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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. 678.5081
678.5081 Duty of securities intermediary to change entitlement holder’s position to other form of security holding.A securities intermediary shall act at the direction of an entitlement holder to change a security entitlement into another available form of holding for which the entitlement holder is eligible, or to cause the financial asset to be transferred to a securities account of the entitlement holder with another securities intermediary. A securities intermediary satisfies the duty if:
(1) The securities intermediary acts as agreed upon by the entitlement holder and the securities intermediary; or
(2) In the absence of agreement, the securities intermediary exercises due care in accordance with reasonable commercial standards to follow the direction of the entitlement holder.
History.s. 5, ch. 98-11.