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Mark Schoeff Jr.

Reporter: Regulatory / SEC / Taxes

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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

Just how much is Hillary Clinton raking in from Wall Street, and what does it mean for advisers?

Feb 5, 2016

The Democratic presidential candidate is getting pummeled over the money she's receiving from the financial industry. But at least one of Ms. Clinton's positions shows you can't always follow the money.

Senators introduce three bills to stop DOL fiduciary rule

Feb 4, 2016

While the House has been active considering similar legislation, this marks the first time the Senate is jumping into the fray

Adviser groups step up lobbying as DOL rule nears completion

Feb 4, 2016

Organizations opposed to the fiduciary rule invested more in Capitol Hill outreach efforts last year, trying to convince Congress to stop the measure

House overwhelmingly approves expanding accredited-investor pool

Feb 3, 2016

Lawmakers sent a strong signal this week to financial regulators that more investors should qualify to buy unregistered securities

Two bills to stop DOL fiduciary rule advance in House

Feb 2, 2016

Fight on a best-interests standard is now split straight down party lines

Shift of SEC resources to RIA oversight not likely to stop push for third-party exams

Feb 1, 2016

Regulator plans to increase number of RIA examiners by almost 20% this year, but more are still needed

How the 2016 presidential candidates stack up with advisers

Feb 1, 2016

A look at White House hopefuls' positions on issues impacting financial advice

DOL fiduciary rule arrives at OMB

Jan 29, 2016

A Labor Department rule that would raise investment advice standards for retirement accounts took its last step toward finalization Thursday night

The short list of those who could succeed Ketchum at Finra

Jan 28, 2016

Experts think the top candidates will have SEC experience

Regulatory process for advisers could slow in 2016

Jan 27, 2016

Both regulators are in the midst of major personnel changes and Congress is headed for an election year

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