HALIFAX — The widow of QuadrigaCX CEO Gerald Cotten says a chief restructuring officer should really be appointed to oversee what remains of the insolvent cryptocurrency trading platform, saying her function as director has drawn undesirable on the net commentary suggesting she is attempting to hide assets.

In a second affidavit submitted to Nova Scotia Supreme Court, Jennifer Robertson also says that a 30-day remain of proceedings that has protected the firm from lawsuits should really be extended.

Cotten, the company’s 30-year-old CEO and sole director, was travelling in India on Dec. 9 when he died from complications brought on by Crohn’s illness.

When his death was announced additional than a month later, court documents revealed he was the only QuadrigaCX employee who knew the pass codes required to acquire access to $190 million in Bitcoins and other cryptocurrencies.

As properly, the firm admitted 115,000 customers had been owed a further $70 million in money, a great deal of which is tied up in bank drafts held by payment processors.

Robertson, who was granted all of Cotten’s assets in his will, says a chief restructuring officer is necessary to take more than for her and a further director due to the fact they have no important encounter in the cryptocurrency market.

The Canadian Press