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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=20160724163400

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

With Indiana Gov. Pence on ticket, advisers need to be careful with donations

Jul 20, 2016

Under the SEC, pay-to-play rules kick in for RIAs who contribute to a candidate for office who could influence the selection of an adviser for state accounts

Advisory group recommends SEC expand pool of accredited investors

Jul 19, 2016

Agency's Advisory Committee on Small and Emerging Companies wants people with a Series 7, 65 or 82, or a CFA, to be eligible to buy unregistered securities

Advisers asking DOL for clarification on fiduciary rule's impact on compensation

Jul 18, 2016

Agency official discusses top adviser questions and says additional guidance is on the way

Finra elects Vanguard's John Brennan chairman to replace Richard Ketchum

Jul 15, 2016

He will begin Aug. 15, at about the same time Robert Cook, a former division director at the SEC, takes over as chief executive

SEC fines advisory firm $300K for failing to disclose fees beyond 'wrap' charges

Jul 14, 2016

Case follows the SEC making wrap accounts an examination priority this year; agency is looking at whether advisers are acting in clients' best interests with these vehicles.

Legislation to impose financial transactions tax introduced

Jul 13, 2016

The bill, which would place a tax on stocks, bonds and derivatives trading, was rolled out now to elevate the issue in this fall's election

SEC approves reforms to in-house process for enforcement cases

Jul 13, 2016

Parties will now have more time to prepare for a hearing and be able to take depositions, but concerns of fairness remain

Americans in better financial shape, Finra reports

Jul 12, 2016

Survey shows public feels it is on surer footing with expenses and savings, but problems persist for some groups

Advisers must develop 'simple, repeatable statement of value' to attract clients

Jul 12, 2016

It's your story and the relationship you build that draws in prospects, a marketing expert told attendees at the InvestmentNews Women Adviser Summit in Boston on Tuesday

Dallas court schedules hearing for lawsuits against DOL fiduciary rule

Jul 8, 2016

Chief Judge Barbara M.G. Lynn is expected to issue a summary judgement on three consolidated lawsuits

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