By Donald Falk Hans-Georg Kamann, and Peter Scher, partners in the law firm Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP. Messrs. Falk and Kamann specialize in competition law in the firm’s Palo Alto and Frankfurt offices, respectively. Mr. Scher, resident in the Washington, D.C., office is Co-Chair of the firm’s government and global trade practice.