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FCC Enforcement Survival Guide: Handling Forfeiture Orders

Law360, Washington (September 10, 2015, 1:44 PM EDT) -- When the Federal Communications Commission caps off an enforcement action with a final forfeiture order, experts say, a company’s options for responding generally range from bad to worse, but salvation can come from unlikely sources — like the U.S. Department of Justice.

All week Law360 is speaking with attorneys experienced in dealing with the FCC for advice on surviving the long, often hurry-up-and-wait process of an agency enforcement action. Previous stories focused on what to consider before self-reporting a violation, the advantages of early settlements and how to respond to a notice of apparent liability.

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