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Direct 2.0

December 9, 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:

ALLALLSOAP/RESTDescriptions for the indicator elements have been updated but functionality has not changed.
Assessment Product Service
Custom Product Service
ALLSOAP/RESTMaximum Credit Limit Recommendation (MCR) is now delivered in the US and CA.
Compliance Verification Service1.1SOAP/RESTNew Compliance Beneficial Ownership Structure (CMP_BOS) and Compliance Beneficial Ownership List (CMP_BOL) products have been added.
Compliance Verification Service1.1SOAP/RESTNew elements have been added to the request: OwnershipType, OwnershipPercentage, and ExcludedUndisclosedHoldingsIndicator
New elements have been added to the reponse: TotalFilingCount, TotalFilingRegisteredCount, MostRecentFilingDate, MostRecentOpenFilingDate, MostRecentClosedFilingDate, and OpenFilingsCount
Linkage ServiceALLSOAP/RESTThe D-U-N-S numbers returned in the response will be nine-digit numeric values, and padded with leading zeros when needed.
Monitoring ServiceALLSOAP/RESTThe MCR element has been enabled for monitoring for the US and CA.
Monitoring Service7.0SOAP/RESTAdded functionality to support Monitoring based on customer preference of the service version number. Elements have been removed: ServiceVersionNumber and SubmittingOfficeID. Error codes have been added.
N/AN/AN/ACountry-level access restriction has been enabled at the subscriber/user level.
N/AN/AN/AGeographic limitations have been added for France and Thailand.

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 December 9, 2018.

Compliance Verification Service1.0Upgraded to version 1.1
Monitoring Service6.1Upgraded to version 7.0

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-v135.zipDecember 9, 2016January 6, 2017

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