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DFS Press Releases: 2013

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12/19/2013

Consumer Alert: Governor Cuomo Advises New Yorkers To Protect Against Identity Theft During Holiday Shopping Season

12/18/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Approval Of Program At Auto Insurer That Helps Prevent Teens From Texting While Driving

12/11/2013

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

12/11/2013

Cuomo Administration Announces RBS To Pay $100 Million For Violations Of Law Involving Transactions With Iran, Sudan, Other Regimes

12/10/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Proposal To Expand Mortgage Relief For Underwater Homeowners Through Principal Reduction

12/06/2013

Superintendent Lawsky Announces Three Additional Banks Convert To New York State Charters

12/03/2013

Cuomo Administration Expands Investigation Into Illegal Online Payday Lending And Related Consumer Abuses

11/20/2013

Governor Cuomo Deploying Mobile Command Center To Central New York To Provide Foreclosure Prevention Help To Homeowners

10/31/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces First Round Of 18 Doctors And Other Health Service Providers Banned From Abusing No-Fault Auto Insurance System

10/29/2013

Superintendent Lawsky To Give Remarks On Corporate Accountability And Financial Regulation At Binghamton University

10/28/2013

Governor Cuomo Deploys DFS Mobile Command Center To New York City And Long Island To Provide Continued Assistance To New Yorkers

10/28/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces New Emergency Disaster Protocol For Insurers To Follow During Future Severe Storms

10/23/2013

Cuomo Administration Announces Prospect Mortgage Will Pay $3 Million Penalty And Provide Refunds To Homeowners Harmed By Interest Rate Ripoff

10/22/2013

Governor Cuomo Deploys Mobile Command Center To Buffalo And Cheektowaga To Assist Homeowners Facing Foreclosure

10/16/2013

Governor Cuomo Deploys Mobile Command Center To Dutchess County To Assist Homeowners Facing Possible Foreclosure

10/07/2013

DFS Announces Ban Of Harbinger Capital’s Philip Falcone From Involvement In Operations Of All New York-Licenced Insurers, Including Fidelity New York

09/27/2013

Superintendent Lawsky Announces $1.9 Million Estate Recovered For Heirs Of Family Persecuted During Nazi Era

09/26/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Four Insurers Will Pay $2.2 Million Back To New York Seniors For Overcharging On Insurance Policies

09/19/2013

Governor Cuomo Proposes New Regulations To Institute Groundbreaking Reforms In The Force-Placed Insurance Industry

09/05/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Slumlord Prevention Guidelines For Bank Lending To Protect Tenants And Strengthen Communities

08/20/2013

DFS Audit Uncovers Serious Information Technology Problems At State Pension Fund That Put Retirees And Taxpayers At Risk

08/14/2013

DFS Announces Second Major Firm Agrees To Enhanced Policyholder Protections As Part of Annuity Company Acquisition

08/06/2013

Cuomo Administration Demands 35 Companies Cease And Desist Offering Illegal Online Payday Loans That Harm New York Consumers

07/31/2013

Guggenheim Partners Agrees to heightened Policyholder Protections as Part of Planned Acquisition of Sun Life

07/31/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Action to Spur More Than $3 Billion in Private Investment to Help Communities Implement Storm Recovery Plans

07/25/2013

Cuomo Administration Proposes Nation-Leading Reforms To Protect Consumers Against Abusive And Deceptive Debt Collection Practices

07/25/2013

Governor Cuomo Deploying DFS Mobile Command Center to North Tonawanda to Help Victims of Niagara County Flooding

07/17/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Approval of 2014 Health Insurance Plan Rates for New York Health Benefit Exchange

07/10/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Investigation Into Unpaid Life Insurance Benefits Reveals More Than $1 Billion For Consumers Nationwide And Over $386 Million For New Yorkers

07/03/2013

Governor Cuomo Deploying DFS Mobile Command Center to Herkimer County To Help Victims Of Mohawk Valley Flooding

