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DFS Press Releases: 2012

Release DateSubject
12/18/2012 Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance At Locations In Nassau County, Staten Island, Brooklyn And Queens
12/12/2012 Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance at Six Locations in Nassau County, Suffolk County and New York City Boroughs
12/12/2012 Governor Cuomo Announces Banks And Mortgage Servicers To Expedite Insurance Payments To Homeowners
12/05/2012 Cuomo Administration Requires Major Mortgage Servicer To Install Monitor To Ensure Promised Reforms Are Implemented
12/03/2012 Governor Cuomo Warns New Yorkers Against Home Repair Scams In Wake Of Sandy
11/29/2012 Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance at Five Locations in New York City and Long Island
11/29/2012 Governor Cuomo Announces New Actions to Expedite Sandy-Related Insurance Claims and Launches Online Report Card System for Insurance Companies
11/27/2012 Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance At Howard Beach In Queens
11/26/2012

DFS Comment Letter in Opposition to the FHFA's Proposed State-Level Guarantee Fee Increase (PDF)

11/23/2012 Department of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance at Four Long Island Locations
11/19/2012 Department of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance on Staten Island on Monday and Tuesday
11/14/2012

Department of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance in Edgewater Park in the Bronx on Thursday

11/14/2012 Department of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn on Wednesday
11/13/2012

Department of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance in Rockland County Today

11/12/2012 Governor Cuomo Announces 24/7 Insurance Disaster Hotline to Help New Yorkers Recovering from Hurricane Sandy
11/09/2012 Governor Cuomo Announces Major State Banks Agree to Waive Consumer Fees in Aftermath of Sandy
11/09/2012

Department of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance in the Rockaways Today

