University of Saskatchewan law professor Ronald Cuming is the recipient of the 2011 Ramon John Hnatyshyn Award for Law, given annually by the Canadian Bar Association. The award recognizes outstanding contribution to the law or legal scholarship in Canada.
Cuming has been a professor of commercial law for 43 years and an international consultant with expertise in secured financing, leasing and insolvency law for 26 years. He received a USSU Teaching Excellence Award in 1992-93, the University of Saskatchewan Distinguished Researcher Award in 1998 and the College of Law Teaching Award in 2007. His research focuses on national and international secured financing law, leasing law, judgment enforcement law, leasing law and insolvency (bankruptcy) law.