Advisory Services You will regularly provide the Fund with such investment advice as you in your discretion deem advisable and will furnish a continuous investment program for the Fund consistent with the Fund's investment objectives and policies. You will determine the securities to be purchased for the Fund, the portfolio securities to be held or sold by the Fund and the portion of the Fund's assets to be held uninvested, subject always to the Fund's investment objectives, policies and restrictions, as each of the same shall be from time to time in effect, and subject further to such policies and instructions as the Board may from time to time establish. You will advise and assist the officers of the Trust in taking such steps as are necessary or appropriate to carry out the decisions of the Board and the appropriate committees of the Board regarding the conduct of the business of the Fund.
Investment Advisory Services The Adviser undertakes to act as investment adviser of the Portfolio and shall, subject to the supervision of the Fund's Board of Trustees, direct the investments of the Portfolio in accordance with the investment objective, policies and limitations as provided in the Portfolio's Prospectus or other governing instruments, as amended from time to time, the Investment Company Act of 1940 and rules thereunder, as amended from time to time (the "1940 Act"), and such other limitations as the Portfolio may impose by notice in writing to the Adviser. The Adviser shall also furnish for the use of the Portfolio office space and all necessary office facilities, equipment and personnel for servicing the investments of the Portfolio; and shall pay the salaries and fees of all officers of the Fund, of all Trustees of the Fund who are "interested persons" of the Fund or of the Adviser and of all personnel of the Fund or the Adviser performing services relating to research, statistical and investment activities. The Adviser is authorized, in its discretion and without prior consultation with the Portfolio, to buy, sell, lend and otherwise trade in any stocks, bonds and other securities and investment instruments on behalf of the Portfolio. The investment policies and all other actions of the Portfolio are and shall at all times be subject to the control and direction of the Fund's Board of Trustees.
INVESTMENT ADVISORY AND MANAGEMENT FEE (a) The Fund shall pay to the Advisor, and the Advisor agrees to accept, as full compensation for all services furnished or provided to such Fund pursuant to this Agreement, an annual management fee at the rate set forth in Schedule A to this Agreement.
Advisory Subject to the general supervision of the Trustees and in conformity with the stated policy of the Trustees with respect to the investments of the Trust or of the assets belonging to any Series of Shares of the Trust (as that phrase is defined in subsection (a) of Section 4.2), to manage such investments and assets, make investment decisions with respect thereto, and to place purchase and sale orders for portfolio transactions relating to such investments and assets;
Adviser The Adviser represents and warrants to the Subadviser that (i) the retention of the Subadviser by the Adviser as contemplated by this Agreement is authorized by the respective governing documents of the Trust and the Adviser; (ii) the execution, delivery and performance of each of this Agreement and the Advisory Agreement does not violate any obligation by which the Trust or the Adviser or their respective property is bound, whether arising by contract, operation of law or otherwise; and (iii) each of this Agreement and the Advisory Agreement has been duly authorized by appropriate action of the Trust and the Adviser and when executed and delivered by the Adviser will be the legal, valid and binding obligation of the Trust and the Adviser, enforceable against the Trust and Adviser in accordance with its terms hereof subject, as to enforcement, to applicable bankruptcy, insolvency and similar laws affecting creditors’ rights generally and to general equitable principles (regardless of whether enforcement is sought in a proceeding in equity or law).
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Subadvisory Services a. The Subadviser shall, subject to the supervision of the Manager and in cooperation with the Manager, as administrator, or with any other administrator appointed by the Manager (the “Administrator”), manage the investment and reinvestment of the assets of the Portfolio. The Subadviser shall invest and reinvest the assets of the Portfolio in conformity with (1) the investment objective, policies and restrictions of the Portfolio set forth in the Fund’s prospectus and statement of additional information, as revised or supplemented from time to time, relating to the Portfolio (the “Prospectus”), (2) any additional policies or guidelines established by the Manager or by the Fund’s Directors that have been furnished in writing to the Subadviser and (3) the provisions of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) applicable to “regulated investment companies” (as defined in Section 851 of the Code) and “segregated asset accounts” (as defined in Section 817 of the Code) including, but not limited to, the diversification requirements of Section 817(h) of the Code and the regulations thereunder, all as from time to time in effect (collectively, the “Policies”), and with all applicable provisions of law, including without limitation all applicable provisions of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the “1940 Act”) the rules and regulations thereunder and the interpretive opinions thereof of the staff of the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) (“SEC Positions”); provided, however, that the Manager agrees to inform the Subadviser of any and all applicable state insurance law restrictions that operate to limit or restrict the investments the Portfolio might otherwise make (“Insurance Restrictions”), and to inform the Subadviser promptly of any changes in such Insurance Restrictions. Subject to the foregoing, the Subadviser is authorized, in its discretion and without prior consultation with the Manager, to buy, sell, lend and otherwise trade in any stocks, bonds and other securities and investment instruments on behalf of the Portfolio, without regard to the length of time the securities have been held and the resulting rate of portfolio turnover or any tax considerations; and the majority or the whole of the Portfolio may be invested in such proportions of stocks, bonds, other securities or investment instruments, or cash, as the Subadviser shall determine. Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this Section 1.a, however, the Subadviser shall, upon written instructions from the Manager, effect such portfolio transactions for the Portfolio as the Manager shall determine are necessary in order for the Portfolio to comply with the Policies.
