FAIL Definition

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FAIL is the failure of a transaction to be completed. In the settlement of a securities transaction, a fail occurs if the instrument is not paid for or not delivered.

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COST AVOIDANCE is an action taken in the present designed to decrease costs in the future.

APPLICABLE FINANCIAL REPORTING FRAMEWORK is the financial reporting framework adopted in the preparation of the financial statements that is acceptable in
view of the nature of the entity and the objective of the financial statements, or that is required by law or regulation.

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