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The Office of Fair Trading, which prosecutes financial crimes in the U.K., reached an agreement with HSBC Holdings Plc, Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc and six other banks on overdraft fees, while earlier this month another watchdog said it would limit how banks sell some forms of payment insurance. The regulatory overhaul being crafted …

Updated: A hard long look at HSBC doublespeak from the top down

MC in Pennsylvania said: “Update to my last post in July 2009 regarding my saga with HSBC under the heading “A hard long look at HSBC doublespeak from the top down.” Since then HSBC finally relented with giving me a hardship from July 2009 until January 2010 at 0% interest with a payment amount of …