Re-Opening of Comment Period for Asset-Backed Securities Release
The Securities and Exchange Commission is re-opening the comment period on two releases, Asset-Backed Securities, Securities Act Release No. 33-9117 (Apr. 7, 2010), 75 FR 23328 (the ``2010 ABS Proposing Release'') and Re-Proposal of Shelf Eligibility Conditions for Asset-Backed Securities, Securities Act Release No. 33-9244 (July 26, 2011), 76 FR 47948 (the ``2011 ABS Re-Proposing Release''). The Commission is re-opening the comment period to permit interested persons to comment on an approach for the dissemination of potentially sensitive asset-level data. This approach is discussed in a staff memorandum included in the public comment file.
Cohen & Steers Capital Management, Inc., et al.; Notice of Application
Summary of Application: Applicants request an order that permits: (a) Actively-managed series of certain open-end management investment companies to issue shares (``Shares'') redeemable in large aggregations only (``Creation Units''); (b) secondary market transactions in Shares to occur at negotiated market prices; (c) certain series to pay redemption proceeds, under certain circumstances, more than seven days from the tender of Shares for redemption; (d) certain affiliated persons of the series to deposit securities into, and receive securities from, the series in connection with the purchase and redemption of Creation Units; and (e) certain registered management investment companies and unit investment trusts outside of the same group of investment companies as the series to acquire Shares.
RiverNorth Funds, et al.; Notice of Application
Summary of the Application: Applicants request an order that would permit certain registered open-end management investment companies that operate as ``funds of funds'' to acquire shares of certain registered open-end management investment companies, registered closed-end management investment companies, ``business development companies,'' as defined by section 2(a)(48) of the 1940 Act, and registered unit investment trusts that are within or outside the same group of investment companies as the acquiring investment companies. Applicants: RiverNorth Funds (the ``Trust''), RiverNorth Capital Management, LLC (the ``Adviser''), and ALPS Distributors, Inc. (the ``Distributor'').