Maine Revised Statutes

§8-1505. Duty of securities intermediary with respect to payments and distributions

(1).    A securities intermediary shall take action to obtain a payment or distribution made by the issuer of a financial asset. A securities intermediary satisfies the duty if:
(a). The securities intermediary acts with respect to the duty as agreed upon by the entitlement holder and the securities intermediary; or [1997, c. 429, Pt. B, §2 (NEW).]
(b). In the absence of agreement, the securities intermediary exercises due care in accordance with reasonable commercial standards to attempt to obtain the payment or distribution. [1997, c. 429, Pt. B, §2 (NEW).]
[ 1997, c. 429, Pt. B, §2 (NEW) .]
(2).    A securities intermediary is obligated to its entitlement holder for a payment or distribution made by the issuer of a financial asset if the payment or distribution is received by the securities intermediary.
[ 1997, c. 429, Pt. B, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1997, c. 429, §B2 (NEW).