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Fail

A deal is said to fail if on the settlement date either the seller does not deliver securities in proper form or the buyer does not to deliver funds in proper form.

Fail

fail

Of or relating to a trade in which the seller does not deliver securities or the buyer does not deliver funds in the prescribed manner at the prescribed time, usually on the settlement date. Compare clear.
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The trial court was directed to dispose of the matter expeditiously within a period of two months without fail.
They mean: You always remember my mum's birthday without fail.
In Without Fail, Reacher - a drifter with no job, no home and no possessions - is called upon to do exactly this, but the problem is hardly a minor one as somebody seems determined to assassinate the newly-elected Vice-President of the United States.
I've been (at ShoWest) since 1988, and marketing costs have gone up without fail,'' said Robert J.
FOR 47 years I have paid without fail my rates,but I cannot get my garbage collected.
Yet again the Fillongley outfit, who without fail fulfil their own away fixtures, were left in the lurch awaiting for their latest opposition - Oddies in Abbey Green - who failed to put in an appearance leaving the Manor side without a fixture but with a free passage into the last 16 of the League Cup.
More than 500,000 offenders are managed through Syscon systems every day, without fail.
2 The Firm Should Clearly Furnish Make/Model To Be Supplied In Their Offer Without Fail.
This already rises pounds 5 a year without fail and no one seems motivated enough to do anything about it.
Without fail, the hall showing Lamborghini, Bentley and Maserati vehicles is the most crowded.
Everyone, without fail, was polite, helpful and kind and really put themselves out to give the kids a good time.
Some people don't bother too much about league games but turn up without fail at Scottish Cup ties.