Welcome to FindLaw's New York Business Law section, which covers everything from obtaining financing and hiring employees, to choosing the right insurance policies and filing taxes. Here you will find information on choosing a legal structure in New York (such as a partnership, limited liability company, or corporation). You can also learn about protecting inventions and trademarks through intellectual property law. There is also information on complying with health and safety regulations when constructing or preparing a work site. New York has specific laws on business and commerce, for both companies and consumers. Choose a link from the list to get started.