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2014 SR0 Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking

Thursday, August 8, 2013

The mission of the Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking (DISB) is two-fold: 1) protect consumers by providing equitable, thorough, efficient and prompt regulatory supervision of the financial services companies, firms and individuals operating in the District of Columbia; and 2) develop and improve market conditions to attract and retain financial services firms to the District of Columbia. 

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 and consumer-credit-service organizations.