485BPOS 1 filing1972.htm PRIMARY DOCUMENT

 

File Nos. 002-70889 and 811-03143

 

As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on January 6, 2015

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

FORM N-1A

 

 

 

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933

 

[X]

 

 

 

 

 

Pre-Effective Amendment No.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Post-Effective Amendment No.

55

 

[X]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

and/or

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

REGISTRATION STATEMENT UNDER THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940

 

[X]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amendment No.

56

 

[X]

 

 

 

 

 

 

Templeton Global Smaller Companies Fund

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

300 S.E. 2nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301-1923

(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)

 

(954) 527-7500

(Registrant's Telephone Number, Including Area Code)

 

Craig S. Tyle, One Franklin Parkway, San Mateo, CA 94403-1906

(Name and Address of Agent for Service of Process)

 

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)

 

 

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

 

 

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on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(i)

 

 

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

 

 

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on (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(ii) of rule 485

 

If appropriate, check the following box:

 

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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 the requirements for effectiveness of the Registration Statement pursuant to 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, thereunto duly authorized in the City of Fort Lauderdale and the State of Florida, on the 5th day of January, 2015.

 

TEMPLETON GLOBAL SMALLER COMPANIES FUND

(Registrant)

 

 

 

By: /s/ LORI A. WEBER__________

  Lori A. Weber,

  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:

 

 

Signature

 

Title

 

Date

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NORMAN J. BOERSMA*

 

 

 

 

Norman J. Boersma

 

President and Chief Executive Officer – Investment Management

 

January 5, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LAURA F. FERGERSON*

 

 

 

 

Laura F. Fergerson

 

Chief Executive Officer – Finance and Administration

 

January 5, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MARK H. OTANI*

 

 

 

 

Mark H. Otani

 

Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accounting Officer

 

January 5, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HARRIS J. ASHTON*

 

 

 

 

Harris J. Ashton

 

Trustee

 

January 5, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ANN TORRE BATES*

 

 

 

 

Ann Torre Bates

 

Trustee

 

January 5, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRANK J. CROTHERS*

 

 

 

 

Frank J. Crothers

 

Trustee

 

January 5, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

EDITH E. HOLIDAY*

 

 

 

 

Edith E. Holiday

 

Trustee

 

January 5, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GREGORY E. JOHNSON*

 

 

 

 

Gregory E. Johnson

 

Trustee

 

January 5, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RUPERT H. JOHNSON, JR. *

 

 

 

 

Rupert H. Johnson, Jr.

 

Trustee

 

January 5, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

J. MICHAEL LUTTIG*

 

 

 

 

J. Michael Luttig

 

Trustee

 

January 5, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DAVID W. NIEMIEC*

 

 

 

 

David W. Niemiec

 

Trustee

 

January 5, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRANK A. OLSON*

 

 

 

 

Frank A. Olson

 

Trustee

 

January 5, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LARRY D. THOMPSON*

 

 

 

 

Larry D. Thompson

 

Trustee

 

January 5, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CONSTANTINE D. TSERETOPOULOS*

 

 

 

 

Constantine D. Tseretopoulos

 

Trustee

 

January 5, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

ROBERT E. WADE*

 

 

 

 

Robert E. Wade

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

* By: /s/ LORI A. WEBER__________

    Lori A. Weber

    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