Malabar Trading Company Ltd.
|BSE: 501473||Sector: Financials|
|NSE: N.A.||ISIN Code: INE438D01018|
|BSE 15:14 | 04 Feb||Malabar Trading Company Ltd|
|NSE 05:30 | 01 Jan||Malabar Trading Company Ltd|
|BSE: 501473||Sector: Financials|
|NSE: N.A.||ISIN Code: INE438D01018|
|BSE 15:14 | 04 Feb||Malabar Trading Company Ltd|
|NSE 05:30 | 01 Jan||Malabar Trading Company Ltd|
The Members of
M/S MALABAR TRADING COMPANY LIMITED Ahmedabad
Report on the Standalone Financial Statements
We have audited the accompanying financial statements of M/s Malabar Trading CompanyLimited which comprise the Balance Sheet as at 31 March 2017 the Statement of Profitand Loss the Cash Flow Statement for the year then ended and a summary of significantaccounting policies and other explanatory information.
Management's Responsibility for the Standalone Financial Statements
The Company's Board of Directors is responsible for the matters in section 134(5) ofthe Companies Act 2013 ("the Act") with respect to the preparation of thesefinancial statements that give a true and fair view of the financial position financialperformance and cash flows of the Company in accordance with the accounting principlesgenerally accepted in India including the Accounting Standards specified under Section133 of the Act read with Rule 7 of the Companies (Accounts) Rules 2014. Thisresponsibility also includes the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordancewith the provision of the Act for safeguarding of the assets of the Company and forpreventing and detecting the frauds and other irregularities; selection and application ofappropriate accounting policies; making judgments and estimates that are reasonable andprudent; and design implementation and maintenance of internal financial control thatwere operating effectively for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the accountingrecords relevant to the preparation and presentation of the financial statements thatgive a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement whether due to fraud orerror.
Our responsibility is to express an opinion on these standalone financial statementsbased on our audit.
While conducting the audit we have taken into account the provisions of the Act theaccounting and auditing standards and matters which are required to be included in theaudit report under the provisions of the Act and the Rules made there under.
We conducted our audit in accordance with the Standards on Auditing specified underSection 143(10) of the Act. Those Standards require that we comply with ethicalrequirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whetherthe financial statements are free from material misstatements.
An audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the amounts anddisclosures in the financial statements. The procedures selected depend on the auditor'sjudgment including the assessment of the risks of material misstatement of the financialstatements whether due to fraud or error. In making those risk assessments the auditorconsiders internal financial control relevant to the Company's preparation of thefinancial statements that give a true and fair view in order to design audit proceduresthat are appropriate in the circumstances but not for the purpose of expressing anopinion on whether the Company has in place an adequate internal financial controls systemover financial reporting and the operating effectiveness of such controls. An audit alsoincludes evaluating the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonablenessof the accounting estimates made by the Company's directors as well as evaluating theoverall presentation of the financial statements.
We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate toprovide a basis for our audit opinion on the standalone financial statements.
In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanationsgiven to us the aforesaid financial statements give the information required by the Actin the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accountingprinciples generally accepted in India;
a) in the case of the Balance Sheet of the state of affairs of the Company as at March31 2017; b) in the case of the Statement of Profit and Loss of the loss for the yearended on that date; and c) in the case of the Cash Flow Statement of the cash flows forthe year ended on that date.
Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements
1 As required by the Companies (Auditor's Report) Order 2015 ("the Order")issued by the Central Government of India in terms of sub-section (11) of Section 143 ofthe Act we give in the Annexure a statement on the matters specified in paragraphs 3 and4 of the Order to the extent applicable.
2 As required by Section 143(3) of the Act we report to the extent applicable that:
(a) We have sought and obtained all the information and explanations which to the bestof our knowledge and belief were necessary for the purposes of our audit.
(b) In our opinion proper books of account as required by law have been kept by theCompany so far as appears from our examination of those books (c) the Balance Sheet theStatement of Profit and Loss and Cash Flow Statement dealt with by this Report are inagreement with the books of account.
(d) In our opinion the aforesaid financial statements comply with the AccountingStandards specified under Section 133 of the Act read with Rule 7 of the Companies(Accounts) Rules 2014.
(e) On the basis of written representations received from the directors as on 31 March2017 taken on record by the Board of Directors none of the directors is disqualified ason 31 March 2017 from being appointed as a director in terms of Section 164(2) of theAct.
