We spoke with the Managing Director for Seef Atlantic Seaboard, Ian Slot about the trends in the beach apartment market. According to Slot, the majority of the luxury apartments that cost more than R20 million have been sold to South African buyers.
BRICS countries on Thursday agreed to work together in tackling tax evasion and tax loopholes through growing cooperation between the counties and the use of the right international mechanisms to fend against tax havens. Mark Kingon, acting Commissioner of the South African revenue Service, said that South Africa and Brazil were failing to meet taxation revenue targets due to anti-tax practices and tax evasion, while their counterparts' tax collection was on par or had increased.
Houston-based corporate law firm Vinson & Elkins announced late Monday afternoon that it has raised the amount it is paying its first-year associates to $ 195,000. V&E, which is one of the largest and most profitable law firms in Texas, informed its associates it is matching the compensation increases that national law firms operating in Dallas and Houston implemented last week.
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