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DateSubject
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

11/18/2016

Oneonta Travel Agent Accused of Stealing $13,000 from Couple Who Planned Trip to Italy to Mark 50th Wedding Anniversary

11/17/2016

DFS Proposes New Regulation to Protect New Yorkers from Unjustified Life Insurance Premium Increases

11/09/2016

Governor Cuomo Announces $28 Million Fine Levied Against PHH Mortgage Corporation for Shoddy Mortgage Origination and Servicing Practices

11/04/2016

DFS Fines Agricultural Bank of China $215 Million for Violating Anti-Money Laundering Laws and Masking Potentially Suspicious Financial Transactions

11/03/2016 Governor Cuomo Announces New Regulation to Help New York Students Better Understand College Costs and Available Financial Aid
11/01/2016 Statement By DFS Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding National Credit Union Administration Final Rule Concerning Membership of Federal Credit Unions
10/26/2016

DFS Superintendent Vullo and Otsego County DA Muehl Announce Arrest of Two Men Accused of Stealing $25,000 from Otsego County Treasurer’s Office

10/25/2016

Department of Financial Services Approves Innovative Life Insurance Plan Offering Incentives to Health-Conscious Consumers

10/20/2016 DFS Directs Pension Advance Firm to Cease its New York Operations, Forgive Consumer Debts and Pay $500,000 Fine
10/19/2016 Governor Cuomo Announces Action to Ensure Health Insurers Provide Coverage for Necessary Substance Abuse Treatment
10/18/2016

Statement by DFS Superintendent Maria T. Vullo Regarding Pension System Report

10/17/2016

DFS Report Finds New York State Comptroller-Managed Common Retirement Fund Continues to Pay Exorbitant Fees for Poor Hedge Fund Performance

10/11/2016

Governor Cuomo Announces New Guidance Instructing Banks to Monitor Incentive Compensation Practices

09/27/2016

Governor Cuomo Announces Proposed Regulation to Hold Banks and Mortgage Servicers Accountable for Maintaining "Zombie Properties"

09/21/2016 Governor Cuomo Announces Agreement With State Legislative Leaders to Make Emergency Grants Available to Small Businesses, Homeowners and Renters Impacted by Chelsea Explosion
09/21/2016 DFS Grants License to New Insurance Company Domiciled in New York
09/13/2016

Governor Cuomo Announces Proposal of First-In-The-Nation Cybersecurity Regulation to Protect Consumers and Financial Institutions

09/09/2016

DFS Issues Emergency Regulation to Address New York Factors Necessary to Remedy Adverse Impact of Federal Risk Adjustment Program on New York Health Insurers

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