Mark Schoeff Jr.
Senior Reporter: Washington, Regulation and Legislationstaff
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.
Jan 17, 2018
A plaintiff would have to state in their initial complaint why fiduciary duty was breached, and then prove the violation with 'clear and convincing evidence'
Jan 16, 2018
But long-term, the agency may get around questions of constitutionality by changing the way it brings on administrative law judges
Jan 12, 2018
Comment letters from the Committee for the Fiduciary Standard and the CFA Institute suggest the clarification is needed to differentiate brokers from investment advisers
Jan 11, 2018
Measures would obligate financial advisers to tell clients they do not have to act in their best interests
Jan 10, 2018
Opponents and advocates of the regulation have been waiting for months for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans to issue its opinion
Jan 8, 2018
In 2018 exam priorities, regulator says not to sell clients high-fee products and then move them into advisory accounts
Jan 4, 2018
Securities and Exchange Commission members also reiterate their concerns about virtual money
Jan 3, 2018
Fiduciary advocates hope Democrats will continue to hold the line against the provision
Jan 2, 2018
Senior reporter Mark Schoeff Jr. speaks with IAA president and chief executive Karen Barr about what's to come now that the SEC has a full commission, including how the agency might progress on its fiduciary rule
Dec 22, 2017
Senate confirms Preston Rutledge to key Labor Department role, while Hester Peirce and Robert Jackson Jr. join SEC as commissioners