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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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Those who could afford it turned to generators, once regarded by many South Africans as a faraway symbol of service delivery failure in other African countries.
I emailed the shop to cancel my order due to the delivery failure and poor communications.
Uncertainty arises because poor infrastructure increases the risk of accidents and increases the probability of delivery failure. Both uncertainty and time dimension make holding excess inventory necessary which is costly to the firms.
"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.
PCI for the anomalous RCA can be associated with difficulty in achieving stable catheterization, leading to reduced backup support and device delivery failure. Rotational atherectomy (RA) can facilitate lesion and stent expansion in severely calcified lesions, although its utility is limited in tortuous and angulated coronary arteries, with an increased risk of complications.
As this newest work demonstrated, and as "Scalar-Daemon" suggests in its nonsensical pun on the automated "Mailer Daemon" that confirms an e-mail's delivery failure, Muenzer's is an evolving logic of the artist seeking an audience but admitting from the outset the very real possibility that his attempts at communication will be stymied.
In addition to these cost savings, 30.0% 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 study categorized stocks by their level of delivery failure to compare CAR by ranked groups.
* operative delivery failure (aOR, 2.81; 95% CI, 2.27-3.48).
On the basis of the available information a specialist can take some operative measures in case of emergency situations (e.g., reschedule the haul or call an extra auto transport if there is a delivery failure risk; i.e., implement the approved transport control system).