When conducting research on mergers and acquisitions, you may want to look at Title 15, Chapter 1 of the US Code, which covers "Monopolies and Combinations in Restraint of Trade." You may also want to look at 26 USC § 368 for tax treatment of tax-free reorganizations. Additional information relating to mergers and aquisitions can be found in Title 28 and Title 31.
The Code of Federal Regulations (C.F.R) is the codification of the general and permanent rules published in the Federal Register by the departments and agencies of the Federal Government. It is divided into 50 titles that represent broad areas subject to Federal regulation. The 50 subject matter titles contain one or more individual volumes, which are updated once each calendar year, on a staggered basis
The Federal Register (Fed. Reg.) is the official daily publication for rules, proposed rules, and notices of Federal agencies and organizations, as well as executive orders and other presidential documents.
Locating foreign primary law on a particular topic can be difficult. The best sources for information on how to research the law of a particular country are:
Legislative history can be extraordinarily useful for determining the intent behind a law, whether you're trying to determine why the law was changed or what Congress meant by a specific phrase. Legislative history is typically found in documents created during the legislative process, including reports, hearings, records of debates, and different versions of the bill.