cease and desist


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cease and desist

To stop doing something. This phrase is typically associated with legal matters. We received a letter ordering us to cease and desist due to copyright infringement, so we had to halt production.
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cease and desist

to completely stop doing something. (A legal phrase.) The judge ordered the merchant to cease and desist the deceptive practices. When they were ordered to cease and desist, they finally stopped.
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cease and desist

Stop, leave off doing something, as in: "Bliss excavated at least once on his own and Dr. Brand ... told him to cease and desist" (Douglas Preston quoting Frank Hibben, The New Yorker, June 12, 1995). This legal term is a redundancy, since cease and desist mean virtually the same thing, but often appears in legal documents to avoid possible misinterpretation. [c. 1920]
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The school received the cease and desist order from the State Department in December, stating it was not licensed by the Office of Defense Trade Controls and was in violation of international arms trafficking regulations.
Alabama One is still going to have to face the cease and desist order's substance, the attorney added.
In a separate, coordinated action, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency announced on January 27, 2005, the modification of its consent order to cease and desist dated May 13, 2004, against Riggs Bank, N.
The legal issues, as cited by Simpson, were not precisely defined but at the center of the proposed cease and desist order is a 1969 Vermont law that bars any other financial institution other than a bank from using bank identifiers in ads.
The bank said that FDIC and the California Department of Financial Institutions had terminated the Cease and Desist Order originally issued against the bank on April 29, 2009.
The Federal Reserve Board announced on December 2, 2004, the issuance of a cease and desist order against Thomas C.
Even though Pima Gro officials said they were terminating operations, a cease and desist order was recommended because it gives the water board more enforcement power, officials said.
The rating action is driven by concerns which center on longer than expected delay in releasing audited financial statements for fiscal year-end 2005 and quarterly financials for 2006, regulatory restrictions on subsidiaries including recently received cease and desist at R-G Crown Bank, operational performance in 2006, and mix and level of capitalization.
First Marblehead Corp (NYSE: FMD) has announced that a cease and desist order against its unit, Union Federal Savings Bank, has been lifted by the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS).
In response to these erroneous actions, Enigma is sending several Cease and Desist letters.
A consent cease and desist order against Credit Lyonnais designed to prevent future violations of the Bank Holding Company Act.
Shustek, Chief Executive Officer of Vestin Mortgage, and Vestin Capital, an affiliated broker-dealer, consented to the entry of a cease and desist order and the imposition of certain sanctions against them.
Global Banking News-8 January 2010-Exchange Bank issued with cease and desist order(C)2010 ENPublishing - http://www.
Cease and Desist Order Sent to End Copyright Infringement of High-Traffic Comedy Sketch
In addition, the Federal Reserve Board and the Alabama Superintendent of Banks concurrently issued a cease and desist order requiring AmSouth Bank and its parent bank holding company, AmSouth Bancorporation, to take certain corrective actions.