In accordance with Governor Lamont's emergency declaration, employees and the public are asked to observe social distancing measures to ensure communal safety and to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). People are asked to work from home and telecommute wherever possible. Adhering to these instructions, the Department of Banking has closed its offices to the public. However, agency staff will continue to provide services to consumers and industry through telework. When contacting the Department, please use electronic communication whenever possible. Agency staff will continue to check voicemails during this time. Consumers are encouraged to use our online form for complaints. If you are unsure where to send an inquiry, you may send it to Department.Banking@ct.gov and it will be routed appropriately. Thank you for your patience during this time.

The Department of Banking News Bulletin 

Bulletin # 2428
Week Ending September 3, 2010

This bulletin constitutes the only official notification you will receive from this office concerning any of the following applications. Any observations you may have are solicited. Any comments should be in writing to Howard F. Pitkin, Banking Commissioner, at the Connecticut Department of Banking, 260 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103-1800 or via E-mail. Written comments will be considered only if they are received within ten days from the date of this bulletin.


CONSUMER CREDIT DIVISION ACTIVITY
Check Cashing Service License Activity
Date Check Casher Location Activity
9/02/10
L & L Multiservices LLC
564 West Main Street
New Britain, CT  06053
approved
9/03/10
Check Stop of Hartford, LLC 
d/b/a Check Stop 
518 Park Street 
Hartford, CT  06106
approved
9/03/10 
Check Stop of Hartford, LLC 
d/b/a Check Stop 
190 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT  06105
approved
9/03/10 
Check Stop of Hartford, LLC
d/b/a Check Stop 
736-738A Main Street
Willimantic, CT  06226
approved

SECURITIES AND BUSINESS INVESTMENTS DIVISION ACTIVITY
Department to Host Securities Forum 2010
The State of Connecticut Department of Banking is hosting Securities Forum 2010:  Revolution in Reform, on Tuesday, October 19, 2010 at the New Haven Lawn Club in New Haven, Connecticut.  The program runs from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  The keynote speaker will be David B. Fein, United States Attorney for the District of Connecticut.

The program will highlight groundbreaking economic reforms enacted and proposed by the U.S. Congress as well as practical compliance tips for broker-dealers, investment advisers and securities law practitioners.  The registration fee is $70 per person, and includes a luncheon; 2-4 attendees from the same firm pay a discounted fee of $65 per person; and 5 or more attendees from the same firm pay only $60 each.  Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to hear about financial developments from the regulators themselves and to compare notes with other financial services industry professionals.  You can download a registration form and read the agenda on the Department's website.
       Dated:  Wednesday, September 8, 2010
       Howard F. Pitkin
       Banking Commissioner