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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

SEC limits who qualifies as a public arbitrator

Feb 27, 2015

Agency approves rule to throw more candidates into nonpublic pool

Bill would end mandatory arbitration in brokerage contracts

Feb 26, 2015

Legislation introduced Thursday would ban such requirements for investor claims

Republican introduces bill to halt Obama's DOL fiduciary push

Feb 25, 2015

Rep. Ann Wagner says proponents are 'offering a solution in search of a problem'

Senior Republican on Senate Banking Committee presses Finra on CARDS

Feb 25, 2015

Crapo tells Finra chief Ketchum system could jeopardize investor privacy, be used for government surveillance

With Obama's push, is fiduciary a done deal? Not so fast

Feb 24, 2015

Advisers, experts weigh in on DOL rule's prospects and what it might end up looking like

Obama directs Labor Department to move ahead on fiduciary rule

Feb 23, 2015

President says conflicted advice is costing Americans billions and must be removed from retirement plans

SEC member seeks guidelines for use of in-house judges

Feb 23, 2015

Piwowar says agency should avoid the appearance it is using administrative law judges in enforcement cases to improve chances of success

SEC's White sidesteps direction for fiduciary duty

Feb 20, 2015

Chairwoman of top adviser regulator calls it a priority for 2015, but declines to provide timeline

Tax complexities delay distribution of 1099s

Feb 19, 2015

As brokerages feel pressure to ramp up, forms coming later than usual

Know more about the Fed than Rand Paul does

Feb 18, 2015

The Kentucky Republican was called out for the accuracy of recent comments about the Federal Reserve. But how much do you know? Here's a primer.

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