Eq Advisors Trust Sample Contracts

Eq Advisors TrustAMENDMENT NO. 3 SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED RETIREMENT PLAN PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT (February 5th, 2021)

Amendment No. 3, dated as of May 1, 2017 (“Amendment No. 3”), to the Second Amended and Restated Retirement Plan Participation Agreement, dated as of April 26, 2012 (“Agreement”), by and among EQ Advisors Trust (“Trust”), AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, AXA Equitable 401(K) Plan and AXA Distributors, LLC (collectively, the “Parties”).

Eq Advisors TrustINVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (February 5th, 2021)

INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT, effective as of April 12, 2021, by and between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a limited liability company organized in the State of Delaware (“Adviser”), and Brandywine Global Investment Management, LLC, a limited liability company organized in the State of Delaware (“Sub-Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustINVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (February 5th, 2021)

INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT, dated as of February 1, 2021, by and between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a limited liability company organized in the State of Delaware (“Adviser”), and Aristotle Capital Management, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Sub-Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustEQ ADVISORS TRUST AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (February 5th, 2021)

AMENDMENT NO. 1 to the Investment Sub-Advisory Agreement effective as of December 1, 2020 (“Amendment No. 1”) between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“EIM” or “Adviser”) and AllianceBernstein L.P., a Delaware limited partnership (“AllianceBernstein” or “Sub-Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustEQ ADVISORS TRUST AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (February 5th, 2021)

AMENDMENT NO. 1 to the Investment Sub-Advisory Agreement effective as of January 1, 2021, (“Amendment No. 1”) between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“EIM” or “Adviser”) and Massachusetts Financial Services Company d/b/a MFS Investment Management, a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Delaware (“MFS” or “Sub-Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustEQ ADVISORS TRUST AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (February 5th, 2021)

AMENDMENT NO. 1 effective as of April 12, 2021 (“Amendment No. 1”) to the Investment Sub-Advisory Agreement dated as of July 16, 2020 (“Agreement”) between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of Delaware (“EIM” or “Adviser”) and Loomis, Sayles & Company, L.P., a Delaware partnership (“Loomis Sayles” or “Sub-Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustAMENDMENT NO. 4 SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED RETIREMENT PLAN PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT (February 5th, 2021)

Amendment No. 4, dated as of February 1, 2021 (“Amendment No. 4”), to the Second Amended and Restated Retirement Plan Participation Agreement, dated as of April 26, 2012 (“Agreement”), by and among EQ Advisors Trust (“Trust”), Equitable Financial Life Insurance Company (formerly, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company), Equitable 401(K) Plan (formerly, AXA Equitable 401(K) Plan) and Equitable Distributors (formerly, AXA Distributors, LLC) (collectively, the “Parties”).

Eq Advisors TrustEQ ADVISORS TRUST AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (February 5th, 2021)

AMENDMENT NO. 1 effective as of April 12, 2021 (“Amendment No. 1”) to the Investment Sub-Advisory Agreement dated as of July 16, 2020 (“Agreement”) between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of Delaware (“EIM” or “Adviser”) and AXA Investment Managers, Inc., a corporation organized in the State of Delaware (“AXA IM” or “Sub-Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustEQ ADVISORS TRUST FORM OF AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (February 5th, 2021)

FORM OF AMENDMENT NO. 1 to the Investment Sub-Advisory Agreement dated as of February 1, 2021 (“Amendment No. 1”) between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“EIM” or “Adviser”) and BlackRock Investment Management LLC, a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of Delaware (“BlackRock” or “Sub-Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustAMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE MUTUAL FUNDS SERVICE AGREEMENT (January 19th, 2021)

AMENDMENT NO. 1, dated as of January 1, 2021 (“Amendment No. 1”), to the Mutual Funds Service Agreement dated as of July 16, 2020 (“Agreement”) between EQ Advisors Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (“Trust”), and Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“EIM” or “Administrator”).

Eq Advisors TrustAMENDMENT NO. 2 TO THE MUTUAL FUNDS SERVICE AGREEMENT (January 19th, 2021)

AMENDMENT NO. 2 dated as of February 1, 2021 (“Amendment No. 2”), to the Mutual Funds Service Agreement dated as of July 16, 2020 (“Agreement”) between EQ Advisors Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (“Trust”), and Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“EIM” or “Administrator”).

Eq Advisors TrustAMENDMENT NO. 14 SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT (January 19th, 2021)

Amendment No. 14, dated as of February 1, 2021 (“Amendment No. 14”), to the Second Amended and Restated Participation Agreement, dated as of May 23, 2012, as amended (“Agreement”), by and among EQ Advisors Trust (“Trust”), Equitable Financial Life Insurance Company, Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC and Equitable Distributors, LLC (collectively, the “Parties”).

