The role of the data protection officer (DPO) is is one of the most controversial changes introduced by the EU Privacy Regulation. While this role was already provided by the privacy legislation of some countries, recently it has become compulsory in some circumstances. In his article, our colleague Giulio Coraggio breaks down the liabilities and obligations of the DPO through three fundamental questions: When is the appointment of a DPO compulsory? Who shall be the data protection officer? What is the role of the DPO? To learn the answer to these questions and much more about the DPO, please read the full article.