485BPOS 1 b90927x1e485bpos.htm JOHN HANCOCK STRATEGIC SERIES e485bpos
As filed with the Securities and Exchange
Commission on October 12, 2012
1933 Act File No. 33-5186
1940 Act File No. 811-04651
 
 
U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
FORM N-1A
REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933 ý
PRE-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. o
POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 56
and/or
REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940 ý
AMENDMENT NO. 56
(CHECK APPROPRIATE BOX OR BOXES)
JOHN HANCOCK STRATEGIC SERIES
(EXACT NAME OF REGISTRANT AS SPECIFIED IN CHARTER)
601 CONGRESS STREET
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS 02210-2805
(ADDRESS OF PRINCIPAL EXECUTIVE OFFICES) (ZIP CODE)
REGISTRANT’S TELEPHONE NUMBER, INCLUDING AREA CODE
(617) 663-2999
THOMAS M. KINZLER, ESQ.
601 CONGRESS STREET
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS 02210-2805
(NAME AND ADDRESS OF AGENT FOR SERVICE)
COPIES OF COMMUNICATIONS TO:
MARK P. GOSHKO, ESQ.
K&L GATES LLP
ONE LINCOLN STREET
BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS 02111-2950
APPROXIMATE DATE OF PROPOSED PUBLIC OFFERING: As soon as practicable after the
effective date of this Registration Statement.
     It is proposed that this filing will become effective (check appropriate box):
  ý   immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b) of Rule 485
 
  o   on (date) pursuant to paragraph (b) of Rule 485
 
  o   60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1) of Rule 485
 
  o   on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(1) of Rule 485
 
  o   75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485
 
  o   on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485
     If appropriate, check the following box:
  o   this post-effective amendment designates a new effective date for a previously filed post-effective amendment.
 
 


 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

SIGNATURES
Exhibit Index
EX-101 INSTANCE DOCUMENT
EX-101 SCHEMA DOCUMENT
EX-101 CALCULATION LINKBASE DOCUMENT
EX-101 LABELS LINKBASE DOCUMENT
EX-101 PRESENTATION LINKBASE DOCUMENT
EX-101 DEFINITION LINKBASE DOCUMENT
SIGNATURES
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Investment Company Act of 1940, the Registrant certifies that it meets all of the requirements for effectiveness of this Amendment to the Registration Statement under Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act of 1933 and has duly caused this Amendment to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized, in the City of Boston, and The Commonwealth of Massachusetts on the 12th day of October, 2012.
         
JOHN HANCOCK STRATEGIC SERIES
 
 
  By:   /s/ Hugh McHaffie    
    Hugh McHaffie   
    President   
 
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this Amendment to the Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the date indicated.
         
Signature   Title   Date
 
       
/s/ Hugh McHaffie
 
Hugh McHaffie
  Trustee   October 12, 2012
 
       
/s/ Charles A. Rizzo
 
Charles A. Rizzo
  Chief Financial Officer (Principal Financial Officer and Principal Accounting Officer)   October 12, 2012
 
       
/s/ William H. Cunningham*
 
William H. Cunningham
  Trustee   October 12, 2012
 
       
/s/ Deborah C. Jackson*
 
Deborah C. Jackson
  Trustee   October 12, 2012
 
       
/s/ John A. Moore*
 
John A. Moore
  Trustee   October 12, 2012
 
       
/s/ Steven R. Pruchansky*
 
Steven R. Pruchansky
  Trustee   October 12, 2012
 
       
/s/ Gregory A. Russo*
 
Gregory A. Russo
  Trustee   October 12, 2012
 
       
/s/ John G. Vrysen*
 
John G. Vrysen
  Trustee   October 12, 2012
 
       
*By: Power of Attorney
       
 
       
By: /s/ Nicholas J. Kolokithas
 
Nicholas J. Kolokithas
      October 12, 2012
Attorney-in-Fact
       
*    Pursuant to Power of Attorney filed
       
      with Post -Effective Amendment No. 53
     
      to the Trust’s Registration Statement on
     
      February 28, 2012
     


 

Exhibit Index
     
EX-101.INS
  XBRL Instance Document
 
   
EX-101.SCH
  XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document
 
   
EX-101.CAL
  XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase Document
 
   
EX-101.LAB
  XBRL Taxonomy Extension Labels Linkbase Document
 
   
EX-101.PRE
  XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase Document
 
   
EX-101.DEF
  XBRL Taxonomy Extension Definition Linkbase Document

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