17 CFR 12.101 - Functions and responsibilities of the Judgment Officer.
(a) To rule upon discovery-related motions, and to take such action pursuant to § 12.35 as is appropriate if a party fails to comply with a discovery order;
(b) To issue orders for the production of documents and tangible things and orders for written testimony, as provided in § 12.34;
(c) To issue subpoenas pursuant to § 12.34 and § 12.36;
(e) To receive submissions of proof;
(f) Make the final decision in accordance with § 12.106 of these rules; and
(g) Issue such orders as are necessary and appropriate to effectuate the orderly conduct of the proceeding.