New York: Department of Financial Services Announces New Insurance Leadership

The Department of Financial Services (DFS) announced Scott Fischer as New York's Executive Deputy Superintendent for Insurance. Fischer was previously the Special Deputy Superintendent at the New York Liquidation Bureau. As the head of the Insurance Division, Fischer will have regulatory oversight of 1,700 insurers with assets totaling $4.2 trillion. Fischer replaces Robert Easton, who left the department last year.