MONDAY, May 22
* The Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee meets in Washington to discuss deposit insurance, bank securities, and the future of the Federal Home Loan Bank system. Noon at 2001 L St. NW, Suite 800. Call 301-654-7098.
* The American Enterprise Institute sponsors a forum entitled, "Deregulating Banking Legislation: What Should Congress Do?" at 2:30 p.m. at the Wohlstetter Conference Center, 1150 17th St. NW. 202-862-5800.
* America's Community Bankers holds its annual Real Estate Lending Conference at the Stouffer Harborplace Hotel, Baltimore. 202-857-3100.
* The House Commerce Committee holds a hearing on legislation that would allow states to restrict bank insurance powers. 9:30 a.m. in room 2123, Rayburn House Office Building. 202-225-5735.
* The American Bankers Association kicks off its two-day Small Business Banking Conference at the Sheraton Palace Hotel in San Francisco. 202-663- 5469.
* Consumer Federation, Consumers Union, and the U.S. Public Interest Research Group unveil a "consumer relief package" that aims to strengthen consumer banking laws. 10 a.m. at Consumers Union, 1666 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 310. 202-462-6262. TUESDAY, May 23
* The House Banking subcommittee on financial institutions holds a hearing on a bill, introduced by Rep. Doug Bereuter, R-Neb., that aims to cut back bank regulations. Bank trade groups testify today. 10 a.m. in room 2128, Rayburn House Office Building. 202-225-2258. WEDNESDAY, May 24
* Consumer groups testify during the second day of hearings on regulatory relief before the House Banking financial institutions subcommittee. 10 a.m. in room 2128, Rayburn House Office Building. 202-225- 2258. THURSDAY, May 25
* The House Banking subcommittee on domestic and international monetary policy starts deliberations on legislation authorizing appropriations for international financial institutions. 9:30 a.m. in room 2172, Rayburn House Office Building. 202-225-6634.