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DFS Press Releases: 2018

Release Date Subject
06/22/2018 DFS Announces Additional Action to Ensure that Insurers Do Not Discriminate Against New Yorkers Who Use Hiv-Prevention Medication
06/21/2018

DFS Superintendent Vullo Acts to Ensure that New York Health Insurers Cannot Attempt an “End Run” Around State Law with Short-Term Plans in the Face of Detrimental Federal Administrative Actions

06/20/2018

DFS Fines Deutsche Bank AG $205 Million for Unlawful, Unsafe and Unsound Conduct in its Foreign Exchange Trading Business

06/18/2018

DFS Grants Virtual Currency License to Square, Inc.

06/14/2018

DFS Continues to Advance Responsible Growth in New York’S Fintech Industry with New Virtual Currency Approvals

06/13/2018

FS Authorizes Victoria Mutual Building Society to Establish First New York Representative Office

06/01/2018

Proposed 2019 Health Insurance Premium Rates For Individual And Small Group Markets

05/31/2018 Governor Cuomo Announces Public Sessions on New York's Aggressive Actions to Combat Abuses in the Bail Bond Industry
05/23/2018

Governor Andrew Cuomo Announces Action to Remind Health Insurers to Provide Comprehensive Lactation Support Services to New Mothers

05/21/2018

DFS Announces Authorization of New York State-Chartered Amalgamated Bank’s Purchase of New Resource Bank

05/17/2018

Governor Andrew Cuomo Issues Update on Storm Response in Mid-Hudson Region

05/17/2018

Governor Cuomo Launches New Multi-Agency Effort to Combat Maternal Depression

05/17/2018

DFS Continues Actions to Support Responsible Innovation in New York’s Fintech Industry

05/16/2018

ICYMI: Superintendent Vullo's Op-Ed in Crain’s New York Business On Protecting New York's Health Insurance Marketplace from Trump - Washington's Fear-Mongering Does Not Justify Excessive Rate Increases

05/16/2018

Governor Cuomo Tours Storm Damage in Putnam County and Issues Recovery Update

05/14/2018

DFS Authorizes Gemini Trust Company to Provide Additional Virtual Currency Products and Services

05/07/2018 DFS Fines Chubb Subsidiary Illinois Union Insurance Company $1.3 Million for Underwriting NRA-Branded “Carry Guard” Insurance Program in Violation of New York Insurance Law
05/03/2018 Department Of Financial Services Levies $6.3 Million Civil Penalty Against William Penn for Improper Reinsurance Transactions
05/02/2018 DFS Fines Lockton Companies $7 Million for Underwriting NRA-Branded “Carry Guard” Insurance Program in Violation of New York Insurance Law
05/01/2018 DFS Fines Goldman Sachs $54.75 Million for Unsafe and Unsound Conduct in its Foreign Exchange Trading Business
04/27/2018 DFS Issues Updated Proposed Life Insurance and Annuity Suitability Regulation Requiring a Best Interest Standard to Protect Consumers from Conflicted Advice
04/25/2018 DFS Superintendent Vullo Announces Next Phase of New York’s Expanded Participation in State-Based NMLS Platform, Enhancing State Regulation of the Financial Services Industry
04/24/2018 DFS Superintendent Vullo Issues Updated Disaster Response and Recovery Plan Requirements for Insurers
04/18/2018

Governor Cuomo Directs Department of Financial Services to Urge Companies to Weigh Reputational Risk of Business Ties to the NRA and Similar Organizations

04/16/2018

DFS Superintendent Vullo Issues Consumer Alert Regarding Rent-To-Own and Land Installment Contracts

04/12/2018

Governor Cuomo Directs the Department of Financial Services to Issue Guidance and Take Action to Protect Passengers and Drivers on New York Roadways

04/11/2018

DFS Fines Nationstar Mortgage LLC $5 Million for Violations of New York Banking Law

04/10/2018

DFS to Co-Host Fintech Forum with Conference of State Banking Supervisors

04/09/2018 DFS Reminds Regulated Entities of Anti-Terrorism Transaction Monitoring Regulation Certification Deadline
04/04/2018

DFS Approves New Entrant To New York Insurance Market

03/29/2018

DFS Authorizes Expansion of New York State-Chartered Bank

03/22/2018 DFS Announces New Agreement with Fourth Major Insurer to Protect New York Drivers from Unfairly Discriminatory Auto Insurance Rates
03/15/2018

DFS Fines QBE Insurance $750,000 for Issuing Impermissible Insurance Covering Students Enrolled in Institutions of Higher Education

03/13/2018 DFS Announces New Agreement with GEICO to Protect New York Drivers from Unfairly Discriminatory Auto Insurance Rates
03/08/2018 New York State Department of Financial Services and The Bank of Israel Sign Memorandum of Understanding
03/01/2018

Governor Cuomo Announces Actions to Improve Access to IVF and Fertility Preservation Services

02/20/2018

Governor Cuomo Takes Action to Help Local Governments Improve Health Insurance Options and Address Rising Health Costs

02/13/2018 DFS Grants Charter to Equiniti Trust Company
02/07/2018 DFS Takes Action to Deter Fraud and Manipulation in Virtual Currency Markets
02/05/2018

Governor Cuomo Announces 30-Day Budget Amendment to Help Combat the Fentanyl Crisis in New York State

01/29/2018

DFS Issues Order Regarding Interest on Escrow Account to Make State-Chartered Financial Institutions Competitive with Their Federal Counterparts

01/26/2018

New York State Reminds New Yorkers to Protect Themselves from Cyber Crime in Recognition of Data Privacy Day

01/25/2018

Governor Cuomo Signs Executive Order to Combat Widespread Flu Epidemic in New York

01/25/2018

Governor Cuomo Announces Efforts to Combat Maternal Depression and Prevent Maternal Mortality

01/24/2018 Governor Cuomo Announces New York Power Recovery Contingent Has Restored Nearly 240,000 Customers in the San Juan Metro Area of Puerto Rico
01/23/2018

DFS Approves Reinsurance Partnership with Security Mutual Life and Grants New License to Renaissance Life & Health Insurance Company of New York

01/22/2018

DFS Superintendent Vullo Issues Cybersecurity Filing Deadline Reminder

01/04/2018

DFS Fines Western Union $60 Million for Violations of New York’s Anti-Money Laundering Laws and for Ignoring Suspicious Transactions to Locations in China

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