Suspicious transaction and order reporting has been raised by industry experts as a big issue for firms ahead of MAR implementation.
FCA widens scope of new conduct rules to cover algorithmic trading and client dealing functions.
The majority of buy-side firms, including pension funds, are expected to begin clearing of derivatives from the second half of 2017.
Interim boss Tracey McDermott will pass on the baton in the coming weeks.
FCA policy lead will speak to delegates next month about the implementation of Market Abuse Regulation.
Recognition of cost burden by FCA means firms can start to plan projects.
The FCA's most recent MiFID paper exempts certain funds, such as UCITS and alternatives, from reporting obligations.
Thwarted erroneous trades and lax trading processes have cost one of the UK’s largest managers.
Help for smaller asset managers could improve the competitive environment in the sector.
FCA plans year-long study into asset managers, looking at competitiveness and achieving value for money for clients.