Treasury Nominee Lew Says Dodd-Frank Would Be Priority

Law360, New York (February 13, 2013, 3:07 PM EST) -- Jacob J. Lew, President Barack Obama's nominee to be the next Treasury secretary, on Wednesday said that he was committed to implementing the Dodd-Frank Act and taking other actions to safeguard the financial system at a Senate confirmation hearing dominated by discussion of tax reform.

During the course of a confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee that lasted more than three-and-a-half hours, Lew said that his role upon confirmation as the chairman of the Financial Stability Oversight Council, a panel of financial regulators established by...
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