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cease and desist

An order from a government authority requiring one to stop engaging in some activity, such as construction without a proper permit. If issued from a court, it would be called an injunction.

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With the affirmation of the issuance of the cease and desist order against BFPMBAI, we expect that BFPMBAI will comply with the same.
He did not provide written information on the financial state of Berjac or the risk associated with the investments, according to the state's cease and desist order, nor did he tell the investors that the state had previously issued a cease and desist order against Berjac.
Bank of the Orient, San Francisco, California Cease and desist order dated May 7, 2002 Terminated April 18, 2005
THE COURT OF APPEALS OF ILLINOIS AFFIRMED THE CEASE AND DESIST ORDER.
Former hedge fund and mortgage servicer Ocwen Financial has been issued with a cease and desist order.
Another legal source whose firm previously dealt with the cooperative, said Alabama One simply failed to convince the judge that it would suffer irreparable harm from the cease and desist order if the agency was not restrained.
The revelation prompted the board to issue the same cease and desist order.
NTN will carefully assess and check the content of cease and desist order and surcharge payment order, and cautiously consider the most appropriate response to be taken.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-21 May 2009-Tessera Technologies Inc granted Limited Exclusion Order and Cease and Desist Order in patent case(C)1994-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.
14 and quickly followed up with a cease and desist order Jan.
For these reasons, the Board orders the issuance of the attached Order of Prohibition against Respondent Carl Thomas, as well as the Cease and Desist Order against all Respondents.
State officials issued a cease and desist order April 7, one week after inspectors said they found two-thirds of the facility's cages out of compliance with state code.