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Direct 2.0

September 16, 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:

Compliance Verification ServiceVersion 1.0SOAP/RESTThe new Compliance Verification service has been implemented and is now available for Direct 2.0 and Onboard API.
Compliance Verification ServiceVersion 1.0SOAP/REST

The following products will now be delivered through the new Compliance Verification Service:

  • Simple Ownership (SMPL_OWNSHP)
  • Global Beneficial Ownership (GBO)
  • Compliance Verification Identity (CMP_VRF_RD)
  • Compliance Verification Report (CMP_VRF_RPT)
  • Know Your Customer (KYC)
Compliance Verification ServiceVersion 1.0SOAP/RESTWSDL schema, samples, and endpoints have been updated for every product under Compliance Verification Service.
Entity List ServiceAllSOAP/RESTGlobal Availability, and WSDL schema have been updated to support new country codes.
Investigation ServiceVersion 2.1SOAP/RESTDelivery Method Code and Notification Method Code request elements have been added to Place Investigation service.

Deprecated Service Versions

No service versions were deprecated as a part of this release.

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-v128.zipSeptember 16, 2016September 27, 2016

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