Richard Shimoda

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RShimodaRichard served for nearly twenty years as director and treasurer of the Toronto Japanese Language School, one of the oldest privately funded Japanese schools in Canada… Richard is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CA) and lawyer who has worked in both a financial and legal capacity in the private and public sector, including the Ontario Ministry of Culture, Tourism & Sport. Richard practiced corporate and finance law at a major Canadian law firm and, since 2008, has been Senior Legal Counsel at The Bank of Nova Scotia where he deals with, among other things, the bank’s sponsorship of artistic and cultural activities as well as professional and amateur sports. Richard also specializes in social media legal issues and has spoken on the topic at various conferences.