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Press Releases

Release Date
2018-07-16 DFS Grants Virtual Currency License to Bitpay, Inc.
2018-07-11 DFS Issues Online Lending Report
2018-07-09 Governor Cuomo Announces New Actions to Protect Reproductive Rights in Face of Federal Assault
2018-07-09 Governor Cuomo Directs DFS to Take Immediate Action to Protect New Yorkers' Access to Affordable Health Care After Trump Administration Suspends ACA's Risk Adjustment Program
2018-07-03 Governor Cuomo Announces Further Action to Support Development of Medical Marijuana and Industrial Hemp Businesses in New York
2018-07-02 DFS Announces Nearly $2.5 Million in Consent Orders with AFLAC and Transamerica Financial Life Insurance Company for Violations of New York Insurance Law and Regulation
2018-06-28 DFS Announces Consent Order Requiring Athene Life Insurance to Pay $15 Million Fine for Insurance Law Violations and First Allmerica Financial to Take Corrective Actions Totaling Up to $40 Million
2018-06-27 DFS Takes Additional Action to Hold Equifax Accountable for Massive 2017 Data Breach
2018-06-25 Governor Cuomo Announces Action to Protect New Yorkers' Private Information Held by Credit Reporting Companies
2018-06-24 Governor Cuomo Announces Health Care Protections for Transgender New Yorkers
2018-06-22 DFS Announces Additional Action to Ensure that Insurers Do Not Discriminate Against New Yorkers Who Use HIV-Prevention Medication
2018-06-21 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
2018-06-20 DFS Fines Deutsche Bank AG $205 Million for Unlawful, Unsafe and Unsound Conduct in its Foreign Exchange Trading Business
2018-06-18 DFS Grants Virtual Currency License to Square, Inc.
2018-06-14 DFS Continues to Advance Responsible Growth in New York’s Fintech Industry with New Virtual Currency Approvals
2018-06-13 DFS Authorizes Victoria Mutual Building Society to Establish First New York Representative Office
2018-06-01 Proposed 2019 Health Insurance Premium Rates For Individual And Small Group Markets
2018-05-31 Governor Cuomo Announces Public Sessions on New York's Aggressive Actions to Combat Abuses in the Bail Bond Industry
2018-05-23 Governor Andrew Cuomo Reminds Health Insurers to Provide Comprehensive Lactation Support Services to New Mothers
2018-05-21 DFS Announces Authorization of New York State-Chartered Amalgamated Bank’s Purchase of New Resource Bank
2018-05-17 Governor Andrew Cuomo Issues Update on Storm Response in Mid-Hudson Region
2018-05-17 Governor Cuomo Launches New Multi-Agency Effort to Combat Maternal Depression
2018-05-17 DFS Continues Actions to Support Responsible Innovation in New York’s Fintech Industry
2018-05-16 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
2018-05-16 Governor Cuomo Tours Storm Damage in Putnam County and Issues Recovery Update
2018-05-14 DFS Authorizes Gemini Trust Company to Provide Additional Virtual Currency Products and Services
2018-05-07 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
2018-05-03 Department Of Financial Services Levies $6.3 Million Civil Penalty Against William Penn for Improper Reinsurance Transactions
2018-05-02 DFS Fines Lockton Companies $7 Million for Underwriting NRA-Branded “Carry Guard” Insurance Program in Violation of New York Insurance Law
2018-05-01 DFS Fines Goldman Sachs $54.75 Million for Unsafe and Unsound Conduct in its Foreign Exchange Trading Business
2018-04-27 DFS Issues Updated Proposed Life Insurance and Annuity Suitability Regulation Requiring a Best Interest Standard to Protect Consumers from Conflicted Advice
2018-04-25 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
2018-04-24 Superintendent Vullo Issues Updated Disaster Response and Recovery Plan Requirements for Insurers
2018-04-18 Governor Cuomo Directs Department of Financial Services to Urge Companies to Weigh Reputational Risk of Business Ties to the NRA and Similar Organizations
2018-04-16 Superintendent Vullo Issues Consumer Alert Regarding Rent-To-Own and Land Installment Contracts
2018-04-12 Governor Cuomo Directs DFS to Issue Guidance and Take Action to Protect Passengers and Drivers on New York Roadways
2018-04-11 DFS Fines Nationstar Mortgage LLC $5 Million for Violations of New York Banking Law
2018-04-10 DFS to Co-Host Fintech Forum with Conference of State Banking Supervisors
2018-04-09 DFS Reminds Regulated Entities of Anti-Terrorism Transaction Monitoring Regulation Certification Deadline
2018-04-04 DFS Approves New Entrant To New York Insurance Market