Mikita Makayou


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Restructuring & Insolvency



Mikita Makayou helps to Clients of Minsk office of VILGERTS to solve the issues of corporate and commercial law, IPR and international taxation. He is specializing in cross-border reorganization, including real estate, regulation of blockchain and crypto-industry,  tax optimization and protection of IPR rights.

Mikita is one of the founders of the first national student association – Brotherhood of Student Organizations of Self-Governance (BOSS), in which he has been holding a post of a reviser for several years.

Mikita also is mentoring Belarusian team of International and European Tax Moot Court (Louvain, Belgium).


2014 / Associate, VILGERTS


2016 / Belarusian State University, Mag. Iur
2015 / Belarusian State University, Diploma in International Private Law


2012 / Brotherhood of Student Organizations of Self-Governance (BOSS)


  • Cross-border (Belarus-Latvia-UK) restructuring of shares ownership in Belarusian manufacturing company by cross-border merger under EU law. We were responsible for designing a merger plan and insuring compliance of the deal with the Belarusian law. We also act as a leading counsel and coordinate work of foreign advisors.

  • Advising a local cash-back service on corporate structuring across different countries, involving designing a cross-border holding structure with a focus on ensuring the most tax-efficient framework for IT-business.

  • Full legal support of restructuring of the real estate holding, including cross-border transfer of a property (UK-Belarus-Hong Kong) to avoid non-recoverable VAT-payments.

  • Advising the foreign shareholder of a seafood processing company in Belarus on withdrawing from the investment project under the investment agreement with the Republic of Belarus and representing him in a bankruptcy procedure.

  • Advising one of the biggest Belarusian brewing companies on withdrawing from the investment agreement concluded with the Republic of Belarus. We designed a step-by-step withdrawal plan, aimed at minimizing financial, investment, political risks, as well as risks related to the top management liability.

  • Successfully appealing the decision of Oshmyany Custom Department (Belarus) for Miliam Reisid OU in regard to violation of Belarusian customs procedure for temporary admission of goods, as well as non-payment of VAT and custom duties.

  • Representing Latvian shareholder of a local sewage drain company, against company’s top management. The actions concerned a management fraud, forgery of signatures and fraudulent change of shares distribution.

  • Assisting to Jiangsu Baoli International Investment – one of the leading Chinese producers of road covering – in attracting foreign labor force to Belarus for implementation of investment project with the Republic of Belarus, as well as advising on employment and immigration issues for top-management of a newly created Belarusian SPV.

  • Consulting BAO AS on possible construction of waste processing plant in Belarus, including issues of licensing, obtaning a land plot, compliance with industry regulation.