cease and desist order

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Noun1.cease and desist order - (law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or continuing to do a certain activity; "injunction were formerly obtained by writ but now by a judicial order"
ban, proscription, prohibition - a decree that prohibits something
mandatory injunction - injunction requiring the performance of some specific act
final injunction, permanent injunction - injunction issued on completion of a trial
interlocutory injunction, temporary injunction - injunction issued during a trial to maintain the status quo or preserve the subject matter of the litigation until the trial is over
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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The coup de grace for the argument may have come when Reynolds pointed out that the entire ACUA board, made up of largely of credit union CEOs, had voted for the modified cease and desist order and had not found it difficult to understand, the observers said.
Activision's First Amendment rights are being violated, and it is questionable whether the Attorney General has the right to maintain the cease and desist order given the preemption in this area of the law," the ruling states.
The cease and desist order here is declared null and void,'' said Judge Ricciardone's ruling, filed Friday.
AnchorBank, a subsidiary of Anchor BanCorp (NASDAQ: ABCW) has said that its Cease and Desist Order and Prompt Corrective Action Directive, both overseen by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, have been terminated.
The state Department of Consumer and Business Services also plans to fine Michael Holcomb and Gary Holcomb, and their company, Berjac of Oregon, $900,000, according to the department's cease and desist order.
On March 29, 2013, the Commission issued a cease and desist order and surcharge payment order against NTN.
21, after agreeing in September to a cease and desist order from the OTS that required it to raise capital.
Carnival Cruise Lines has issued a cease and desist order to the charterers of two Carnival Victory cruises from Trinidad in April and August 2011 that have been canceled due to the charterer's failure to fulfill its financial contractual obligations, reports Caribbean News Now (Jan.
LANCASTER - Lancaster's sewage treatment plant must stop treated effluent from spilling onto Rosamond Dry Lake by fall 2008 under a cease and desist order issued by state water regulators.
The termination of the Cease and Desist Order is a positive indicator of our current regulatory standing," said Mr.
The Alabama Credit Union Administration told an Alabama court that a recent cease and desist order to the $613 million Alabama One Credit Union in Tuscaloosa represents the credit union's last chance to avoid conservatorship.
The Federal Reserve Board announced on June 7, 2005, the issuance of a final decision and cease and desist order against eighteen former institution-affiliated parties of First Western Bank, Cooper City, Florida, and an order of prohibition against Carl V.