Published December 11, 2012
HONG KONG – HSBC <0005.HK> said on Tuesday it will pay a fine of $1.92 billion in a deferred prosecution agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice over the London-based bank's inadequate compliance with anti-money laundering laws.
"We accept responsibility for our past mistakes. We have said we are profoundly sorry for them, and we do so again," said Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver in a statement.
(Reporting By Lawrence White; Editing by Alex Richardson)