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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=20161209005855

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

Investment Company Institute says DOL rule is already depriving investors of financial advice

Dec 8, 2016

Some people turned away by their brokers are contacting mutual funds seeking help, ICI official says

Outlook good for expanded accredited investor definition after strong approval in House

Dec 6, 2016

Sailing through the chamber Monday, 391-2, bill includes changes to who is considered a sophisticated investor eligible to participate in private placements

RIAs have been slow to prepare for the DOL fiduciary rule

Dec 4, 2016

Many believe it is aimed at broker-dealers, but they could be in for a rude awakening

Senate Democrats control fate of DOL fiduciary rule

Dec 2, 2016

The left side of the aisle is likely to hold together well enough to ensure the rule is modified rather than taken off the books

What Phyllis Borzi has to say about the DOL rule now

Dec 1, 2016

The architect of the Department of Labor fiduciary regulation claims it is already paying dividends by lowering costs for investors — and isn't going away

Abuse of elderly by guardians often takes form of financial exploitation

Nov 30, 2016

Relatives consider it "accelerating the inheritance," according to one legal services official

NAFA seeks stay of DOL fiduciary rule during appeals process

Nov 30, 2016

The insurance industry group wants the April 10 applicability date of the rule extended while it pushes the case up the court chain

Kansas judge denies effort to block DOL fiduciary rule

Nov 28, 2016

Decision comes a little more than two weeks after a DC district judge also denied a preliminary injunction by an insurance group

Raymond James recruits three advisers managing $441 million in assets from Merrill Lynch

Nov 28, 2016

The hires come as Raymond James gained the most assets under management through adviser recruitment of any financial firm in the third quarter

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