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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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July 21, 2009: Five offences of failing to ensure a child attends school.
Natalie Thomas, aged 23, of Violet Close, Bell Green, Coventry, failing to comply with a community order, community order extended by three months with supervision.
Those required to make periodic reports under Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 13 or 15(d), are now required to disclose in those reports the payment of (1) a penalty imposed for failing to disclose a listed transaction; (2) an understatement penalty resulting from a failure to disclose a listed or reportable transaction; and (3) a gross valuation misstatement penalty under Sec.
As a result, the legislation threatens to overwhelm even those that have made real progress fixing failing schools.
But no longer could a school receive a failing grade solely because its poor and minority students didn't see their test scores rise.
Zaheer Iqbal, aged 19, of Arbury Avenue, Foleshill, Coventry, three charges of failing to comply with a community order, community order to continue with an extra 60 hours unpaid work imposed.
6707A for failing to (1) attach a reportable transaction disclosure statement to an original or amended return or (2) provide a copy of a disclosure statement to the IRS Office of Taxpayer Analysis (OTSA), if required.
Her difficulty is a snapshot of what's likely to come this fall, when the nearly 10 percent of all students who attend the nation's 8,600 "failing" public schools (4 million students in all) will have the right to choose other public schools.
Castro, CPA of Oxnard, Calif., was guilty of both failing to comply with SEC Practice Section membership requirements and failing to cooperate with the SECPS Peer Review Committee, and expelled the firm from membership in the SEC Practice Section effective July 28, 2002.
Amanda Oliver, aged 45, of Barston Close, Longford, Coventry, was charged with failing to provide a specimen or specimens of breath, driving while disqualified and using a vehicle without insurance.
Penalty for failing to maintain investor lists: Prior to the ACJA, Sec.
If reliability figures are available for each component then the probability of the unit failing in a given period, can be computed as above.