Mark Schoeff Jr.
Reporter: Regulatory / SEC / Taxes
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.
Mar 30, 2015
Processes must be in place to supervise the compilation of a client's entire financial life in one document
Mar 27, 2015
Proponents of a fiduciary standard are piling on to the public shaming of commission-based advisers
DOL chief Perez says new fiduciary rule will distinguish between investor education and investment advice
Mar 25, 2015
Labor Secretary aims to assure industry rule will be 'much more informed' than last attempt, which faced fierce protest and was withdrawn in 2011
Mar 25, 2015
Advice industry mixed on the push for a New York bill to clearly distinguish advisers from brokers
Mar 24, 2015
Chairwoman tells lawmakers agency will proceed at own pace, separate from DOL, on raising investment advice standards
Mar 23, 2015
Trade group releases report saying brokers 'thoroughly' regulated already with structure in place for 100 years
Mar 20, 2015
Fund industry worries about fallout from results of SEC exam sweep on distribution fees
Mar 19, 2015
Andrew Ceresney espoused the agency's increased use of in-house judges before a congressional panel, while steering clear of the debate over raising investment-advice standards
Mar 18, 2015
But like with fiduciary, two sides are forming with opposing views on costs and standards for outside examiners
Mar 17, 2015
Top regulator says 'uniform' rule for brokers and advisers is needed, but balance is 'essential'