17 CFR 12.20 - Response to counterclaim; reply; election of procedure.
(a) Response to counterclaim. If an answer asserts a counterclaim, the complainant shall, within thirty (30) days after service upon him of the answer by the respondent: (1) Satisfy the counterclaim as if it were a complaint, in the manner prescribed by § 12.17 of these rules; or (2) file a reply to the counterclaim with the Commission.
(b) Form and content of reply. Should the complainant, under this paragraph, elect to file a reply to a counterclaim, the reply shall be strictly confined to the matters alleged in the counterclaim and shall conform to the form and content and other requirements set forth in § 12.18 of these rules.
Title 17 published on 2013-04-01
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