The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation
DUN & BRADSTREET CORP/NW (Form: 4, Received: 09/16/2009 16:28:45)
FORM 4
[ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public
Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

SELIGMAN NAOMI O
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

DUN & BRADSTREET CORP/NW [ DNB ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

103 JFK PARKWAY
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

9/14/2009
(Street)

SHORT HILLS, NJ 07078
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock   9/14/2009     A    17.06   (1) A $74.32   4301.65   D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Acquired pursuant to a dividend reinvestment feature of the issuer's non-employee directors' stock incentive plan in connection with restricted stock units held by the reporting person.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
SELIGMAN NAOMI O
103 JFK PARKWAY
SHORT HILLS, NJ 07078
X



Signatures
/s/ Christine Cappuccia for Naomi O. Seligman 9/16/2009
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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POWER OF ATTORNEY


        Know all by these presents, that the undersigned hereby constitutes and
appoints each of Jeffrey S. Hurwitz (General Counsel and Corporate Secretary),
Richard S. Mattessich (Assistant Corporate Secretary), Kristin R. Kaldor (Senior
Attorney) and Christine Cappuccia (Corporate Secretary Specialist) signing
singly, as his or her true and lawful attorney-in-fact to:


(1)     execute for and on behalf of the undersigned Forms 3, 4 and 5, as a result
of the undersigned's ownership of or transactions in securities of The Dun &
Bradstreet Corporation, in accordance with Section 16(a) of the Securities
Exchange Act of 1934 and the rules thereunder; and


(2)     do and perform any and all acts for and on behalf of the undersigned which
may be necessary or desirable to complete, execute and file any such Form 3, 4
or 5 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and any other
authority.


        The undersigned hereby grants to each such attorney-in-fact full power and
authority to do and perform all and every act and thing whatsoever requisite,
necessary and proper to be done in the exercise of any of the rights and powers
herein granted, as fully to all intents and purposes as the undersigned might or
could do if personally present, with full power of substitution or revocation,
hereby ratifying and confirming all that such attorney-in-fact, or his or her
substitute or substitutes, shall lawfully do or cause to be done by virtue of
this Power of Attorney and the rights and powers herein granted.  The authority
under this Power of Attorney shall continue until the undersigned is no longer
required to file Forms 3, 4 and 5 with regard to the undersigned's ownership of
or transactions in securities of The Dun & Bradstreet Corporation, unless
earlier revoked in writing.  The undersigned acknowledges that the foregoing
attorneys-in-fact, in serving in such capacity at the request of the
undersigned, are not assuming any of the undersigned's responsibilities to
comply with Section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.


        IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has caused this Power of Attorney to
be executed as of this 3rd day of August, 2009.




/s/ Naomi O. Seligman
Signature


Naomi O. Seligman
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