Bethany Hipp is a lawyer at Allen & Overy Singapore focusing on internal investigations involving corruption and internal controls issues and compliance programs. She also advises on anti-corruption and international trade issues, due diligence and strategy in the context of mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and capital markets transactions.
Prior to joining A&O, Bethany worked for BHP Billiton Singapore advising on risk management, anti-corruption and trade issues and conducting internal investigations. Before that, she worked for Davis Polk in Washington DC where her practice focused on anti-corruption and international trade/regulatory issues, internal investigations, national security implications of M&A transactions (Exon Florio/CFIUS) and lobbying disclosure. Bethany started her career at the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division where she conducted investigations into proposed mergers/acquisitions and into conduct that could harm competition.