Insurtech roundup: Hiscox, Ride Vision, PartnerRe, Sensely, Zov Solutions

InsuranceERM rounds up the latest developments in the fast-moving world of insurtech


California declares state of emergency as wildfires rage

The Kincade and Tick fires have burned through at least 30,000 acres of the state


Texas tornadoes hit state's insurers for $2bn

The outbreak was the costliest tornado event in the history of Texas


IFRS 17: what insurers dislike from the final consultation

The treatment of reinsurance accounting under IFRS 17 appears to be the most consistent complaint from re/insurers, but deciding when the standard should take effect continues to generate disagreements among stakeholders. Cintia Cheong reports


AIG to launch new syndicate at Lloyd's

The specialist syndicate will target rich people in the US


Climate change ranked as top emerging risk

Cyber and technology ranked second and third in survey of emerging risks


PwC launches IFRS 17 In A Box software

Aim to help SME insurers achieve compliance without major transformation


Canadian insurer teams up with SAS for IFRS 17 implementation

The collaboration will help Northbridge improve data and financial management


Bermudian re/insurers return to profit but challenges await

US base-erosion and anti-abuse tax is slowing premium growth, says Fitch Ratings


MassMutual appoints chief actuary

Betsy Ward retains CFO role