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Mark Schoeff Jr.

Senior Reporter: Washington, Regulation and Legislation

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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


Brokerage industry groups dominate campaign spending out of the gate for 2020 cycle

Aug 16, 2019

Political donations cross the aisle as lobbyists try to make friends on both sides


New SEC videos aim to help investors identify brokers vs. investment advisers

Aug 15, 2019

Videos criticized for glossing over details of business models, conflicts


Brokerage customers winning more Finra arbitration cases

Aug 13, 2019

Losing money in a bull market is 'red meat' for arbitrators


Advisers may not be equipped to help clients navigate private markets

Aug 9, 2019

As SEC moves toward easing rules on unregistered securities, advisers could become gatekeepers


Finra widens window on exam cycle for some small firms

Aug 8, 2019

Those with clean records to be reviewed every four years, board member says


Dually registered advisers found to have conflicts and higher fees

Aug 8, 2019

Academic paper says many 'fall short of the spirit of the fiduciary standard'

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Regulators, legislators focus on delivering restitution to harmed investors

Aug 7, 2019

Partisan split emerges over question of providing agencies more reach-back on fines


Finra arbitrators order Schwab to pay $347,000 to RIA owner for allegedly helping competitor

Aug 6, 2019

Owner of Laguna Financial Group says Schwab violated own conflicts policy for RIAs on platform


Advisers resist SECURE Act provision to limit inherited IRAs

Aug 2, 2019

Provision would pay for other aspects of retirement-savings bill


Former United Capital employee sues firm for racial discrimination

Aug 1, 2019

Tracey Chung says supervisor publicly humiliated her because of her Asian descent

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