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Direct 2.0

September 20, 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:

Linkage Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

• PrimaryTownName element will handle ‘&’ char properly in the Linkage Service response.

• XPATH : Product/Organization/Linkage/FamilyTreeMemberOrganization/Location/PrimaryAddress/PrimaryTownName

• XPATH : Product/Organization/Location/PrimaryAddress/PrimaryTownName

Firmographic Product Service, Compliance Verification Service, Custom Product ServiceALLSOAP/REST

• New Legal Form text are added for UAE (AE), Egypt (EG), Australia (AU), China (CN) and Hong Kong (HK) countries.

• XPATH: Organization/RegisteredDetail/LegalFormDetails/LegalFormtext

• New Registration Numbers are added for New Zealand (NZ) country.

• XPATH: Organization/RegisteredDetail/OrganizationIdentificationNumberDetail/OrganizationIdentificationNumber

Custom Product Service, Public Record ServiceALLSOAP/REST

•Defect fix to return proper response instead of PD005 error in case of bankruptcy scenarios.

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-v182.zipSeptember 20, 2019 

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