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Mark Schoeff Jr.

Senior Reporter: Washington, Regulation and Legislation

Mark Schoeff Jr.https://www.investmentnews.com/apps/pbcsi.dll/persbilde?Avis=CI&ID=MSCHOEFF&maxw=220&cci_ts=20190422144421

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


When disclosing conflicts of interest, wiggle words like 'may' may not be good enough

Apr 19, 2019

SEC's case pending in D.C. Circuit Court could change how ADVs are written


SEC cracks down on share-class disclosure after self-reporting initiative ends

Apr 18, 2019

Firms that didn't participate are now vulnerable to enforcement investigations, lawyers say


Fate of New Jersey fiduciary standard could come down to politics, court

Apr 16, 2019

With strong support of governor, proposal has momentum out of gate


New Jersey releases rule to impose fiduciary duty on brokers

Apr 15, 2019

State Securities Bureau says SEC's Regulation Best Interest 'does not provide sufficient protections'


Trump administration puts potential new hurdle in path of Regulation Best Interest

Apr 15, 2019

Complying with regulatory review guidelines could delay advice rule and have a chilling effect on SEC guidance and no-action letters


Finra guidance could help departing reps hang onto clients

Apr 11, 2019

If clients ask, firms must give them contact information for their former brokers


Clayton wants retirement investors to have more access to private funds

Apr 9, 2019

SEC chairman indicates desire to modify accredited investor standard


SEC member Robert Jackson Jr. calls for 'bipartisan' Regulation Best Interest

Apr 8, 2019

He warns that the advice measure will be litigated, requires unified commission


Commonwealth case against Ohio National should be arbitrated, court rules

Apr 8, 2019

Broker-dealer's claim involves insurer's decision to stop paying trail commissions


College costs can sink parents, too

Apr 6, 2019

Student debt is often associated with young people taking out loans and putting off rites of passage after graduation to repay them. But mom and dad often sacrifice more

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