Form 485BXT iSHARES TRUST

December 8, 2021 11:48 AM EST

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As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on December 8, 2021

File Nos. 333-92935 and 811-09729

 

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

FORM N-1A

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

   THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933  
   Post-Effective Amendment No. 2,506  

and/or

REGISTRATION STATEMENT

UNDER

   THE INVESTMENT COMPANY ACT OF 1940  
   Amendment No. 2,506  

(Check appropriate box or boxes)

 

 

iShares Trust

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)

 

 

c/o BlackRock Fund Advisors

60 State Street

Boston, MA 02109

(Address of Principal Executive Office)(Zip Code)

Registrant’s Telephone Number, including Area Code: (415) 670-2000

The Corporation Trust Company

1209 Orange Street

Wilmington, DE 19801

(Name and Address of Agent for Service)

 

 

With Copies to:

 

MARGERY K. NEALE, ESQ.   DEEPA DAMRE SMITH, ESQ.
WILLKIE FARR &
GALLAGHER LLP
 

BLACKROCK FUND

ADVISORS

787 SEVENTH AVENUE   400 HOWARD STREET
NEW YORK, NY 10019-6099   SAN FRANCISCO, CA 94105

 

 

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

 

Immediately upon filing pursuant to paragraph (b)

On January 7, 2022, pursuant to paragraph (b)

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

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

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

On (date) pursuant to paragraph (a)(2)

If appropriate, check the following box:

 

The post-effective amendment designates a new effective date for a previously filed post-effective amendment.

 

 

 

 


Explanatory Note

This Post-Effective Amendment No. 2,506 to the Registrant’s Registration Statement on Form N-1A is being filed pursuant to paragraph (b)(1)(iii) of Rule 485 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “1933 Act”), solely for the purpose of delaying, until January 7, 2022, the effectiveness of the registration statement for the iShares MSCI Canada IMI ETF (the “Fund”), filed in Post-Effective Amendment No. 2,118 on May 20, 2019, pursuant to paragraph (a) of Rule 485 of the 1933 Act.

The effectiveness of the Registration Statement of the Fund was previously delayed pursuant to paragraph (b)(1)(iii) of Rule 485 of the 1933 Act as follows:

 

PEA No.

  

Date Filed

  

Automatic Effective Date

2,160

   August 2, 2019    August 30, 2019

2,175

   August 29, 2019    September 27, 2019

2,190

   September 26, 2019    October 18, 2019

2,200

   October 17, 2019    November 15, 2019

2,222

   November 14, 2019    December 13, 2019

2,236

   December 12, 2019    January 10, 2020

2,255

   January 9, 2020    February 7, 2020

2,274

   February 6, 2020    March 6, 2020

2,318

   March 5, 2020    April 3, 2020

2,336

   April 2, 2020    May 1, 2020

2,346

   April 30, 2020    May 29, 2020

2,355

   May 28, 2020    June 26, 2020

2,370

   June 25, 2020    July 24, 2020

2,387

   July 23, 2020    August 21, 2020

2,395

   August 20, 2020    September 18, 2020

2,406

   September 17, 2020    October 16, 2020

2,415

   October 15, 2020    November 13, 2020

2,424

   November 12, 2020    December 11, 2020

2,428

   December 10, 2020    January 8, 2021

2,432

   January 7, 2021    February 5, 2021

2,436

   February 4, 2021    March 5, 2021

2,445

   March 4, 2021    April 2, 2021

2,453

   April 1, 2021    April 30, 2021

2,461

   April 29, 2021    May 28, 2021

2,467

   May 27, 2021    June 25, 2021

2,475

   June 24, 2021    July 23, 2021

2,481

   July 22, 2021    August 20, 2021

2,487

   August 19, 2021    September 17, 2021

2,492

   September 16, 2021    October 15, 2021

2,498

   October 14, 2021    November 12, 2021

2,502

   November 10, 2021    December 9, 2021

This Post-Effective Amendment No. 2,506 incorporates by reference the information contained in Parts A, B and C of Post-Effective Amendment No. 2,118.


SIGNATURES

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended, the Registrant certifies that it meets all the requirements for the effectiveness of this Registration Statement pursuant to Rule 485(b)(1)(iii) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and has duly caused this Post-Effective Amendment No. 2,506 to the Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, duly authorized, in the City of San Francisco and the State of California on the 8th day of December, 2021.

iSHARES TRUST 

 

By:  

 

  Armando Senra*
  President
  Date: December 8, 2021

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, this Post-Effective Amendment No. 2,506 to the Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the date indicated.

 

By:  

 

  Salim Ramji*
  Trustee
  Date: December 8, 2021
 

 

  John E. Martinez*
  Trustee
  Date: December 8, 2021
 

 

  Cecilia H. Herbert*
  Trustee
  Date: December 8, 2021
 

 

  John E. Kerrigan*
  Trustee
  Date: December 8, 2021
 

 

  Robert S. Kapito*
  Trustee
  Date: December 8, 2021


 

 

  Madhav V. Rajan*
  Trustee
  Date: December 8, 2021
 

 

  Jane D. Carlin*
  Trustee
  Date: December 8, 2021
 

 

  Drew E. Lawton*
  Trustee
  Date: December 8, 2021
 

 

  Richard L. Fagnani*
  Trustee
  Date: December 8, 2021
 

/s/ Trent W. Walker

  Trent W. Walker*
 

Treasurer and Chief

Financial Officer

  Date: December 8, 2021
*By:  

/s/ Trent W. Walker

  Trent W. Walker
  Attorney-in-fact
  Date: December 8, 2021

 

*

Powers of Attorney, each dated January 1, 2020, for Armando Senra, Salim Ramji, Jane D. Carlin, Cecilia H. Herbert, John E. Kerrigan, John E. Martinez, Madhav V. Rajan, Robert S. Kapito, Drew E. Lawton, Richard L. Fagnani and Trent W.  Walker are incorporated herein by reference to Post-Effective Amendment No. 2,257, filed January 9, 2020.



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