Sanela Osmanovic Senior Associate

Sanela is a Senior Associate in the superannuation & financial services team, and has a broad range of experience working with a range of superannuation fund trustees, superannuation administrators, general insurers and not-for-profit organisations.

In relation to superannuation specifically, Sanela advises trustees on their obligations under the licensing and disclosure provisions of the Corporations Act, as well as superannuation law generally. She also assists in relation to litigated matters involving superannuation funds, including preparation of court documents and advice.

Sanela regularly advises clients in relation to:

  • successor fund transfers
  • group insurance arrangements
  • matters involving the regulators such as breach reporting and relief applications
  • corporate governance
  • privacy law, and
  • anti-money laundering compliance.

Sanela is the chair of the ASFA Legislation Discussion Group for Victoria and holds a Diploma of Superannuation in addition to her law qualifications.

Recognition

Sanela is a finalist in the Financial Services category of the Lawyers Weekly 30 Under 30 Awards for 2021.

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Latest News & Insights

Super Alert – 15 October 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert. This week, ASIC extended the temporary COVID-19 advice relief for financial advisers and requested relevant entities review their whistleblower policies. APRA released the results of its pilot risk culture survey and indicated that a more comprehensive survey will be rolled out in 2022. APRA – … Read more

Super Alert – 8 October 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert. ASIC registered a number of instruments in relation to the new design and distribution obligations and director identification number regimes. APRA has also updated its list of frequently asked questions regarding the 2021 MySuper Product Heatmap.  APRA – MySuper Product Heatmap FAQs updated On 6 … Read more

Super Alert – 1 October 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert which follows a particularly busy week of news. Treasury has released consultations in relation to the new retirement income covenant and the regulations to support the ‘Better Advice’ Bill. APRA provided an update regarding its key priorities for the remainder of 2021 and also released … Read more

Super Alert – 23 September 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert, issued on Thursday this week because of Victoria’s public holiday tomorrow. APRA released a number of new data reporting standards and announced that the finalised standard and guidance in relation to insurance in superannuation is likely to be released in the coming months. Meanwhile, ASIC … Read more

Super Alert – 17 September 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert which follows another busy week of news. The ATO was especially busy, providing updated guidance in relation to the tax consequences of trustees receiving compensation and the reporting of successor fund transfers. The Government announced that it is consulting with businesses and individuals in relation … Read more

Super Alert – 10 September 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert which provides an overview of this week’s superannuation developments. This week, ASIC published its regular enforcement update, as well as guidance in relation to compliance with the new breach reporting obligations. APRA announced that its new data collection solution, APRA Connect will go live next … Read more

SUPER ALERT – 3 SEPTEMBER 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert which follows another busy week of news. Treasury has released an additional Bill to support the FAR legislation, as well as a consultation on occupational exclusions for insurance associated with MySuper products. APRA’s Your Future, Your Super performance test results for MySuper products were released … Read more

Super Alert – 20 August 2021

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert. This week APRA outlined its proposed actions in relation to combining the investment performance of multiple products for the upcoming performance tests. ASIC has also registered an instrument which provides a minor exemption to the revised breach reporting regime. APRA – Introduction to new APRA … Read more