Mark Schoeff Jr.
Reporter: Regulatory / SEC / Taxesstaff
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.
Jan 15, 2017
The elephant in the room is the Labor Department's fiduciary rule, but other areas include broad health care and tax reform
Jan 13, 2017
Agency provides a litany of questions for consumers as well as FAQs on technical compliance for advisers
Jan 11, 2017
The business interest group would like the new administration to halt and then replace the regulation that requires advisers act in the best interests of clients in retirement accounts
Jan 10, 2017
CEO says he got the idea by talking to firms during a "listening tour" shortly after taking over the reins of the securities industry regulator
Jan 9, 2017
Connecticut adviser John W. Rafal obtained a new client with accounts in excess of $100 million, and agreed to pay the referring attorney $50,000 annually from the advisory fees paid, according to the SEC
Jan 9, 2017
Republicans have put regulatory reform — and rolling back Obama administration rules — at the top of their agenda in the new session of Congress
Jan 6, 2017
The regulator makes it a top priority for 2017, establishing an exam unit to ferret out rogue brokers and scrutinizing how firms supervise them
Jan 4, 2017
Mr. Clayton would replace current SEC Chairman Mary Jo White, who will step down when Mr. Trump is inaugurated on Jan. 20.
Jan 3, 2017
The agency's Division of Investment Management provides guidance on how to communicate changes to sales loads that level compensation for brokers
Bills to expand accredited-investor pool, reform retirement savings, protect seniors poised to return in 2017
Dec 22, 2016
The House and Senate wrapped up the congressional lame-duck session without acting on the measures and without confirming two nominees to the Securities and Exchange Commission