Submit Alerts about Country/Region-Specific Regulatory Features

We invite you to use Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS) to submit regulatory alerts through the Dynamics regulatory alert submission service.

To submit a regulatory alert in LCS

  1. Go to and sign in

    You will be presented with the projects you have access to

  2. Select the Regulatory Alerts - Worldwide project

    This will open the project and show a variety of things related to this project

  3. Select the Alert service on the right side in the More tools section

    You will see a list of alerts with the headline Dynamics Regulatory Alert Submission

  4. You can add a new alert by clicking the plus sign (+) sign at the top of the list

    This will present you with a 4-step guide to create the alert. The guide has the following steps:

    • Search for existing items

      Search for any information you think is relevant for the alert you are going to create. If you do not find any relevant search results you can select the Submit regulatory alert button at the bottom of the page to proceed with the alert submission.

    • Attach business processes

      This part is not relevant for Dynamics 365 Business Central. Choose Skip to proceed to the next step.

    • Describe the alert

      Enter information about the alert in the appropriate fields. Required fields are indicated by a red asterisk (*) in the guide.

      Field Description
      Title Enter a descriptive title to identify the area of impact. For example, enter Changes in invoice document as of July 1, 2019.
      Description Enter a brief overview of the law. Your description should focus on issues that are relevant to enterprise resource planning (ERP), so that users can understand the requirements at a high level without having to read the legislation first.
      Country Specify the country or region that the legislation applies to.
      Industry Specify the industry, if the requirement applies only to specific industries. For example, choose Public sector, Retail, or Manufacturing.
      Feature reference This is not relevant for Dynamics 365 Business Central, but you can enter a feature reference, if you know it. The list of features for the specific country can be found in the Localization portal on the CustomerSource site.
      Law enforcement date Specify the date when affected customers must start to comply with the law.
      Government announcement date Specify the date when the authority announced the change.
      Latest filing date Select the deadline for the first submission of the new or changed report.
      Link to legislation Enter one or more links to the published law, interpretation guideline, implementation guidance, or any other useful documentation that will help users understand or implement the requirement.
      Company name Enter the company name for the person who is submitting the alert.
      Contact name Enter the name of the person who is submitting the alert.
      Contact email The email address of the person who is submitting the alert.
      Business process The business processes that you selected through the Alert submission wizard
      Comments Enter any additional information that might be help users understand or implement the requirement. Click Submit to save your comment. Multiple comments can be added and should be submitted separately. Comments are saved in the order that they are added.
      Attachments Click the Upload button, and then browse to select a file to add as an attachment. After you select the file, it is uploaded and appears as a linked file. You can add up to three files that have a size of 5 MB each. To delete files that have been attached, click Remove under the title of the file. Attachments must be publicly available materials. They cannot be propriety or customer-specific/partner-specific.

      Click Submit to save and submit the alert.

      If you don't have all of the required information, or if you're not yet ready to submit the alert, you can save a partially completed alert.

    • Submission confirmation

      After you submit the alert, you will get a confirmation that the alert was successfully submitted to Microsoft.

See Also

Local Functionality in Dynamics 365 Business Central
Changing Language and Locale
Getting Ready for Doing Business
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