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(a) Conditions Permitting "Sell-Out"
Upon failure of the buyer to accept delivery in accordance with the terms of the contract, and lacking a properly executed Uniform Reclamation Form or the equivalent depository generated advice for depository eligible securities meeting the requirements prescribed in Rule 11710(b), the seller may, without notice, "sell-out" in the best available market and for the account and liability of the party in default all or any part of the securities due or deliverable under the contract.
(b) Notice of "Sell-Out"
The party executing a "sell-out" as prescribed above shall, as promptly as possible on the day of execution, but no later than the close of business, local time, where the buyer maintains his office, notify the broker/dealer for whose account and risk such securities were sold of the quantity sold and the price received. Such notification should be in written or electronic form having immediate receipt capabilities. A formal confirmation of such sale should be forwarded as promptly as possible after the execution of the "sell-out."
Amended by SR-NASD-91-13 eff. Nov. 1, 1991.
Amended eff. Feb. 21, 1969; Sept. 1, 1969.