Mayer Brown | USA | 15 Nov 2016
In a recent case arising from an attack on the defendant insurer's computer network, the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit addressed two questions that are frequently litigated in data breach cases: whether the plaintiffs had alleged an injury-in-fact required for constitutional standing and whether any such alleged injury was fairly traceable to the acts of the defendant and thus......
Norton Rose Fulbright | USA | 23 Mar 2015
The Ohio Supreme Court has issued its long-awaited opinion in State ex rel Morrison v Beck Energy Corp. The court, in a divided opinion, held that Ohio's Home Rule Amendment does not allow a local municipality to enforce its own permitting scheme over and above the statewide permitting system adopted under Ohio Revised Code Chapter 1509.