Kyden Creekpaum advises clients in a variety of contexts, particularly compliance matters including sensitive internal investigations, corruption and bribery, cyber security, data privacy, sanctions and trade restrictions, artificial intelligence (AI), and human relations (HR) matters. Kyden joined FD Law in 2017 after practicing at a large international law firm in Paris and Washington, D.C. He has extensive experience conducting third-party due diligence, conducting internal investigations, designing & implementing effective compliance programs, and providing advice with respect to the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other international anti-corruption laws. Kyden is a sought-after and engaging speaker and trainer on compliance topics.
Kyden has conducted in-depth reviews and investigations in the oil and gas, banking, and aerospace industries, and has conducted due diligence on third parties on six continents. He has advised clients on sensitive compliance matters in contexts ranging from cyber security events to government investigations and monitorships, M&A activity, and whistleblower allegation response. He has led the development of effective compliance programs, including by writing policies & procedures and conducting training programs for businesspeople, executives, and other attorneys. Kyden has three times been seconded to work with senior executives at large international companies: first to the Dubai headquarters of a pan-African bank, second to a global aerospace and defense company in France, and finally to serve as interim Chief Compliance Officer for a US-based natural gas company with global operations. He is a former adjunct law professor at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.
B.Mus., Piano Performance, 2004, Summa Cum Laude
B.A., Political Science, 2004
The University of Oklahoma
M.P.H., Sommer Scholar, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2009
Master Droit Economique (LLM, Global Business Law), SciencesPo, Paris, France
District of Columbia, 2010
2023, Panelist, “Cybersecurity Symposium: Leadership’s Role in Cyber Liability,” Tulsa and Oklahoma City
2023, “The FCPA and International Investment,” U.S. State Department International Visitor Leadership Program
2023, Emcee, Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence Statewide Academic Awards Banquet (Televised)