What Foreign Banks have been Blacklisted by the IRS?

The IRS has blacklisted the following Foreign Financial Institutions or Facilitators.   Thus, anyone who held assets at these foreign banks and who failed to properly report and account for these assets will pay 50% of the offshore penalty within the IRS Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program and have a higher chance of criminal prosecution if they do not participate in the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program.  Here is the list as of 12/27/2014:


Credit Suisse AG, Credit Suisse Fides, and Clariden Leu Ltd.

Wegelin & Co.

Liechtensteinische Landesbank AG

Zurcher Kantonalbank

Swisspartners Investment Network AG, swisspartners Wealth Management AG, swisspartners Insurance Company SPC Ltd., and swisspartners Versicherung AG

CIBC FirstCaribbean International Bank Limited, its predecessors, subsidiaries, and affiliates

Stanford International Bank, Ltd., Stanford Group Company, and Stanford Trust Company, Ltd.

The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation Limited in India (HSBC India)

The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (also known as Butterfield Bank and Bank of Butterfield), its predecessors, subsidiaries, and affiliates

Sovereign Management & Legal, Ltd., its predecessors, subsidiaries, and affiliates

Bank Leumi le-Israel B.M., The Bank Leumi le-Israel Trust Company Ltd, Bank Leumi (Luxembourg) S.A., Leumi Private Bank S.A., and Bank Leumi USA