Media releases archive

Court makes helpful observations about AML/CFT

Media releases Mai Chen was counsel for Quan Duo Duo in this case The Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 regulates the financial services sector, and other businesses or professions which handle money or financial transactions on behalf […]

Mai Chen speaking at TEDxAuckland

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Mai Chen, Managing Partner of Chen Palmer and Chair of the Superdiversity Centre for Law, Policy and Business, recently spoke at TEDxAuckland on throwing rocks at tigers.  

New Zealand Partner Launches New Global Learning Network

Media releases Scoop Media Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 12:47 pm International entrepreneurs recently announced the launch of Boma, a new global learning and impact network for local decision and change makers. Boma’s transformational learning experiences are linked directly to outcomes to […]

Employers can help reduce Family Violence menace

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Employers can help reduce Family Violence menace Indian NewsLink 12 July 2018 Good Governance is more meaningful with safer homes Venkat Raman The increasing incidence of Family Violence (now addressed by the New Zealand Police as ‘Family Harm’) is a […]

Can a business reject customers based on religious beliefs or sexual orientation?

Media releases Stuff, 10 July 2018 Can a business reject customers based on religious beliefs or sexual orientation? ANUJA NADKARNI Last updated 14:50, July 10 2018   The Warkworth baker who denied a request from a lesbian couple for a cake has […]

New Appointment to Chen Palmer Partners: Leo Donnelly

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Chen Palmer Partners is pleased to announce the appointment of Leo Donnelly as a Special Counsel in its Wellington office. Leo is a former Ombudsman from 2016-2018, and Deputy Ombudsman from 2004-2016. He has also occupied the roles of Assistant […]

Mai Chen: Jacinda Ardern is proof women’s baby plans aren’t an issue

Media releases Newshub, 17 June 2018 A top lawyer says attitudes towards women in pregnancy are changing, largely thanks to Jacinda Ardern. Ms Ardern is due to give birth this weekend, after spending the entirety of her Prime Ministership to date […]

Mai Chen: Diversity of public sector boards in the spotlight

Media releases Radio New Zealand, 7 May 2018 Ethnic Communities Minister Jenny Salesa has ordered a stocktake of ethnic diversity on public sector boards, because at the moment the government doesn’t know the ethnic make-up of its own boards. While women […]

The Panel with Jock Anderson, and Mai Chen (Part 1)

Media releases Radio New Zealand, 2 May 2018 QV says some first-buyers have decided owning a house is more affordable than renting. In some regions rent is almost as high as a mortgage repayment, though first-home buyers also need to raise […]