The Biggest Challenges Facing the Next Treasury Secretary

  • Dodd-Frank rules also among Obama administration’s leftovers
  • Trump presidency could dilute impact of financial regulations

U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew is seen at the close of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors meeting on July 24, 2016, in Chengdu, China.

Jacob J. Lew looks set to close out his tenure as one of just two Treasury secretaries to serve during the Obama administration. Not since the days of Eisenhower has a two-term U.S. president had such stability at the helm of the Treasury Department.

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