Further to our March 2, 2011 post, on April 12, 2011, ALJ Theodore R. Essex issued Order No. 3: Setting the Target Date and Date for Submission of Proposed Procedural Schedule in Certain Strollers and Playards (Inv. No. 337-TA-762).

In the Order, ALJ Essex set July 9, 2012 as the target date for completing the investigation (which is approximately 16 months after institution of the investigation).  Therefore, any final initial determination is due no later than March 9, 2012.

In addition, ALJ Essex directed the parties to submit proposed procedural schedules by April 26, 2011.  ALJ Essex instructed the parties to propose schedules that account for a prehearing conference and tutorial on Thursday, December 15, 2011, and a hearing that commences on Friday, December 16, 2011, and concludes no later than Thursday, December 22, 2011.