(f) With respect to the adequacy of the internal financial controls over financialreporting of the Company and the operating effectiveness of such controls refer to ourseparate Report in "Annexure B".
(g) With respect to the other matters included in the Auditor's Report and to our bestof our information and according to the explanations given to us :
i. The Company does not have any pending litigations which would impact its financialposition.
ii. The Company did not have any long-term contracts including derivatives contractsfor which there were any material foreseeable losses.
iii. There were no amounts which required to be transferred to the Investor Educationand Protection Fund by the Company.
iv. The Company has provided requisite disclosures in Note 20.11 to these standalonefinancial statements as to the holding of Specified Bank Notes on November 8 2016 andDecember 30 2016 as well as dealings in Specified Bank Notes during the period fromNovember 8 2016 to December 30 2016. Based on our audit procedures and relying on themanagement representation regarding the holding and nature of cash transactions includingSpecified Bank Notes we report that these disclosures are in accordance with the books ofaccounts maintained by the Company and as produced to us by the Management.
Annexure referred to in Paragraph 8 of the Auditors Report for the year ended 31stMarch 2017 of Malabar Trading Company Limited as required by the Companies(Auditors Report) Order 2016 and amendments thereto and according to the information andexplanations given to us during the course of the audit and on the basis of such checks ofthe books and records as were considered appropriate we report that:
1. In Respect of its Fixed Assets:
(a) The Company has maintained proper records showing full particulars includingquantitative details and situation of Fixed Assets;
(b) According to the information and explanation given to us and the records produce tous fixed assets have been physically verified by the management at reasonable intervalsand no any material discrepancies were noticed on such verification.
2. (a) As explained to us inventories have been physically verified by themanagement during the year. In our opinion the frequency of such verification isreasonable.
(b) On the basis of information and explanation given to us the procedures of physicalverification of inventories followed by the management are reasonable and adequate inrelation to the size of the company and the nature of its business.
(c) On the basis of examination of records of the inventory we are of the opinion thatthe company is maintaining proper records of inventory. No material discrepancies werenoticed on verification between the physical stock and book records.
3. According to the information and explanations given to us and on the basis of ourexamination of the books of account the company has not granted any loans secured orunsecured to companies firms or other parties listed in the register maintained underSection 189 of the Companies Act 2013.
4. In our opinion and according to the information and explanations given to us theCompany has complied with the provisions of section 185 and 186 of the Act with respectto the loans and investments made..
5. The Company has not accepted any deposits from the public and consequently thedirectives issued by the Reserve Bank of India the provision of sections 73 to 76 or anyother relevant provisions of the Companies Act 2013 and rules made there under are notapplicable.
6. We have reviewed the books of accounts maintained by the Company pursuant to theorder made by the Central Government for the maintenance of the cost records underprovisions of Section 148(1) of the Companies Act 2013 and of the opinion that primafacie the prescribed accounts and records have not been applicable to the Company.
7. (a) According to information & explanation given to us the company is generallyregular in depositing statutory dues with the appropriate authorities during the year.According to the information and explanations given to us no undisputed amounts payablein respect of the above were in arrears as at March 31 2017 for a period of more than sixmonths from the date on when they become payable
(b) According to the information & according to explanation given to us there areno cases of non deposit with the appropriate authorities of disputed dues of Income-taxand any other statutory dues with the appropriate authorities during the year.
8. The Company does not have any loans or borrowings from any financial institutionbanks and government or debenture holders during the year. Accordingly paragraph 3(viii)of the Order is not applicable.
9. The Company did not raise any money by way of initial public offer or further publicoffer (including debt instruments) and term loans during the year. Accordingly paragraph3 (ix) of the Order is not applicable.
10. According to the information and explanations given by the management we reportthat no fraud by the Company or on the company by its Officers or employees has beennoticed or reported during the year.
11. According to the information and explanations give to us and based on ourexamination of the records of the Company the Company has paid/provided for managerialremuneration in accordance with the requisite approvals mandated by the provisions ofsection 197 read with Schedule V to the Act.
12. In our opinion the Company is not a Nidhi Company. Therefore the provisions ofclause 4 (xii) of the Order are not applicable to the Company.
13. In our opinion all transactions with the related parties are in compliance withsection 177 and 188 of Companies Act 2013 and the details have been disclosed in theFinancial Statements as required by the applicable accounting standards.
