NYDFS' fines were among over $5bn handed out to six banks on Wednesday
The New York State Department of Financial
Services (NYDFS) said on Wednesday its superintendent is set to
leave the agency, just hours after it slapped heavy fines on
six banks for rate rigging.
The NYDFS said late on Wednesday Benjamin
Lawsky, the agency's first superintendent, will leave the US
authority in June.
Lawsky was appointed to the newly created
role of superintendent in May 2011 after being unanimously
confirmed to the position by the New York Senate.
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