485BPOS 1 filing1284.htm PRIMARY DOCUMENT

 

 

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on October 1, 2012.

 

File Nos.  033-11444

     811-04986 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM N-1A 

 

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933

 

Pre-Effective Amendment No.  _____

 

Post-Effective Amendment No.  54                       (X)

 

and/or

 

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1940

 

Amendment No.  56                                            (X)

 

FRANKLIN INVESTORS SECURITIES TRUST

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

ONE FRANKLIN PARKWAY, SAN MATEO, CA 94403-1906

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)(Zip Code)

 

(650) 312-2000

(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

 

Craig S. Tyle, One Franklin Parkway, San Mateo, CA 94403-906

(Name and Address of Agent for Service of Process)

 

Approximate Date of Proposed Public Offering:

 

It is proposed that this filing will become effective on (check appropriate box)

 

[X] immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)

[ ] on (insert date)pursuant to paragraph (b)

[ ] 60 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(1)

[ ] on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a) (1)

[ ] on (date) after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)

[ ] on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485

 

 

 

If appropriate, check the following box:

 

[ ] This post-effective amendment designates a new effective date for a previously filed post-effective amendment.

 

 


 

 

This Amendment to the registration statement on Form N-1A relates to the prospectus and SAI of Franklin Low Duration Total Return Fund, series of the Registrant and does not otherwise delete, amend, or supersede any information contained in the Registration Statement.

As stated on the Facing Page, this Amendment updates the registration statement of the above-referenced series under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1933, amended, and the Investment Company of 1940.

 


 

 

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 Registration Statement pursuant to Rule 485(b) under the Securities Act of 1933 and has duly caused this Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized in the City of San Mateo and the State of California, on the 28th day of September, 2012.

 

                               FRANKLIN INVESTORS SECURITIES TRUST

  (Registrant)

 

 By:    /s/ Karen L. Skidmore_   

Karen L. Skidmore

Vice President and Secretary

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated:

 

 

Edward B. Jamieson*

Edward B. Jamieson

President and Chief Executive

Officer – Investment Management

Dated: September 28, 2012

 

Laura F. Fergerson *  

Laura F. Fergerson

Chief Executive Officer -

Finance and Administration  

Dated: September 28, 2012

 

Gaston Gardey*

Gaston Gardey

Chief Financial Officer, Chief

Accounting Officer and Treasurer

Dated: September 28, 2012

 

Harris J. Ashton*

Harris J. Ashton

Trustee

Dated: September 28, 2012

 

Sam Ginn*

Sam Ginn

Trustee

Dated: September 28, 2012

 

Edith E. Holiday*

Edith E. Holiday

Trustee

Dated: September 28, 2012

 

Charles B. Johnson*

Charles B. Johnson

 

Trustee

Dated: September 28, 2012

 

Rupert H. Johnson, Jr.*

Rupert H. Johnson, Jr.

Trustee

Dated: September 28, 2012

 

J. Michael Luttig*

J. Michael Luttig

Trustee

Dated: September 28, 2012

 

Frank A. Olson*

Frank A. Olson

 

Trustee

Dated: September 28, 2012

 

 

 

Larry D. Thompson*

Larry D. Thompson

Trustee

Dated: September 28, 2012

 

John B. Wilson*

John B. Wilson

Trustee

Dated: September 28, 2012

 

 


 

 

 

 

*By  /s/Karen L. Skidmore_____

     Karen L. Skidmore, Attorney-in-Fact

     (Pursuant to Power of Attorney previously filed)

 


 

 

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

 

 

Index No.

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 Labels Linkbase

 

 

EX-101.PRE

XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase