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2024 SR0 Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking

Friday, July 14, 2023

The mission of the Department of Insurance, Securities, and Banking (DISB) is three-fold: (1) cultivate a regulatory environment that protects consumers and attracts and retains financial services firms to the District; (2) empower and educate residents on financial matters; and (3) provide financing for District small businesses.

Summary of Services

DISB regulates the following financial services entities: (1) insurance companies, insurance producers, health maintenance organizations, captive insurance companies, and risk retention groups; (2) investment advisors, investment advisor representatives, broker-dealers, broker-dealer agents, securities offerings, issuers, and agents of issuers; and (3) District and state-chartered banks, mortgage lenders and brokers, mortgage loan originators, check cashers, money transmitters, consumer sales finance companies, money lenders, appraisal management companies, student loan servicers, and consumer credit service organizations.