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Direct 2.0

March 2, 2018

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:


Updated mapping of Legal Event Indicators for the following LABIC countries: Antigua and Barbuda, Anguilla, Argentina, Aruba, Admiralty Islands, Barbados, Bermuda, Bolivia, Bonaire, Bahamas, Belize, British Virgin Islands, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Egypt, El Salvador, Ghana, Guinea Bissau, Hong Kong, Honduras, Haiti, India, Jamaica, , Japan, Korea, Mexico, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Nigeria, Nepal, Paraguay, Cayman Islands, Saint Lucia, Panama, Peru, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Suriname, Sint Marteen, Turks and Caicos Islands, St. Eustatius and Saba, Saint Vincent, Singapore, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, and Venezuela.


Updated Registration Number details for OOB cases in GDP for the following countries: UK, IE, IT and SM.

Custom Product Service, Compliance Check Service, Financial Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Resolved defect in mapping of PKFR packet where Current Liability is exponentially higher than the Cash in Hand.

Firmographic Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Resolved defect in parsing of JSON response when Element Name starts with an integer.

Report Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Resolved defect in Order Country Report operation to support Include Attachment Indicator request element to return reports as attachments in the response.

Report Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Updated Currency Code mapping from ECU to EURO for IR country.

Report Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Updated BIR reports to display the Commercial Manager as part of the Principals section for Belgium and Luxembourg markets.

Report Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

Updated Auto Trade-Up Countries applicability table.

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-v155.zipMarch 2, 2018 

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