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DateSubject
07/19/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces Regulations Implementing New York's Nation-Leading Paid Family Leave Program

07/13/2017

Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Announces the Approval of New Banking Development Districts in the Bronx and Brooklyn to Expand Access to Financial Services to Underserved New York Communities

07/06/2017

DFS Launches Online Re-Licensing for Agents and Brokers Seeking to Return to Insurance Business in New York

07/04/2017

Governor Cuomo Deploys Department of Financial Services to Oneida and Rensselaer Counties to Assist Residents with Flood Insurance Claims

06/29/2017

DFS Superintendent Vullo Announces July 1st Launch of Expanded Participation in State-Based NMLS Platform, Enhancing State Regulation of the Financial Services Industry

06/28/2017

Media Advisory - Today: DFS Superintendent Vullo Hosts Panel on the Repercussions of Washington's Health Care Plans for New York State

06/27/2017

Media Advisory - Today: DFS Superintendent Vullo Hosts Panel on the Repercussions of Washington'S Health Care Plans for New York State

06/22/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces Series of Expert Panels on the Future of Health Care in New York Under the Washington Health Care Plans

06/13/2017 Governor Cuomo Deploys Temporary Dam System to Assist Communities on Lake Ontario
06/05/2017 Governor Cuomo Announces Aggressive Actions to Protect Access to Quality, Affordable Health Care for All New Yorkers
05/24/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces $5 Million in Small Business Grants Available for Those Impacted by Lake Ontario Flooding

05/24/2017

DFS Fines BNP Paribas $350 Million for Illegal, Unsafe and Unsound Conduct in Connection with BNPP’s Foreign Exchange Trading Business

05/22/2017 DFS Superintendent Vullo Reminds Banks of State Law Requirement to Obtain Prior Regulatory Approval of Acquisitions or Changes in Control of Banking Institutions
05/22/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces $10 Million to Repair Roads, Floodwalls and Public Water Infrastructure in Impacted Communities Along Lake Ontario

05/19/2017

DFS Authorizes Expansion of Two New York State-Chartered Banks

05/16/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces Action to Protect New Yorkers from Unfairly Discriminatory Auto Insurance Rates

05/15/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces NYS Emergency Response Mobile Command Centers to Assist Flood Victims with Both Environmental Permitting and Insurance Claims on Lake Ontario

05/15/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces Refund Checks Have Been Issued to 115 Retirees Deceived by Pension Advance Company

05/12/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces Additional Mobile Command Centers to Assist Flood Victims With Insurance Claims on Lake Ontario

05/11/2017

DFS Superintendent Vullo Announces Enhanced Participation in State-Based NMLS Platform to Further Develop Regulation of the Financial Services Industry

05/09/2017

Governor Cuomo Deploys Mobile Command Centers to Assist Flood Victims with Insurance Claims on Lake Ontario

05/01/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces Action to Protect New Yorkers from Unscrupulous Activities in the Title Insurance Business

04/26/2017

Statement by New York Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding the Lawsuit Filed by the CSBS Challenging the Authority of the Comptroller of the Currency to Create a Nonbank Special-Purpose National Bank Charter for “Fintech” Companies

04/19/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces Decisive Actions to Secure Insurance Coverage for Fertility Treatments Regardless of Sexual Orientation or Marital Status

04/17/2017

DFS Fines Excellus Health Plan $1 Million for Illegally Denying Consumers Contraceptive Coverage and Other Violations of New York Insurance Law

04/12/2017

DFS Reminds Health Insurers of Their Obligation to Cover Office Visits that Also Include Medical Marijuana Certification Among Other Healthcare Services

04/11/2017

DFS Fines Zenefits $1.2 Million for Repeated Violations of New York Insurance Law

04/05/2017

DFS Exempts State-Chartered Credit Unions from Oath of Office Rule

04/04/2017

DFS Issues Guidance to Banking Institutions Regarding the Effect of the Minimum Wage on the New York Exempt Income Protection Act

