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Direct 2.0

July 15, 2016

If you need assistance implementing these changes, or have questions regarding the new features or business elements, please contact the D&B Direct Customer Support team at (866) 465-3829 or submit an online request for assistance.

Service Additions and Changes

The following additions were implemented to the D&B Direct 2.0 API:

Custom ProductVersion 3.0SOAP/RESTSupplier Risk with Suits, Liens, and Judgments (SLJ) indicators and Global Supplier Risk data layers are now available for Custom product Direct 2.0 API.
Custom ProductVersion 3.0SOAP/RESTCompliance Verification Identity and Compliance Verification Report data layers are now available for Custom product Onboard API.
Custom ProductAllSOAP/RESTSimple Ownership, Global Beneficial Ownership, and Know Your Customer data layers are now available for D&B Direct 2.0 API.
Custom ProductAllSOAP/REST

Global Beneficial Ownership (GBO) monitoring is now available for the following countries:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Germany
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • Luxembourg
  • Netherlands
  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Switzerland
  • United Kingdom
FirmographicsAllSOAP/RESTGlobal Ultimate Organization Primary Address Linkage and Domestic Ultimate Organization aggregate responses have been added to Detailed Company Profile Enhanced (DCP ENH) product.
FirmographicsAllSOAP/RESTIndustry Code Description has been added to the Detailed Company Profile Strategic Database Marketing Record (DCP_SDMR) and Detailed Company Profile WorldBase Linked Prospect Record (DCP_WB1784) products.
MonitoringVersion 6.1SOAP/RESTNew multi-condition values, ValueBecomesNULL and ValueBecomesNOTNULL, have been added to Monitoring.
Report ProductAllSOAP/RESTElectronic Credit File data layer is now available for D&B Direct 2.0 API.
Product CatalogVersion 2.3SOAP/RESTNew multi-condition values, ValueBecomesNULL and ValueBecomesNOTNULL, have been added to Product Catalog Service.
Public Record ServiceVersion 3.0, 3.1SOAP/RESTOriginal Filing Number and Original Filing Date elements have been added to the Public Record Filing List product.
Sanctions Watchlist Screening ProductVersion 3.0SOAP/RESTInput Language Code and Translate Indicator have been added to the Order Product Request.

Deprecated Service Versions

The following versions of the services listed have been upgraded with newer versions, however the older versions are still available and will be supported until June 3, 2018.

Monitoring Service6.0Upgraded to version 6.1
Product Catalog2.2Upgraded to version 2.3
Public Record Service3.0Upgraded to version 3.1
Sanctions Watchlist Screening Product2.0Upgraded to version 3.0

Data Primer

This Microsoft Exceltm spreadsheet identifies the business elements and data fields delivered by each D&B Data product, along with the data types and definitions. Also available is a chart showing what countries have data available for each D&B Data product. More details...

Data PrimerReleasedRefreshed*
Directional-Data-Primer-v125.zipJuly 15, 2016 

*These files are periodically refreshed with the latest business element definitions, and to incorporate any adjustments/minor corrections made to the services.