Skip to Content

DFS Press Releases: 2013

Release DateSubject
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

Department of Financial Services

CONNECT WITH US

DFS Facebook page

Follow NYDFS on Twitter

REGISTER TO VOTE

Sign up online or download and mail in your application.