Gold-Catalyzed Tandem 1,3-Migration/[2 + 2] Cycloaddition of 1,7-Enyne Benzoates to Azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-5-enes

A synthetic method that relies on gold(I)-catalyzed tandem 1,3-migration/[2 + 2] cycloaddition of 1,7-enyne benzoates to prepare azabicyclo[4.2.0]oct-5-enes is described.