How Goldman Sachs helped mask Greece's debt
20 February 2012 Last updated at 23:54 GMT
Eurozone finance ministers are holding talks in Brussels aimed at securing a second vital bailout for Greece. France's Finance Minister Francois Baroin has said all the elements are in place for a deal.
Nick Dunbar, author of The Devil's Derivatives, revealed how the country turned to investment bank Goldman Sachs for help getting around the deficit rules.
In his report for Newsnight, some of those who did the deal, talk publicly for the first time.