Incorporation of the Plan All terms, conditions and restrictions of the Plan are incorporated herein and made part hereof as if stated herein. If there is any conflict between the terms and conditions of the Plan and this Agreement, the terms and conditions of the Plan shall govern. Unless otherwise indicated herein, all capitalized terms used herein shall have the meanings given to such terms in the Plan.
The Plan This Plan is the Fund's written distribution and service plan for Class N shares of the Fund (the "Shares"), contemplated by Rule 12b-1 as it may be amended from time to time (the "Rule") under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the "1940 Act"), pursuant to which the Fund will compensate the Distributor for its services in connection with the distribution of Shares, and the personal service and maintenance of shareholder accounts that hold Shares ("Accounts"). The Fund may act as distributor of securities of which it is the issuer, pursuant to the Rule, according to the terms of this Plan. The terms and provisions of this Plan shall be interpreted and defined in a manner consistent with the provisions and definitions contained in (i) the 1940 Act, (ii) the Rule, (iii) Rule 2830 of the Conduct Rules of the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc., or any applicable amendment or successor to such rule (the "NASD Conduct Rules") and (iv) any conditions pertaining either to distribution-related expenses or to a plan of distribution to which the Fund is subject under any order on which the Fund relies, issued at any time by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC").