Tag Archives: BancorpSouth

Banking commissioner’s departure opens up replacement question

October 1, 2011

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Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour or his successor have the option of going into the financial services regulatory realm or into the banking sector itself to replace the retired John Allison as banking commissioner. Allison says the load of regulatory changes facing the financial sector has led state banking supervision offices across the nation to fill […]

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Regions sets debit card fees in bid to offset revenue losses

September 2, 2011


In a soon-to-arrive consequence of the Dodd Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Regions Bank in mid-October will begin charging customers in Mississippi and elsewhere a $4 monthly fee for debit card use. The financial services sector has been predicting for the past year that Dodd Frank’s mandated cut in swipe card fees […]

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Stay tuned for bank earnings season

December 30, 2010


By Ted Carter Take a deep breath. Now exhale and hope for the best as the earnings season for Mississippi banks is on the horizon. You’ll know soon enough whether to break out the champagne and party favors you put away your New Year’s celebration. Tupelo-based BancorpSouth is to report its fourth quarter earnings after […]

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