More specific dates have now been given for the .bank launch.

The Sunrise period, during which trademark owners (meeting the .bank requirements) can pre-register domain names in .bank that match trademarks they have recorded with the Trademark Clearinghouse, is expected to run from May 18 to June 16, 2015. The registry operator is expected to open registration to those meeting the .bank requirements on June 24, 2015. To learn more about the .bank gTLD or to sign up to receive news and updates regarding the launch, visit the registry operator’s website at