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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Aaron Landau Schwarz, the founder and owner of T-Shirt Hell said, "I really think it's an insult to the legacy of Christopher Reeve that eBay would order a Cease and Desist on this shirt.
Cease and desist order dated March 23, 1992, was terminated June 12, 2000.
The cease and desist order was revoked after the bank satisfied regulatory concerns.
The temporary orders to cease and desist were issued on May 18, 1998, in connection with Operation Casablanca, a law enforcement undercover operation that resulted in numerous convictions of drug traffickers, bankers, and two foreign banking organizations with operations in the United States for money-laundering offenses.
Global Banking News-23 February 2009-Parent company of Temecula bank issued with cease and desist order(C)2009 ENPublishing - http://www.
The Federal Reserve Board announced on June 7, 1999, the issuance of a Cease and Desist Order against Banco Atlantico, S.
Once the true identities were disclosed, the individuals were notified to cease and desist their actions.
The Federal Reserve Board announced on February 25, 1999, the issuance of a combined Order to Cease and Desist and of Assessment of a Civil Money Penalty against Hogi Patrick Hyun, a former employee of BT Singapore, a wholly owned nonbank subsidiary of Bankers Trust New York Corporation, New York, New York.
The Cease and Desist Order issued by the FDIC requires the bank to review its compliance with the BSA and to take various steps to ensure compliance and improve oversight processes and procedures related to the BSA.
The Federal Reserve issued a cease and desist order against BCCI on June 12, 1989, designed to strengthen the U.
RIGS also entered into a Cease and Desist Order with The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (Fed), which regulates the holding company and Riggs International Banking Corporation (its Edge Act Corporation).
Global Banking News-January 30, 2018--AriseBank issued cease and desist order
12, 2017, placed BFPMBAI under conservatorship after it was found to be in operations despite a cease and desist order filed on Feb.
com/article-center/cease-and-desist-letter/how-to-use-cease-and-desist-letters-to-protect-your-rights) Legal Nature , a cease and desist letter is essentially a formal notice to another of their unwanted activity and to stop the activity in question immediately, based on a claim that the author of the letter, or the author's client feels harmed by the actions of the person the letter is addressed to.
In October 2016, the Department of Insurance issued a Cease and Desist Order against the Agricultural Contracting Services Association Incorporated and its affiliates, the American Labor Alliance and CompOne USA, and Board Chair Marcus Asay.