The service provides provides search access to the provider's database of public registrations and disclosures required of corporations. Public companies must register information with government authorities about locations, officers, lines of business, and some financial details. The service summarizes these kinds of information in profiles of over 40 million records companies worldwide. Applications can make use of this information for purposes like validating their own information about a company, discovering company official names and contact information, and verifying a company's good standing with government agencies.
API methods support submission of a query specifying all or part of a company name or other term relevant to the company's profile. Requests can also specify a legal structure (corporation, partnership, LLC, etc.) and record status to filter results. Methods also allow search for officer names and other details for a particular company specified by ID value in the request.
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