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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=20191205095504

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


Galvin posts revised fiduciary duty proposal

Dec 4, 2019

Advisers must act without regard to compensation, but 'best available option' language excised


Finra arbitrators order UBS to pay female brokers $171,445

Dec 3, 2019

UBS considers low damages award an 'overwhelming rejection' of their claims


Massachusetts advances fiduciary duty proposal; public hearing required prior to final rule

Dec 2, 2019

Bay State, New Jersey regulations could set standard for other states


Treading a fine line with clients when politics comes up

Nov 30, 2019

Advisers try to stay neutral and focus on portfolios, but it's not always possible in highly charged times


Advisers weigh in on Trump's challengers

Nov 30, 2019

Most still support the president and are wary of Democratic tax plans that would target the wealthy, but some also find fault with the commander-in-chief


Majority in InvestmentNews reader poll oppose Trump impeachment

Nov 22, 2019

Buttigieg, Bloomberg and Biden top list of Democratic presidential candidates


DOJ likely to take a close look at Schwab acquisition of TD Ameritrade

Nov 21, 2019

Antitrust concerns could arise over custody concentration, zero-commission trend


SEC moving toward opening private markets to more ordinary investors

Nov 20, 2019

Rulemaking agenda includes items on accredited investor definition, exempt offerings


REIT firm pays $8 million SEC fine over misleading accounting

Nov 20, 2019

Vereit Inc. agreement follows $1 billion litigation settlement in September


Jay Clayton says SEC will collect only limited information about investors in new market surveillance initiative

Nov 19, 2019

Critics still worry that cybercriminals will be able to hack system

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