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New Jersey issues bulletin permitting licensees to work from home due to Covid-19

State Issues New Jersey State Regulators Covid-19 Licensing

State Issues

On March 19, the Commissioner of the Department of Banking and Insurance (Department) signed Bulletin No. 20-06 setting forth the Department’s no-action position regarding licensure for certain branch office locations due to individuals temporarily working from home as a result of Covid-19. Licensees must submit a list of all individuals working from home, a certification that the individuals are working from home due to Covid-19, and a certification that the locations will maintain certain data security and privacy protections. The no-action position is effective through April 30. In addition, the Department requested prompt notice for any changes to the operating hours of branch locations.