SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FOR REGISTRATION OF CERTAIN CLASSES OF SECURITIES
PURSUANT TO SECTION 12(b) OR (g) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
iShares® Silver Trust
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State of incorporation
c/o Barclays Global Investors International, Inc.
400 Howard Street, San Francisco
Attn: BGIs Product Management Team, Intermediary
Investors and Exchange-Traded Products Department
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on which
|Shares of the iShares® Silver Trust||NYSE Arca, Inc.|
If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(c), check the following box. x
If this form relates to the registration of a class of securities pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act and is effective pursuant to General Instruction A.(d), check the following box. ¨
Securities Act registration statement file number to which this form relates: Not Applicable (if applicable)
Securities to be registered pursuant to Section 12(g) of the Act:
(Title of class)
(Title of class)
INFORMATION REQUIRED IN REGISTRATION STATEMENT
Item 1. Description of Registrants Securities to be Registered.
The description contained under the heading Description of the iShares and the Trust Agreement in the prospectus that forms part of the Registration Statement No. 333-149810, initially filed with the Commission on March 19, 2008, as amended on July 24, 2008, and as may be amended from time to time after the date hereof, is hereby incorporated by this reference and made a part of this filing.
Item 2. Exhibits.
Pursuant to the requirements of Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this registration statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereto duly authorized.
|iShares® Silver Trust*|
|Date: December 3, 2008||By:|| |
Barclays Global Investors International, Inc.
Sponsor of the iShares® Silver Trust
/S/ LEE T. KRANEFUSS
|Name:||Lee T. Kranefuss|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
/S/ MICHAEL A. LATHAM
|Name:||Michael A. Latham|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|
|*||The registrant is a trust. The individuals specified above are signing in their capacities as officers of Barclays Global Investors International, Inc., the sponsor of the trust.|