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Proposed Guidance for New York Domestic Insurers on Managing the Financial Risks from Climate Change

Interested parties are invited to comment on the proposed Guidance for New York Domestic Insurers on Managing the Financial Risks from Climate Change. Learn more in our Climate Change section.


Weekly Bulletin Comments

Comments on, or objection to, any item in the Weekly Bulletin should be submitted to the Department within 10 calendar days of the date of the bulletin posting (unless a different time period is specified in the item) by mail or in person to New York State Department of Financial Services, Office of the General Counsel, 1 State Street, New York, New York 10004 or by email to [email protected].


Health Insurance Rate Increase Comments

Insurance companies are required to send you a notice about a proposed premium rate increase when they file their application with DFS to increase the rate. The notice should state that an application has been filed and that you can review the application on this website, where you can also learn more about rate increases or submit comments about a proposed premium increase.


Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) Comments

DFS encourages public comment on the performance of banks scheduled for New York State CRA evaluations. You may submit written comments concerning local credit needs and/or the performance of specific banks prior to, or during the examination. You should submit comments early enough to ensure a thorough review. Direct all comments or questions via email to [email protected] or by mail to Serwat Farooq, Deputy Superintendent, Consumer Examinations Unit, Consumer Protection and Financial Enforcement Division, New York State Department of Financial Services, 1 State Street, 7th Floor, New York, New York 10004-1511.


Public Hearings

On occasion the Department holds public hearings and welcomes comments from the public and other interested parties. Check our Public Hearings page for information about upcoming hearings.