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Mark Schoeff Jr.

Senior Reporter: Washington, Regulation and Legislation

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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


SEC advice rule raises bar for brokers by putting 'best interest' on table

Apr 19, 2018

Required policies, procedures give the regulator a way to gauge brokers' follow through on mitigating conflicts


SEC advice rule hearing updates

Apr 18, 2018

The SEC is debating new proposals to enhance standards of conduct for brokers and investment advisers, and Mark Schoeff Jr. is covering each development as it happens


SEC advice proposal unveiling: Here's what to expect

Apr 17, 2018

Chairman Jay Clayton will initiate momentous action Wednesday, as the commission meets to debate a rule on broker and adviser standards


Sneak peek at new SEC advice standard sparks hope, concern

Apr 12, 2018

Investor advocates and industry representatives are both hopeful and concerned after studying overview of proposal slated for release on April 18


SEC to meet to consider advice-standards proposal

Apr 12, 2018

Regulator to meet April 18 to consider three-part plan that includes disclosure document, broker standard, adviser-standard interpretation


'Best interests' and 'fiduciary' aren't the same, so which will the SEC choose?

Apr 10, 2018

It could become a flash point that goes beyond semantics


Investment Program Association rebrands itself for Main Street

Apr 9, 2018

Group advocating for investments like REITs, BDCs, close-end funds, and energy and equipment leasing programs changes name to Institute for Portfolio Alternatives


Former Merrill Lynch execs' lawyer feels good about chances in $1 billion arbitration

Apr 5, 2018

Broker-dealer drops effort to stop 60 cases related to steep Merrill stock dive in 2007-08


DOL fiduciary rule sparks charges of reverse-churning

Apr 4, 2018

Class-action lawsuit against Edward Jones reflects concern over shifting clients from commission- to fee-based accounts


State efforts on fiduciary standards slow

Apr 3, 2018

Maryland senator pulls provision requiring such duty from bill, Nevada's time line for regulation remains uncertain

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