Statements and Blogs
Underwhelming progress: Wise launches 2022 remittance report
Millions of us financially support friends and family abroad. But getting that money - so-called remittances - to the other side is much more expensive than it has to be.
Wise statement on the European Commission's instant payments proposal
We hugely welcome the Commission’s proposal to make instant payments mandatory. It is the only way to make instant the norm. Banks have had the opportunity to implement SCT Inst since 2017, so it's...
PSD2 - we had our say, now have yours
The European Commission has started a review process of the PSD2. They are asking how they can improve PSD2 so it works better for people and businesses across the EU. We believe that three key cha...
IBAN discrimination: How to ignore the law and get away with it
In 2014, the European Union passed a law that made it illegal to discriminate against a bank account number (IBAN) from another European country.
Remittances: why they matter to me and millions more around the world
Today, we celebrate the International Day of Family Remittances. Wise was founded by immigrants, built by immigrants, and is used by immigrants.
Change the law: tell the European Commission what you think
Help us end hidden fees in the EU. Call on the European Commission to put an end to financial providers hiding fees in inflated exchange rates. Share why transparency in international payments is i...