14. According to the information and explanations given by the management the companyhas not made any preferential allotment or private placement of shares or fully or partlyconvertible debentures during the year under review. Accordingly the provisions of clause3 (xiv) of the Order are not applicable to the Company and hence not commented upon.
15. According to the information and explanations given to us and based on ourexamination of the records of the Company the Company has not entered into non-cashtransactions with directors or persons connected with him. Accordingly paragraph 3(xv) ofthe Order is not applicable.
16. The Company is not required to be registered under section 45-IA of the ReserveBank of India Act 1934.
Annexure "B" to the Auditors' Report on the Internal Financial Controls underClause (i) of Sub-section 3 of Section 143 of the Companies Act 2013 ("theAct")
We have audited the internal financial controls over financial reporting of M/s.MALABAR TRADING COMPANY LIMITED as of March 31 2017 in conjunction with our audit ofthe financial statements of the Company for the year ended on that date.
Management's Responsibility for Internal Financial Controls
The Company's management is responsible for establishing and maintaining internalfinancial controls based on the internal control over financial reporting criteriaestablished by the Company considering the essential components of internal control statedin the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal Financial Controls over Financial Reportingissued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India". These responsibilitiesinclude the design implementation and maintenance of adequate internal financial controlsthat were operating effectively for ensuring the orderly and efficient conduct of itsbusiness including adherence to company's policies the safeguarding of its assets theprevention and detection of frauds and errors the accuracy and completeness of theaccounting records and the timely preparation of reliable financial information asrequired under the Companies Act 2013.
Our responsibility is to express an opinion on the Company's internal financialcontrols over financial reporting based on our audit. We conducted our audit in accordancewith the Guidance Note on Audit of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting(the "Guidance Note") and the Standards on Auditing issued by ICAI and deemedto be prescribed under section 143(10) of the Companies Act 2013 to the extentapplicable to an audit of internal financial controls both applicable to an audit ofInternal Financial Controls and both issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants ofIndia. Those Standards and the Guidance Note require that we comply with ethicalrequirements and plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whetheradequate internal financial controls over financial reporting was established andmaintained and if such controls operated effectively in all material respects.
Our audit involves performing procedures to obtain audit evidence about the adequacy ofthe internal financial controls system over financial reporting and their operatingeffectiveness. Our audit of internal financial controls over financial reporting includedobtaining an understanding of internal financial controls over financial reportingassessing the risk that a material weakness exists and testing and evaluating the designand operating effectiveness of internal control based on the assessed risk. The proceduresselected depend on the auditor's judgement including the assessment of the risks ofmaterial misstatement of the financial statements whether due to fraud or error.
We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sufficient and appropriate toprovide a basis for our audit opinion on the Company's internal financial controls systemover financial reporting.
Meaning of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting
A company's internal financial control over financial reporting is a process designedto provide reasonable assurance regarding the reliability of financial reporting and thepreparation of financial statements for external purposes in accordance with generallyaccepted accounting principles. A company's internal financial control over financialreporting includes those policies and procedures that (1) pertain to the maintenance ofrecords that in reasonable detail accurately and fairly reflect the transactions anddispositions of the assets of the company; (2) provide reasonable assurance thattransactions are recorded as necessary to permit preparation of financial statements inaccordance with generally accepted accounting principles and that receipts andexpenditures of the company are being made only in accordance with authorisations ofmanagement and directors of the company; and (3) provide reasonable assurance regardingprevention or timely detection of unauthorised acquisition use or disposition of thecompany's assets that could have a material effect on the financial statements.
Inherent Limitations of Internal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting
Because of the inherent limitations of internal financial controls over financialreporting including the possibility of collusion or improper management override ofcontrols material misstatements due to error or fraud may occur and not be detected.Also projections of any evaluation of the internal financial controls over financialreporting to future periods are subject to the risk that the internal financial controlover financial reporting may become inadequate because of changes in conditions or thatthe degree of compliance with the policies or procedures may deteriorate.
In our opinion the Company has in all material respects an adequate internalfinancial controls system over financial reporting and such internal financial controlsover financial reporting were operating effectively as at March 31 2017 based on theinternal control over financial reporting criteria established by the Company consideringthe essential components of internal control stated in the Guidance Note on Audit ofInternal Financial Controls Over Financial Reporting issued by the Institute of CharteredAccountants of India.