cease and desist


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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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Cease and desist letters could be sent when there is a "tortious interference of contract," a business tort that allows one of the two parties bound in a contract to hold the other liable if that person interfered with the contract in a way that caused the other to suffer damages, as in the case of Trump and Bannon.
Any possible cease and desist letter should certainly be structured to avoid exposing the sending to liability under such state statues.
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.
RFG analyzed the 159 Cease and Desist orders and found the majority of the orders (130) indicate banks were operating with an inadequate level of capital protection for the volume, type, and quality of the assets held.
The Federal Reserve Board announced on June 28, 2005, the issuance of an order of prohibition and order to cease and desist against Matthew T.
The company removed Kents Hill merchandise from its site after an attorney for the school sent a cease and desist letter.
She was licensed as a registered nurse, However, her licensure as a registered nurse was obtained by virtue of her failure to disclose that she had been the subject of a cease and desist order relative to her direct-entry or lay midwife practice.
Jett was ordered to cease and desist violations of sections of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, pay $8.21 million in disgorgement, pay a civil penalty of $200,000, and he was barred from association with a broker or dealer.
In the meantime, other publishers deleted the word from their titles either voluntarily or in response to "cease and desist" letters from EM.
Once Bar UPL counsel or a local circuit committee has concluded its investigation, one of three actions may be taken: 1) close the case; 2) accept a cease and desist affidavit; or 3) recommend prosecution.
Atlanta Journal-Constitution writer Bill Wyman was asked to "cease and desist" using his own name by the lawyers of former Rolling Stone bassist Bill Wyman.
One result is that a host of Web-site owners--from fans with their own sites about their favorite television shows to companies running Internet search engines--have received threatening "cease and desist" letters from corporations that are paying increasing attention to their intellectual property.