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DFS Press Releases: 2014

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12/22/2014

NYDFS Announces Bank Leumi to Pay $130 Million; Terminate and Ban Individual Employees, Admit Violations of Banking Law for Assisting Tax Evasion by U.S. Clients

12/22/2014

NYDFS Announces Ocwen Chairman To Resign From Firm And Related Companies; Ocwen To Provide Direct Homeowner Relief And Undertake Significant Operational Reforms

12/19/2014

NYDFS Reaches Agreement On Final Consent Judgment With Condor Capital, Obtaining Full Restitution For Consumers Under Dodd-Frank Lawsuit

12/11/2014

Governor Cuomo Announces Action To Help Ensure Transgender New Yorkers Receive Equal Access To Health Insurance Coverage

12/10/2014

NYDFS Issues Examination Guidance To Banks Outlining New Targeted Cyber Security Preparedness Assessments

12/09/2014

Governor Cuomo Deploying Department Of Financial Services’ Mobile Command Center To Help Western New Yorkers With Storm-Related Insurance Issues

12/03/2014

Governor Cuomo Announces New Regulations Against Abusive And Deceptive Debt Collection Practices

11/19/2014

Governor Cuomo Deploying Mobile Command Center To Onondaga County Sites To Deliver Foreclosure Prevention Help To Homeowners

11/18/2014

NYDFS Announces Bank Of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ To Pay Additional $315 Million Penalty For Misleading Regulators, Individual Bank Employees Will Resign And Accept Bans

11/13/2014

Governor Cuomo Announces Citibank, JPMorgan Chase, M&T Bank And Valley National Bank To Use DFS Database To Help Protect Consumers From Illegal, Online Payday Lending

11/12/2014

Governor Cuomo Deploying Mobile Command Center to Queens to Deliver Foreclosure Prevention Help to Homeowners

10/31/2014

NYDFS Announces AIG To Pay $35 Million Penalty For Insurance Law Violations Related To Its Former Subsidiaries ALICO And DelAm

10/08/2014

Governor Cuomo Deploying Mobile Command Center to Long Island to Deliver Foreclosure Prevention Help to Homeowners

09/16/2014

NYDFS Launches Investigation Into Potential Predatory Practices By Hard Money Lenders

09/04/2014

Superintendent Lawsky Announces Setting Of 2015 Health Insurance Plan Rates For New York, Including Rates For Health Benefits Exchange

08/19/2014

Governor Cuomo Issues Consumer Alert On Potential Home Repair Scams In Wake Of Flooding On Long Island

08/19/2014

NYDFS Announces Standard Chartered Bank To Suspend Dollar Clearing For High-Risk Clients In Hong Kong; Pay $300 Million Penalty; Take Other Remedial Steps After Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Failures

08/18/2014

NYDFS Announces Pricewaterhousecoopers Regulatory Advisory Services Will Face 24-Month Consulting Suspension; Pay $25 Million; Implement Reforms After Misconduct During Work At Bank Of Tokyo Mitsubishi

08/13/2014

Governor Cuomo Deploying DFS Mobile Command Center To Long Island To Provide Insurance Help To Residents Affected By Flooding

08/04/2014

Governor Cuomo Deploying Mobile Command Center To Deliver Foreclosure Prevention Help To Long Island Homeowners

07/25/2014

Statement from Superintendent Lawsky and A.G. Schneiderman On Agreement With LYFT

07/17/2014

NY DFS Releases Proposed Bitlicense Regulatory Framework For Virtual Currency Firms

07/11/2014

Joint Statement By Superintendent Lawsky & A.G. Schneiderman On Lyft

06/30/2014

Cuomo Administration Announces BNP Paribas To Pay $8.9 Billion, Including $2.24 Billion To NYDFS, Terminate Senior Executives, Restrict U.S. Dollar Clearing Operations For Violations Of Law

06/16/2014

Governor Cuomo Announces Creation of New DFS Database Tool to Help Banks Identify and Stop Illegal, Online Payday Lending

06/05/2014

Superintendent Lawsky Announces Streamlined DFS Licensing For Mortgage Banking In New York

06/04/2014

Governor Cuomo Deploying Mobile Command Center to Rockland County to Deliver Foreclosure Prevention Help to Homeowners

05/29/2014

Governor Cuomo Deploying DFS Mobile Command Center To Long Island To Deliver Foreclosure Prevention Help To Homeowners

05/29/2014

Cuomo Administration Announces Narragansett Bay Insurance Company To Pay $327,400 Penalty For Failure To Perform Timely Inspections On Sandy Claims

05/28/2014

Governor Cuomo Deploys DFS Mobile Command Center to Branchport to Help Finger Lakes Area Flood Victims

05/27/2014

Superintendent Lawsky Urges Auto Insurers to Adopt 'Telematics' Programs To Help Drivers Save Money, Save Lives

05/20/2014

Excerpts From Superintendent Lawsky’s Remarks On Non-Bank Mortgage Servicing In New York City

05/19/2014

Statement Of New York Superintendent Of Financial Services Benjamin M. Lawsky Regarding Credit Suisse AG

05/06/2014

Governor Cuomo Announces New Cyber Security Assessments For Banks

04/30/2014

Cuomo Administration Takes Action To Halt Illegal, Online Payday Lending Through Debit Card Networks

04/23/2014

NYDFS Obtains Temporary Restraining Order Against Subprime Auto Lender Accused Of Stealing Millions From Consumers

04/17/2014

Governor Cuomo Deploying Mobile Command Center To Long Island To Deliver Foreclosure Prevention Help To Homeowners

04/16/2014

Cuomo Administration Announces Aetna To Pay $500,000 Penalty For Consumer Protection Violations On Insurance Policies

03/31/2014

NYDFS Announces MetLife To Pay $60 Million For Insurance Law And Other Violations By Its Subsidiaries Alico And Delam

03/24/2014

Superintendent Lawsky Sends Letter To Legislature Urging Passage Of Legislation In State Budget To Protect Consumers From Surprise, Out-Of-Network Medical Bills

03/17/2014

Cuomo Administration Announces AXA To Pay DFS $20 Million Fine Over Insurance Violations For Retirement Products

03/13/2014

Governor Cuomo Announces Launch Of DFS Student Protection Unit Website

03/11/2014

NYDFS Issues Public Order On Virtual Currency Exchanges

03/10/2014

Cuomo Administration Announces 'Relayrides' Car-Sharing Service To Pay $200,000 Penalty For Insurance Law And Other Violation

02/28/2014

Governor Cuomo Announces Approval Of First-Ever Long Island Banking Development District To Help Underserved Consumers

02/12/2014

Excerpts From Superintendent Lawsky’s Remarks On Non-Bank Mortgage Servicing In New York City

02/10/2014

Governor Cuomo Announces Thousands of Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield Consumers Will Receive Three Weeks of Free Coverage

01/22/2014

Governor Cuomo Announces New Student Protection Unit And Launches Investigation Into Student ‘Debt Relief’ Industry

01/21/2014

Governor Cuomo Deploys DFS Mobile Command Center To West Seneca To Help Victims Of Recent Flooding

01/14/2014

NYDFS Urges Bank Payment Processing Gatekeeper NACHA To Take Stronger Action To Root Out Illegal Payday Lending

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