06/24/2013

Excerpts From Superintendent Lawsky’S Remarks On Consulting Reform At American Bar Association Financial Services Regulatory Forum

06/24/2013

Governor Cuomo Deploying DFS Mobile Command Center to Locations in Nassau and Suffolk Counties

06/20/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Bank Of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ To Pay $250 Million To State For Violations Of New York Banking Law Involving Transactions With Iran And Other Regimes

06/18/2013

Cuomo Administration Reaches Reform Agreement With Deloitte Over Standard Chartered Consulting Flaws

06/14/2013

Governor Cuomo Deploying DFS Mobile Command Center to Locations in Nassau and Suffolk Counties

06/12/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Investigation Uncovers Billions Of Dollars In Hidden Shadow Insurance Risk That Could Threaten Policyholder And Taxpayer Interests

06/07/2013

Governor Cuomo Deploying DFS Mobile Command Center to Locations in Nassau and Suffolk Counties

06/06/2013

Consumer Alert: Governor Cuomo Warns New Yorkers To Avoid Deceptive Tax Collection Notices

06/03/2013

Governor Cuomo Deploying DFS Mobile Command Center to Locations in Nassau and Suffolk Counties

05/30/2013

Cuomo Administration ‘Force-Placed’ Insurance Reforms To Cover 100 Percent Of New York Market

05/29/2013

Superintendent Lawsky Announces Release Of Liquidation Bureau Report Showing Significant Progress In Resolving Policyholder Claims

05/29/2013

Governor Cuomo Deploying DFS Mobile Command Center to Suffolk County

05/28/2013

Governor Cuomo Launches Inquiry Into Cyber Threats At Largest Insurance Companies

05/22/2013

Governor Cuomo Deploys DFS Mobile Command Center To Locations In Nassau County And Staten Island

05/22/2013

Governor Cuomo Deploys DFS Mobile Command Center To Locations In Nassau County And Staten Island

05/21/2013

Statement of Superintendent Benjamin M. Lawsky On MetLife's Decision To Move Offshore "Captive" Subsidiary Back To The United States

05/15/2013

Superintendent Lawsky Orders ‘Relayrides’ Car-Sharing Service To Cease And Desist Its Repeated False Advertising And Violations Of Insurance Law, Company Will Stop Doing Business In New York

05/10/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Cyber Security Advisory Board

05/09/2013

Governor Cuomo Deploys DFS Mobile Command Center To Locations In Nassau And Suffolk Counties

05/08/2013

Statement of New York Superintendent of Financial Services Benjamin M. Lawsky on the MBIA-Société Générale Settlement

05/07/2013

Governor Cuomo Launches Investigation Into 'Pension Advance' Schemes That Put Seniors, Military Veterans At Risk

05/06/2013

Statement Of New York Financial Services Superintendent Benjamin M. Lawsky On MBIA-Bank Of America Settlement

05/06/2013

Governor Cuomo Deploys DFS Mobile Command Center To Locations In Suffolk County

05/02/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces New Program To Protect Sandy Victims From Large Spikes In Their Mortgage Payments

05/02/2013

Governor Cuomo Deploys DFS Mobile Command Center To Locations In Nassau And Suffolk Counties

04/30/2013

Governor Cuomo Deploys DFS Mobile Command Center to Locations in Nassau and Suffolk Counties

04/29/2013

Cuomo Administration Opposes Bill That Would Legalize Unsafe Payday Loans In New York State

04/25/2013

Cuomo Administration Demands Credit Bureaus Take Immediate Action to Ensure Sandy Victims Don't Get Hit With Unfair Black Marks on Their Credit Scores

04/24/2013

Department of Financial Services Directs Health Insurers to Inform Public that Meningitis Vaccine Effective Against New, Lethal Strain is Covered Under Insurance

