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§ 1.724 Complaints governed by section 208(b)(1) of the Act.
(a) Any party that intends to file a complaint subject to the 5-month
deadline in 47 U.S.C. 208(b)(1) must comply with the pre-complaint
procedures below. The Enforcement Bureau's Market Disputes Resolution
Division will not process complaints subject to the 5-month deadline
unless the filer complies with these procedures.
(b) A party seeking to file a complaint subject to 47 U.S.C. 208(b)(1)
shall notify the Chief of the Market Disputes Resolution Division in
writing of its intent to file the complaint, and provide a copy of the
letter to the defendant. Commission staff will convene a conference
with both parties as soon as practicable. During that conference, the
staff may discuss, among other things:
(1) Scheduling in the case;
(2) Narrowing factual and legal issues in dispute;
(3) Information exchange and discovery necessary to adjudicate the
(4) Entry of a protective order governing confidential material; and
(5) Preparation for and scheduling a mandatory settlement negotiation
session at the Commission.
(c) Staff will endeavor to complete the pre-complaint process as
expeditiously as possible. Staff may direct the parties to exchange
relevant information during the pre-complaint period.
[ 83 FR 44832 , Sept. 4, 2018]
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