485BPOS 1 a13-2935_6485bpos.htm 485BPOS

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 21, 2013

Registration Nos.: 33-33530
811-6044

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549

FORM N-1A

REGISTRATION STATEMENT
  UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933  
x

  Pre-Effective Amendment No.   o

  Post-Effective Amendment No. 33  x

and/or

  REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY
  ACT OF 1940  
x

  Amendment No. 34  x

Morgan Stanley
European Equity Fund Inc.

(A Maryland corporation)

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

522 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10036

(Address of Principal Executive Office)

Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code: (212) 296-6970

Stefanie V. Chang Yu, Esq.
522 Fifth Avenue
New York, New York 10036

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

Copy to:

Carl Frischling, Esq.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
1177 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10036
  Stuart M. Strauss, Esq.
Dechert LLP
1095 Avenue of the Americas
New York, New York 10036
 

Approximate Date of Proposed Public Offering:

As soon as practicable after this Post-Effective Amendment becomes effective.

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

         

X

   

Immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)

 
           

On (date) pursuant to paragraph (b)

 
           

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

 
           

On (date) pursuant to paragragh (a)(1)

 
           

75 days after filing pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)

 
           

On (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(2) of Rule 485.

 

Amending the Prospectus and Updating Financial Statements

If appropriate, check the following box:

       

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 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 Post-Effective Amendment to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized, in the City of New York and State of New York on the 21st day of March 2013.

 

MORGAN STANLEY EUROPEAN EQUITY FUND INC.

 

 

 

By:

/s/  Arthur Lev

 

 

Arthur Lev

 

 

President and Principal Executive Officer

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this Post-Effective Amendment No. 33 has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

 

Signatures

 

Title

 

Date

 

 

 

 

 

(1)  Principal Executive Officer

 

President and Principal Executive Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Arthur Lev

 

 

 

March 21, 2013

 

Arthur Lev

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(2)  Principal Financial Officer

 

Principal Financial Officer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Francis J. Smith

 

 

 

March 21, 2013

 

Francis J. Smith

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(3)  Majority of the Directors

 

 

 

 

       James F. Higgins

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Stefanie V. Chang Yu

 

 

 

March 21, 2013

 

Stefanie V. Chang Yu

 

 

 

 

 

Attorney-in-Fact

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Frank L. Bowman

Michael F. Klein

 

 

 

 

 

Michael Bozic

Michael E. Nugent (Chairman)

 

 

 

 

 

Kathleen H. Dennis

W. Allen Reed

 

 

 

 

 

Manuel H. Johnson

Fergus Reid

 

 

 

 

 

Joseph J. Kearns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Carl Frischling

 

 

 

March 21, 2013

 

Carl Frischling

 

 

 

 

 

Attorney-in-Fact

 

 

 

 

 



 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Index No.

 

Description of Exhibit

 

 

 

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