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Mark Schoeff Jr.

Reporter: Regulatory / SEC / Taxes

Mark Schoeff Jr.

Mark Schoeff Jr. covers Capitol Hill and regulatory agencies for InvestmentNews. A former Senate aide, he’s seen firsthand the best and worst of Washington since the end of the Bush 41 administration. An Indiana native, he’s a victim of capture himself — by the capital’s sport teams — becoming a Nationals, Wizards and Skins fan.

Recent Articles

Institute for Fiduciary Standard draws SIFMA fire for best practices plan

Jan 30, 2015

Group's 11-point guide seeks to get advisers on the same page without waiting for government rules

Karen Barr will build on David Tittsworth's legacy at the Investment Adviser Association

Jan 29, 2015

Former general counsel sees room for organization to grow more

Tittsworth exits IAA after waging battles on behalf of investment advisers

Jan 29, 2015

Former CEO and president of Investment Adviser Association leaves after 18 years at the helm

Prepping the advice business for cybersecurity laws, and vice versa

Jan 28, 2015

FSI sets sights on shaping any legislation dealing with data breaches and privacy to avoid 'one-size-fits-all'

FSI to zero in on state advocacy this year

Jan 27, 2015

Group set to launch lobbying days in Florida, Texas, New York and California

Cetera president blasts White House memo defending DOL fiduciary

Jan 27, 2015

Arguments continue on both sides about the merits of the memo and what it means for the standard's future prospects

Regulators bare their teeth on excessive fees

Jan 23, 2015

A crackdown on overcharging clients was amplified this week with moves by Finra and the SEC

Investor, consumer groups call on Finra to release more arbitration data

Jan 21, 2015

As task force reviews process, regulator pushed to fess up on selection of arbitrators, award collections and case statistics

Norm Champ to depart SEC

Jan 21, 2015

Head of the agency's Division of Investment Management will leave before the end of the month

10 developments to watch in the independent broker-dealer industry in 2015

Jan 18, 2015

The hottest topics to keep tabs on in the IBD space

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