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Charles Van Staden


Charles Van Staden
English, Afrikaans
Practice Group

Charles van Staden handles all aspects of exchange control. He is a member of the Institute of Bankers in South Africa and an audit committee member of the University of Johannesburg.

Representative experience

Assisting Span Property International (Pty) Limited in obtaining exchange control permission to invest in the UK property market via a Mauritian holding company.

Assisting Tadvest Limited to obtain the necessary exchange control permission to inward list on the Namibian Stock Exchange.

Submitting applications to the Financial Surveillance Department on behalf of high net worth clients to externalise additional capital for foreign investment purposes.

Acting as an exchange control expert witness on behalf of South African Fruit Promoters (Pty) Limited.

Submitting emigration applications to the Financial Surveillance Department on behalf of high net worth clients.

Assisting clients to regularise their exchange control matters.

Education and admissions


  • Admitted as an Advocate in South Africa
  • BCom (Law), Rand Afrikaans University
  • LLB LLM (Banking and Stock Exchange Law), Rand Afrikaans University


  • Audit Committee member, University of Johannesburg
  • Institute of Bankers in South Africa

Bar admissions and qualifications

  • South Africa


Contributed to the South African chapter of the 2nd Edition of The Franchise Law Review

Latest thinking and events

Published Works

Exchange Control Relaxation

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