The palladium-catalyzed conversion of aryl and vinyl triflates to aryl and vinyl halides (bromides and chlorides) has been developed using dialkylbiaryl phosphine ligands. A variety of aryl, heteroaryl, and vinyl halides can be prepared via this method in good to excellent yields.
“Palladium-Catalyzed Conversion of Aryl and Vinyl Triflates to Bromides and Chlorides”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132(40), 14076-14078.