The new Belgian Code of Companies and Associations (BCCA) of 23 March 2019 entered into force on 1 May 2019 (See section 8 for the details.). The BCCA is divided in five parts, and further subdivided in different books. The first part, from book 1 to book 3, contains the general provisions that apply to companies, associations and foundations. Part 2 contains provisions specifically applicable to the different types of companies. Part 3 continues with the provisions that apply to associations and foundations. Part 4 deals with the restructuring and the transformation of the legal form and the last Part 5 contains provisions on the European legal forms.