Form N-1A

Form N-1A

A form used to register mutual funds and other investment companies with the SEC. The form gives information about the investment company, such as its investment strategy, organization, and potential risks associated with it. An investment company is required to fill out Form N-1A unless it is an insurance company associated with a mutual fund or if it is already registered under the Small Business Administration. This form exists to promote transparency in the market. See also: Prospectus.

Form N-1A

An SEC form for the registration of mutual funds.
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For instance, Form N-1A requires investment companies to present financial data in comparative columns "for each of the last 10 fiscal years.
The Fund's advisor has contractually agreed to waive its fees and/or absorb expenses of the Fund to ensure that total annual fund operating expenses (excluding taxes, leverage interest, brokerage commissions, dividend expenses on short sales, acquired fund fees and expenses as determined in accordance with Form N-1A, expenses incurred in connection with any merger or reorganization, or extraordinary expenses such as litigation) do not exceed 1.
Fund performance and distributions are calculated using SEC form N-1A.
Each Trust is registered with the SEC as an open-end investment company and has filed a registration statement on Form N-1A, which must be declared effective prior to Fund launch.
On July 27, 2007, the Reserve Short-Term Trust filed with the SEC a Registration Statement on Form N-1A, a Prospectus and Statement of Additional Information (collectively the "Prospectus").
authorized the filing the Fund's registration statement on Form N-1A with the SEC to begin the review process to officially register the Fund as an open-end investment company (a mutual fund).
Effective January 1, 2011, the SEC will require mutual funds to provide XBRL risk/return summaries as an exhibit to any registration statement or post-effective amendment on Form N-1A that includes or amends risk/return summary information, as well as in an exhibit to any form of prospectus that contains risk/return information that varies from their most recent registration statement or post-effective amendment.
51 to The Kaufmann Fund's Registration Statement on Form N-1A, filed with the SEC on April 28, 2000.
The SEC is expected to issue new rules stemming from these proposals in the near future, including a revised version of Form N-1A, the document that spells out the requirements for mutual fund prospectuses.
NEW YORK, June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dreyfus Corporation announced today the availability of its new simplified prospectus for mutual fund investors, the first in the industry to conform with the Form N-1A mutual fund disclosure requirements recently amended by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Amendments to Form N-1A, reflecting the consolidation of financial disclosure, as well as amendment to Forms N-1A, N-2, N-4 and N-14 resulting from the implementation of the EDGAR system;
has issued a comprehensive guide to the recently adopted changes to Form N-1A, the Securities & Exchange Commission's registration statement for mutual funds.