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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

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Sen. Gary Peters brings broker background to work every day on Capitol Hill

Jul 25, 2017

Michigan Democrat resists ripping up DOL fiduciary rule but would be open to some changes

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DOL fiduciary rule opponents want to push implementation back until 2019

Jul 24, 2017

ICI, Chamber of Commerce among groups asking for delay, while Democratic lawmakers call on DOL to keep to its earlier planned schedule of Jan. 1, 2018

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House panel passes bill to replace DOL fiduciary rule with one requiring disclosure of conflicts

Jul 19, 2017

Measure likely to continue in partisan advance in House, but could stall in Senate

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Finra seeks to raise pressure on firms hiring rogue brokers, avoiding arbitration payments

Jul 19, 2017

Board advances proposals to amend membership applications to allow the regulator to scrutinize troubled brokers, pending monetary awards

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House committees ready two assaults on DOL fiduciary rule this week

Jul 17, 2017

One is a vote on a bill to kill Labor's rule and replace it with a disclosure-based best-interest standard, while another will take up legislation to prevent funding for enforcement of the regulation

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Best interest is in the eye of the beholder in debate over DOL fiduciary rule

Jul 14, 2017

Both sides claim they're doing what's best for the average investor

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Democrats diss draft legislation to scrap DOL fiduciary rule, set best-interest advice standard for brokers

Jul 13, 2017

Bill's sponsor, Republican Rep. Ann Wagner, still hopes to get bipartisan support

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Promises by Congress to protect retirement-savings incentives don't ease advocates

Jul 12, 2017

Concern about 'Rothification' as part of larger tax reform spurs lobbying

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SEC's Jay Clayton makes fiduciary duty a priority, acknowledges issue is 'complex'

Jul 12, 2017

In first major speech as agency chairman, he says a guiding principle is 'long-term interests of Mr. and Ms. 401(k)'

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Rep. Wagner drafts bill to kill DOL fiduciary rule, replace it with best-interest standard

Jul 11, 2017

Legislation would require brokers to 'avoid, disclose or otherwise reasonably manage' conflicts of interest

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