Should all Heads of Compliance/Legal step down as DPO, following the Belgian DPA ruling?

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In a rather shocking decision, the Belgian Data Protection Authority (DPA) has fined a company for having appointed its head of compliance, audit and risk as Data Protection Officer (DPO).  According to the DPA, this combination of roles creates a conflict of interest and therefore constitutes an infringement of article 38.6 GDPR.

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