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2019-07-18 DFS Fines Applied Underwriters $3 Million for Unlicensed Workers’ Comp Insurance Business
2019-07-17 Financial Services Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell Announces Approval of De Novo Banking Charter
2019-07-15 DFS Grants Licenses to Seed CX Companies to Provide Virtual Currency Services for Institutional Customers
2019-07-10 Statement by DFS Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell Regarding New York Appeals Court Upholding the Return of Art Stolen During the Holocaust to Rightful Owners
2019-07-02 DFS Superintendent Lacewell Announces New Executive Appointments
2019-07-01 Governor Cuomo Calls on DFS to Investigate Claims That Advertisers Use Facebook Platform to Engage in Discrimination
2019-06-28 Statement by Financial Services Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell Regarding the Seventh Circuit’s Decision Upholding States’ Authority to Protect Student Loan Borrowers
2019-06-24 DFS Superintendent Linda Lacewell Announces $33 Million Settlement Between DFS and MUFG Bank
2019-06-21 Linda A. Lacewell Confirmed by Senate as New York Superintendent of Financial Services
2019-06-20 DFS Approves Acquisition of Hospitals Insurance Company By The Doctors Company
2019-06-12 DFS Authorizes Expansion Of New York State-Chartered Bank
2019-05-30 Department of Financial Services Announces Final Regulation to Combat Maternal Depression
2019-05-22 Acting Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell Names Justin Herring Executive Deputy Superintendent of Newly Created Cybersecurity Division
2019-05-17 Department of Financial Services Takes Possession of Municipal Credit Union and Names NCUA as Conservator
2019-05-16 Department of Financial Services Approves The Hartford Acquisition of Navigators Group, Expanding New York State Insurance Marketplace
2019-05-15 Acting DFS Superintendent Lacewell Announces New Department Appointments
2019-05-14 Governor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders Announce 2020 Enacted Budget Includes Measure to Create Sweeping Protections for Student Loan Borrowers
2019-05-07 Governor Cuomo Calls on Department of Financial Services to Investigate Reports of Nurses Being Denied Life Insurance for Carrying Opioid Overdose Reversal Medication
2019-05-03 DFS Takes Action Against Health Insurers for Violations of Insurance Law Related to Contraceptive Coverage
2019-05-02 Statement by Acting Financial Services Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell Regarding the Court’s Decision to Allow DFS’s Lawsuit Against the OCC to Move Forward
2019-05-01 Governor Cuomo Calls on Department of Financial Services and Department of Taxation and Finance to Investigate Tax Return Preparers' Alleged Tactics to Reduce Access to Free Tax Filing Options
2019-04-30 Acting DFS Superintendent Lacewell Warns Insurers to Make Certain Consumers are not Being Charged Unfair Co-Pays Higher than Drug Retail Prices
2019-04-29 Acting DFS Superintendent Lacewell Announces Appointment of Katherine Lemire as Executive Deputy Superintendent of Newly Created Consumer Protection & Enforcement Division
2019-04-15 DFS Fines UniCredit Group $405 Million for Violations of Sanctions Laws
2019-04-10 DFS Denies the Applications of Bittrex, Inc. for New York Virtual Currency and Money Transmitter Licenses
2019-04-09 DFS Grants Virtual Currency License to Bitstamp USA, Inc.
2019-04-09 Department of Financial Services and Manhattan District Attorney Fine Standard Chartered $463.4 Million for U.S. Sanctions Violations
2019-03-27 DFS Advances New York’s Thriving Virtual Currency Market, Grants Virtual Currency and Money Transmitter Licenses to Tagomi Trading, LLC
2019-03-26 ICYMI: Acting DFS Superintendent Lacewell's Op-Ed in Crain’s New York Business: Albany’s Chance to Tackle the Student-Debt Crisis
2019-03-21 Acting Financial Services Superintendent Lacewell and Attorney General James Announce Crackdown on Brooklyn Insurance Fraud Scheme
2019-03-15 Department of Financial Services Approves Expansion of New York Property Insurance Market
2019-03-06 FTC Proposes Increased Cybersecurity Standards Based on DFS’s Landmark Cybersecurity Regulation
2019-02-27 Governor Cuomo Announces 2019 Women's Justice Agenda Proposal to Improve Access to IVF and Fertility Preservation
2019-02-22 Governor Cuomo Directs New York Department of State and Department of Financial Services to Investigate Report that Facebook is Secretly Accessing Personal Information
2019-02-21 Acting DFS Superintendent Lacewell Issues Consumer Alert Regarding Universal Life Insurance Policies
2019-01-31 DFS Superintendent Vullo Advises Regulated Entities of Final Deadline for Implementing Protections Under DFS’s Landmark Cybersecurity Regulation
2019-01-29 DFS Fines Standard Chartered Bank $40 Million for Attempting to Rig Foreign Exchange Transactions
2019-01-29 Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Announces The Approval Of A New Banking Development District In The Hamlet Of Bridgeport To Expand Access To Financial Services To Underserved New York Communities
2019-01-28 DFS Orders Globe Life Insurance Company of New York to Pay Death Benefits Restitution to Beneficiaries of Policies Totaling $7.3 Million
2019-01-28 DFS Superintendent Vullo Announces that MetLife will Pay a $19.75 Million Fine and Provide $189 Million in Restitution to Policyholders for Failures Related to Pension Benefit Transfers