There has been no shortage of significant bankruptcy filings in 2020 as a result of the ongoing pandemic.  Large companies such as J.C. Penney, Brooks Brothers, Lucky Brand, GNC, subsidiaries of Regus, and others, have all filed for bankruptcy protection, citing the coronavirus for sharply reduced sales at their brick and mortar stores.

These filings

The United States Supreme Court, in a unanimous decision authored earlier this year by Justice Ginsberg, held that a bankruptcy court’s denial of a motion for relief from stay is a final, appealable order, and therefore must be appealed within the time frame set forth in Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 8002.  Ritzen Group, Inc.