Skip to Content

DFS Press Releases: 2015

Release DateSubject

Acting Superintendent Albanese Approves M&T Bank Acquisition Of Hudson City Savings Bank

10/05/2015 NYDFS Grants Charter to "Gemini" Bitcoin Exchange Founded by Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss

NYDFS, CMS, NYSOH Announce Actions Regarding Health Republic Insurance Of New York


NYDFS Announces Approval of First Bitlicense Application From a Virtual Currency Firm


NYDFS Takes Possession of Montauk Credit Union, Appoints NCUA as Conservator


NYDFS Directs New York Banks to Comply with Abandoned Property Law to Help Ensure Customers Get Paid What They Are Owed



Governor Cuomo Deploys DFS Mobile Command Center to Continue Providing Consumer Assistance to Homeowners and Student Borrowers in the Mohawk Valley


Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and New York Department of Financial Services Sue Pension Advance Companies for Deceiving Consumers About Loan Costs


Governor Cuomo Deploying DFS to Offer Consumer Assistance to Homeowners and Student Loan Borrowers in the Mohawk Valley


Statement by Acting New York Superintendent of Financial Services Anthony J. Albanese on Agreement with Promontory Financial Group, LLC

08/10/2015 Governor Cuomo Deploying DFS Mobile Command Center to Provide Foreclosure Prevention Assistance to Homeowners in Watertown and Oswego
07/31/2015 New York State Department of Financial Services Announces 2016 Health Insurance Premium Rates, Including Rates for NY State of Health

Governor Cuomo Deploying DFS Mobile Command Center to Provide Foreclosure Prevention Assistance to Homeowners in the Southern Tier


Governor Cuomo Announces Two Additional Mortgage Companies Sign On To Combat "Zombie Properties"


Governor Cuomo Announces Action To Crack Down On High-Interest Lending To Military Servicemembers And Close The "Ft. Drum Loophole"


Governor Cuomo Announces Student Loan Debt Relief Provider Will Cease Operations After Misleading And Improper Practices


Governor Cuomo Deploying DFS Mobile Command Center To Orange And Sullivan Counties To Provide Homeowners With Foreclosure Prevention Assistance


Governor Cuomo Issues Consumer Tips To Help Protect Against Financial Exploitation Of The Elderly


Wednesday: Superintendent Lawsky to Deliver Remarks on Digital Currency Regulation in Washington, DC


NYDFS Announces Greater Hudson Bank To Convert To New York State Charter


NYDFS Announces Deployment of Mobile Command Center to Brentwood and Central Islip to Deliver Foreclosure Prevention Help to Homeowners


Benjamin M. Lawsky to Depart NYDFS After Four Years Serving as the Agency's First Superintendent


NYDFS Announces Barclays To Pay $2.4 Billion, Terminate Employees For Conspiring To Manipulate Spot FX Trading Market


Governor Cuomo Announces Major Mortgage Companies Agree to Measures to Combat Vacant and Abandoned "Zombie Properties"


NYDFS Approves New Title Insurance Rates for Refinancings, Up to 65 Percent Savings for Consumers


NYDFS Grants First Charter To A New York Virtual Currency Company


DFS Mobile Command Center To Deliver Foreclosure Prevention And Insurance Help To Queens Homeowners In Springfield Gardens


Governor Cuomo Announces New Regulations To Crack Down On Kickbacks And Improper Expenses In The Title Insurance Industry


NYDFS Announces Deutsche Bank to Pay $2.5 Billion, Terminate and Ban Individual Employees, Install Independent Monitor for Interest Rate Manipulation


DFS Mobile Command Center to Howard Beach and Rockaway Beach Sites to Deliver Foreclosure Prevention and Insurance Help to Homeowners


NYDFS Report Shows Need To Tighten Cyber Security At Banks' Third-Party Vendors


Cuomo Administration Announces Law Protecting New York Consumers From Surprise, Out-Of-Network Medical Bills Goes Into Effect

03/23/2015 NYDFS Issues Consumer Alert on Insurance Coverage for Colon Cancer Screenings
03/12/2015 NYDFS Announces Commerzbank to pay $1.45 Billion, Terminate Employees, Install Independent Monitor for Banking Law Violations

NYDFS Announces Moneymutual Will Pay $2.1 Million Penalty; Montel Williams To Withdraw Endorsement For New York Payday Loans

03/05/2015 NYDFS Urges Pioneer Savings Bank Customers To Take Steps To Protect Themselves Following Security Breach
02/27/2015 DFS Issues Regulatory Guidance To Financial Institutions On Identifying And Stopping Elder Financial Abuse

NYDFS Announces New, Targeted Cyber Security Assessments For Insurance Companies


Governor Cuomo Announces Wells Fargo To Pay $4 Million For Violations On Credit Card Accounts At Former Affiliate


Link to DFS Portal

About DFS

Contact DFS

Reports & Publications


Laws and Regs

Connect With DFS

DFS Facebook page

Follow NYDFS on Twitter