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Royal Society of Canada recognizes York University professor

Thursday, September 16, 2021 @ 9:22 AM | By Peter Carter


The Royal Society of Canada has presented the Yvan Allaire Medal for outstanding contributions in governance of public and private organizations to York University law professor Poonam Puri.

According to a press release, Puri, who appears frequently in The Lawyer’s Daily, is a leading scholar of corporate governance, corporate law, securities regulation and investor protection.

“She has guided significant regulatory and policy reform in Canada and internationally, leading large research teams. She has shaped governance best practices of boards of public and private organizations and has been entrusted with training the next generation of governance leaders and board directors in Canada,” the press release states.

For a list of all the award winners for 2021, click here.