Copper-catalyzed one-pot trifluoromethylation/aryl migration/desulfonylation and C(sp2)-N bond formation of conjugated tosyl amides.

  title={Copper-catalyzed one-pot trifluoromethylation/aryl migration/desulfonylation and C(sp2)-N bond formation of conjugated tosyl amides.},
  author={Wangqing Kong and Mar{\'i}a Casimiro and Est{\'i}baliz Merino and Cristina Nevado},
  journal={Journal of the American Chemical Society},
  volume={135 39},
A novel copper-catalyzed one-pot trifluoromethylation/aryl migration/desulfonylation and C(sp(2))-N bond formation with conjugated tosyl amides as starting materials is presented here. The reaction affords α-aryl-β-trifluoromethyl amides bearing a quaternary stereocenter or trifluoromethylated oxindoles in a regioselective manner. 
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