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Champion Enterprises: Bankruptcy Court (Mostly) Dismisses Complaint Against Prepetition Lenders Based On Alleged Inequitable Conduct

Secured lenders are certain to find In re Champion Enterprises, Inc. useful, both in its holdings and its analysis, when challenged by complaints centered on alleged inequitable conduct from creditors’ committees or Chapter 7 trustees. This case succinctly reaffirms the principle that the use of leverage in negotiations does amount to inequitable conduct.