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Fail to Deliver

A situation in which a buyer, or, more commonly, his/her broker does not receive delivery of the securities he/she bought by the settlement date. A fail to deliver occurs because of the negligence or deliberate withholding on the part of the seller. If a buyer does not receive the securities, he/she is not obligated to make payment until delivery is made. See also: Aged fail.

fail to deliver

Used to refer to the nondelivery of securities from a selling broker to a buying broker by the settlement date.
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Uncertainty arises because poor infrastructure increases the risk of accidents and increases the probability of delivery failure.
In the Middle East, where construction works are delivered very site-labor intensively and with high proportions of unskilled transient migrant labor, the delivery failure risks in terms of cost overruns, delays and quality problems can be magnified," said Mark Farmer, CEO of Cast, a real estate and construction consultancy.
The reason a procurement process wasn't started at an earlier point in time is that the Contracting Authority had reason to believe tat the delivery failure would not persist.
0% of all SMSs reported delivery failure to the participants by the private provider.
The major causes of business interruption that concern companies the most include: fire/explosion, natural catastrophes, and a service delivery failure by a supplier.
More than 80 per cent of project delivery failure was due to non-technical issues caused by poor communication, lack of clear roles and accountability and a weak paper trail of decisions, variation orders and reporting, it said.
This is known as a delivery failure or a fail-to-deliver.
reschedule the haul or call an extra auto transport if there is a delivery failure risk; i.
In the context of this total care delivery failure, the DMH, despite years of constrained budgets, has done a remarkable job at putting in place all the right components of an enlightened community-based care system for those with serious mental illness.
delivery failure notifications, or notifications of the arrival of an email, fax, or scan.
For example, a service delivery failure may be due to an incorrect client-defined requirement rather than a failure on the part of the FM provider - the risk of failure therefore stays with the client.
bounced back with a permanent delivery failure error message.