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Direct 2.0

March 10, 2017

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:

All Onboard ProductsN/AN/A

Onboard is now available in new markets.

Company Service6.0SOAP/REST

New version of the Company Service is now available.

Compliance Verification Service1.2SOAP/REST

Three elements have been added to Ultimate Beneficial Ownership: Degree of Separation, Undisclosed Indicator, and Filtered Out indicator.

Compliance Verification ServiceALLSOAP/REST

A mapping update has been added for the Registered Name for some D-U-N-S Numbers.

Firmographic Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Transfer reason code descriptions have been updated. Reason codes 420 and 421 descriptions indicate the DUNS is a transferred DUNS case. Reason code description 333 indicates the DUNS is a deleted DUNS case.

Firmographic Product Service6.1SOAP/REST

Three new products are available: DCP_STD_INF, DCP_PREM_INF, DCP_ENH_INF

Investigation Service2.1SOAP/REST

Updated asterisk handling for Investigation placement so that the character is not passed.

Linkage Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Corrected US country identification for DUNS in Corporate Linkage Enhanced.

Report Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Nordic countries now automatically trade up.

Sanctions & Government Watch List Screening4.0SOAP/REST

A number of new elements have been added to Sanctions & Government Watch List Screening. A note has been added to the ApplicationTrasactionID element regarding the number of characters being passed.

Upgraded Service Versions

The following versions of the services listed have been upgraded with newer versions.

Company Service5.0Upgraded to version 6.0
Compliance Verification Service1.1Upgraded to version 1.2
Sanctions & Government Watch List Screening3.0Upgraded to version 4.0

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-v138.zipMarch 10, 2017 

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