Mark Schoeff Jr.
Senior Reporter: Washington, Regulation and Legislationstaff
Mark Schoeff Jr. covers Capitol Hill and regulatory agencies for Mopedia. 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.
Jan 26, 2018
Regulation taking effect Feb. 5 requires reasonable effort to find trusted contact, allows brokers to stop fund disbursement
Jan 25, 2018
SIFMA, FSI want the Securities and Exchange Commission to go first
Jan 24, 2018
But suspension remains in effect until April
Jan 23, 2018
The settlement would make the harmed investors whole, but can they collect?
Jan 22, 2018
Broker-dealer regulator calls it an outcome of Finra360 self-examination
Jan 20, 2018
Don't expect a simple rollback of rules under the Trump administration in 2018 — instead, regulators are on pace to bolster financial adviser oversight
Jan 18, 2018
Regulator reveals plans to hold senior officer salaries flat, and other financials, in transparency effort
Jan 17, 2018
A plaintiff would have to state in their initial complaint why fiduciary duty was breached, and then prove the violation with 'clear and convincing evidence'
Jan 16, 2018
But long-term, the agency may get around questions of constitutionality by changing the way it brings on administrative law judges
Jan 12, 2018
Comment letters from the Committee for the Fiduciary Standard and the CFA Institute suggest the clarification is needed to differentiate brokers from investment advisers