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Next meeting: 22 July 2019
The ASFA Legislation Discussion Group focuses on issues relating to legislative, regulatory and case law developments affecting superannuation funds.
The Group takes a practical approach to discussing current issues and their impact on the management and administration of superannuation funds.
22 July 2019
Speaker: Paul Woodburn, Head of Legal, Cbus
Topic: The new section 68A of the SIS Act (trustees influencing employers).
A copy of the agenda can be downloaded here.
Associate, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Sanela is an Associate in the Commercial team and is developing her commercial law practice with a focus on financial services (superannuation) and general corporate advisory. Sanela has a broad range of experience working with a range of Australian businesses including superannuation fund trustees, general insurers and not-for-profit organisations.
Sanela has advised clients in relation to:
In relation to the financial services sector specifically, Sanela advises entities on their obligations under the licensing and disclosure provisions of the Corporations Act 2001, as well as providing advice to superannuation fund trustees on their obligations under superannuation law. She conducts compliance reviews of product disclosure statements and annual reports, analyses investment documentation and drafts communications in relation to superannuation fund member complaints. She also assists in relation to litigated matters involving superannuation funds, including preparation of court documents and advice.
Partner, HWL Ebsworth Lawyers
Natalie is an experienced superannuation and financial services lawyer who has advised organisations in the superannuation sector, as well as the broader financial services industry, for more than 20 years.
Natalie advises trustees, fund administrators and employers on all aspects of superannuation including representing trustees in litigated matters. She advises financial services entities on licensing and disclosure, and on matters relating to managed investment schemes and investments generally. Natalie also has expertise in anti-money laundering law, and advises clients across a broad range of industries on privacy law.
Natalie was named "Lawyer of the Year" for Superannuation Law in the 2017 and 2019 editions of Best LawyersTM in Australia. She is also recognised in the 2010 - 2019 editions of Best LawyersTM in Australia for her expertise in Corporate Governance Practice, Financial Institutions, Funds Management, Investment Law and Superannuation Law.
22 July 2019
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Attendance at an ASFA Discussion Group qualifies for one Continuing Professional Development (CPD) point for members of ASFA’s Professional Accreditation Program.
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