Duncan B. Douglass

Duncan Douglass heads Alston & Bird’s payment systems practice and focuses on transactions, product development and regulatory issues related to retail and wholesale payment systems and products.

Payment Card Services
Mr. Douglass regularly counsels payment card issuers and service providers in regulatory compliance matters, in structuring card issuance programs, and in negotiating co-branding, program manager, issuer processor and sales/distribution agent agreements. He also advises merchants, processors and acquirers in regulatory matters and in negotiating sponsorship, acquiring and processing agreements. Further, Mr. Douglass frequently counsels PIN and signature-based card network operators in the structuring of partner relationships and in the development and implementation of network operating rules and procedures.

ACH and Check Services
Mr. Douglass has extensive experience advising financial institutions, processors and merchants in connection with ACH and check-based payments, including negotiating agreements on behalf of third party service providers, third party senders, retailers and financial institutions related to the authorization, acceptance and processing of ACH and check-based payments.

Emerging Payment Services
Mr. Douglass has represented numerous bank and non-bank clients in connection with product development, implementation and compliance issues related to emerging and evolving payment mechanisms and systems, including mobile payments, person-to-person payments, and account-to-account transfers.

Good to know

Areas of Practice 1) Corporate & Finance, 2) Corporate & Business Transactions, 3) Securities and 4) Mergers & Acquisitions
Law School Duke University School of Law, J.D., 2000
Admitted Year 1998
Education Cornell University, B.A., 1995
Bar Member / Association Florida State Bar Association, Georgia State Bar Association
Most recent firm Alston & Bird LLP
Relevant Jobs
Products Liability & Mass Tort Litigation Associate
USA-GA-Atlanta

The candidate must have 1- 5 years of civil litigation experience, preferably with some background in products liability, medical malpractice and/or mass tort litigation.  Must have excellent academi...

Apply now

Attorney at Law
USA-GA-Atlanta

Growing Personal Injury Law Firm looking for additional highly capable and highly motivated attorney with preferably 5 years of experience. Salary and other opportunity commensurate with experience an...

Apply now

Attorney
USA-GA-Atlanta

Attorney The candidate will be working with foreclosure mediations and general default servicing litigation with a team and support staff in a collaborative environment. The candidate should be an Al...

Apply now

+ View more jobs
A. Harrison Barnes
A. Harrison Barnes

A. Harrison Barnes is a well-known attorney throughout the United States. As a member of the Malibu community, Harrison is committed to serving the needs of Malibu residents and businesses in legal matters.

Alan Singer
Alan Singer

Alan Singer is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Securities Practice. Mr. Singer advises companies with regard to a diverse range of corporate and securities matters.

Andrew Hamilton
Andrew Hamilton

Andrew Hamilton is a partner in Morgan Lewis's Business and Finance Practice. Mr. Hamilton practices in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, private equity and venture capital, securities law, and general corporate counseling.