Form 485BPOS GOLDMAN SACHS TRUST

July 29, 2021 5:07 PM EDT

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EX-99.(i)

 

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www.dechert.com

 

July 29, 2021

Goldman Sachs Trust

71 South Wacker Drive

Chicago, Illinois 60606

 

  Re:

Goldman Sachs Trust

File Nos. 033-17619 and 811-05349

Ladies and Gentlemen:

We have acted as counsel to Goldman Sachs Trust (the “Registrant”), a Delaware statutory trust, in connection with amendments to and restatements of the Registrant’s registration statement on Form N-1A under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “1933 Act”), and under the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (the “Registration Statement”) relating to the issuance and sale by the Registrant of its authorized shares, divided into several series and classes. We have examined such governmental and corporate certificates and records as we deemed necessary to render this opinion, and we are familiar with the Registrant’s Declaration of Trust and Amended and Restated By-Laws, each as amended to date.

Based upon the foregoing, we are of the opinion that the Shares of each Series and Class have been duly authorized for issuance and, when issued and delivered against payment therefor in accordance with the terms, conditions, requirements and procedures described in the Registration Statement, will be validly issued and, subject to the qualifications set forth in the Declaration of Trust, fully paid and non-assessable beneficial interests in such Series and Class. In this regard, we note that, pursuant to Section 2 of Article VIII of the Declaration of Trust, the Trustees have the power to cause each Shareholder, or each Shareholder of any particular Series or Class, to pay directly, in advance or arrears, for charges of the Registrant’s custodian or transfer, shareholder servicing or similar agent, an amount fixed from time to time by the Trustees, by setting off such charges due from such Shareholder from declared but unpaid dividends owed such Shareholder and/or by reducing the number of Shares in the account of such Shareholder by that number of full and/or fractional Shares which represents the outstanding amount of such charges due from such Shareholder.

We hereby consent to the filing of this opinion as an exhibit to the Registration Statement, to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, and to the use of our name in the Registration Statement, unless and until we revoke such consent. In giving such consent, however, we do not admit that we are within the category of persons whose consent is required by Section 7 of the 1933 Act or the rules and regulations thereunder.

 

Very truly yours,

/s/ Dechert LLP

Dechert LLP

EX-99.(j)

CONSENT OF INDEPENDENT REGISTERED PUBLIC ACCOUNTING FIRM

We hereby consent to the incorporation by reference in this Registration Statement on Form N-1A of Goldman Sachs Trust of our reports dated May 26, 2021, relating to the financial statements and financial highlights of each of the funds listed in Appendix A (collectively, the “Funds”), which appear in the Funds’ Annual Reports on Form N-CSR for the period ended March 31, 2021. We also consent to the references to us under the headings “Financial Statements”, “Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm” and “Financial Highlights” in such Registration Statement.

/s/ PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

Boston, Massachusetts

July 29, 2021


Appendix A

 

Fund name

Goldman Sachs Dynamic Municipal Income Fund
Goldman Sachs High Yield Municipal Fund
Goldman Sachs Municipal Income Completion Fund
Goldman Sachs Short Duration Tax-Free Fund
Goldman Sachs Enhanced Income Fund
Goldman Sachs Government Income Fund
Goldman Sachs High Quality Floating Rate Fund
Goldman Sachs Inflation Protected Securities Fund
Goldman Sachs Short Duration Government Fund
Goldman Sachs Short Duration Bond Fund (formerly known as Goldman Sachs Short Duration Income Fund)
Goldman Sachs Short Term Conservative Income Fund
Goldman Sachs Emerging Markets Debt Fund
Goldman Sachs High Yield Fund
Goldman Sachs High Yield Floating Rate Fund
Goldman Sachs Investment Grade Credit Fund
Goldman Sachs Local Emerging Markets Debt Fund
Goldman Sachs US Mortgages Fund
Goldman Sachs Bond Fund
Goldman Sachs Core Fixed Income Fund
Goldman Sachs Global Core Fixed Income Fund
Goldman Sachs Income Fund
Goldman Sachs Long Short Credit Strategies Fund
Goldman Sachs Strategic Income Fund


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