• ALJ Gildea Sets Target Date In Certain Electric Fireplaces (337-TA-791)
  • July 26, 2011 | Author: Eric W. Schweibenz
  • Law Firm: Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P. - Alexandria Office
  • Further to our July 15 and 18, 2011 posts, on July 21, 2011, ALJ E. James Gildea issued Order No. 2:  Notice of Ground Rules and Setting Target Date and Date for Submission of Proposed Procedural Schedule in Certain Electric Fireplaces, Components Thereof, Manuals for Same, Certain Processes for Manufacturing or Relating to Same and Certain Products Containing Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-791).

    In the Order, ALJ Gildea set November 20, 2012 as the target date for completion of the investigation (which is 16 months after institution of the investigation).  Also, any final initial determination is due no later than July 20, 2012.

    In addition, ALJ Gildea directed the parties to submit discovery statements and proposed procedural schedules by August 10, 2011.  Regarding proposed procedural schedules, ALJ Gildea furnished the parties in the Order with a sample schedule, which includes proposed events to take place during the course of the investigation.

    Lastly, the Order also included ALJ Gildea’s ground rules governing the conduct of the investigation.