deVere Group

deVere & Partners (Thailand) Ltd. et al: Criminal Complaint

Public Announcement by Thailand's Securities and Exchange Commission that it has filed a criminal complaint against deVere & Partners (Thailand) Ltd., Broadgate Mutual Fund Brokerage Securities (Thailand) Co. Ltd., d.b.a. Broadgate Securities, and Fredrick Ian McIntyre, a citizen of the United Kingdom, for allegedly operating a securities business without a license.

Thailand SEC bans British financial advisors for conduct at deVere Group

British financial advisors Ian McIntyre, Adam Clark, and Scott Kingsley have been banned from Thailand's investment industry for regulatory breaches while working for the deVere Group, which describes itself as "one of the world's leading independent financial advisory organisations".

Former deVere USA officers settle SEC fraud complaint

British nationals Benjamin Alderson and Bradley Hamilton have agreed to pay penalties totaling $750,000 to settle a fraud complaint by the SEC regarding their employment with investment firm deVere USA.

Benjamin Alderson: Industry Ban

Administrative Order imposing an industry ban on Benjamin Alderson, a resident of the United Kingdom and a former CEO of deVere USA Inc., before the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

SEC v. Bradley Hamilton: Final Judgment

Final Judgment regarding an allegation that he "defrauded hundreds of clients and prospective clients resident in the United States by misleading them about the benefits of irreversibly transferring their United Kingdom pensions to an offshore pension plan while concealing serious conflicts of interest" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Bradley Hamilton, a citizen of the United Kingdom and a former employee of deVere USA, Inc., at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Benjamin Alderson: Final Judgment

Final Judgment regarding an allegation that the defendant "defrauded hundreds of clients and prospective clients resident in the United States by misleading them about the benefits of irreversibly transferring their United Kingdom pensions to an offshore pension plan while concealing serious conflicts of interest" in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Benjamin Alderson, a citizen of the United Kingdom and a former employee of deVere USA, Inc., at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

deVere & Partners Holding Ltd.: Fine

Announcement by the Malta Financial Services Authority that it has imposed an administrative penalty of €23,000 against deVere & Partners Holding Limited for providing "insurance distribution activities" without a license. Editor's Note: Research by OffshoreAlert showed that, in the Malta Business Registry, the sole director of deVere & Partners Holding Limited is identified as Beverley Yeomans, described in filings as a citizen of Malta, and the shareholders are identified as deVere Group Limited, of Dubai, and Nigel James Green, also described as a citizen of Malta.

SEC v. Benjamin Alderson et al: Discovery Disputes

Joint Letter regarding discovery disputes in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Benjamin Alderson and Bradley Hamilton at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Benjamin Alderson et al: Pryor Cashman Opposition to Alternative Service

Non-Party Pryor Cashman LLP's Motion Opposing Defendant Alderson's Motion to Authorize Alternative Service of Subpoenas regarding Nigel Green, described as a resident of Dubai; Beverley Yeomans, described as a resident of Malta, and deVere Group Ltd., described as domiciled in Dubai, in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Benjamin Alderson and Bradley Hamilton at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Benjamin Alderson et al: Motion to Serve Nigel Green et al

Motion by Defendant Benjamin Alderson for an Order Authorizing Alternative Service of Subpoenas on non-parties Nigel Green, deVere Group Ltd., and Beverley Yeomans in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Benjamin Alderson and Bradley Hamilton at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Benjamin Alderson et al: Status Report – October 1, 2019

Discovery Status Report regarding securities fraud allegations against former employees of deVere USA in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Benjamin Alderson, described in the complaint in 2018 as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in the Bahamas, and Bradley Hamilton, described in the complaint as a citizen and resident of the United Kingdom, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Benjamin Alderson et al: Status Report – September 3, 2019

Discovery Status Report regarding securities fraud allegations against former employees of deVere USA in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Benjamin Alderson, described in the complaint in 2018 as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in the Bahamas, and Bradley Hamilton, described in the complaint as a citizen and resident of the United Kingdom, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Benjamin Alderson et al: Status Report – August 1, 2019

