________, pursuant to Rule 485, paragraph (b)(1)  
   [ ]     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.  

This PEA No. 428 is filed for the sole purpose of submitting XBRL exhibit for the risk/return summary first provided in PEA No. 427 to the Trust's Registration Statement.


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 has met all of the requirements for effectiveness of this registration statement under Rule 485(b) of the Securities Act of 1933 and has duly caused this amendment to its registration statement on Form N-1A to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Portland, and State of Maine on October 8, 2013.

     
  Forum Funds  
     
  /s/ Stacey E. Hong  
  Stacey E. Hong, President  

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, this registration statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities indicated on October 8, 2013.

           
   (a)      Principal Executive Officer  
           
        /s/ Stacey E. Hong  
        Stacey E. Hong  
        Principal Executive Officer  

           
   (b)      Principal Financial Officer  
           
        /s/ Karen Shaw  
        Karen Shaw  
        Principal Financial Officer  

           
   (c)      A majority of the Trustees  
           
        John Y. Keffer, Trustee*  
        James C. Cheng, Trustee*  
        J. Michael Parish, Trustee*  
        Costas Azariadis, Trustee*  
        David Tucker, Trustee*  

           
  By:     /s/ Lina Bhatnagar  
        Lina Bhatnagar  
        As Attorney-in-fact  

* Pursuant to powers of attorney previously filed.


EXHIBIT INDEX

 

                 
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    Description of Exhibit  
  EX-101.INS     XBRL Instance Document  
  EX-101.SCH     XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document  
  EX-101.DEF     XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase  
  EX-101.LAB     XBRL Taxonomy Extension Label Linkbase  
  EX-101.PRE     XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase