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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

Massachusetts securities regulator William Galvin sues SEC over small-company offerings

May 26, 2015

Hopes to halt a recently adopted rule he claims curtails state oversight of stock offerings by small and emerging companies

Tick, tick, tick: Fannie Mae employees must decide by June 4 on retirement assets

May 26, 2015

With pension closed, options include lump-sum distribution, annuity, 401(k) or IRA

Legislation would allow B-Ds to publish ETF research without fear of breaking securities laws

May 22, 2015

Bill proposed by former broker passes key committee, would raise competition with Morningstar

Advisory draws SEC heat for alleged violations in police, firefighter pensions

May 21, 2015

Regulator charges Atlanta firm with improperly recommending alternative investments

SEC might require more disclosure about SMAs and social media

May 20, 2015

Proposed rules would require advisers on their Form ADVs to divulge more about their use of separately managed accounts and social media activities

Missouri Rep. Ann Wagner wages 'war' against DOL fiduciary

May 20, 2015

Congresswoman threatens the department's funding if it doesn't relent

Washington latest state to encourage workplace retirement plans

May 19, 2015

Creates website to match small employers with private-sector retirement plans

Advisers blanch at Rubio cashing out 401(K)

May 18, 2015

Though most say it is never a good idea to take early distributions, the presidential hopeful should be in a better position than most to recover

DOL extends comment period on fiduciary duty proposal

May 15, 2015

Pressure from financial industry and lawmakers succeeds, but extension is far short of what groups wanted

Broker-turned-congressman French Hill brings adviser skills to Capitol Hill

May 15, 2015

Background makes Arkansas legislator, no fan of DOL fiduciary proposal, a go-to source on financial services issues

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