Eq Advisors TrustAMENDMENT NO. 3 EXPENSE LIMITATION AGREEMENT (January 19th, 2021)

Amendment No. 3 effective January 1, 2021 (“Amendment No. 3”), to the Expense Limitation Agreement dated July 16, 2020 (“Agreement”), between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC (the “Adviser”) and EQ Advisors Trust (the “Trust”), on behalf of each series of the Trust set forth in Schedule A attached hereto (each, a “Portfolio,” and collectively, the “Portfolios).

Eq Advisors TrustAMENDMENT NO. 13 SECOND AMENDED AND RESTATED PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT (January 19th, 2021)

Amendment No. 13, dated as of July 16, 2020 (“Amendment No. 13”), to the Second Amended and Restated Participation Agreement, dated as of May 23, 2012, as amended (“Agreement”), by and among EQ Advisors Trust (“Trust”), Equitable Financial Life Insurance Company (formerly, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company), Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC (formerly, AXA Equitable Funds Management Group, LLC) and Equitable Distributors, LLC (formerly AXA Distributors, LLC) (collectively, the “Parties”).

Eq Advisors TrustEQ ADVISORS TRUST FORM OF AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (January 19th, 2021)

FORM OF AMENDMENT NO. 1 effective as of April 12, 2021 (“Amendment No. 1”) to the Investment Sub-Advisory Agreement dated as of July 16, 2020 (“Agreement”) between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of Delaware (“EIM” or “Adviser”) and Loomis, Sayles & Company, L.P., a Delaware partnership (“Loomis Sayles” or “Sub-Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustFORM OF INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (January 19th, 2021)

FORM OF INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT, effective as of April 12, 2021, by and between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a limited liability company organized in the State of Delaware (“Adviser”), and Brandywine Global Investment Management, LLC, a limited liability company organized in the State of Delaware (“Sub-Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustEQ ADVISORS TRUST FORM OF AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (January 19th, 2021)

FORM OF AMENDMENT NO. 1 effective as of April 12, 2021 (“Amendment No. 1”) to the Investment Sub-Advisory Agreement dated as of July 16, 2020 (“Agreement”) between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of Delaware (“EIM” or “Adviser”) and AXA Investment Managers, Inc., a corporation organized in the State of Delaware (“AXA IM” or “Sub-Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustAMENDMENT NO. 14 AMENDED AND RESTATED PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT (January 19th, 2021)

Amendment No. 14, dated as of July 16, 2020 (“Amendment No. 14”), to the Amended and Restated Participation Agreement, dated as of May 23, 2012, as amended (“Agreement”), by and among EQ Advisors Trust (“Trust”), Equitable Financial Life Insurance Company of America (formerly, MONY Life Insurance Company of America) and Equitable Distributors, LLC (formerly, AXA Distributors, LLC) (collectively, the “Parties”).

Eq Advisors TrustAMENDMENT NO. 1 DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT EQ ADVISORS TRUST – EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTORS, LLC – CLASS IA SHARES (January 19th, 2021)

AMENDMENT NO. 1 dated as of February 1, 2021 (“Amendment No. 1”), to the Distribution Agreement, dated as of July 16, 2020 (the “Agreement”), between EQ Advisors Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), and Equitable Distributors, LLC (the “Distributor”), relating to Class IA shares.

Eq Advisors TrustAMENDMENT NO. 15 AMENDED AND RESTATED PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT (January 19th, 2021)

Amendment No. 15, dated as of February 1, 2021 (“Amendment No. 15”), to the Amended and Restated Participation Agreement, dated as of May 23, 2012, as amended (“Agreement”), by and among EQ Advisors Trust (“Trust”), Equitable Financial Life Insurance Company of America and Equitable Distributors, LLC (collectively, the “Parties”).

Eq Advisors TrustAMENDMENT NO. 8 PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT (January 19th, 2021)

Amendment No. 8, dated as of July 16, 2020 (“Amendment No. 8”), to the Participation Agreement, dated as of October 1, 2013, as amended (“Agreement”), by and among EQ Advisors Trust (“Trust”), MONY Life Insurance Company and Equitable Distributors, LLC (formerly, AXA Distributors, LLC) (collectively, the “Parties”).

Eq Advisors TrustAMENDMENT NO. 1 DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT EQ ADVISORS TRUST – EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTORS, LLC – CLASS IB SHARES (January 19th, 2021)

AMENDMENT NO. 1, dated as of February 1, 2021 (“Amendment No. 1”), to the Distribution Agreement, dated as of July 16, 2020 (the “Agreement”), between EQ Advisors Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), and Equitable Distributors, LLC (the “Distributor”), relating to Class IB shares.