04/22/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Zurich American To Refund $4.56 Million To Insurance Policyholders

04/18/2013

Cuomo Administration Settles With Country's Second Largest 'Force-Placed' Insurer, Leading Nationwide Reform Effort And Saving Millions For Homeowners And Investors

04/09/2013

Governor Administration Demands Fannie Mae And Freddie Mac Change Restrictive Guidelines That Could Hit Sandy Victims With Large Spikes In Their Mortgage Payments

04/08/2013

Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance In Nassau County

04/04/2013

Superintendent Lawsky Announces Recovery of Two Works of Art For Heirs of Victim of Nazi Persecution

04/03/2013

Westchester County Insurance Agent Charged With Grand Larceny In Connection With Health Insurance Scheme

03/27/2013

Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance In Howard Beach, Queens

03/26/2013

Statement From Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on the Federal Housing Finance Agency's Proposal on Force-Placed Insurance Reform

03/25/2013

Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance In Queens, Nassau County And Suffolk Counties

03/21/2013

Cuomo Administration Settles With Country’s Largest Force-Placed Insurer, Leading Nationwide Reform Effort And Saving Homeowners, Taxpayers, And Investors Millions Of Dollars

03/19/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces DFS Investigation Identifies Banks With Worst Sandy Aid Statistics

03/15/2013

Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance In Brooklyn, Suffolk County And Queens

03/11/2013

Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance In Manhattan, Staten Island, Brooklyn And Queens

03/06/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Review Of Banks’ Post Sandy Mortgage Practices

03/05/2013

Superintendent Lawsky Announces 15th Century Painting Lost During Nazi Persecution Restored To Rightful Heirs

02/28/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces DFS Program for Banks to Meet One-On-One with Homeowners Seeking Sandy Insurance Settlement Money

02/27/2013

Flushing Bank Converts To New York State Charter With Its Merger Into Flushing Commercial Bank

02/26/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Have Agreed to State's Request for New Rules to Accelerate the Release of Insurance Money to Homeowners Affected by Sandy

02/26/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Department of Financial Services to Speed Resolution of Insurance Claims in Areas Affected by Sandy

02/25/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces DFS Mediation Program for Disputed or Denied Insurance Claims for Storm Sandy Homeowners

02/25/2013

Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance In Nassau County, Staten Island And Brooklyn

02/22/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Department Of Financial Services Notifies Debt Collectors Not To Seek Collection On Illegal Payday Loans

02/21/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Department Of Financial Services Investigating Insurers For Unacceptable Claims Practices Related To Storm Sandy

02/20/2013

Department Of Financial Services Representatives To Join Babylon Helps To Offer Aid To Nassau County Storm Victims

02/20/2013

Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance At Locations In Nassau County, Brooklyn And Suffolk County

02/12/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Administration Investigation Finds At Least $200 Million In Sandy Insurance Funds Have Not Been Released By Banks To Homeowners

02/07/2013

Cuomo Administration Report Shows New York's Community Banks Provide Most Small Business and Farm Loans

02/01/2013

Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance At Locations In Brooklyn, Suffolk County, Staten Island and Nassau County

01/29/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $665 Million In Unclaimed Life Insurance Benefits Paid To Date As A Result Of State Investigation

01/25/2013

Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance At Locations In Suffolk County, Nassau County, Brooklyn And Staten Island

01/18/2013

Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance In Suffolk County, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens, Nassau County

01/17/2013

Department Of Financial Services Fines Healthnow $700,000 For Failing To Tell Consumers Their Rights And Benefits

01/10/2013

Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance At Locations In Nassau County, Brooklyn, and Staten Island

01/06/2013

Governor Cuomo Announces Health Insurance Consumers Will Save $500 Million After Cuts in Insurer Rate Requests

01/04/2013

Department Of Financial Services Offering Insurance Assistance At Locations In Brooklyn, Staten Island, Nassau County And Suffolk County

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