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Violation Tracker UK Individual Case

Company: HSBC Bank plc
Current Parent CompanyHSBC
Parent at the Time of the Penalty Announcement: HSBC
Penalty: £8,000,000
Year: 2019
Date: 29 November, 2019
Offence Group: financial offences
Offence Type: banking violation
Violation Description: HSBC was found to have broken the CMA's Retail Banking Market Investigation Order by failing to send text alerts before charging customers for unarranged overdrafts. It committed to refunds for those customers estimated to total £8 million.
Action Type: agency action
Settlement Type: CMA deferred formal enforcement action if company continued curing alleged breach.
Agency: Competition and Markets Authority
HQ Country of Parent: United Kingdom
Ownership Structure of Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: financial services
Specific Industry of Parent: banking
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