- The Laws of New York
- Consolidated Laws
- Article 2: Department of Financial Services; Superintendent of Financial Services; Supervisory and Regulatory Powers
Section 10 Declaration of policy
It is hereby declared to be the policy of the state of New York that the business of all banking organizations shall be supervised and regulated through the department of financial services in such manner as to insure the safe and sound conduct of such business, to conserve their assets, to prevent hoarding of money, to eliminate unsound and destructive competition among such banking organizations and thus to maintain public confidence in such business and protect the public interest and the interests of depositors, creditors, shareholders and stockholders.