• AI guidance for New York insurers targets discrimination

    18 January 2024

    The NYDFS has issued a proposed insurance circular letter to firms

  • Rising expectations: how supervisors are acting on climate change

    21 October 2021

    Anna Sweeney explains how global supervisors are collaborating in order to help insurers grasp the implications of climate change - and improve the sector's response to the risk

  • The US Climate Survey: good, bad and ugly

    03 August 2021

    US insurers' efforts to understand and mitigate climate risks is difficult to discern, but the NYDFS and InsuranceERM have dug into the NAIC's annual survey to find patchy progress and some surprising opinions. Sarfraz Thind and David Walker report

  • Linda Lacewell: New York's no-nonsense reformer

    17 September 2020

    Change... it's overdue. The head of the NYDFS, Linda Lacewell, believes there is a transformative energy in the air and it must not be wasted. She speaks to Sarfraz Thind

  • Equality in insurance: what actions beyond the words?

    10 August 2020

    The US insurance sector was quick to state its support for black lives after George Floyd's death resonated across communities worldwide. It has a questionable history of action on racial inequality, but are things about to change? Sarfraz Thind reports

  • New York regulator hires first sustainability and climate chief

    05 May 2020

    Nina Chen will develop the DFS's policies on climate, sustainability and green finance

  • First US state regulator joins green supervisors' network

    25 September 2019

    Network of Central Banks and Supervisors for Greening the Financial System has more than 40 members

  • Cyber insurance "nowhere near what's needed"

    12 June 2019

    Need for industry to catch up on cyber highlighted at insurance conference

  • Lacewell appointed head of NYDFS

    08 January 2019

    Cuomo's chief of staff to replace Maria Vullo at the end of January

  • Vullo to leave NYDFS role in February

    21 December 2018

    Steps down from position at one of the most powerful financial authorities in US