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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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Product liability or warranty claims, claims based on epidemic or delivery failure, recalls by TI customers for a product containing a TI part or other legal proceedings;
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.
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.
The requests included wiping 200,000 delivery failure messages and pruning old emails from the archives.
The requests included wiping over 200,000 delivery failure messages, pruning old emails from the archives to stop the system crashing, and deleting duplicate emails after users were moved to a new version of software, the paper said.
Given the short duration of apparent delivery failure in this case, it may have passed unnoticed had it not been for gas analysis and vigilance.
In a statement yesterday Dr Boston said: "I have reflected since the summer on the delivery failure and difficulties associated with key stage testing.