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 – 11 September 2020

Welcome to this week’s issue of the KHQ Super Alert. This week the Federal Court determined that documents produced in accordance with ASIC notices will not attract legal professional privilege in some circumstances, and the ATO updated its guidance in relation to wind-up obligations for APRA-regulated funds. Parliament – Economics Committee hearings On 10 September … Read more

Super Alert – 21 August 2020

Welcome to this week’s issue of the KHQ Super Alert. ASIC commenced several proceedings against AFS licensees this week, including an interesting proceeding alleging failure of duties because of inadequate cybersecurity. Also, the AAT determined a case concerning grandfathered account-based pensions. ASIC – Federal Court proceedings commenced On 21 August 2020, ASIC announced that it … Read more

Super Alert – 14 August 2020

Welcome to this week’s issue of the KHQ Super Alert. The most notable development was APRA’s announcement regarding its recommencement of policy reforms. APRA – prudential policy program to recommence On 10 August 2020, APRA announced that it will ‘recommence public consultations on select policy reforms and begin a phased resumption of the issuing of … Read more

SUPER ALERT – 24 JULY 2020

Welcome to this week’s issue of the KHQ Super Alert. This week the Treasurer announced a number of superannuation measures in the Economic and Fiscal Update, ASIC registered the legislative instrument which gives effect to the deferral of the new fees and costs disclosure obligations and APRA reminded trustees of their SPS 515 responsibilities.  Federal … Read more