Status Report regarding securities fraud allegations against former employees of deVere USA in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Benjamin Alderson, described in the complaint in 2018 as a citizen of the United Kingdom residing in the Bahamas, and Bradley Hamilton, described in the complaint as a citizen and resident of the United Kingdom, at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Benjamin Alderson et al: Nigel Green Documents Production

Request for international judicial assistance to Malta for the production of documents by Nigel Green, founder of deVere Group Ltd., for use in the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Benjamin Alderson and Bradley Hamilton at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Benjamin Alderson et al: deVere Documents Production

Request for international judicial assistance to Malta for the production of documents by deVere Group Ltd. and deVere & Partners Ltd. for use in the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Benjamin Alderson and Bradley Hamilton at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Benjamin Alderson et al: Judicial Assistance Request

Request for international judicial assistance to Malta to examine Beverley Yeomans, described as "a Director of deVere Group Ltd." and "personal assistant to Nigel Green", for use in the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Benjamin Alderson and Bradley Hamilton at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

SEC v. Benjamin Alderson et al: Malta Judicial Assistance

Notice of Motion by the Defendants for the issuance of letters of request to the Central Authority of the Republic of Malta for assistance to compel deVere Group Ltd. and deVere & Partners Ltd. to provide documents and for Nigel Green and Beverley Yeomans to provide documents and testimony in the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Benjamin Alderson and Bradley Hamilton at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Benjamin Alderson v. deVere USA Inc.: Letter Motion

Motion to Compel deVere USA, Inc. to Pay JAMS arbitration fees in order to release an arbitration award in Benjamin Alderson v. deVere USA Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

The Global Mutual Fund PCC et al: Administrators’ Final Report

Final Report of the Joint Administration Managers of The Global Mutual Fund PCC Limited, The Worldwide Mutual Fund PCC Limited, and The Universal Mutual Fund ICC Limited - all part of the Belvedere Management Group - to The Royal Court of Guernsey and Investors.

Another red flag concerning Bahamas-based investment firm Touchstone Advisory

Zachary Zanghi, the New York-based business partner of British investment advisor Benjamin Alderson, who was recently accused of securities fraud by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, was himself involved in impropriety a few years ago for which he was fired by Citigroup, OffshoreAlert can reveal.

deVere USA settles SEC fraud allegations for $8M

Investment advisor deVere USA, Inc. has agreed to pay an $8 million civil money penalty and two former officers - Benjamin Alderson and Bradley Hamilton - have been sued over allegations by the U.S. SEC that they defrauded hundreds of clients, most of them U.S.-based British expatriates.

SEC v. Benjamin Alderson et al: Complaint

Complaint in U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission v. Benjamin Alderson and Bradley Hamilton, former CEO and Area Manager, respectively, of deVere USA, Inc. at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Philippa Okoye v. deVere Group Ltd. et al: Complaint

Complaint in Philippa Okoye, formerly known as Philippa Jayne Burke, v. deVere Group Ltd., deVere USA, Inc., and Benjamin Alderson at the U. S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

Guernsey FSC v. Lancelot Management Ltd. et al: Paul Yabsley Affidavit

Affidavit by Paul Yabsley, Senior Analyst in the Enforcement Division of The Guernsey Financial Services Commission, in The Guernsey Financial Services Commission v. Lancelot Management Limited, The Global Mutual Fund PCC Limited, The Universal Mutual Fund ICC Limited, The Worldwide Mutual Fund PCC Limited, and The Trinity Global Fund at The Royal Court of Guernsey.

deVere Group GmbH v. PissedConsumer.com et al: Complaint

Complaint in deVere Group GmbH, an independent financial group domiciled in Switzerland, v. Opinion Corp., d.b.a. PissedConsumer.com; Michael Podolsky, Alex Syrov, and Joanna Simpson at the U. S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York.
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