Table: The Road Ahead
Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly will soon start Tunney Act proceedings to examine the adequacy of the proposed settlement. Simultaneously, she'll begin a remedy trial for those states that didn't think the deal was adequate. Here's what's coming:
Tunney Act proceedings begin with Justice's filing of competitive impact statement.
States that haven't signed on to the deal submit alternative remedy proposal and witness list.
Microsoft responds to this and names its witnesses for alternative remedy phase.
Deadline for critics to submit responses to Tunney competitive impact statement.
Depositions are taken as part of the discovery process
Kollar-Kotelly begins remedy phase of Microsoft trial.
Remedy expected, if case has not been settled.
If case appealed, likely timing of D.C. Circuit ruling