BCSB

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AcronymDefinition
BCSBBaltimore County Savings Bank (Maryland)
BCSBBanking Code Standards Board
BCSBBrown County State Bank (Sterling, IL)
BCSBBerkeley Center for Structural Biology (Berkeley, CA)
BCSBBroward County School Board (Ft. Lauderdale, FL)
BCSBBloomsbury Centre for Structural Biology (UK; est. 1998)
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The minister made her comments at a Belfast event hosted by the Banking Code Standards Board.
Mr McFall said the committee had also raised doubts about the suitability of the Banking Code Standards Board to regulate the scheme.
The Banking Code Standards Board is currently undergoing a review of its self-regulatory code of practice governing UK banks.
The move follows worries from the Banking Code Standards Board that banks were not going to sufficient lengths to ensure consumers could afford repayments when they advanced them further credit.
The Banking Code Standards Board, which works to ensure customers get a fair deal, said it was concerned people in financial difficulties were not being treated sympathetically.
When Mr Torrance complained to the Banking Code Standards Board, he was told: "Clydesdale's policy is that loans to customers over 70 are discretionary and are based on age, purpose, amount and perceived risk - 75 is their cut-off point.
The Banking Code Standards Board says banks are allowed to close down accounts for commercial reasons, but they must also treat fairly any customers who are experiencing financial difficulties.
Robert Skinner, head of the Banking Code Standards Board, told us: "Banks must consider cases of financial difficulty sympathetically and positively and our guidance states they will not subject customers to harassment or undue pressure when discussing their problems.
CUSTOMERS locked into poor rates on their Tax Exempt Special Savings Accounts (TESSAs) will be free to move to another TESSA provider without penalty, banking watchdog the Banking Code Standards Board said today.
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