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2019-11-14 DFS Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell Announces New Measures to Streamline Disclosure Processes for Legal Counsel and Independent Auditors
2019-11-13 DFS Superintendent Lacewell Announces Appointment of Ray Dorado to Department of Financial Services Executive Team

2019-11-08 DFS Authorizes Absa Bank to Establish New York Representative Office
2019-11-07 Governor Cuomo Deploys Mobile Command Center in Mohawk Valley to Help Storm Victims File Insurance Claims
2019-10-25 Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell Announces New York State Department of Financial Services Joins Global Financial Network
2019-10-22 Governor Cuomo Calls on Department of Financial Services to Investigate Deed Fraud and Deceptive Practices Targeting Homeowners in Brooklyn
2019-10-18 Governor Cuomo Announces New York's Opposition to Federal Government's Proposed Rule Change That Would Undermine Key Civil Rights Protections and Fuel Housing Discrimination
2019-10-16 Governor Cuomo Announces Final Student Loan Servicer Regulation Takes Effect Today
2019-10-16 During National Business Women’s Week, Governor Cuomo Announces Committee for the Advancement of Women in Leadership in Financial Services
2019-10-10 Department of Financial Services Takes Action to Strengthen Consumer Protections Under Surprise Bill Law
2019-10-09 Superintendent of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell Announces Formation of Student Debt Advisory Board as Legislation Protecting New York Student Borrowers Takes Effect
2019-10-01 ICYMI: Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell's Op-Ed in New York Daily News: Winning the Fight Against Surprise Medical Bills
2019-09-26 ICYMI: Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell's Op-Ed in Crain's New York Business: Paying the Price for Climate Change
2019-09-24 During Climate Week, NYS Department of Financial Services Becomes First U.S. State Banking Regulator to Join Leading International Coalition of Bank Supervisors Dedicated to Addressing Climate Change
2019-09-24 Financial Services Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell Secures $1.15 Million for Consumers from Six Life Insurance Companies for Deferred to Immediate Annuity Replacement Violations
2019-09-17 Governor Cuomo Announces Success of New York's Landmark Out-Of-Network Law Protecting Consumers From Surprise Medical Bills
2019-09-17 DFS Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell Announces Appointment of Winston Berkman-Breen as First-Ever Student Advocate and Director of Consumer Advocacy
2019-09-17 Superintendent of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell Announces DFS Fines American Progressive Life and Health Insurance Company of New York $260,000 for Rescinding Reduced Paid-Up Life Insurance Policies Without Consumer Consent
2019-09-12 Superintendent of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell Announces German Advisory Commission Restitution Decision
2019-09-12 Governor Cuomo Takes Action to Ensure Prompt Attention to Legal Claims Filed Under the Child Victims Act
2019-09-11 Department of Financial Services Issues Guidance to Life Insurers and Insurance Producers to Protect Pension Holders from Unlicensed Activity in the Pension Risk Transfer Market
2019-09-10 Governor Cuomo Announces Action Against Opioid Industry to Recover $2 Billion in Overcharges for Defrauded New Yorkers
2019-09-06 Governor Cuomo Calls on DFS to Investigate Sudden Shutdown of Clifton Park Payroll Company
2019-09-06 Governor Cuomo Announces New Action to Ensure Life Insurers Don't Deny Coverage to Nurses and First Responders Who Carry Naloxone
2019-09-05 Superintendent of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell Launches New Investigation Into Student “Debt Relief” Industry
2019-09-05 Superintendent of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell Announces Approval of First Gold-Backed Virtual Currency in New York State
2019-09-04 Superintendent of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell Announces Approval of Conversion of Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union to a New York State Charter
2019-08-29 Superintendent of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell Announces 2019 New York Consumer Guide to Health Insurers
2019-08-27 Superintendent of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell and New York Attorney General Letitia James Announce $2.77 Million Settlement With Atalaya Capital Management for its Role in Facilitating Unlicensed and Predatory Lending by Vision Property Management
2019-08-23 ICYMI: Superintendent Lacewell’s Op-Ed In New York Daily News: N.Y. Is Stepping Up For Student Borrowers
2019-08-16 Financial Services Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell Announces DFS Grants Charter to Bakkt
2019-08-15 DFS Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell Announces Settlement with National Student Loan Servicer of For-Profit Schools
2019-08-12 Superintendent of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell Announces New Executive Appointments to External Affairs and Strategy Division
2019-08-09 DFS Announces 2020 Premium Rates: Lowers Overall Requested Rates for Individuals and Small Businesses to Protect Consumers and Fuel a Competitive Health Insurance Marketplace
2019-08-06 Superintendent of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell Leads Multistate Investigation of the Payroll Advance Industry
2019-08-05 Governor Cuomo Announces New York Opposition to Federal Government's Proposed Rollback of Healthcare Protections for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Individuals
2019-08-03 Superintendent of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell On New York State Supreme Court Decision On “Best Interest” Regulation 187
2019-08-01 Superintendent of Financial Services Linda A. Lacewell and New York Attorney General Letitia James Sue Vision Property Management and CEO Alex Szkaradek for Unlicensed Mortgage Lending, Predatory Lending, and Defrauding New York Consumers
2019-08-01 Statement By Financial Services Superintendent Linda A. Lacewell Regarding UniCredit Incident in Capital One Data Breach
2019-07-31 Governor Cuomo Announces Proposed New Regulation Providing Significant Consumer Protections to Student Loan Borrowers