2018 Code of Virginia
Title 6.2 - Financial Institutions and Services
Chapter 10 - Entities Conducting Trust Business
§ 6.2-1043. Use of trust company name, logo, or symbol for marketing purposes; penalty

Universal Citation: VA Code § 6.2-1043 (2018)

A. As used in this section, "name, logo, or symbol, or any combination thereof, of a trust company" includes any name, logo, or symbol, or any combination thereof, that is deceptively similar to the name, logo, or symbol of a trust company.

B. Except as provided in subsection C, no person shall use the name, logo, or symbol, or any combination thereof, of a trust company in marketing material provided to or solicitation of another person in a manner such that a reasonable person may believe that the marketing material or solicitation originated from or is endorsed by the trust company or that the trust company is responsible for the marketing material or solicitation.

C. This section shall not apply to (i) an affiliate or agent of the trust company or (ii) a person who uses the name, logo, or symbol of a trust company with the consent of the trust company.

D. Any person violating the provisions of this section, either individually or as an interested party, is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. This section shall not affect the availability of any remedies otherwise available to a trust company.

2005, c. 240, ยง 6.1-119.1; 2010, c. 794.

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