SOURCE: Rosen Law Firm PA

September 22, 2014 12:25 ET

ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Reminds BancorpSouth, Inc. Investors of Important September 29, 2014 Class Action Deadline -- BXS

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 22, 2014) - Rosen Law Firm reminds purchasers of BancorpSouth, Inc. (NASDAQ: BXS) securities between January 8, 2014 and July 21, 2014, of the important September 29, 2014 lead plaintiff deadline in the class action.

To join the BancorpSouth class action, go to the website at http://rosenlegal.com/cases-315.html or call Phillip Kim, Esq. or Kevin Chan, Esq. toll-free at 866-767-3653 or email pkim@rosenlegal.com or kchan@rosenlegal.com for information on the class action.

NO CLASS HAS YET BEEN CERTIFIED IN THE ABOVE ACTION. UNTIL A CLASS IS CERTIFIED, YOU ARE NOT REPRESENTED BY COUNSEL UNLESS YOU RETAIN ONE. YOU MAY ALSO REMAIN AN ABSENT CLASS MEMBER AND DO NOTHING AT THIS POINT. YOU MAY RETAIN COUNSEL OF YOUR CHOICE.

According to the lawsuit, the Company issued materially misleading statements to investors by failing to disclose that BancorpSouth's operations and credit practices violated the Bank Secrecy Act and federal anti-money-laundering programs, that the Company's lending practices were not in compliance with the regulations promulgated by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, and, that as a result of the forgoing BancorpSouth's financial statements were materially false and misleading. The lawsuit claims that when these adverse facts entered the market the value of the Company's securities dropped, damaging investors.

A class action lawsuit has already been filed. If you wish to serve as lead plaintiff, you must move the Court no later than September 29, 2014. If you wish to join the litigation go to http://rosenlegal.com/cases-315.html or to discuss your rights or interests regarding this class action, please contact, Phillip Kim, Esq. of The Rosen Law Firm toll free at 866-767-3653 or via e-mail at pkim@rosenlegal.com.

The Rosen Law Firm represents investors throughout the globe, concentrating its practice in securities class actions and shareholder derivative litigation.

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