Clariden Leu, a banking affiliate of Credit Suisse, is participating in the disclosure, presumably just because it is a CS affiliate. The general Clariden Leu web site is here. The Clariden Leu public announcement on its web site, here, is:
US Request for administrative assistance
The US Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently submitted a request for administrative assistance to the Swiss Federal Tax Administration (SFTA) pursuant to the 1996 double tax treaty between Switzerland and the USA, seeking information with regards to accounts of domiciliary companies belonging to certain US persons as beneficial owners (the Treaty Request). In connection with the IRS Treaty Request, the SFTA has issued an order directing Clariden Leu AG to submit responsive account information to the SFTA.
Presumably the parameters for the treaty request are the same as for Credit Suisse, previously discussed in my blog The Swiss Government Begins Disclosing Credit Suisse Accounts to IRS (11/8/11), here....
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