12 CFR 508.6 - Initiation of hearing.
(a) Within 10 days of the filing of a petition for hearing, the Office shall notify the petitioner of the time and place fixed for hearing, and it shall designate one or more Office employees to serve as presiding officer.
(b) The hearing shall be scheduled to be held no later than 30 days from the date the petition was filed, unless the time is extended at the request of the petitioner.
(c) A petitioner may appear personally or through counsel, but if represented by counsel, said counsel is required to comply with § 509.6 of this chapter.
(d) A representative(s) of the Office's Office of Enforcement also may attend the hearing and participate therein as a party.