Appointment of Advisor The Trust hereby employs the Advisor and the Advisor hereby accepts such employment, to render investment advice and related services with respect to the assets of the Fund for the period and on the terms set forth in this Agreement, subject to the supervision and direction of the Trust’s Board of Trustees (the “Board of Trustees”).
APPOINTMENT OF ADVISER The Manager hereby appoints the Adviser to act as an investment adviser for the Fund, subject to the supervision and oversight of the Manager and the Trustees of the Trust, and in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement. The Adviser will be an independent contractor and will have no authority to act for or represent the Trust or the Manager in any way or otherwise be deemed an agent of the Trust or the Manager except as expressly authorized in this Agreement or another writing by the Trust, the Manager and the Adviser.
Appointment of Custodian The Fund hereby appoints BBH&Co. as the Fund's custodian, and BBH&Co. hereby accepts such appointment. All Investments of the Fund delivered to the Custodian or its agents or Subcustodians shall be dealt with as provided in this Agreement. The duties of the Custodian with respect to the Fund's Investments shall be only as set forth expressly in this Agreement which duties are generally comprised of safekeeping and various administrative duties that will be performed in accordance with Instructions and as reasonably required to effect Instructions.
Appointment as Proxy Voting Agent Subject to and in accordance with the provisions hereof, the Trustees hereby appoint Subadviser as the Fund’s proxy voting agent, and hereby delegate to Subadviser discretionary authority to vote all proxies solicited by or with respect to issuers of securities in which the assets of the Fund may be invested from time to time. Subadviser may act as the Fund’s proxy voting agent directly or Subadviser may (in whole or in part) employ a third-party to vote proxies on behalf of the Fund, provided, however, that in either case, Subadviser shall be responsible for voting all proxies on behalf of the Fund. Upon sixty (60) days written notice to Subadviser, the Trustees may at any time withdraw the authority granted to Subadviser pursuant to this Section 1.3 to perform any or all of the proxy voting services contemplated hereby.
APPOINTMENT OF SUB-ADVISER The Adviser hereby appoints the Sub-Adviser to act as sub-adviser to the Portfolio(s), subject to the supervision and oversight of the Adviser and the Trust Board, and in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement. The Sub-Adviser will be an independent contractor and will have no authority to act for or represent the Adviser or the Trust in any way or otherwise be deemed an agent of the Adviser or the Trust, except as expressly authorized in this Agreement or another writing by the Adviser or the Trust and the Sub-Adviser.
Appointment of FTIS The Investment Company hereby appoints FTIS as transfer agent for Shares of the Investment Company, as service agent in connection with dividend and distribution functions, and as shareholder servicing agent for the Investment Company, and FTIS accepts such appointment and agrees to perform the following duties.
Appointment of Placement Agent On the basis of the written and documented representations and warranties of the Company provided herein, and subject to the terms and conditions set forth herein, the Placement Agent is appointed as a non-exclusive Placement Agent of the Company during the Offering Period to assist the Company in finding qualified subscribers for the Offering. The Placement Agent may sell Units through other broker-dealers who are FINRA members and may reallow all or a portion of the Brokers’ Fees (as defined in Section 3(a) below) it receives to such other broker-dealers or pay a finders or consultant fee as allowed by applicable law. On the basis of such representations and warranties and subject to such terms and conditions, the Placement Agent hereby accepts such appointment and agrees to perform its services hereunder diligently and in good faith and in a professional and businesslike manner and in compliance with applicable law and to use its best efforts to assist the Company in (A) finding subscribers of Units who either (i) qualify as “accredited investors,” as such term is defined in Rule 501 of Regulation D, or (ii) are offered and purchase the Units outside the United States in an Offshore Transaction (as such term is defined in Regulation S) and who are not U.S. Persons (as such term is defined in Regulation S) and are not acting for the account or benefit of a person in the United States or a U.S. Person and (B) completing the Offering. The Placement Agent has no obligation to purchase any of the Units. Unless sooner terminated in accordance with this Agreement, the engagement of the Placement Agent hereunder shall continue until the later of the Termination Date or the Final Closing (as defined below).
Appointment of Sub-Advisor In accordance with and subject to the Management Agreement, the Manager hereby appoints the Sub-Advisor to perform the services described in Section 2 below for investment and reinvestment of the securities and other assets of the Series, subject to the control and direction of the Manager and the Fund's Board of Directors, for the period and on the terms hereinafter set forth. The Sub-Advisor accepts such appointment and agrees to furnish the services hereinafter set forth for the compensation herein provided. The Sub-Advisor shall for all purposes herein be deemed to be an independent contractor and shall, except as expressly provided or authorized, have no authority to act for or represent the Fund or the Manager in any way or otherwise be deemed an agent of the Fund or the Manager.
Appointment of Investment Adviser The Trust hereby appoints the Adviser to manage the investment and reinvestment of assets of the Weitz Nebraska Tax-Free Income Fund (the “Fund”) and to administer its affairs, subject to the supervision of the Board of Trustees of the Trust for the period and on the terms set forth herein. The Adviser hereby accepts such appointment and agrees during such period, at its own expense, to render the services and to assume the obligations herein set forth, for the compensation herein provided. The Adviser shall not be liable to the Trust for any act or omission by the Adviser or for any losses sustained by the Trust or its shareholders except in the case of willful misfeasance, bad faith, gross negligence or reckless disregard of duty. The federal and state securities laws and other laws may impose liability under certain circumstances on persons who act in good faith, and therefore, nothing in this Agreement will waive or limit any rights the client may have under such laws.
Appointment of Investment Manager On the terms and subject to the conditions set forth herein, the Company hereby appoints the Investment Manager as investment manager of the Account with discretionary authority to manage the investment and reinvestment of the funds and assets of the Account in accordance with the terms hereof, and the Investment Manager accepts such appointment. In the course of providing the services contemplated by this Agreement, the Investment Manager shall act as a fiduciary and shall discharge its fiduciary duties and exercise each of its powers under this Agreement with the care, skill and diligence that a registered investment adviser, acting in a like capacity and familiar with insurance company matters, would use in the conduct of a like enterprise with like aims, taking into consideration the facts and circumstances then prevailing, and such fiduciary duties shall specifically include a duty (a) to act with good faith; (b) of loyalty to Company; (c) to provide full and fair disclosure of all material facts; (d) to employ reasonable care to avoid misleading Company; and (e) to act in a manner consistent with the Investment Guidelines for the Account as agreed to between Investment Manager and Company.