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Mark Schoeff Jr.

Reporter: Regulatory / SEC / Taxes

Mark Schoeff Jr.

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

Finra sends BrokerCheck link rule to SEC

May 28, 2015

Rule would require brokerage firms to include links from their websites to a public database containing information on brokers' backgrounds

Congressman calls for Finra oversight of investment advisers

May 28, 2015

Rep. French Hill says the broker-dealer SRO is the best equipped regulator for the job

Finra's Ketchum criticizes DOL fiduciary rule

May 27, 2015

Chief broker regulator says SEC should act first

Finra releases revised broker compensation proposal

May 27, 2015

Brokerages would have to send an 'educational communication' to investors outlining questions they should ask their broker about compensation and other inducements for switching firms

Tick, tick, tick: Fannie Mae employees must decide by June 4 on retirement assets

May 26, 2015

With pension closed, options include lump-sum distribution, annuity, 401(k) or IRA

Massachusetts securities regulator William Galvin sues SEC over small-company offerings

May 26, 2015

Hopes to halt a recently adopted rule he claims curtails state oversight of stock offerings by small and emerging companies

Legislation would allow B-Ds to publish ETF research without fear of breaking securities laws

May 22, 2015

Bill proposed by former broker passes key committee, would raise competition with Morningstar

Advisory draws SEC heat for alleged violations in police, firefighter pensions

May 21, 2015

Regulator charges Atlanta firm with improperly recommending alternative investments

SEC might require more disclosure about SMAs and social media

May 20, 2015

Proposed rules would require advisers on their Form ADVs to divulge more about their use of separately managed accounts and social media activities

Missouri Rep. Ann Wagner wages 'war' against DOL fiduciary

May 20, 2015

Congresswoman threatens the department's funding if it doesn't relent

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