By Eric Schweibenz
Further to our December 30, 2009 and December 31, 2009 posts, on January 26, 2010, Chief ALJ Paul J. Luckern issued Order No. 3 in Certain DC-DC Controllers and Products Containing the Same (Inv. No. 337-TA-698).

According to the Order, ALJ Luckern set April 5, 2011 as the target date (which is 15 months after institution of the investigation).  ALJ Luckern further indicated that any initial determination should be filed no later than December 6, 2010.  In addition, ALJ Luckern noted that the evidentiary hearing in this matter will commence on July 29, 2010.  Lastly, ALJ Luckern also requested in the Order that the parties submit proposed procedural schedules no later than January 29, 2010.