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Recent Superintendent's Letters

The Letters are in PDF format.

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Letter to Federal and State Financial Regulators on Potential New NYDFS Cyber Security Regulation Requirements for Financial Institutions


Superintendent Lawsky Letter to Sherrod Brown, US Senate on Life-Insurer Owned Captives and Shadow Insurance


Superintendent Lawsky Letter to Insurers on Cyber Security


Superintendent Lawsky Letter to CFPB on abusive payday lending practices

Speeches and Testimony

Release Date Subject
06/03/2015 NYDFS Announces Final Bitlicense Framework for Regulating Digital Currency Firms

Superintendent Lawsky's Remarks on Reforming New York's Foreclosure Process

03/12/2015 Excerpts From Superintendent Lawsky’s Remarks On Foreign Exchange Trading, Wall Street Enforcement, And Health Care Payment Reform In Albany, NY
02/25/2015 Superintendent Lawsky’s Remarks On Financial Regulation In New York City At Columbia Law School

Recent Press Releases

If you are a member of the press and would like more information, please call the Public Affairs Office at (212) 709-1691. Media inquiries can also be e-mailed to the following address:

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DFS Urges New Yorkers to Consider Flood Insurance to Protect Their Homes and Business Properties from Flood Damage


Governor Cuomo Announces Action to Ensure Health Insurers Provide Coverage for Maternal Depression Screening


DFS Files for Liquidation of Health Republic in New York State Supreme Court

04/21/2016 DFS Announces Appointments of Executive Deputy Superintendent for Insurance and Deputy Superintendent for Insurance

Governor Cuomo Announces New Initiative Ensuring Domestic Violence Victims are Able to Obtain Health Insurance Coverage Year-Round


Celeste Koeleveld Appointed General Counsel at New York State Department of Financial Services


Statement from Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Cyber Attack Charges Announced by U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and FBI Director James Comey Involving the Bowman Avenue Dam in Westchester County


National Bank of Pakistan Agrees to Enhance Anti-Money Laundering Compliance and Controls


DFS Approves Goldman Sachs Bank Purchase of GE Capital Bank


NYDFS Announces Lead Generator Will Pay $1 Million Penalty and Stop Selling “Leads” of New York Consumers to Illegal Payday Lenders


Industrial Bank of Korea Agrees to Strengthen Anti-Money Laundering Compliance and Controls at Bank’s New York Branch

Governor Cuomo Nominates Maria Vullo as Superintendent of New York State Department of Financial Services

01/20/2016 NYDFS Announces Healthnow New York To Pay $750,000 Fine For Insurance Law Violations

NYDFS Announces Enforcement Action Against Habib Bank Limited


Governor Cuomo Announces Anti-Terrorism Regulation Requiring Senior Financial Executives to Certify Effectiveness of Anti-Money Laundering Systems


NYDFS Announces New Day Financial to Pay $1 Million and Surrender New York License For Exam Cheating Scheme


NYDFS Announces Barclays to Pay Additional $150 Million Penalty, Terminate Employee for Automated, Electronic Foreign Exchange Trading Misconduct


NYSOH and NYDFS Announce Agreements with Fidelis Care, Excellus BCBS, MVP Health Care to Help Ensure Health Republic Consumers Receive Uninterrupted Health Insurance Coverage


NYDFS and NYSOH Announce Additional Actions to Protect Health Republic Consumers


NYDFS Announces Deutsche Bank to Pay $258 Million, Install Independent Monitor, Terminate Employees for Transactions on Behalf of Iran, Syria, Sudan, Other Sanctioned Entities


NYDFS, NYSOH, CMS Announce Additional Actions Regarding Health Republic Insurance of New York


NYDFS Announces Goldman Sachs to Pay $50 Million; Accept Three-Year Regulatory Consulting Abstention; Admit Failure to Supervise for Banking Law Violations


NYDFS Announces Crédit Agricole to Pay $787 Million, Install Independent Consultant, Terminate Employee for Transactions on Behalf of Sudan, Iran, Other Sanctioned Entities


Governor Cuomo Announces Training Forums on Preventing Elder Financial Abuse


Acting Superintendent Albanese Approves M&T Bank Acquisition Of Hudson City Savings Bank


NYDFS Grants Charter to "Gemini" Bitcoin Exchange Founded by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss


NYDFS, CMS, NYSOH Announce Actions Regarding Health Republic Insurance Of New York


NYDFS Announces Approval of First Bitlicense Application From a Virtual Currency Firm


NYDFS Takes Possession of Montauk Credit Union, Appoints NCUA as Conservator


NYDFS Directs New York Banks to Comply with Abandoned Property Law to Help Ensure Customers Get Paid What They Are Owed

Public Hearings

The department holds public hearings on certain Insurance related issues that are open to the public. Interested parties may also testify at these hearings, or submit written comments to be included in the hearing record.


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