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To the Members of Wockhardt Limited
Report on the Audit of the Standalone Ind AS Financial Statements Opinion
We have audited the accompanying standalone Ind AS nancial statements of Wockhardt Limited (the Company), which comprise the Balance Sheet as at March 31, 2019, the Statement of Prot and Loss (including Other Comprehensive Income), the Statement of Changes in Equity and the Statement of Cash Flows for the year then ended and notes to the standalone Ind AS nancial statements including a summary of signicant accounting policies and other explanatory information (hereinafter referred to as the standalone Ind AS Financial Statements). In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the aforesaid standalone Ind AS nancial statements give the information required by the Companies Act, 2013 (the Act) in the manner so required and give a true and fair view in conformity with the accounting principles generally accepted in India including the Indian Accounting Standards (Ind AS), of the state of aairs of the Company as at March 31, 2019, its loss (including other comprehensive income), changes in equity and its cash ows for the year ended on that date.
Basis for Opinion
We conducted our audit in accordance with Standards on Auditing (SAs) specied under section 143(10) of the Act. Our responsibilities under those Standards are further described in the Auditors Responsibilities for the Audit of the Standalone Ind AS Financial Statements section of our report. We are independent of the Company in accordance with the Code of Ethics issued by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) together with the ethical requirements that are relevant to our audit of the standalone Ind AS nancial statements under the provisions of the Act and Rules thereunder and we have fullled our other ethical responsibilities in accordance with these requirements and the Code of Ethics. We believe that the audit evidence we have obtained is sucient and appropriate to provide a basis for our opinion.
Key Audit Matters
Key audit matters are those matters that, in our professional judgment, were of most signicance in our audit of the standalone Ind AS nancial statements of the current period. These matters were addressed in the context of our audit of the standalone Ind AS nancial statements as a whole, and in forming our opinion thereon, and we do not provide a separate opinion on these matters. We have determined the matters described below to be the key audit matters to be communicated in our report.
The Companys Board of Directors is responsible for the other information. The other information comprises the information included in the annual report, but does not include the Ind AS nancial statements and our auditors report thereon.
Our opinion on the Standalone Ind AS nancial statements does not cover the other information and we do not express any form of assurance conclusion thereon.
In connection with our audit of the Standalone Ind AS nancial statements, our responsibility is to read the other information and, in doing so, consider whether the other information is materially inconsistent with the Standalone Ind AS nancial statements or our knowledge obtained in the audit or otherwise appears to be materially misstated. If, based on the work we have performed, we conclude that there is a material misstatement of this other information, we are required to report that fact. We have nothing to report in this regard.
Responsibilities of Management and Those Charged with Governance for the Standalone Ind AS Financial Statements
The Companys Board of Directors is responsible for the matters stated in section 134(5) of the Act with respect to the preparation of these standalone Ind AS nancial statements that give a true and fair view of the nancial position, nancial performance (including other comprehensive income), changes in equity and cash ows of the Company in accordance with the accounting principles generally accepted in India, including Ind AS specied under section 133 of the Act, read with relevant rules issued thereunder. This responsibility also includes maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Act for safeguarding of the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting frauds and other irregularities; selection and application of appropriate accounting policies; making judgments and estimates that are reasonable and prudent; and design, implementation and maintenance of adequate internal nancial controls, that were operating eectively for ensuring the accuracy and completeness of the accounting records, relevant to the preparation and presentation of the standalone Ind AS nancial statements that give a true and fair view and are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error.
In preparing the standalone Ind AS nancial statements, management is responsible for assessing the Companys ability to continue as a going concern, disclosing, as applicable, matters related to going concern and using the going concern basis of accounting unless management either intends to liquidate the Company or to cease operations, or has no realistic alternative but to do so.
Those Board of Directors are also responsible for overseeing the Companys nancial reporting process.
Auditors Responsibilities for the Audit of the Standalone Ind AS Financial Statements
Our objectives are to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the standalone Ind AS nancial statements as a whole are free from material misstatement, whether due to fraud or error, and to issue an auditors report that includes our opinion. Reasonable assurance is a high level of assurance, but is not a guarantee that an audit conducted in accordance with SAs will always detect a material misstatement when it exists. Misstatements can arise from fraud or error and are considered material if, individually or in the aggregate, they could reasonably be expected to inuence the economic decisions of users taken on the basis of this standalone Ind AS nancial statements. As part of an audit in accordance with SAs, we exercise professional judgment and maintain professional skepticism throughout the audit. We also:
Identify and assess the risks of material misstatement of the standalone Ind AS financial statements, whether due to fraud or error, design and perform audit procedures responsive to those risks, and obtain audit evidence that is sucient and appropriate to provide a basis for our opinion. The risk of not detecting a material misstatement resulting from fraud is higher than for one resulting from error, as fraud may involve collusion, forgery, intentional omissions, misrepresentations, or the override of internal control.