03/29/2017

DFS Authorizes Expansion of New York State-Chartered Bank

03/28/2017

DFS Superintendent Vullo Directs Insurance Companies to Submit Disaster Response and Recovery Plans

03/22/2017

DFS Authorizes Coinbase, Inc. to Provide Additional Virtual Currency Products and Services

03/15/2017

Statement by New York State Financial Services Superintendent Maria T. Vullo on the OCC’s Proposed Licensing Manual Supplement for Evaluating Charter Applications From Financial Technology Companies

03/15/2017

DFS Encourages Insurance Companies to Offer Disaster Preparedness Courses to Consumers Seeking Homeowners and Renters Policy Discounts

03/07/2017

DFS Announces Lincoln Financial Group Has Paid $50.7 Million to Beneficiaries of New York Policyholders for Lost Insurance Claims

03/01/2017

DFS Fines Oxford Health $1 Million for New York Insurance Law Violations

02/28/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces Action To Expand Cutting-Edge Breast Cancer Screening Options For Women

02/21/2017

DFS Announces Comprehensive Investigation into Insurer Contraceptive Coverage Compliance Following Undercover Sting

02/16/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces First-In-The-Nation Cybersecurity Regulation Protecting Consumers and Financial Institutions from Cyber-Attacks to Take Effect March 1

02/08/2017

DFS Superintendent Vullo Announces 17th Century Painting Lost During Nazi Persecution Restored to Rightful Heirs

01/30/2017

DFS Fines Deutsche Bank $425 Million for Russian Mirror-Trading Scheme

01/26/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces Action to Protect Low- and Middle-Income Consumers from Unfair Denials of Life Insurance Claims

01/26/2017

DFS Authorizes CFCU Community Credit Union to Expand Field of Membership in Three Upstate Counties

01/21/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces Decisive Actions to Secure Access to Reproductive Health Services in New York

01/17/2017

DFS Grants Virtual Currency License to Coinbase, Inc.

01/17/2017

DFS Superintendent Vullo Submits Comment Letter To OCC in Opposition of Proposed Special Purpose National Bank Charter for “Fintech” Companies

01/10/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces the 6th Proposal of The 2017 State of the State: Banning Bad Actors From the Financial Services Industry for Egregious Conduct

01/10/2017

Governor Cuomo Announces 5th Proposal of 2017 State of the State: Comprehensive Plan to Protect Seniors From Financial Exploitation and Foreclosure

01/05/2017

New York’s Landmark Anti-Terrorism Transaction Monitoring and Filtering Program Regulation Takes Effect

12/28/2016

Governor Cuomo Announces New Health Insurance Reforms to Combat Heroin and Opioid Abuse to Take Effect January 1

12/28/2016

DFS Issues Updated Proposed Cybersecurity Regulation Protecting Consumers and Financial Institutions

12/23/2016

DFS Authorizes Expansion of Two New York State-Chartered Banks

12/21/2016

Governor Cuomo Announces First in the Nation Regulation to Prohibit Insurance Companies from Denying Coverage to Businesses Seeking to Hire Formerly Incarcerated New Yorkers

12/21/2016

Governor Cuomo Announces Action Ordering Life Insurer to Pay Beneficiaries of 257 New York Policyholders

12/15/2016

DFS Fines Intesa Sanpaolo $235 Million for Repeated Violations of Anti-Money Laundering Laws

12/09/2016 Statement by DFS Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding Comptroller DiNapoli's Response to Pension System Report
12/08/2016 DFS Superintendent Vullo Takes Action to Curb Harmful Annuity Replacement Practices in the Life Insurance Industry
12/07/2016

Governor Cuomo Announces New Actions to Assist Homeowners Facing Foreclosure and Hold Banks and Mortgage Servicers Accountable for Maintaining "Zombie Properties"

12/02/2016

Statement by DFS Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding the OCC Special Purpose National Bank Charters for Fintech Companies

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