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Emergency Adoption of 8th Amendment to Insurance Regulation 35-D (11 NYCRR 60-2)

08/16/2018 Emergency Adoptions - Insurance

Insurance Circular Letter No. 11 (2018): Inclusion of Loss-of-Use Costs in Calculating Damage to Property in Relation to Surcharge Threshold

08/10/2018

Circular Letter No. 11

Procurement Opportunities: Claims Administrator

08/09/2018 Current Opportunities

Medicare Supplement Insurance Premium Rates for August 2018

08/01/2018 Medicare Supplement Insurance

Statement by DFS Superintendent Maria T. Vullo on Treasury’s Endorsement of Regulatory Sandboxes for Fintech Companies and the OCC’s Decision to Accept Fintech Charter Applications

07/31/2018 Statement
Insurance Circular Letter No. 10 (2018): Regulation of Association Health Plans 07/27/2018 Circular Letter No. 10

Online Lending Report

07/11/2018

Reports and Publications

Consumer Credit Reporting Agency Registration

07/10/2018 Information

Statement by New York Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo regarding the Court’s ruling on Regulation 208

07/05/2018 Statement

Disciplinary Actions Against Insurance Companies, Agents, Brokers & Adjusters

06/26/2018 Disciplinary Actions

Insurance Circular Letter No. 9 (2018): Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and/or Gender Dysphoria

06/25/2018

Circular Letter No. 9 (PDF)

Insurance Circular Letter No. 8 (2018): Underwriting in life insurance, disability income insurance, and long term care insurance for the use of antiretroviral pre-exposure prophylaxis (“PrEP”) to reduce the risk of contracting human immunodeficiency virus (“HIV”) infection

06/22/2018 Circular Letter No. 8

Statement by DFS Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding Japanese Regulator’s Action on Bitflyer Japan

06/22/2018 Statement

Insurance Circular Letter No. 7 (2018): Prohibition on Short-Term Limited Duration Plans

06/21/2018 Circular Letter No. 7
Trio Charged With Stealing, Plundering and Selling Van Parts in Elaborate Conspiracy Scheme 06/21/2018

Article (PDF, Queensda.org)

DFS Schedules Public Hearing on August 23, 2018 Regarding the Plan of Conversion by Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company (MLMIC) for its Demutualization

06/20/2018 MLMIC Hearing Index

Insurance Circular Letter No. 6 (2018): Payment of Fees to Life Insurance Agents and Brokers

06/06/2018 Circular Letter No. 6
New York Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Remarks to the Exchequer Club 06/06/2018 Statement (PDF)

Insurance Circular Letter No. 5 (2018): Health Insurance Coverage for Comprehensive Lactation Support Services, Including Counseling, Education, and Breastfeeding Equipment and Supplies

05/22/2018 Circular Letter No. 5

Statement by New York Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding the NRA'S Lawsuit Against New York

05/11/2018 Statement

2018 Changes to Reverse Mortgage Foreclosure Process

05/11/2018 2018 Changes

Statement by New York Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s Office for Students and Young Consumers

05/09/2018 Statement

New York State Non-Profit Housing Counseling Agencies Providing Services to Homeowners in Default and Foreclosure - Statewide Listing by County - Updated

05/07/2018 Statewide Listing by County

Supplement No. 1 to Insurance Circular Letter No. 20 (2017): Insurance Producer Compensation for Accident and Health Insurance Policies and Contracts

05/03/2018 Circular Letters 2018

Insurance Circular Letter No. 3 (2018): Disaster Planning, Preparedness, and Response by the Property/Casualty Insurance Industry; and Insurance Circular Letter No. 4 (2018): Disaster Planning, Preparedness, and Response by the Life and Health Insurance Industries

04/24/2018 Circular Letters 2018

A.G. Schneiderman Announces Arrest of Jamestown Taxi Driver Charged with Defrauding Medicaid

04/23/2018 Article (ag.ny.gov)

Consumer Alert: Rent-to-Own and Land Installment Contracts: What you need to Know

04/16/2018 Alert

Operation Decoy Delivery: A.G. Schneiderman Announces Prison Sentence For Insurance Fraud Ringleader

03/14/2018

Article (ag.ny.gov)

Statement by New York Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding the Department Of Education’s “Interpretation Memo” Challenging States’ Protections for Student Loan Borrowers

03/09/2018 Statement

DFS Letter Regarding Student Loan Servicers

03/02/2018 Letter (PDF)

Statement by New York Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding on the Passing of DFS State Charter Advisory Board Member Joseph G. Perri

02/20/2018

Statement

NAIC Holds Public Hearing on Covered Agreement

02/20/2018 Covered Agreement

Top Executives at Long Island Mortgage Lender Plead Guilty to $8.9 Million Fraud (justice.gov)

02/15/2018 Article (justice.gov)

Statement by New York Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding Idaho’s Actions to Undermine the Affordable Care Act

02/15/2018

Statement

Statement by Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo on Report of Denials of Insurance Policies for Applicants Who Take HIV Prevention Medication

