We investigate reaction paths for transition-metal catalyzed reactions and analyze the role of the metal centers. The work is supported by the collaborative research center 3MET.
In the given example, the origin of regio- and stereoselectivity of the reaction was investigated. 



A. Kubas, S. Bräse, K. Fink,
Theoretical approach towards the under-standing of asymmetric additions of dialkylzinc to enals and iminals catalysed by [2.2]Paracyclophane-based N,O-ligands,
Chem. Eur. J. 18, 8377 (2012).