About Adnan

Adnan Islam is an international tax partner with a specialization in blockchain and cryptocurrency transactions. He has nearly 20 years of public accounting experience as a tax attorney.

Adnan specializes in cross-border strategies, comprehensive inbound tax services, global information reporting, and outbound U.S. tax planning, structuring, and tax optimization. He has advised U.S.-based and inbound companies within the technology, telecom, pharmaceutical and life sciences, private equity and alternative investments, manufacturing and distribution, and professional services sectors.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
  • Blockchain Technologies certification, MIT
  • Certified Public Accountant (licensed CPA in NY and CA)
  • Certified Taxation Law Specialist (State Bar of California)
  • Enrolled Agent (EA) (inactive), authorized to practice before the IRS
  • Licensed attorney admitted to practice law in New Jersey, Washington, D.C., California, and the United States Tax Court
  • ProVisors, Group Leader of NYC1 group
Industry Focus

Digital Currency
Blockchain Technology


Juris Doctor, Rutgers University

Master of Business Administration,
Rutgers University

Master of Laws,Taxation, New York
University School of Law

Master of Laws, International Tax
Certificate, Georgetown University Law Center