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Former CEO files lawsuit against SQM

By Myles McCormick
Published: Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Patricio Contesse, whose employment was terminated by SQM in March, is suing the Chilean lithium, potash and iodine miner for almost $6m.

Chile’s Sociedad de Quimica y Minera SA (SQM) is being sued by its former CEO, Patricio Contesse for a sum of Chilean peso (Ch$) 3.973bn ($5.6m*).

Contesse has filed a lawsuit for a number of claims relating to his dismissal by the company in March this year after 25...

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