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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=20190617013430

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


How much will costs of products and accounts factor into Reg BI?

Jun 14, 2019

Documentation will be key to passing exams under the rule, observers say


Reg BI won't stop advisory sector advances over broker-dealers, Pershing's Tibergien says

Jun 13, 2019

Executive says clients prefer to work with investment advisers because of the transparency, greater choice in investment options and fiduciary status of the business model


Pershing introduces tool to help advisers choose best technology

Jun 13, 2019

Company assesses adviser's needs and then generates a report comparing software and analyzing vendors


Pershing's incoming CEO sees opportunity in high-demand advisory services

Jun 12, 2019

James Crowley says the custodian is focusing on IT improvements and enhancing the client experience


Does the SEC's new interpretation of the investment adviser standard diminish it? Depends who you ask

Jun 11, 2019

Some observers say the language waters down the fiduciary standard, while others say the word choice is inconsequential


Reg BI limits brokers' use of title 'adviser' or 'advisor'

Jun 10, 2019

If brokers are not dually registered as advisers but use the term, they could run into trouble under new rule


Brokers face heavy lift to implement Reg BI by next year

Jun 7, 2019

Firms must establish disclosure, mitigation procedures for each line of business


Advisers, experts either hate SEC advice reforms or love them

Jun 6, 2019

Reactions range from 'a major win' to 'a catastrophe'


SEC final advice rule hearing updates

Jun 5, 2019

The agency is debating and voting on a package of regulations — including Reg BI — to reform financial advice standards, and Mark Schoeff Jr. is covering each development as it happens


SEC releases new details on investment advice reform package

Jun 5, 2019

Statement and fact sheet clarify four measures in the just-approved financial advice standards

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