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HSBC denies director quit over jail threat

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Two directors of HSBC's British business have expressed concerns about new rules that can result in jail sentences for senior bankers, but only one has resigned, and that was mainly due to extra demands on his time, the bank said.

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Sid Saeed, the former Deutsche Bank back office staffer, who used newish anti-discrimination rules to claim that he was disadvantaged and ridiculed because of his race and the fact that he is homosexual, is said to have reached an out of court settlement with the bank for an undisclosed sum.

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It was an everyday kind of quarter for HSBC: superficially healthy earnings were undermined by a $1.6bn charge to cover a long list of fines, provisions and compensation bills.

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Jury selection for the trial of former Bank of America executive Theodore Sihpol is due to start Tuesday. New York State Attorney General Eliot Spitzer has accused Sihpol of assisting hedge fund manager Edward Stern engage in 'late trading' of mutual funds. The former BofA man faces the prospect up to 25 years in prison if convicted.

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