Investment Subadvisory Services Subject to the supervision of the applicable Company’s Board of Directors (“Board”) and the Adviser, the Subadviser shall act as the investment subadviser and shall supervise and direct the investments of each Fund specified by the Adviser from time to time in accordance with the Fund’s investment objective(s), policies, and restrictions as provided in the Fund’s Prospectus and Statement of Additional Information, as currently in effect and as amended or supplemented from time to time (hereinafter referred to as the “Prospectus”), and such other limitations as the Fund or Adviser may impose by notice in writing to the Subadviser. The Subadviser shall obtain and evaluate such information relating to the economy, industries, businesses, securities markets, and securities as it may deem necessary or useful in the discharge of its obligations hereunder and shall formulate and implement a continuing program for the management of the assets and resources of each Fund allocated to the Subadviser in a manner consistent with the Fund’s investment objective(s), policies, and restrictions. In furtherance of this duty, Subadviser, on behalf of each Fund is authorized to:
Investment Advisory and Management Services The Investment Adviser hereby appoints the Subadviser to serve as subadviser to the Fund and the Subadviser hereby accepts such appointment. Subject to the supervision of the Investment Adviser, Subadviser will regularly provide the Fund with investment advice and investment management services concerning the investments of the Fund. The Subadviser will determine what securities shall be purchased, held or sold by the Fund and what portion of the Funds assets shall be held uninvested in cash and cash equivalents, subject always to the provisions of the Trusts Declaration of Trust and By-laws and the 1940 Act, and to the investment objectives, policies and restrictions applicable to the Fund (including, without limitation, the requirements of Subchapters L and M of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended) (the Code), as each of the same shall be from time to time in effect or set forth in the Funds Prospectus and Statement of Additional Information, as well as any other investment guidelines or policies the Board of Trustees or the Investment Adviser may from time to time establish and deliver in writing to the Subadviser. To carry out such determinations the Subadviser will exercise full discretion, subject to the preceding paragraph, and act for the Fund in the same manner and with the same force and effect as the Trust might or could do with respect to purchases, sales or other transactions, as well as with respect to all other things necessary or incidental to the furtherance or conduct of such purchases, sales or other transactions. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Subadviser shall, upon written instructions from the Investment Adviser, effect such portfolio transactions for the Fund as the Investment Adviser may from time to time direct. Such instructions will be given in reasonable circumstances, including, without limitation, any termination of this Agreement. The Subadviser will also make its officers and employees available to meet with the officers of the Investment Adviser and the Trusts officers and Trustees at least quarterly on due notice to review the investments and investment program of the Fund in the light of current and prospective economic and market conditions. From time to time as the Board of Trustees of the Trust or the Investment Adviser may reasonably request, the Subadviser will furnish to the Investment Adviser and Trusts officers and to each of its Trustees, at the Subadvisers expense, reports on portfolio transactions and reports on issues of securities held by the Fund, all in such detail as the Trust or the Investment Adviser may reasonably request. The Subadviser shall maintain all books and records required by Rule 31a-1 under the 1940 Act relating to its responsibilities provided hereunder with respect to the Fund, and shall preserve such records for the periods and in a manner prescribed by Rule 31a-2 under the 1940 Act. The Subadviser shall permit the Investment Adviser, the Funds officers and its independent public accountants to inspect and audit such records at reasonable times during normal business hours upon due notice. If any occasion should arise in which the Subadviser gives any advice to its clients concerning the shares of the Fund, the Subadviser will act solely as investment counsel for such clients and not in any way on behalf of the Fund. The Subadvisers services to the Fund pursuant to this Agreement are not to be deemed to be exclusive, and it is understood that the Subadviser may render investment advice, management and other services to others.
Advisory or Management Contract The Trustees may in their discretion from time to time enter into one or more investment advisory or management contracts or, if the Trustees establish multiple Series, separate investment advisory or management contracts with respect to one or more Series whereby the other party or parties to any such contracts shall undertake to furnish the Trust or such Series management, investment advisory, administration, accounting, legal, statistical and research facilities and services, promotional or marketing activities, and such other facilities and services, if any, as the Trustees shall from time to time consider desirable and all upon such terms and conditions as the Trustees may in their discretion determine. Notwithstanding any provisions of the Declaration, the Trustees may authorize the Investment Advisers or persons to whom the Investment Adviser delegates certain or all of their duties, or any of them, under any such contracts (subject to such general or specific instructions as the Trustees may from time to time adopt) to effect purchases, sales, loans or exchanges of portfolio securities and other investments of the Trust on behalf of the Trustees or may authorize any officer, employee or Trustee to effect such purchases, sales, loans or exchanges pursuant to recommendations of such Investment Advisers, or any of them (and all without further action by the Trustees). Any such purchases, sales, loans and exchanges shall be deemed to have been authorized by all of the Trustees.