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 – 2 October 2020

Welcome to this week’s issue of the KHQ Super Alert. APRA has clarified the interaction of JobKeeper payments and the work test for personal contributions, and provided a reminder to trustees about SPS 515 compliance. ASIC has announced that Victorian-based financial advisers will obtain some small relief from non-compliance with certain obligations. APRA – work … Read more

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