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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXIX
COMMERCIAL RELATIONS
Chapter 678
UNIFORM COMMERCIAL CODE: INVESTMENT SECURITIES
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F.S. 678.5061
678.5061 Duty of securities intermediary to exercise rights as directed by entitlement holder.A securities intermediary shall exercise rights with respect to a financial asset if directed to do so by an entitlement holder. A securities intermediary satisfies the duty if:
(1) The securities intermediary acts with respect to the duty as agreed upon by the entitlement holder and the securities intermediary; or
(2) In the absence of agreement, the securities intermediary either places the entitlement holder in a position to exercise the rights directly or exercises due care in accordance with reasonable commercial standards to follow the direction of the entitlement holder.
History.s. 5, ch. 98-11.