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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

'Dissident' candidate defeats Finra's hand-picked nominee for board seat

Jul 30, 2015

Brian Kovack wants to make the organization more effective without antagonizing firms that are doing the right thing

Rep. Ann Wagner gets three other House members to call on DOL to withdraw fiduciary proposal

Jul 28, 2015

Two Democrats and one Republican on the House Financial Services Committee join Missouri representative to seek additional signatories on letter to Labor Secretary Thomas Perez

Why a federal judge tossed out the Camardas' case

Jul 28, 2015

U.S. District Judge Richard Leon made public Tuesday his opinion in a lawsuit over CFP Board's disciplinary action related to adviser use of the 'fee-only' label

Broker groups step up political spending early in election cycle

Jul 24, 2015

Contributions from investment advisers, however, slow down

The countdown for DOL to advance its fiduciary rule ticks loudly

Jul 23, 2015

With the comment period ended and extensive changes requested, the task ahead in the Obama administration's remaining time is formidable

Perez says DOL fiduciary debate shifts from whether to how

Jul 21, 2015

The Secretary of Labor told lawmakers on Tuesday that the conversation has shifted to focus on how to make a new standard work

Package of tax breaks gains traction in Senate

Jul 21, 2015

Panel approves two-year extension of IRA charitable donation allowances, among others

Where key players align in the DOL fiduciary fight

Jul 20, 2015

As the proposal's comment period ends Tuesday, here's a snapshot of some of the larger parties' stances

SIFMA's advice to DOL on the fiduciary rule: Start over

Jul 20, 2015

Industry heavyweight argues the proposal would limit access to investment advice

Finra brands DOL fiduciary rule misguided, confusing

Jul 18, 2015

A Labor Department proposal designed to reduce conflicts of interest for brokers working with retirement accounts would create overlapping regulations that would baffle advisers and investors, Finra says

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