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Mark Schoeff Jr.

Reporter: Regulatory / SEC / Taxes

Mark Schoeff Jr.http://www.investmentnews.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/persbilde?Avis=CI&ID=MSCHOEFF&maxw=220&cci_ts=20160827004839

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

Judge's questions show inclination to uphold DOL fiduciary rule

Aug 26, 2016

In first of five lawsuits against the measure, federal judge Randolph Moss not likely to grant preliminary injunction sought by the National Association of Fixed Annuities

DOL issues final rule to help states establish workplace retirement savings programs

Aug 25, 2016

State plans would not be subject to ERISA, which some in the industry fear will give them a leg up on private plans

SEC 'temporary' principal trading rule to expire

Aug 24, 2016

Official says few firms are using it, although SIFMA has been a proponent of keeping it alive

Candidates for Finra board want greater focus on regulatory pain of small firms

Aug 22, 2016

Four nominees were announced Friday after qualifying for the ballot

Trump corporate tax plan could be a boon for advisory firms

Aug 18, 2016

For some advisers who structure their practices so that revenue is reported on their personal income tax returns, Mr. Trump's idea represents a significant tax break

SEC enforcement actions trail last year's record numbers: Study

Aug 17, 2016

Agency has filed 508 enforcement actions through the first three quarters of fiscal 2016, down 8% from last year

Side-by-side comparison of Clinton, Trump tax plans

Aug 15, 2016

Stark differences include one presidential candidate who seeks to raise income taxes on the wealthiest Americans while the other would cut them across the board

Finra launches exam sweep of business development companies

Aug 4, 2016

One area the regulator is focusing on is brokers who have selling agreements with each BDC

New estate rule would affect tax strategies of ultra-wealthy

Aug 3, 2016

Treasury Department's proposed regulation aims to curb tax-planning approaches that lower the valuation of stakes in corporations or partnerships

Adviser, insurance groups step up spending on political campaigns

Aug 2, 2016

Some have a board mandate to shell out more, while others have been encouraged by seeing their donations enhance their lobbying efforts

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