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2015 SR0 Department of Insurance, Securities and Banking
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.