16 CFR 5.53 - Initiation of investigation.
(a) Investigations under this part may be initiated upon the submission by any person of a written statement to the Secretary setting forth sufficient information to indicate a possible violation of 18 U.S.C. 207 or by the Commission on its own initiative when a possible violation is indicated by information within the Commission's possession.
(b) At the direction of the Commission, the General Counsel shall investigate any alleged violation of 18 U.S.C. 207.