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Direct 2.0

August 30, 2019

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:

Report Product Service, Product Catalog ServiceALLSOAP/REST

• PDF BIR & Comprehensive reports for Asia Pacific(OPAL) countries will be fabricated using HTML report with graphs instead of plain Text report.

• List available Product method of Product Catalog Service will provide PDF report availability for additional Asia Pacific countries.

Compliance Verification Service, Custom Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

• For Asia Pacific & European countries, Operating status codes: 404(Ceased Trading) will be considered to set value of OutofBusinessIndicator element.

Custom Product Service, Financial Product Service, Firmographic Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

• Financial statements will be published for Out of business companies for some European countries for standard and custom risk products.

Compliance Check ServiceALLSOAP/REST

• Error description of PD023 returned by Search Compliance Alerts method of Compliance Check Service will be updated from "Client Review in required in Application." to "Ready to Review."

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...

No Data Primer changes for August 30,2019.

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