Businesses are regulated at both the federal and state levels. Business laws are generally intended to foster more competition, which is good for consumers; protect the environment from pollution, provide some transparency to business operations, and prevent fraud. Tennessee deceptive trade practice laws, for instance, prohibit false advertising and automobile odometer tampering, among other provisions. The state's securities laws prohibit insider trader and misrepresentations by a third-party. Click on a link below to learn more about Tennessee business laws and regulations, where to go for more information and to find the appropriate attorney near you.