As with the standard document on the convertible loan, Business Angels Netzwerk Deutschland (BAND) and the Bundesverband Deutsche Startups (Federal Association of German Startups) appoint equal numbers of members to the working group in order to ensure a balance of interests between investors and companies.
The legal leadership of the working group is assumed by the law firm ARQIS Rechtsanwälte in the person of Prof. Dr. Christoph von Einem (member of the BAND Business Angels Advisory Board). The composition of the working group as of August 2018 in alphabetical order:
Prof. Dr. Christoph von Einem, Of Counsel ARQIS Rechtsanwälte, Angel Investor
Hans-Peter Ilgner, Angel Investor, Member BAND Business Angels Advisory Board
Dr. Roland Kirchhof, Business Angels Netzwerk Germany (BAND)
Till Manuel Saur, Osborne Clarke (lead law firm of the GESSI working goup convertible loan)
Sascha Schubert, Bundesverband Deutscher Startups (BVDS).
Alexander Stoeckel, Partner b-to-v Partners AG, Angel Investor
Frank A. Tepper-Sawicki, Lawyer, Partner Dentons Europe LLP