Sanela Osmanovic Senior Associate

Sanela is a Senior Associate in the superannuation and 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.

Latest News & Insights

Super Alert – 18 December 2020

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert. The regulators have been busy this week with both ASIC and APRA releasing several reports and information for the industry including in relation to the APRA heatmap, member outcomes, design and distribution obligations, insurance in superannuation and the implementation of BEAR. This is likely to … Read more

Super Alert – 11 December 2020

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert. Parliament has had a busy week passing two superannuation Bills and introducing a further Bill to implement outstanding Royal Commission recommendations (which includes the ban on advice fees from MySuper products). ASIC has also deferred the start date for the portfolio holdings disclosure requirements.  ASIC … Read more

Super Alert – 4 December 2020

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert. The regulators have provided a variety of news updates this week, including an ASIC consultation paper on consumer remediation, the publication of a new issue of APRA Insight and an information sheet which explains the proposed AFSL requirements for entities providing insurance claims handling services.  … Read more

Super Alert – 20 November 2020

Welcome to the latest issue of the KHQ Super Alert. The long-awaited final report of the Retirement Income Review was published this week by Treasury. ASIC also released a consultation paper seeking industry feedback on affordable advice options for consumers, and a report in relation to insurance in superannuation.   Retirement Income Review – Final report … Read more