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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


Should investment advisers be put on a pedestal when it comes to advice standards?

Jun 19, 2018

Former SEC chairwoman Elisse Walter says their fiduciary duty is largely about disclosing conflicts, not eliminating them


Small broker-dealers seek legislative relief from annual audits

Jun 18, 2018

Bills introduced in House, Senate would remove PCAOB requirement


SEC advice rule: Industry, investor advocates split

Jun 14, 2018

At SEC meeting, both sides say agency must better define what 'best interests' means


SEC proposal will curb brokers putting clients into products solely for highest revenue, Clayton says

Jun 13, 2018

At investor town hall in Atlanta, the agency's head urges clients to press advisers on fees


SEC advice rule concerns raised by Schwab, AARP

Jun 12, 2018

For different reasons, each says client-relationship-summary disclosure is flawed

Clock time

Clock ticking for RIAs to self-report sales of high-fee mutual fund share classes

Jun 11, 2018

SEC offers favorable settlement terms through Monday to investment advisers who acknowledge they didn't use the lower-fee option available in a fund


Advisers encourage investors to take fiduciary into their own hands

Jun 8, 2018

Committee for the Fiduciary Standard tells public to demand their financial advisers sign an oath


Financial planners push to add restrictions on use of term in SEC advice proposal

Jun 7, 2018

Financial Planning Association sends 85 members to Capitol Hill


Hurry up and kill the DOL fiduciary rule already, insurance groups tell 5th Circuit

Jun 6, 2018

ACLI, NAIFA say delay in issuing mandate causing 'palpable uncertainty' for industry


Clayton promises 'not to take forever' on SEC advice rule

Jun 5, 2018

Following Capitol Hill testimony, top regulator declines to say whether he will extend comment deadline on proposed reform package

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