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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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Taking powers and responsibilities for Wales would provide for improved scrutiny of the Labour minority Welsh Government, as there would be less scope for Westminster to be blamed for their service delivery failures.
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