11/08/2012 Department of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance to Staten Island Residents Today
11/07/2012 Governor Cuomo Announces Major State Banks and Mortgage Servicers Offering Relief for Home Mortgage Borrowers in Aftermath of Sandy
11/06/2012 Department of Financial Services to Offer Insurance Assistance to Citizens in Island Park Area of Nassau County on Wednesday
11/06/2012 Department of Financial Services to Offer Insurance Assistance to Long Beach Area Citizens Today
11/05/2012 Governor Cuomo Changes Insurance Rules So New Yorkers Can Quickly Document Damage and Discard Debris Without Affecting Insurance Claims
11/01/2012 Governor Cuomo Announces Homeowners Will Not Have To Pay Hurricane Deductibles
10/22/2012 DFS Comment Letter on the Proposed Basel III Bank Capital Rules
10/19/2012 Governor Cuomo Administration Foreclosure Prevention Program To Help Homeowners In Selden In Suffolk County
10/18/2012 Governor Cuomo Administration Foreclosure Prevention Effort To Participate In Free Legal Guidance Program In Mineola
10/15/2012 Cuomo Administration Foreclosure Prevention Program To Help Homeowners In Town Of Amherst
10/15/2012 Cuomo Administration Foreclosure Prevention Program To Help Homeowners In South Buffalo
10/10/2012 Cuomo Administration Foreclosure Prevention Program To Help Homeowners In Freeport
10/09/2012 Cuomo Administration Foreclosure Prevention Program To Help Homeowners In Glen Cove
10/03/2012 Cuomo Administration Foreclosure Prevention Program To Help Homeowners In Albany
10/03/2012 Cuomo Administration Foreclosure Prevention Program To Help Homeowners In Vestal
09/24/2012 Cuomo Administration Foreclosure Prevention Program To Help Albany County Homeowners
09/24/2012 Cuomo Administration Foreclosure Prevention Program To Help Rockland County Homeowners
09/21/2012 Statement from Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent of Financial Services, Regarding Signing of Final Agreement with Standard Chartered Bank
09/20/2012 Cuomo Administration Fines Oxford Health $665,000 For Failing To Tell Consumers Their Rights And Benefits
09/10/2012 Governor Cuomo Administration Foreclosure Prevention Program To Help Jamaica Queens Homeowners
08/31/2012 Governor Cuomo Administration Foreclosure Prevention Program To Help Monroe County Homeowners
08/22/2012 Cuomo Administration Foreclosure Prevention Program to Help Mastic Beach Area Homeowners
08/14/2012 Statement From Benjamin M. Lawsky, Superintendent Of Financial Services, Regarding Standard Chartered Bank
08/01/2012 Governor Cuomo Announces Pilot Program To Make Health Insurance More Affordable For College Students In New York
07/31/2012 Cuomo Administration Foreclosure Prevention Program To Help Copiague Area Homeowners
07/24/2012 Cuomo Administration Foreclosure Prevention Program To Help White Plains Area Homeowners
07/23/2012 Governor Cuomo Announces Licensing Of New Bond Insurer To Serve Small And Mid-Size Municipal Projects
07/19/2012 Governor Cuomo Urges New Yorkers To Act Now To Make Sure They Are Adequately Insured Against Storm Losses
07/17/2012 Governor Cuomo Announces First Reduction In Workers' Compensation Rates Since 2008
07/11/2012 Governor Cuomo Announces Foreclosure Prevention Program To Offer Help To Bedford-Stuyvesant Homeowners
07/09/2012 Cuomo Administration Foreclosure Prevention Program To Offer Help To Homeowners Throughout The Bronx
07/02/2012 Financial Services Superintendent Lawsky Approves Four More Bank Conversions To State Charters
06/27/2012 Flood Insurance Adjuster Certification Training Being Offered For New York Adjusters On July 17
06/12/2012 Governor Cuomo Announces DFS Action Could Save Some New York Homeowners Millions In Overcharges To Home Insurance
06/08/2012 Cuomo Administration Program To Stem Foreclosures To Help Homeowners In Poughkeepsie
06/07/2012 Cuomo Administration Program To Stem Foreclosures To Help Homeowners In Wyandanch
06/01/2012 Cuomo Administration Program To Stem Foreclosures To Help Homeowners In Buffalo
05/29/2012 Cuomo Administration Program To Stem Foreclosures Returning To Lindenhurst To Help Area Homeowners
05/21/2012 Superintendent Lawsky Elected To Board Of Directors Of Conference Of State Bank Supervisors
05/16/2012 Cuomo Administration Program To Stem Foreclosures To Visit Homeowners In Nassau County
05/14/2012 Governor Cuomo Announces New Rules Directing Insurers to Pay Unclaimed Life Insurance Proceeds
05/11/2012 Cuomo Administration Program To Stem Foreclosures To Visit Homeowners In Syracuse
05/08/2012 Department of Financial Services Fines Insurers $2.7 Million for Failing to Notify Small Businesses of Mental Health Coverage Options
05/08/2012 Cuomo Administration Program to Stem Foreclosures to Visit Homeowners in Glenville, Schenectady County
05/01/2012 Cuomo Administration Expands Effort To End No-Fault Fraud; Aimed At Stopping Rapid Rise In Auto Insurance Rates
04/30/2012 Cuomo Administration Program To Stem Foreclosures To Visit Homeowners In Orange And Sullivan Counties
04/27/2012 DFS Superintendent Lawsky Announces Two Western New York Defendants Sentenced For Scamming Seniors
04/26/2012 Department Of Financial Services To Hold Public Hearings On Force-Placed Insurance
04/24/2012 Cuomo Administration Program to Stem Foreclosures to Visit Bronx Homeowners
04/23/2012 Governor Cuomo Announces DFS Investigation Into Life Insurers Recovers More Than A Quarter Billion Dollars In Unpaid Benefits For Consumers Nationwide
04/19/2012 Department Of Financial Services Gets Hartford Life To Pay $24 Million To 300,000 Covered By Accidental Death And Dismemberment Insurance Policies
04/19/2012 Department Of Financial Services Fines Excellus Nearly $1 Million For Failing To Cover Emergency Room Claims
04/16/2012 Cuomo Administration Program to Stem Foreclosures to Visit Suffolk County Homeowners in Huntington Station
04/09/2012 Cuomo Administration Program to Stem Foreclosures to Visit Hempstead Area Homeowners
04/06/2012 Property/Casualty Rate and Form Filings Now Accessible Using Department's Website, Superintendent Lawsky Says
04/05/2012 Department Of Financial Services Expands Probe Into Force-Placed Insurance, Demanding Explanation For High Rates; Will Hold Public Hearings
03/28/2012 Superintendent Lawsky Announces Nine Appointments To New State Charter Bank Advisory Board
03/23/2012 Superintendent Lawsky Announces Cross County Savings Bank Converts to State Charter
03/22/2012 Department of Financial Services: Health Insurance Exchange is Vital to Small Business Growth; Will Help Economy Grow & Create Jobs
03/16/2012 Cuomo Administration Program To Stem Foreclosures To Visit Lindenhurst Area Homeowners
03/14/2012 Foreclosure Prevention Specialists to Meet with Homeowners Friday, March 16 at Post Community Park in Massapequa
03/12/2012 Cuomo Administration Program To Stem Foreclosures To Visit Nassau County Homeowners
03/08/2012 Governor Cuomo Announces New Statewide Initiative To Rid The State's No-Fault Insurance System Of Deceptive Doctors And Shut Down Medical Mills
03/07/2012 Governor Cuomo Announces Department Of Financial Services Investigation Into Out-Of-Network Medical Costs Affecting New Yorkers Across The State
03/06/2012 Cuomo Administration Program To Stem Foreclosures To Visit Crown Heights In Brooklyn
02/24/2012 Cuomo Administration Moves To Protect Insurance Benefits Of New York Soldiers, Veterans, And Their Families
02/22/2012 Cuomo Administration Addresses Foreclosure Issues In Rockland County
02/21/2012 Department Of Financial Services Program To Stem Mortgage Foreclosures To Visit Spring Valley In Rockland County
02/15/2012 Department Of Financial Services Launches Industry Wide Audit Of Rising Health Insurance Rates
02/10/2012 Deputy Superintendent Of Financial Services James Wrynn To Join Goldberg Segalla Law Firm
02/09/2012 Department of Financial Services Launching Statewide Foreclosure Relief Effort
02/07/2012 Department of Financial Services Launching Statewide Effort to Stem Mortgage Foreclosures

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