MONDAY, June 5

*Standard & Poor's ratings group holds a briefing to launch a rating scale designed to serve the $665 billion market in syndicated bank loans. At 11 a.m. in the 22nd-floor penthouse of S&P's New York headquarters at 25 Broadway.

For more information, call April Hattori at 212-208-8727.

*The American Bankers Association's four-day corporate trust workshop continues today through Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency in Reston, Va. For more information, call the hotel at 703-709-1234 and ask for the ABA registration desk.

*The ABA's four-day National Operations and Automation Conference continues at the Orlando Convention Center. For more information, call the ABA's registration and housing coordinator at 202-663-5274.

*The Bank Securities Association's conference on proprietary products continues at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Virginia. The Conference began Sunday and ends Tuesday.

On-site registration begins today at 8 a.m. For information, call the Ritz Carlton at 703-415-5000 and ask for Maureen O'Brien.

*The Senate returns from Memorial Day recess. TUESDAY, June 6

*The House returns from Memorial Day recess.

*The House Commerce Committee holds a hearing on legislation to repeal the Glass-Steagall Act. Rayburn House Office Building, room 2123, at 10 a.m. Call 202-225-2927. THURSDAY, June 8

*The House Commerce Committee holds a second hearing on legislation to repeal the Glass-Steagall Act. Scott Jones, vice chairman of the ABA's government relations council, testifies. Rayburn House Office Building, room 2123, at 11 a.m. Call 202-225-2927.

*The House Banking subcommittee on financial institutions holds a hearing on regulatory reform. Rayburn House Office Building, room 2128, at 10 a.m. Call 202-225-2258. FRIDAY, June 9

*The Inter-American Development Bank holds a half-day briefing on business opportunities that result from its multibillion-dollar lending program for Latin America and the Caribbean. At 9:20 a.m. in room W12C at the bank's headquarters, 1300 New York Ave., Washington.

Advance registration is required; phone Kathy Sanchez at 202-623- 1365/1364 or fax her at 202-623-1403.

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