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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


Finra touts improvements during first year of Finra 360 operational review

Apr 24, 2018

Critics say the changes so far don't go far enough


Finra proposes to widen net for churning violations

Apr 23, 2018

Under new rule, brokers would not have to have control of account to be found liable


SEC advice rule may give RIAs leg up over broker-dealers

Apr 20, 2018

Experts say advisers will be able to point to their role as fiduciaries as a differentiator in the advice market


SEC advice rule raises bar for brokers by putting 'best interest' on table

Apr 19, 2018

Required policies, procedures give the regulator a way to gauge brokers' follow through on mitigating conflicts


SEC advice rule hearing updates

Apr 18, 2018

The SEC is debating new proposals to enhance standards of conduct for brokers and investment advisers, and Mark Schoeff Jr. is covering each development as it happens


SEC advice proposal unveiling: Here's what to expect

Apr 17, 2018

Chairman Jay Clayton will initiate momentous action Wednesday, as the commission meets to debate a rule on broker and adviser standards


Sneak peek at new SEC advice standard sparks hope, concern

Apr 12, 2018

Investor advocates and industry representatives are both hopeful and concerned after studying overview of proposal slated for release on April 18


SEC to meet to consider advice-standards proposal

Apr 12, 2018

Regulator to meet April 18 to consider three-part plan that includes disclosure document, broker standard, adviser-standard interpretation


'Best interests' and 'fiduciary' aren't the same, so which will the SEC choose?

Apr 10, 2018

It could become a flash point that goes beyond semantics


Investment Program Association rebrands itself for Main Street

Apr 9, 2018

Group advocating for investments like REITs, BDCs, close-end funds, and energy and equipment leasing programs changes name to Institute for Portfolio Alternatives

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