SOURCE: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP

Levi & Korsinsky

March 22, 2016 10:57 ET

INVESTOR ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Shareholders of BHP Billiton Limited of Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of April 25, 2016 - BHP

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - March 22, 2016) - The following statement is being issued by Levi & Korsinsky, LLP:

To: All persons or entities who purchased or otherwise acquired American Depositary Receipts of BHP Billiton Limited ("BHP" or the "Company") (NYSE: BHPbetween September 25, 2014 and November 30, 2015.

You are hereby notified that a securities class action has been commenced in the USDC for the Northern District of New York. If you purchased or otherwise acquired BHP ADRs between September 25, 2014 and November 30, 2015, your rights may be affected by this action. To get more information go to: http://www.zlk.com/pslra/bhp-billiton.

The complaint alleges that during the Class Period, defendants knew or recklessly disregarded the precarious condition of mining operations and facilities at the Samarco mine, a Brazilian mining operation jointly owned by BHP and Vale S.A., yet made materially false and misleading statements concerning the Company's commitment to safety and the implementation of safety and monitoring protocols at the mine sites.

If you suffered a loss in BHP you have until April 25, 2016 to request that the Court appoint you as lead plaintiff. Your ability to share in any recovery doesn't require that you serve as a lead plaintiff. To obtain additional information, contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at jlevi@zlk.com or by telephone at (212) 363-7500, toll-free: (877) 363-5972, or visit http://www.zlk.com/pslra/bhp-billiton.

Levi & Korsinsky is a national firm with offices in New York, New Jersey, California, Connecticut, and Washington D.C. The firm's attorneys have extensive expertise and experience representing investors in securities litigation involving financial fraud, and have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for aggrieved shareholders. Attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee similar outcomes.

Contact Information

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    Levi & Korsinsky, LLP
    Eduard Korsinsky, Esq.
    30 Broad Street - 24th Floor
    New York, NY 10004 
    Tel: (212) 363-7500
    Toll Free: (877) 363-5972
    Fax: (212) 363-7171
    www.zlk.com