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DFS Press Releases: 2017

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04/26/2017

Statement by New York Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding the Lawsuit Filed by the CSBS Challenging the Authority of the Comptroller of the Currency to Create a Nonbank Special-Purpose National Bank Charter for “Fintech” Companies

04/19/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces Decisive Actions to Secure Insurance Coverage for Fertility Treatments Regardless of Sexual Orientation or Marital Status

04/17/2017

DFS Fines Excellus Health Plan $1 Million for Illegally Denying Consumers Contraceptive Coverage and Other Violations of New York Insurance Law

04/12/2017

DFS Reminds Health Insurers of Their Obligation to Cover Office Visits that Also Include Medical Marijuana Certification Among Other Healthcare Services

04/11/2017

DFS Fines Zenefits $1.2 Million for Repeated Violations of New York Insurance Law

04/05/2017

DFS Exempts State-Chartered Credit Unions from Oath of Office Rule

04/04/2017

DFS Issues Guidance to Banking Institutions Regarding the Effect of the Minimum Wage on the New York Exempt Income Protection Act

03/29/2017

DFS Authorizes Expansion of New York State-Chartered Bank

03/28/2017

DFS Superintendent Vullo Directs Insurance Companies to Submit Disaster Response and Recovery Plans

03/22/2017

DFS Authorizes Coinbase, Inc. to Provide Additional Virtual Currency Products and Services

03/15/2017

Statement by New York State Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo on the OCC’s Proposed Licensing Manual Supplement for Evaluating Charter Applications From Financial Technology Companies

03/15/2017 DFS Encourages Insurance Companies to Offer Disaster Preparedness Courses to Consumers Seeking Homeowners and Renters Policy Discounts
03/07/2017

DFS Announces Lincoln Financial Group Has Paid $50.7 Million to Beneficiaries of New York Policyholders for Lost Insurance Claims

03/01/2017

DFS Fines Oxford Health $1 Million for New York Insurance Law Violations

02/28/2017 Governor Cuomo Announces Action To Expand Cutting-Edge Breast Cancer Screening Options For Women
02/21/2017

DFS Announces Comprehensive Investigation into Insurer Contraceptive Coverage Compliance Following Undercover Sting

02/16/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces First-In-The-Nation Cybersecurity Regulation Protecting Consumers and Financial Institutions from Cyber-Attacks to Take Effect March 1

02/08/2017

DFS Superintendent Vullo Announces 17th Century Painting Lost During Nazi Persecution Restored to Rightful Heirs

01/30/2017

DFS Fines Deutsche Bank $425 Million for Russian Mirror-Trading Scheme

01/26/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces Action to Protect Low- and Middle-Income Consumers from Unfair Denials of Life Insurance Claims

01/26/2017

DFS Authorizes CFCU Community Credit Union to Expand Field of Membership in Three Upstate Counties

01/21/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces Decisive Actions to Secure Access to Reproductive Health Services in New York

01/17/2017

DFS Grants Virtual Currency License to Coinbase, Inc.

01/17/2017

DFS Superintendent Vullo Submits Comment Letter To OCC in Opposition of Proposed Special Purpose National Bank Charter for “Fintech” Companies

01/10/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces the 6th Proposal of The 2017 State of the State: Banning Bad Actors From the Financial Services Industry for Egregious Conduct

01/10/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces 5th Proposal of 2017 State of the State: Comprehensive Plan to Protect Seniors From Financial Exploitation and Foreclosure

01/05/2017

New York’s Landmark Anti-Terrorism Transaction Monitoring and Filtering Program Regulation Takes Effect

 

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