02/14/2018

Statement

Statement by DFS Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding the Payment of Title Closers

02/08/2018

Statement

Defendant Sentenced to 41 Months in Prison for Defrauding Mortgage Lending Institutions (justice.gov)

01/26/2018 Article

Statement by DFS Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding the Resolution of Illegal Conduct by BNP Paribas USA Inc.'s Foreign Exchange Trading Business

01/26/2018

Statement

Statement by DFS Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding CFPB’s Troublesome Policy Shift Away from Consumer Protection

01/25/2018 Statement

Emergency Adoption of the 6th Amendment to Regulation 146 ( 11 NYCRR 361)

01/22/2018 Emergency Regulations - Insurance

Emergency Adoption of Part 418 of the Superintendent's Regulations and Supervisory Procedures MB 109 and MB 110 (Mortgage Loan Servicers)

01/19/2018 Emergency Regulations - Banking

Emergency Adoption of the 49th Amendment to Insurance Regulation 62 (11 NYCRR 52)

01/17/2018

Emergency Regulations - Insurance

Statement of DFS Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Prepared for Delivery at Public Hearing: An examination of Recent Title Insurance Regulations

01/12/2018 Statement

Insurance Circular Letter No. 1 (2018): Sale of wireless communications equipment insurance and service contracts

01/03/2018 Insurance Circular Letter No. 1 (2018)

Statement by DFS Superintendent Vullo Regarding Prepayment of Property Taxes Tied to Mortgages

12/28/2017 Statement

Emergency Adoption of the 3rd Amendment to Regulation 85 (11 NYCRR 136)

12/27/2017 Emergency Regulations - Insurance

Proposed 1st Amendment of Regulation 187 (11 NYCRR 224) - Suitability in Life Insurance and Annuity Transactions

12/27/2017 Proposed Insurance Regulations

Statement by DFS Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding the Enforcement Action Taken Against NongHyup Bank

12/21/2017 Statement

2017-2018 Annual Statements and New York State Supplement Filing Checklists, Instructions and Forms Download

12/20/2017 Annual Statements & NY Supplement Filing Instructions

DFS Statement Regarding 11 NYCRR 228

12/19/2017

Statement

Statement of DFS Superintendent Maria T. Vullo on the Passing of M&T Bank Corp. Chairman Robert Wilmers

12/18/2017

Statement

Statement of DFS Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding the Injunction by the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania to Continue Contraceptive Coverage for Women

12/16/2017

Statement

Former Comptroller Of Mortgage Lender Charged With Bank Fraud And Wire Fraud (justice.gov)

12/14/2017 Article

Statement of DFS Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding the Decision of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York

12/12/2017 Statement

Operation Decoy Delivery: A.G. Schneiderman Announces Conviction After Trial Of Ringleader In Insurance Fraud Scheme (ag.ny.gov site)

12/07/2017

Article

Twenty Individuals – Including Four Doctors – Charged with Enterprise Corruption in Massive $146 Million Health Care Fraud; Allegedly Spent Proceeds on Luxury Properties, High-End Designer Goods and Jewelry (brooklynda.org)

12/05/2017

Article

Statement by Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding the TIO Networks Cybersecurity Incident

12/01/2017 Statement

Insurance Circular No. 21 (2017): Health Insurance Coverage for Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis for HIV Prevention

12/01/2017 Circular Letter No. 21

Consumer Alert: Counterfeit Department of Financial Services Licenses and Letterhead

11/28/2017 Consumer Alert

Insurance Circular No. 20 (2017): Producer Compensation for Comprehensive Medical Policies and Contracts

11/21/2017 Circular Letter No. 20

Brooklyn Construction Company, Long Beach Owner with Public Contracts To Forfeit $2.5 Million After Pleading Guilty to Underpaying Workers (brooklynda.org site)

11/15/2017 Article

Insurance Circular No. 19 (2017): National Association of Insurance Commissioners Life Insurance and Annuity Policy Locator Service

11/15/2017 Circular Letter No. 19

2017 Availability Survey, 2017 Annual Free Trade Zone Report and 2017 Special Homeowners Insurance Supplement

11/15/2017 Property Insurers - Data Calls

Updates:

  • Information and Resources for Licensed Lenders

  • Information and Resources for Sales Finance Companies

11/01/2017

Licensed Lenders

Sales Finance Companies

2017 Automobile Insurance Complaint Ranking

11/01/2017

Complaint Ranking

Statement by DFS Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding the NAIC Adoption of the Insurance Data Security Model Law

10/24/2017

Statement

Florida Man Pleads Guilty To Mail Fraud And Tax Evasion

10/24/2017 Article (justice.gov site)

Statement by Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo on BNP Paribas's Decision to Focus on Renewable Energy Projects

10/11/2017 Statement

Guidance to New York State Chartered Banks Regarding Hurricanes Maria and Irma in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands

10/04/2017

Guidance (PDF)


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