- Digital Economy
- Payments & E-Commerce
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Securities & Corporate Governance
- Media & Telecommunications Transactions
- Privacy & Data Security
|Contact Info||Telephone: 404.853.8487|
|University ||Stetson University, B.A.|
|Law School||University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., with honors Senior Managing Editor, Florida Law Review, Order of the Coif|
Member, American Bar Association
Member, State Bar of Georgia
Former Chairman, Business Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
Member and Former Legal Counsel, Atlanta Bar Association
Former President, Society of Corporate Secretaries and Governance Professionals, Southeastern Chapter
Former Legal Counsel, Atlanta Bar Foundation
|Born||Elmhurst, Illinois, October 22, 1962|
Bob Pile focuses on business transactions with an emphasis on acquisition and disposition transactions, restructurings and strategic relationships. Bob represents buyers and sellers in acquisitions involving both private and publicly held companies, restructuring transactions involving privately held companies and joint ventures, private and public securities offerings and governance matters involving both public and private companies. Bob has particular experience with clients in the payment card industry, working on compliance and other issues required by the Durbin Amendment, part of the sweeping Dodd-Frank legislation.
Bob is a member of Sutherland's Legal Project Management core team, where he helps develop processes and tools for improving the efficient and effective delivery of legal services.
Sutherland serves as lead transaction counsel to First Data in formation of Bank of America Merchant Services.
Sutherland represents financial institution in creating multi-year license and services arrangement with leading payment card network.
Sutherland represents technology company in complex acquisition.
Awards and Rankings
Honored with BTI Consulting Group's 2011 Client Service Award for delivering unsurpassed client service (2011)
Recognized by Chambers USA: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of Corporate/M&A in Georgia (2013-2014)
Named to The Best Lawyers in America in the area of mergers and acquisitions law (2007-2015)
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The CFPB May Propose Standard Prepaid Card Fee Disclosure Rules
Keith J. Barnett,B. Knox Dobbins,Robert J. Pile,Jason D. Stone,Lewis S. Wiener, March 26, 2014
Earlier this week, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it is working on potential new consumer disclosure requirements for prepaid cards to standardize fee disclosures. The new disclosure requirements are being developed as part of a larger project by the CFPB to provide...
U.S. Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Durbin Amendment Rules
Brian M. Murphy,Robert J. Pile,Marc A. Rawls,David A. Zimmerman, March 26, 2014
On March 21, 2014, in NACS, et. al. v. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled in favor of the Federal Reserve’s interpretation of the Durbin Amendment. NACS and other merchant groups challenged the regulations...
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