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DFS Press Releases: 2013

Release DateSubject
05/30/2013 Cuomo Administration ‘Force-Placed’ Insurance Reforms To Cover 100 Percent Of New York Market
05/29/2013 Superintendent Lawsky Announces Release Of Liquidation Bureau Report Showing Significant Progress In Resolving Policyholder Claims
05/29/2013 Governor Cuomo Deploying DFS Mobile Command Center to Suffolk County
05/28/2013 Governor Cuomo Launches Inquiry Into Cyber Threats At Largest Insurance Companies
05/22/2013 Governor Cuomo Deploys DFS Mobile Command Center To Locations In Nassau County And Staten Island
05/22/2013 Governor Cuomo Deploys DFS Mobile Command Center To Locations In Nassau County And Staten Island
05/21/2013 Statement of Superintendent Benjamin M. Lawsky On MetLife's Decision To Move Offshore "Captive" Subsidiary Back To The United States
05/15/2013 Superintendent Lawsky Orders ‘Relayrides’ Car-Sharing Service To Cease And Desist Its Repeated False Advertising And Violations Of Insurance Law, Company Will Stop Doing Business In New York
05/10/2013 Governor Cuomo Announces Cyber Security Advisory Board
05/09/2013 Governor Cuomo Deploys DFS Mobile Command Center To Locations In Nassau And Suffolk Counties
05/08/2013 Statement of New York Superintendent of Financial Services Benjamin M. Lawsky on the MBIA-Société Générale Settlement
05/07/2013 Governor Cuomo Launches Investigation Into 'Pension Advance' Schemes That Put Seniors, Military Veterans At Risk
05/06/2013 Statement Of New York Financial Services Superintendent Benjamin M. Lawsky On MBIA-Bank Of America Settlement
05/06/2013 Governor Cuomo Deploys DFS Mobile Command Center To Locations In Suffolk County
05/02/2013 Governor Cuomo Announces New Program To Protect Sandy Victims From Large Spikes In Their Mortgage Payments
05/02/2013 Governor Cuomo Deploys DFS Mobile Command Center To Locations In Nassau And Suffolk Counties
04/30/2013 Governor Cuomo Deploys DFS Mobile Command Center to Locations in Nassau and Suffolk Counties
04/29/2013 Cuomo Administration Opposes Bill That Would Legalize Unsafe Payday Loans In New York State
04/25/2013 Cuomo Administration Demands Credit Bureaus Take Immediate Action to Ensure Sandy Victims Don't Get Hit With Unfair Black Marks on Their Credit Scores
04/24/2013 Department of Financial Services Directs Health Insurers to Inform Public that Meningitis Vaccine Effective Against New, Lethal Strain is Covered Under Insurance
04/22/2013 Governor Cuomo Announces Zurich American To Refund $4.56 Million To Insurance Policyholders
04/18/2013 Cuomo Administration Settles With Country's Second Largest 'Force-Placed' Insurer, Leading Nationwide Reform Effort And Saving Millions For Homeowners And Investors
04/09/2013 Governor Administration Demands Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Change Restrictive Guidelines That Could Hit Sandy Victims With Large Spikes In Their Mortgage Payments
04/08/2013 Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance In Nassau County
04/04/2013 Superintendent Lawsky Announces Recovery of Two Works of Art For Heirs of Victim of Nazi Persecution
04/03/2013 Westchester County Insurance Agent Charged With Grand Larceny In Connection With Health Insurance Scheme
03/27/2013 Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance In Howard Beach, Queens
03/26/2013 Statement From Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on the Federal Housing Finance Agency's Proposal on Force-Placed Insurance Reform
03/25/2013 Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance In Queens, Nassau County And Suffolk Counties
03/21/2013 Cuomo Administration Settles With Country’s Largest Force-Placed Insurer, Leading Nationwide Reform Effort And Saving Homeowners, Taxpayers, And Investors Millions Of Dollars
03/19/2013 Governor Cuomo Announces DFS Investigation Identifies Banks With Worst Sandy Aid Statistics
03/15/2013 Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance In Brooklyn, Suffolk County And Queens
03/11/2013 Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance In Manhattan, Staten Island, Brooklyn And Queens
03/06/2013 Governor Cuomo Announces Review Of Banks’ Post Sandy Mortgage Practices
03/05/2013 Superintendent Lawsky Announces 15th Century Painting Lost During Nazi Persecution Restored To Rightful Heirs
02/28/2013 Governor Cuomo Announces DFS Program for Banks to Meet One-On-One with Homeowners Seeking Sandy Insurance Settlement Money
02/27/2013 Flushing Bank Converts To New York State Charter With Its Merger Into Flushing Commercial Bank
02/26/2013 Governor Cuomo Announces Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Have Agreed to State's Request for New Rules to Accelerate the Release of Insurance Money to Homeowners Affected by Sandy
02/26/2013 Governor Cuomo Announces Department of Financial Services to Speed Resolution of Insurance Claims in Areas Affected by Sandy
02/25/2013 Governor Cuomo Announces DFS Mediation Program for Disputed or Denied Insurance Claims for Storm Sandy Homeowners
02/25/2013

Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance In Nassau County, Staten Island And Brooklyn

02/22/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Department Of Financial Services Notifies Debt Collectors Not To Seek Collection On Illegal Payday Loans

02/21/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Department Of Financial Services Investigating Insurers For Unacceptable Claims Practices Related To Storm Sandy

02/20/2013

Department Of Financial Services Representatives To Join Babylon Helps To Offer Aid To Nassau County Storm Victims

02/20/2013

Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance At Locations In Nassau County, Brooklyn And Suffolk County

02/12/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Administration Investigation Finds At Least $200 Million In Sandy Insurance Funds Have Not Been Released By Banks To Homeowners

02/07/2013

Cuomo Administration Report Shows New York's Community Banks Provide Most Small Business and Farm Loans

02/01/2013 Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance At Locations In Brooklyn, Suffolk County, Staten Island and Nassau County
01/29/2013 Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $665 Million In Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Paid To Date As A Result Of State Investigation
01/25/2013 Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance At Locations In Suffolk County, Nassau County, Brooklyn And Staten Island
01/18/2013 Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance In Suffolk County, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens, Nassau County
01/17/2013 Department Of Financial Services Fines Healthnow $700,000 For Failing To Tell Consumers Their Rights And Benefits
01/10/2013 Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance At Locations In Nassau County, Brooklyn, and Staten Island
01/06/2013 Governor Cuomo Announces Health Insurance Consumers Will Save $500 Million After Cuts in Insurer Rate Requests
01/04/2013 Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance At Locations In Brooklyn, Staten Island, Nassau County And Suffolk County