Eq Advisors TrustFORM OF AMENDMENT NO. 9 PARTICIPATION AGREEMENT (January 19th, 2021)

Form of Amendment No. 9, dated as of February 1, 2021 (“Amendment No. 9”), to the Participation Agreement, dated as of October 1, 2013, as amended (“Agreement”), by and among EQ Advisors Trust (“Trust”), MONY Life Insurance Company and Equitable Distributors, LLC (collectively, the “Parties”).

Eq Advisors TrustAMENDMENT NO. 1 TO THE AMENDED AND RESTATED INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (January 19th, 2021)

AMENDMENT NO. 1 dated February 1, 2021 (“Amendment No. 1”), to the Amended and Restated Investment Advisory Agreement, dated as of July 16, 2020 (“Agreement”), between EQ Advisors Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), with respect to each series of the Trust (each, a “Portfolio”), and Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a limited liability company organized in the State of Delaware (“EIM” or “Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustFORM OF AMENDMENT NO. 37 AMENDED AND RESTATED GLOBAL CUSTODY AGREEMENT (January 19th, 2021)

Form of Amendment No. 37, dated as of February 1, 2021 (“Amendment No. 37”), to the Amended and Restated Global Custody Agreement, dated as of February 1, 2002, as amended (“Agreement”), by and between EQ Advisors Trust (“Trust”), on behalf of each of the portfolios designated on Schedule C thereto, and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (“Bank”). Capitalized terms used but not defined herein have the meanings ascribed to them in the Agreement.

Eq Advisors TrustAMENDMENT NO. 1 DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT EQ ADVISORS TRUST – EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTORS, LLC – CLASS K SHARES (January 19th, 2021)

AMENDMENT NO. 1 dated as of February 1, 2021 (“Amendment No. 1”), to the Distribution Agreement dated as of July 16, 2020 (the “Agreement”), between EQ Advisors Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (the “Trust”), and Equitable Distributors, LLC (the “Distributor”), relating to Class K shares.

Eq Advisors TrustINVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (November 20th, 2020)

INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT, dated as of July 16, 2020, by and between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a limited liability company organized in the State of Delaware (“Adviser”), and Harris Associates LP, a limited partnership organized in the State of Delaware (“Sub-Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustINVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (November 20th, 2020)

INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT, dated as of July 16, 2020, by and between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a limited liability company organized in the State of Delaware (“Adviser”), and First Trust Advisors L.P., an Illinois limited partnership (“Sub-Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustINVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (November 20th, 2020)

INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT, effective as of July 16, 2020, by and between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a limited liability company organized in the State of Delaware (“Adviser”), and Massachusetts Financial Services Company (d/b/a MFS Investment Management), a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Delaware (“Sub-Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustINVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (November 20th, 2020)

INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT, effective as of July 16, 2020, by and between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a limited liability company organized in the State of Delaware (“Adviser”), and Westfield Capital Management Company, LP, a limited partnership organized in the State of Delaware (“Sub-Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustAMENDMENT NO. 36 AMENDED AND RESTATED GLOBAL CUSTODY AGREEMENT (November 20th, 2020)

Amendment No. 36, dated as of July 16, 2020 (“Amendment No. 36”), to the Amended and Restated Global Custody Agreement, dated as of February 1, 2002, as amended (“Agreement”), by and between EQ Advisors Trust (“Trust”), on behalf of each of the portfolios designated on Schedule C thereto, and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (“Bank”). Capitalized terms used but not defined herein have the meanings ascribed to them in the Agreement.

Eq Advisors TrustINVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (November 20th, 2020)

INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT, dated as of July 16, 2020, by and between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a limited liability company organized in the State of Delaware (“Adviser”), and Franklin Advisers, Inc., a corporation organized in the State of California (“Sub-Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustAMENDED AND RESTATED INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (November 20th, 2020)

AMENDED AND RESTATED INVESTMENT ADVISORY AGREEMENT (“AGREEMENT”), dated as of July 16, 2020, between EQ Advisors Trust, a Delaware statutory trust (“Trust”), and Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a limited liability company organized in the State of Delaware (“Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustINVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (November 20th, 2020)

INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT, effective July 16, 2020, by and between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a limited liability company organized in the State of Delaware (“Adviser”), and J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Sub-Adviser”).

Eq Advisors TrustINVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT (November 20th, 2020)

INVESTMENT SUB-ADVISORY AGREEMENT, dated as of July 16, 2020, by and between Equitable Investment Management Group, LLC, a limited liability company organized in the State of Delaware (“Adviser”), DoubleLine Capital LP, a limited partnership organized in the State of Delaware (“DL Capital”), and DoubleLine Equity LP, a limited partnership organized in the State of Delaware (“DL Equity” and together with DL Capital, each a “Sub-Adviser” and collectively, the “Sub-Advisers”).