Elisse Walter is leaving the Securities and Exchange Commission, but the commissioner and former chairman who worked to shed more light on the municipal market is confident her colleagues will carry on the push for increased transparency when she leaves after five years.

In a lengthy interview with her and SEC muni chief John Cross, Walter, 63 talked about her achievements, issues facing the muni market, and the goals she hopes the commission will achieve after her retirement. She will be replaced by Kara Stein, a former aide to Sen. Jack Reed, D-R.I. who was confirmed for the SEC post by the Senate on Aug. 1.

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