Businesses play an important, and arguably over-sized role in our lives -- including the food we eat, the gadgets we buy, and often the jobs we work. In order to maintain somewhat of a balance, states regulate business through laws. Welcome to FindLaw's section covering the business laws of South Dakota, with authoritative explanations of the law for non-attorneys. In this section, you'll learn about employment laws such as the state minimum wage and anti-discrimination laws; antitrust laws that are intended to stoke competition and consumer choice; laws prohibiting Ponzi schemes; and much more. Click on one of the following links to learn more about South Dakota's business laws.