Obtain an understanding of internal control relevant to the audit in order to design audit procedures that are appropriate in the circumstances. Under section 143(3)(i) of the Act, we are also responsible for expressing our opinion on whether the company has adequate internal nancial controls with reference to nancial statements in place and the operating eectiveness of such controls.
Evaluate the appropriateness of accounting policies used and the reasonableness of accounting estimates and related disclosures made by management.
Conclude on the appropriateness of managements use of the going concern basis of accounting and, based on the audit evidence obtained, whether a material uncertainty exists related to events or conditions that may cast signicant doubt on the Companys ability to continue as a going concern. If we conclude that a material uncertainty exists, we are required to draw attention in our auditors report to the related disclosures in the standalone Ind AS nancial statements or, if such disclosures are inadequate, to modify our opinion. Our conclusions are based on the audit evidence obtained up to the date of our auditors report. However, future events or conditions may cause the Company to cease to continue as a going concern.
Evaluate the overall presentation, structure and content of the standalone Ind AS financial statements, including the disclosures, and whether the standalone Ind AS nancial statements represent the underlying transactions and events in a manner that achieves fair presentation.
We communicate with those charged with governance regarding, among other matters, the planned scope and timing of the audit and signicant audit ndings, including any signicant deciencies in internal control that we identify during our audit. We also provide those charged with governance with a statement that we have complied with relevant ethical requirements regarding independence, and to communicate with them all relationships and other matters that may reasonably be thought to bear on our independence, and where applicable, related safeguards.
From the matters communicated with those charged with governance, we determine those matters that were of most signicance in the audit of the standalone Ind AS nancial statements of the current period and are therefore the key audit matters. We describe these matters in our auditors report unless law or regulation precludes public disclosure about the matter or when, in extremely rare circumstances, we determine that a matter should not be communicated in our report because the adverse consequences of doing so would reasonably be expected to outweigh the public interest benets of such communication.
Report on Other Legal and Regulatory Requirements
(1) As required by the Companies (Auditors Report) Order, 2016 (the Order) issued by the Central Government of India in terms of section 143(11) of the Act, we give in Annexure 1, a statement on the matters specied in paragraphs 3 and 4 of the Order, to the extent applicable.
(2) As required by section 143(3) of the Act, we report that:
a. We have sought and obtained all the information and explanations which to the best of 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 the Company so far as it appears from our examination of those;
c. The Balance Sheet, the Statement of Prot and Loss (including Other Comprehensive Income), the Statement of Changes in Equity and the Statement of Cash Flows dealt with by this report are in agreement with the books of account;
d. In our opinion, the aforesaid standalone Ind AS nancial statements comply with the Indian Accounting Standards specied under section 133 of the Act read with relevant rules issued thereunder;
e. On the basis of the written representations received from the directors as on March 31, 2019, and taken on record by the Board of Directors, none of the directors is disqualied as on March 31, 2019 from being appointed as a director in terms of section 164(2) of the Act;
f. With respect to the adequacy of the internal nancial controls with reference to nancial statements of the Company and the operating eectiveness of such controls, we give our separate report in Annexure 2.
g. With respect to the other matters to be included in the Auditors Report in accordance with the requirements of section 197(16) of the Act;
In our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us, the remuneration paid/ provided by the Company to its directors during the year is in accordance with the provisions of section 197 of the Act; h. With respect to the other matters to be included in the Auditors Report in accordance with Rule 11 of the Companies (Audit and Auditors) Rules, 2014, in our opinion and to the best of our information and according to the explanations given to us:
(i) The Company has disclosed the impact of pending litigations on its nancial position in its standalone Ind AS nancial statements Refer Note 46 on Contingent Liabilities to the standalone Ind AS nancial statements;
(ii) The Company has made provision, as required under the applicable law or accounting standards, for material foreseeable losses, if any, on long-term contracts including derivative contracts Refer Note 17 and 24 to the standalone Ind AS nancial statements;
(iii) There has been no delay in transferring amounts, required to be transferred, to the Investor Education and Protection Fund by the Company.
For Haribhakti & Co. LLP
ICAI Firm Registration No.103523W / W100048
Bhavik L. Shah
Membership No. 122071
Place : Mumbai
Date : May 06, 2019