WASHINGTON — Among some issuers of municipal bonds, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Elisse Walter is known for one speech, and one speech only.

During a 2009 address at Fordham Law School, Walter called for the repeal of the Tower amendment, which in 1975 was added to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. It bars the SEC and the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board from requiring muni issuers to file pre-sale disclosure documents and also prohibits the MSRB from seeking issuers’ post-sale documents.

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