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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

Groups opposing DOL fiduciary rule step up lobbying spending

Aug 27, 2015

Proponents' dollars lag this year, with a focus on grass-roots action

Regulator seeks to enlist advisers in war on money laundering

Aug 26, 2015

Compliance could be costly, especially for small advisory firms

SEC warns brokerages to monitor risky products better

Aug 25, 2015

Agency finds a significant number of inappropriate sales

SEC commissioners push for bond transparency in wake of Edward Jones settlement

Aug 14, 2015

Regulator says Finra and MSRB should issue rules 'requiring the disclosure of mark-ups and mark-downs'

If Obama holds firm, here's what the DOL fiduciary rule will end up looking like

Aug 13, 2015

Expect language that would brighten the line between education and advice, and expand the list of permissible assets for retirement plans, to name a few

Which presidential candidate is most like you

Aug 12, 2015

Take our quiz to find out which candidate you align with when it comes to personal finances

Plan sponsor advocate pushes for exemption in DOL fiduciary rule

Aug 12, 2015

Says charging a level fee would vanquish conflicts for advisers

Adviser advocates seek more privacy for SMA disclosures

Aug 11, 2015

Worry heightened reporting requirements in new SEC proposal would force them to divulge 'secret sauce' of separately managed accounts' investment strategies

Opponents to DOL fiduciary rule say tweaks aren't enough

Aug 10, 2015

In the first day of this week's hearings, witnesses for and against the Labor Department's proposal parse its requirements and impact

Advisers' deaths without transition plans force custodians into action

Aug 9, 2015

Custodians are stepping up their game at the same time regulators are putting an emphasis on business continuity and succession

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